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How to buy Quad/Graphics stock | $4.01

Learn how to easily invest in Quad/Graphics stock.

Quad/Graphics Inc is a specialty business services business based in the US. Quad/Graphics shares (QUAD) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Quad/Graphics employs 15,800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Quad/Graphics stock price (NYSE: QUAD)

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Quad/Graphics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-17.
Latest market close$4.01
52-week range$2.11 - $6.36
50-day moving average $4.24
200-day moving average $3.99
Wall St. target price$6.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.94

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Is it a good time to buy Quad/Graphics stock?

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Quad/Graphics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.01 from 2021-09-17

1 week (2021-09-13) -2.91%
1 month (2021-08-20) -4.52%
3 months (2021-06-18) 22.26%
6 months (2021-03-19) -11.48%
1 year (2020-09-18) 14.25%
2 years (2019-09-20) -61.29%
3 years (2018-09-20) 21.86
5 years (2016-09-20) 25.02

Is Quad/Graphics under- or over-valued?

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

Quad/Graphics's PEG ratio

Quad/Graphics's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.63. 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 Quad/Graphics's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Quad/Graphics's EBITDA

Quad/Graphics's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $256 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Quad/Graphics's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Quad/Graphics financials

Revenue TTM $2.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.01%
Gross profit TTM $594.8 million
Return on assets TTM 2.82%
Return on equity TTM -26.76%
Profit margin -1.64%
Book value $2.42
Market capitalisation $217.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Quad/Graphics shares

There are currently 1.7 million Quad/Graphics shares held short by investors – that's known as Quad/Graphics's "short interest". This figure is 7.2% down from 1.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Quad/Graphics shares can be evaluated.

Quad/Graphics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Quad/Graphics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Quad/Graphics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Quad/Graphics shares traded daily (recently around 338330.70866142). Quad/Graphics's SIR currently stands at 5.08. In other words for every 100,000 Quad/Graphics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5080 shares are currently held short.

However Quad/Graphics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Quad/Graphics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Quad/Graphics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Quad/Graphics's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Quad/Graphics shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0525% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Quad/Graphics shares, roughly 53 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Quad/Graphics.

Find out more about how you can short Quad/Graphics stock.

Quad/Graphics share dividends

We're not expecting Quad/Graphics to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Quad/Graphics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Quad/Graphics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.11 up to $6.36. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

QUAD.US volatility(beta: 2.19)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 Quad/Graphics's is 2.1872. This would suggest that Quad/Graphics's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Quad/Graphics overview

Quad/Graphics, Inc. provides marketing solutions worldwide. The company operates in United States Print and Related Services, and International segments. It offers printing services, such as retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, and other commercial and specialty printed products; and paper procurement services. The company also provides marketing and other services, including consumer insights, audience targeting, personalization, media planning and placement, process optimization, campaign planning and creation, pre-media production, videography, photography, digital and print execution, and logistics, as well as manufactures ink. It serves blue chip companies that operate in various industries; and businesses and consumers comprising retailers, publishers, and direct marketers. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Sussex, Wisconsin.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Quad/Graphics is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 22.413% of Quad/Graphics shares are held by insiders and 42.681% by institutions.
How many people work for Quad/Graphics?
Latest data suggests 15,800 work at Quad/Graphics.
When does the fiscal year end for Quad/Graphics?
Quad/Graphics's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Quad/Graphics based?
Quad/Graphics's address is: N61 W23044 Harry?s Way, Sussex, WI, United States, 53089-3995
What is Quad/Graphics's ISIN number?
Quad/Graphics's international securities identification number is: US7473011093
What is Quad/Graphics's CUSIP number?
Quad/Graphics's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 747301109

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