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The Manitowoc Company, Inc is a farm & heavy construction machinery business based in the US. The Manitowoc Company shares (MTW) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Manitowoc Company employs 4,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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The Manitowoc Company share price

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The Manitowoc Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$7.24 - $23.85
50-day moving average $20.49
200-day moving average $14.37
Wall St. target price$20.07
PE ratio 44.6667
Dividend yield $0.08 (0.37%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.19

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Is The Manitowoc Company under- or over-valued?

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

The Manitowoc Company's P/E ratio

The Manitowoc Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 45x. In other words, The Manitowoc Company shares trade at around 45x 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.

The Manitowoc Company's PEG ratio

The Manitowoc Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.64. 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 The Manitowoc Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

The Manitowoc Company's EBITDA

The Manitowoc Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $81.5 million.

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

The Manitowoc Company financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.05%
Gross profit TTM $254.7 million
Return on assets TTM 1.71%
Return on equity TTM -2.96%
Profit margin -1.32%
Book value $18.61
Market capitalisation $744.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting The Manitowoc Company shares

There are currently 1.2 million The Manitowoc Company shares held short by investors – that's known as The Manitowoc Company's "short interest". This figure is 15% up from 1.1 million last month.

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

The Manitowoc Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

The Manitowoc Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The Manitowoc Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The Manitowoc Company shares traded daily (recently around 548455.55555556). The Manitowoc Company's SIR currently stands at 2.25. In other words for every 100,000 The Manitowoc Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2250 shares are currently held short.

However The Manitowoc Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The Manitowoc Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable The Manitowoc Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The Manitowoc Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The Manitowoc Company shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.036% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The Manitowoc Company shares, roughly 36 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 The Manitowoc Company.

Find out more about how you can short The Manitowoc Company stock.

The Manitowoc Company share dividends

We're not expecting The Manitowoc Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have The Manitowoc Company's shares ever split?

The Manitowoc Company's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 19 November 2017. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The Manitowoc Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for The Manitowoc Company shares which in turn could have impacted The Manitowoc Company's share price.

The Manitowoc Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Manitowoc Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.24 up to $23.85. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MTW.US volatility(beta: 2.44)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 The Manitowoc Company's is 2.4352. This would suggest that The Manitowoc Company's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

The Manitowoc Company overview

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. provides engineered lifting solutions in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. It designs, manufactures, and distributes crawler-mounted lattice-boom cranes under the Manitowoc brand; a line of top-slewing and self-erecting tower cranes under the Potain brand; mobile hydraulic cranes under the Grove, Shuttlelift, and National Crane brands; and hydraulic boom trucks under the National Crane brand. The company also provides crane product parts and services; and crane rebuilding, remanufacturing, and training services. Its crane products are used in various applications, including energy production/distribution and utilities; petrochemical and industrial projects; infrastructure, such as road, bridge, and airport construction; and commercial and high-rise residential construction. The company serves a range of customers, including dealers, rental companies, contractors, and government entities in the petrochemical, industrial, commercial construction, power and utilities, infrastructure, and residential construction end markets. The Manitowoc Company, Inc.

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