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How to buy Select Medical Holdings Corporation stock | $30.07

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Select Medical Holdings Corporation is a medical care facilities business based in the US. Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares (SEM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Select Medical Holdings Corporation employs 35,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$5.4 billion.

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  3. Search for Select Medical Holdings Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SEM. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$30.07, 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 Select Medical Holdings Corporation, depending on your broker.
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Select Medical Holdings Corporation share price

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Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-15.
Latest market closeUSD$30.07
52-week rangeUSD$10 - USD$31.3
50-day moving average USD$26.9685
200-day moving average USD$21.6922
Wall St. target priceUSD$30.6
PE ratio 17.9258
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.591

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Is it a good time to buy Select Medical Holdings Corporation stock?

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Select Medical Holdings Corporation price performance over time

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Is Select Medical Holdings Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Select Medical Holdings Corporation's P/E ratio

Select Medical Holdings Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares trade at around 18x 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.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation's PEG ratio

Select Medical Holdings Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.37. 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 Select Medical Holdings Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation's EBITDA

Select Medical Holdings Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$669.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Select Medical Holdings Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$5.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.5%
Gross profit TTM USD$812.9 million
Return on assets TTM 3.9%
Return on equity TTM 15.81%
Profit margin 3.93%
Book value $7.707
Market capitalisation USD$3.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares

There are currently 2.7 million Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Select Medical Holdings Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 9% up from 2.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Select Medical Holdings Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 393545.44117647). Select Medical Holdings Corporation's SIR currently stands at 6.8. In other words for every 100,000 Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6800 shares are currently held short.

However Select Medical Holdings Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Select Medical Holdings Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0389% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Select Medical Holdings Corporation shares, roughly 39 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 Select Medical Holdings Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Select Medical Holdings Corporation stock.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Select Medical Holdings Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Select Medical Holdings Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10 up to $31.3. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SEM.US volatility(beta: 1.47)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 Select Medical Holdings Corporation's is 1.4706. This would suggest that Select Medical Holdings Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Select Medical Holdings Corporation overview

Select Medical Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiary, Select Medical Corporation, operates critical illness recovery hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and occupational health centers in the United States. The company's Critical Illness Recovery Hospital segment consists of hospitals that provide services for heart failure, infectious disease, respiratory failure and pulmonary disease, surgery requiring prolonged recovery, renal disease, neurological events, and trauma. Its Rehabilitation Hospital segment offers therapy and rehabilitation treatments, including rehabilitative services for brain and spinal cord injuries, strokes, amputations, neurological disorders, orthopedic conditions, pediatric congenital or acquired disabilities, and cancer. The company's Outpatient Rehabilitation segment operates rehabilitation clinics that provide physical, occupational, and speech rehabilitation programs and services; and specialized programs, such as functional programs for work related injuries, hand therapy, post-concussion rehabilitation, pediatric and cancer rehabilitation, and athletic training services. Its Concentra segment operates and provides occupational health centers and contract services at employer worksites that deliver occupational medicine, physical therapy, and consumer health services, as well as provides veterans' healthcare services. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated 101 critical illness recovery hospitals in 29 states; 29 rehabilitation hospitals in 12 states; 1,740 outpatient rehabilitation clinics in 37 states and the District of Columbia; and 521 occupational health centers, 131 onsite clinics at employer worksites, and 32 Department of Veterans Affairs CBOCs in 43 states. Select Medical Holdings Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

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