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How to buy Planet Fitness stock | $78.77

Learn how to easily invest in Planet Fitness stock.

Planet Fitness Inc is a leisure business based in the US. Planet Fitness shares (PLNT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Planet Fitness employs 1,616 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in Planet Fitness

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – PLNT – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Planet Fitness stock price (NYSE: PLNT)

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Planet Fitness shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-10.
Latest market close$78.77
52-week range$53.55 - $90.34
50-day moving average $76.04
200-day moving average $78.34
Wall St. target price$84.88
PE ratio 257.7667
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.30

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Is it a good time to buy Planet Fitness stock?

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Planet Fitness price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $78.77 from 2021-09-16

1 week (2021-09-10) 1.86%
1 month (2021-08-18) 10.11%
3 months (2021-06-18) 5.92%
6 months (2021-03-18) -2.25%
1 year (2020-09-17) 31.26%
2 years (2019-09-17) 25.49%
3 years (2018-09-17) 58.91%
5 years (2016-09-16) 296.83%

Is Planet Fitness under- or over-valued?

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

Planet Fitness's P/E ratio

Planet Fitness's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 258x. In other words, Planet Fitness shares trade at around 258x recent earnings.

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

Planet Fitness's PEG ratio

Planet Fitness's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.69. 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 Planet Fitness's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Planet Fitness's EBITDA

Planet Fitness's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $178.4 million.

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

Planet Fitness financials

Revenue TTM $434.3 million
Operating margin TTM 27.58%
Gross profit TTM $204.6 million
Return on assets TTM 4.05%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 5.8%
Book value $-3.68
Market capitalisation $6.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Planet Fitness shares

There are currently 4.7 million Planet Fitness shares held short by investors – that's known as Planet Fitness's "short interest". This figure is 15.4% down from 5.6 million last month.

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

Planet Fitness's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Planet Fitness's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Planet Fitness shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Planet Fitness shares traded daily (recently around 1.2 million). Planet Fitness's SIR currently stands at 3.97. In other words for every 100,000 Planet Fitness shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3970 shares are currently held short.

However Planet Fitness's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Planet Fitness shares, or, against the total number of tradable Planet Fitness shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Planet Fitness's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Planet Fitness shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0617% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Planet Fitness shares, roughly 62 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 Planet Fitness.

Find out more about how you can short Planet Fitness stock.

Planet Fitness share dividends

We're not expecting Planet Fitness to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Planet Fitness share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Planet Fitness's shares have ranged in value from as little as $53.55 up to $90.34. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PLNT.US volatility(beta: 1.22)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Planet Fitness's is 1.2222. This would suggest that Planet Fitness's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Planet Fitness overview

Planet Fitness, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates fitness centers under the Planet Fitness brand. It operates through three segments: Franchise, Corporate-Owned Stores, and Equipment. The Franchise segment is involved in franchising business in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Panama, Mexico, and Australia. The Corporate-Owned Stores segment operates corporate-owned stores in the United States and Canada. The Equipment segment engages in the sale of fitness equipment to franchisee-owned stores in the United States. As of August 10, 2021, the company had 2,170 stores in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, Panama, Mexico, and Australia.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Planet Fitness is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.257% of Planet Fitness shares are held by insiders and 104.502% by institutions.
How many people work for Planet Fitness?
Latest data suggests 1,616 work at Planet Fitness.
When does the fiscal year end for Planet Fitness?
Planet Fitness's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Planet Fitness based?
Planet Fitness's address is: 4 Liberty Lane West, Hampton, NH, United States, 03842
What is Planet Fitness's ISIN number?
Planet Fitness's international securities identification number is: US72703H1014
What is Planet Fitness's CUSIP number?
Planet Fitness's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 72703H101

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