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How to buy Sally Beauty (SBH) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Sally Beauty stock.

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc
NYSE: SBH - USD
SPECIALTY RETAIL
$22.04
-$0.35 (-1.54%)

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc is a specialty retail business based in the US. Sally Beauty shares (SBH) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Sally Beauty employs 30,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in Sally Beauty

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SBH – 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.

Sally Beauty stock price (NYSE: SBH)

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Sally Beauty shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$21.81
52-week range$8.28 - $25.62
50-day moving average $21.02
200-day moving average $19.19
Wall St. target price$25.50
PE ratio 17.254
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.26

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Sally Beauty price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $21.81 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-17) N/A
1 month (2021-06-28) 0.74%
3 months (2021-04-28) 8.56%
6 months (2021-01-24) N/A
1 year (2020-07-24) N/A
2 years (2019-07-24) N/A
3 years (2018-07-24) N/A
5 years (2016-07-24) N/A

Is Sally Beauty under- or over-valued?

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

Sally Beauty's P/E ratio

Sally Beauty's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, Sally Beauty shares trade at around 17x 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.

Sally Beauty's PEG ratio

Sally Beauty'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 Sally Beauty's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Sally Beauty's EBITDA

Sally Beauty's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $434.2 million.

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

Sally Beauty financials

Revenue TTM $3.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.32%
Gross profit TTM $1.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.04%
Return on equity TTM 34828.14%
Profit margin 4.03%
Book value $1.20
Market capitalisation $2.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Sally Beauty shares

There are currently 10.2 million Sally Beauty shares held short by investors – that's known as Sally Beauty's "short interest". This figure is 1% up from 10.1 million last month.

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

Sally Beauty's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Sally Beauty's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Sally Beauty shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Sally Beauty shares traded daily (recently around 1.6 million). Sally Beauty's SIR currently stands at 6.48. In other words for every 100,000 Sally Beauty shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6480 shares are currently held short.

However Sally Beauty's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Sally Beauty shares, or, against the total number of tradable Sally Beauty shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Sally Beauty's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Sally Beauty shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.1063% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Sally Beauty shares, roughly 106 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 Sally Beauty.

Find out more about how you can short Sally Beauty stock.

Sally Beauty share dividends

We're not expecting Sally Beauty to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Sally Beauty share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Sally Beauty's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.275 up to $25.62. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SBH.US volatility(beta: 1.64)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 Sally Beauty's is 1.6355. This would suggest that Sally Beauty's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Sally Beauty overview

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies. The company operates through two segments, Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group. The Sally Beauty Supply segment offers beauty products, including hair color and care, skin and nail care, styling tools, and other beauty products for retail customers, salons, and salon professionals. This segment also provides products under third-party brands, such as Wella, Clairol, OPI, Conair, and Hot Shot Tools, as well as exclusive-label brand merchandise. The Beauty Systems Group segment offers professional beauty products, such as hair color and care, skin and nail care, styling tools, and other beauty items directly to salons and salon professionals through its professional-only stores, e-commerce Websites, and sales force, as well as through franchised stores under the Armstrong McCall store names. This segment also sells products under third-party brands, such as Paul Mitchell, Wella, Matrix, Schwarzkopf, Kenra, Goldwell, Joico, and Chi.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Sally Beauty is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.246% of Sally Beauty shares are held by insiders and 108.926% by institutions.
How many people work for Sally Beauty?
Latest data suggests 30,000 work at Sally Beauty.
When does the fiscal year end for Sally Beauty?
Sally Beauty's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is Sally Beauty based?
Sally Beauty's address is: 3001 Colorado Boulevard, Denton, TX, United States, 76210
What is Sally Beauty's ISIN number?
Sally Beauty's international securities identification number is: US79546E1047
What is Sally Beauty's CUSIP number?
Sally Beauty's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 79546E104

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