How to buy Surgery Partners stock - 13 April

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How to buy Surgery Partners stock

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Surgery Partners, Inc is a medical care facilities business based in the US. Surgery Partners shares (SGRY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Surgery Partners employs 9,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.9 billion.

How to buy shares in Surgery Partners

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

Surgery Partners share price

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Surgery Partners shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-09.
52-week rangeUSD$6.212 - USD$46.2
50-day moving average USD$41.2101
200-day moving average USD$30.6061
Wall St. target priceUSD$51
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-5.044

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Is it a good time to buy Surgery Partners stock?

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Is Surgery Partners under- or over-valued?

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

Surgery Partners's PEG ratio

Surgery Partners's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.66. 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 Surgery Partners's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Surgery Partners's EBITDA

Surgery Partners's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$284.4 million.

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

Surgery Partners financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.19%
Gross profit TTM USD$379.8 million
Return on assets TTM 2.27%
Return on equity TTM 0.08%
Profit margin -6.24%
Book value $2.358
Market capitalisation USD$2.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Surgery Partners shares

There are currently 1.8 million Surgery Partners shares held short by investors – that's known as Surgery Partners's "short interest". This figure is 7% up from 1.7 million last month.

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

Surgery Partners's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Surgery Partners's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Surgery Partners shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Surgery Partners shares traded daily (recently around 433727.38095238). Surgery Partners's SIR currently stands at 4.2. In other words for every 100,000 Surgery Partners shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4200 shares are currently held short.

However Surgery Partners's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Surgery Partners shares, or, against the total number of tradable Surgery Partners shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Surgery Partners's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Surgery Partners shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0573% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Surgery Partners shares, roughly 57 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 Surgery Partners.

Find out more about how you can short Surgery Partners stock.

Surgery Partners share dividends

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

Surgery Partners share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Surgery Partners's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.212 up to $46.2. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Surgery Partners's is 3.1627. This would suggest that Surgery Partners's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Surgery Partners overview

Surgery Partners, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates a network of surgical facilities and ancillary services in the United States. The company operates through Surgical Facility Services and Ancillary Services segments. Its surgical facilities comprise ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals that offer non-emergency surgical procedures in various specialties, including gastroenterology, general surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, and pain management. The company's surgical hospitals also provide ancillary services, such as diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, laboratory, obstetrics, oncology, physical therapy, and wound care; and ancillary services, which consist of multi-specialty physician practices, urgent care facilities, and anesthesia services. As of December 31, 2020, it owned or operated a portfolio of 127 surgical facilities, including 110 ambulatory surgical centers and 17 surgical hospitals in 30 states. Surgery Partners, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee.

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