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How to buy Patrick Industries stock

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Patrick Industries, Inc is a recreational vehicles business based in the US. Patrick Industries shares (PATK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Patrick Industries employs 8,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.5 billion.

How to buy shares in Patrick Industries

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Patrick Industries. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PATK. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Patrick Industries reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Patrick Industries, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Patrick Industries. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Patrick Industries share price

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Patrick Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-08.
52-week rangeUSD$25.8834 - USD$93.84
50-day moving average USD$84.6111
200-day moving average USD$70.4238
Wall St. target priceUSD$97
PE ratio 20.7762
Dividend yield USD$1.03 (1.18%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$4.2

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Is Patrick Industries under- or over-valued?

Valuing Patrick Industries stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Patrick Industries's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Patrick Industries's P/E ratio

Patrick Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Patrick Industries shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Patrick Industries's PEG ratio

Patrick Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.88. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Patrick Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Patrick Industries's EBITDA

Patrick Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$244.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Patrick Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Patrick Industries financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.88%
Gross profit TTM USD$459 million
Return on assets TTM 6.63%
Return on equity TTM 18.37%
Profit margin 3.9%
Book value $23.948
Market capitalisation USD$2.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Patrick Industries shares

There are currently 768,254 Patrick Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Patrick Industries's "short interest". This figure is 2.5% down from 788,324 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Patrick Industries shares can be evaluated.

Patrick Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Patrick Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Patrick Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Patrick Industries shares traded daily (recently around 160722.59414226). Patrick Industries's SIR currently stands at 4.78. In other words for every 100,000 Patrick Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4780 shares are currently held short.

However Patrick Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Patrick Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Patrick Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Patrick Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Patrick Industries shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0408% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Patrick Industries shares, roughly 41 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Patrick Industries.

Find out more about how you can short Patrick Industries stock.

Patrick Industries share dividends

25%

Dividend payout ratio: 24.54% of net profits

Recently Patrick Industries has paid out, on average, around 24.54% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.28% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Patrick Industries shareholders could enjoy a 1.28% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Patrick Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $1.03 per share.

While Patrick Industries's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Patrick Industries is investing more in its future growth.

Patrick Industries's most recent dividend payout was on 21 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 4 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Patrick Industries's shares ever split?

Patrick Industries's shares were split on 10 January 2018.

Patrick Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Patrick Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $25.8834 up to $93.84. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PATK.US volatility(beta: 2.46)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Patrick Industries's is 2.4622. This would suggest that Patrick Industries's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Patrick Industries overview

Patrick Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes components, building products, and materials for the recreational vehicle, marine, manufactured housing, and industrial markets in the United States and Canada. Its Manufacturing segment manufactures and sells furniture, shelving, wall, countertop, and cabinet product; cabinet door, fiberglass bath fixture, and tile system; hardwood furniture, vinyl printing, solid surface, granite, and quartz countertop fabrication aluminum product; RV painting; decorative vinyl and paper laminated panel; fiberglass and plastic component; softwoods lumber; custom cabinet; polymer-based flooring product; marine hardware; air handling; and electrical system and component, including instrument and dash panel, and other product. This segment also provides wrapped vinyl, paper, and hardwood profile moulding; interior passage door; slide-out trim and fascia product; thermoformed shower surround; specialty bath and closet building product; treated, untreated, and laminated plywood; fiberglass and plastic helm systems and component; wiring and wire harnesses; aluminum and plastic fuel tank; boat cover, tower, top, and frame; CNC molds and composite part; and slotwall panel and component. The company's Distribution segment distributes pre-finished wall and ceiling panel, drywall and finishing product, electronic, audio system component, appliance, wiring product, electrical and plumbing product, cement siding product, raw and processed lumber, fiber reinforced polyester product, roofing, laminate and ceramic flooring product, shower door, furniture, fireplace and surround, interior and exterior lighting product, and other product. This segment also offers transportation and logistics service. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana.

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