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How to buy StoneMor stock

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StoneMor Inc is a personal services business based in the US. StoneMor shares (STON) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. StoneMor employs 2,313 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$285.2 million.

How to buy shares in StoneMor

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

StoneMor share price

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StoneMor shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-27.
52-week range USD$0.5 - USD$1.525
50-day moving average USD$0.9574
200-day moving average USD$0.8384
Wall St. target price USD$5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.437

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Is it a good time to buy StoneMor stock?

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Is StoneMor under- or over-valued?

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

StoneMor's EBITDA

StoneMor's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.2 million.

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

StoneMor financials

Revenue TTM USD$285.2 million
Gross profit TTM USD$145.2 million
Return on assets TTM -0.63%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -19.33%
Book value $-1.425
Market capitalisation USD$170.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting StoneMor shares

There are currently 42,983 StoneMor shares held short by investors – that's known as StoneMor's "short interest". This figure is 58.6% down from 103,924 last month.

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

StoneMor's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

StoneMor's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of StoneMor shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of StoneMor shares traded daily (recently around 62294.202898551). StoneMor's SIR currently stands at 0.69. In other words for every 100,000 StoneMor shares traded daily on the market, roughly 690 shares are currently held short.

However StoneMor's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of StoneMor shares, or, against the total number of tradable StoneMor shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case StoneMor's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 StoneMor shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0012% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable StoneMor shares, roughly 1 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 StoneMor.

Find out more about how you can short StoneMor stock.

StoneMor share dividends

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

StoneMor share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, StoneMor's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.5 up to $1.525. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while StoneMor's is 0.1821. This would suggest that StoneMor's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

StoneMor overview

StoneMor Inc. owns and operates cemeteries and funeral homes in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Cemetery Operations and Funeral Home Operations. The Cemetery Operations segment provides cemetery property interment rights, such as burial lots, lawn and mausoleum crypts, and cremation niches; cemetery merchandise comprising burial vaults, caskets, grave markers, and memorials; and cemetery services, which include opening and closing, cremation, and cemetery merchandise installation services. The Funeral Home Operations segment offers caskets and other funeral related items; and funeral home services, such as family consultation, the removal and preparation of remains, insurance products, and the use of funeral home facilities for visitation and memorial services. As of December 31, 2019, it owned and operated 321 cemeteries in 27 states and Puerto Rico; and 90 funeral homes in 17 states and Puerto Rico. The company is headquartered in Trevose, Pennsylvania.

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