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How to buy Skyline Champion Corporation stock

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Skyline Champion Corporation is a residential construction business based in the US. Skyline Champion Corporation shares (SKY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Skyline Champion Corporation employs 7,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.3 billion.

How to buy shares in Skyline Champion Corporation

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  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 Skyline Champion Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SKY. 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 Skyline Champion Corporation 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. 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 Skyline Champion Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Skyline Champion Corporation. 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.

Skyline Champion Corporation share price

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Skyline Champion Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$10.82 - USD$47.57
50-day moving average USD$38.9785
200-day moving average USD$31.4466
Wall St. target priceUSD$44.57
PE ratio 45.82
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1

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Is it a good time to buy Skyline Champion Corporation stock?

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Is Skyline Champion Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Skyline Champion Corporation's P/E ratio

Skyline Champion 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 46x. In other words, Skyline Champion Corporation shares trade at around 46x 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.

Skyline Champion Corporation's EBITDA

Skyline Champion Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$93.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Skyline Champion Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Skyline Champion Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.95%
Gross profit TTM USD$279 million
Return on assets TTM 6.11%
Return on equity TTM 11.39%
Profit margin 4.47%
Book value $9.396
Market capitalisation USD$2.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Skyline Champion Corporation shares

There are currently 1.2 million Skyline Champion Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Skyline Champion Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 9.6% up from 1.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Skyline Champion Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Skyline Champion Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Skyline Champion Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Skyline Champion Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Skyline Champion Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 467386.95652174). Skyline Champion Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.53. In other words for every 100,000 Skyline Champion Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2530 shares are currently held short.

However Skyline Champion Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Skyline Champion Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Skyline Champion Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Skyline Champion Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Skyline Champion Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.029% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Skyline Champion Corporation shares, roughly 29 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 Skyline Champion Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Skyline Champion Corporation stock.

Skyline Champion Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Skyline Champion Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Skyline Champion Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Skyline Champion Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.82 up to $47.57. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SKY.US volatility(beta: 2.08)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 Skyline Champion Corporation's is 2.0816. This would suggest that Skyline Champion Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Skyline Champion Corporation overview

Skyline Champion Corporation operates as a factory-built housing company in North America. The company offers manufactured and modular homes, as well as park-models and modular buildings for the multi-family, hospitality, and senior and workforce housing sectors. It builds homes under the brand names of Skyline Homes, Champion Home Builders, Genesis Homes, Athens Park Models, Dutch Housing, Excel Homes, Homes of Merit, New Era, Redman Homes, Shore Park, Silvercrest, Titan Homes in the United States, and Moduline and SRI Homes in western Canada. The company also operates a factory-direct retail business, Titan Factory Direct, with 21 retail locations in the southern United States. In addition, it provides transportation services to the manufactured housing and other industries. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Troy, Michigan.

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