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How to buy Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated (RBA) stock

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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated
NYSE: RBA - USD
SPECIALTY BUSINESS SERVICES
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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated is a specialty business services business based in the US. Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares (RBA) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated employs 2,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated stock price (NYSE: RBA)

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Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$59.71
52-week range$43.19 - $77.80
50-day moving average $59.46
200-day moving average $60.06
Wall St. target price$64.83
PE ratio 38.3407
Dividend yield $0.88 (1.45%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.58

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Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $59.71 from 2021-05-28

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1 month (2021-06-25) -1.45%
3 months (2021-04-27) -6.04%
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Is Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated under- or over-valued?

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

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's P/E ratio

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 38x. In other words, Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares trade at around 38x 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.

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's PEG ratio

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.83. 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 Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's EBITDA

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $333.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 19.96%
Gross profit TTM $761.7 million
Return on assets TTM 7.38%
Return on equity TTM 18.93%
Profit margin 12.22%
Book value $9.12
Market capitalisation $6.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares

There are currently 1.6 million Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 36.7% down from 2.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares can be evaluated.

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 474115.59633028). Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 3.27. In other words for every 100,000 Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3270 shares are currently held short.

However Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0141% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares, roughly 14 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 Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated.

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Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated share dividends

51%

Dividend payout ratio: 51.16% of net profits

Recently Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated has paid out, on average, around 51.16% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.45% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shareholders could enjoy a 1.45% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's case, that would currently equate to about $0.88 per share.

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's most recent dividend payout was on 15 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 24 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's shares ever split?

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 27 April 2008. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's share price.

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $43.1874 up to $77.7967. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RBA.US volatility(beta: 1.15)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 Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's is 1.154. This would suggest that Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated'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).

Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated overview

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, an asset management and disposition company, sells industrial equipment and other durable assets through its unreserved live on site auctions, online marketplaces, listing services, and private brokerage services. It sells a range of used and unused commercial assets, including earthmoving equipment, truck tractors and trailers, government surplus, oil and gas equipment, and other industrial assets, as well as construction and heavy machinery. The company also offers live auction events with online bidding. It sells used equipment to its customers through live, unreserved auctions at 40 auction sites worldwide. The company serves construction, transportation, agriculture, energy, oil and gas, mining, and forestry sectors. It operates in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and internationally.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.123% of Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 91.484% by institutions.
How many people work for Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 2,600 work at Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated?
Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated based?
Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's address is: 9500 Glenlyon Parkway, Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5J 0C6
What is Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's ISIN number?
Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's international securities identification number is: CA7677441056
What is Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's CUSIP number?
Ritchie BrosAuctioneers Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 767744105

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