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Superior Group of Companies, Inc is an apparel manufacturing business based in the US. Superior Group of Companies shares (SGC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Superior Group of Companies employs 3,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$489.8 million.

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  3. Search for Superior Group of Companies. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SGC. 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 Superior Group of Companies 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. At last close price of USD$24.08, 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 Superior Group of Companies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Superior Group of Companies. 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.

Superior Group of Companies share price

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Superior Group of Companies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-19.
Latest market closeUSD$24.08
52-week rangeUSD$6.3143 - USD$27.05
50-day moving average USD$23.2333
200-day moving average USD$21.9079
Wall St. target priceUSD$25
PE ratio 12.1516
Dividend yield USD$0.4 (1.65%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.052

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Is it a good time to buy Superior Group of Companies stock?

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Superior Group of Companies price performance over time

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Is Superior Group of Companies under- or over-valued?

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

Superior Group of Companies's P/E ratio

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

Superior Group of Companies's EBITDA

Superior Group of Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$53.1 million.

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

Superior Group of Companies financials

Revenue TTM USD$489.8 million
Operating margin TTM 9.22%
Gross profit TTM USD$128.9 million
Return on assets TTM 7.88%
Return on equity TTM 18.51%
Profit margin 6.43%
Book value $11.967
Market capitalisation USD$384.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Superior Group of Companies shares

There are currently 196,732 Superior Group of Companies shares held short by investors – that's known as Superior Group of Companies's "short interest". This figure is 43.8% up from 136,786 last month.

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

Superior Group of Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Superior Group of Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Superior Group of Companies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Superior Group of Companies shares traded daily (recently around 55261.797752809). Superior Group of Companies's SIR currently stands at 3.56. In other words for every 100,000 Superior Group of Companies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3560 shares are currently held short.

However Superior Group of Companies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Superior Group of Companies shares, or, against the total number of tradable Superior Group of Companies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Superior Group of Companies's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Superior Group of Companies shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0239% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Superior Group of Companies shares, roughly 24 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 Superior Group of Companies.

Find out more about how you can short Superior Group of Companies stock.

Superior Group of Companies share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 19.51% of net profits

Recently Superior Group of Companies has paid out, on average, around 19.51% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.65% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Superior Group of Companies shareholders could enjoy a 1.65% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Superior Group of Companies's case, that would currently equate to about $0.4 per share.

While Superior Group of Companies's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Superior Group of Companies is investing more in its future growth.

Superior Group of Companies's most recent dividend payout was on 30 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Superior Group of Companies's shares ever split?

Superior Group of Companies's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 5 February 2015. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Superior Group of Companies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Superior Group of Companies shares which in turn could have impacted Superior Group of Companies's share price.

Superior Group of Companies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Superior Group of Companies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.3143 up to $27.05. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SGC.US volatility(beta: 0.79)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Superior Group of Companies's is 0.7931. This would suggest that Superior Group of Companies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Superior Group of Companies overview

Superior Group of Companies, Inc. manufactures and sells apparel and accessories in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Uniforms and Related Products, Remote Staffing Solutions, and Promotional Products. The Uniforms and Related Products segment manufactures and sells a range of uniforms, corporate identity apparel, career apparel, and accessories for personnel of hospitals and health facilities; hotels; food service facilities; retail stores; general and special purpose industrial uses; commercial markets; transportation; public and private safety and security organizations; and miscellaneous service uses. It also provides various products directly related to uniforms and service apparel; industrial laundry bags for linen suppliers and industrial launderers; and promotional and related products for branded marketing programs, event promotions, employee and consumer rewards and incentives, and specialty packaging and displays. This segment sells its products under the Fashion Seal Healthcare, HPI, and WonderWink brand names. The Remote Staffing Solutions segment provides multilingual telemarketing and business process outsourced solutions through the recruitment and employment of qualified English-speaking agents. The Promotional Products segment produces and sells promotional products and branded merchandise under the BAMKO, Public Identity, and Tangerine brands to corporate clients and universities. The company was formerly known as Superior Uniform Group, Inc. and changed its name to Superior Group of Companies, Inc. in May 2018. Superior Group of Companies, Inc. was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Seminole, Florida.

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