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How to buy RE/MAX stock | $38.97

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RE/MAX Holdings, Inc is a real estate services business based in the US. RE/MAX shares (RMAX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. RE/MAX employs 500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$261.7 million.

How to buy shares in RE/MAX

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 RE/MAX. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RMAX. 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 RE/MAX 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. At last close price of USD$38.97, 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 RE/MAX, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of RE/MAX. 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.

RE/MAX share price

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RE/MAX shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-03.
Latest market closeUSD$38.97
52-week rangeUSD$14.1748 - USD$39.5747
50-day moving average USD$32.7817
200-day moving average USD$32.7633
Wall St. target priceUSD$37.33
PE ratio 45.2457
Dividend yield USD$0.88 (2.78%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.692

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Is it a good time to buy RE/MAX stock?

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RE/MAX price performance over time

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Is RE/MAX under- or over-valued?

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

RE/MAX's P/E ratio

RE/MAX's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 45x. In other words, RE/MAX shares trade at around 45x 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.

RE/MAX's PEG ratio

RE/MAX's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.07. 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 RE/MAX's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


RE/MAX's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$77.3 million.

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

RE/MAX financials

Revenue TTM USD$261.7 million
Operating margin TTM 19.89%
Gross profit TTM USD$210 million
Return on assets TTM 6.05%
Return on equity TTM 21.77%
Profit margin 4.8%
Book value $27.982
Market capitalisation USD$974.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting RE/MAX shares

There are currently 652,719 RE/MAX shares held short by investors – that's known as RE/MAX's "short interest". This figure is 4.9% down from 686,226 last month.

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

RE/MAX's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

RE/MAX's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of RE/MAX shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of RE/MAX shares traded daily (recently around 83148.917197452). RE/MAX's SIR currently stands at 7.85. In other words for every 100,000 RE/MAX shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7850 shares are currently held short.

However RE/MAX's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of RE/MAX shares, or, against the total number of tradable RE/MAX shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case RE/MAX's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 RE/MAX shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0509% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable RE/MAX shares, roughly 51 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 RE/MAX.

Find out more about how you can short RE/MAX stock.

RE/MAX share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 46.81% of net profits

Recently RE/MAX has paid out, on average, around 46.81% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.78% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), RE/MAX shareholders could enjoy a 2.78% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In RE/MAX's case, that would currently equate to about $0.88 per share.

While RE/MAX's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that RE/MAX may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

RE/MAX's most recent dividend payout was on 2 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

RE/MAX share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, RE/MAX's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.1748 up to $39.5747. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RMAX.US volatility(beta: 1.69)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 RE/MAX's is 1.6928. This would suggest that RE/MAX's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

RE/MAX overview

RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. operates as a franchisor of real estate and mortgage brokerage services in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates through four segments: RE/MAX Franchising, Motto Franchising, Marketing Funds, and Other. The company offers its real estate franchise services under the RE/MAX brand name; and mortgage brokerage services under the Motto Mortgage brand. It also provides real estate technology solutions. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

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