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The Michaels Companies, Inc is a specialty retail business based in the US. The Michaels Companies shares (MIK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Michaels Companies employs 12,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$4.9 billion.

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  3. Search for The Michaels Companies. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MIK. 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 The Michaels 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$12.39, 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 The Michaels Companies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of The Michaels 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.

The Michaels Companies share price

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The Michaels Companies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-04.
Latest market closeUSD$12.39
52-week rangeUSD$1 - USD$11.7
50-day moving average USD$9.1066
200-day moving average USD$8.1524
Wall St. target priceUSD$11.61
PE ratio 13.131
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.939

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Is it a good time to buy The Michaels Companies stock?

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The Michaels Companies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.39 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-11) -13.17%
1 month (2020-12-18) 6.53%
3 months (2020-10-16) 19.02%
6 months (2020-07-17) 86.46%
1 year (2020-01-17) 93.59%
2 years (2019-01-18) -23.57%
3 years (2018-01-18) 24.95
5 years (2016-01-15) 21.1

Is The Michaels Companies under- or over-valued?

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

The Michaels Companies's P/E ratio

The Michaels 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 13x. In other words, The Michaels Companies shares trade at around 13x 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.

The Michaels Companies's PEG ratio

The Michaels Companies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.74. 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 Michaels Companies'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 Michaels Companies's EBITDA

The Michaels Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$554.9 million.

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

The Michaels Companies financials

Revenue TTM USD$4.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.4%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.9 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.53%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 2.84%
Book value $-10.229
Market capitalisation USD$1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting The Michaels Companies shares

There are currently 34.6 million The Michaels Companies shares held short by investors – that's known as The Michaels Companies's "short interest". This figure is 4.6% up from 33.0 million last month.

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

The Michaels Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

The Michaels Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The Michaels Companies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The Michaels Companies shares traded daily (recently around 4.2 million). The Michaels Companies's SIR currently stands at 8.2. In other words for every 100,000 The Michaels Companies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8200 shares are currently held short.

However The Michaels Companies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The Michaels Companies shares, or, against the total number of tradable The Michaels Companies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The Michaels Companies's short interest could be expressed as 0.23% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The Michaels Companies shares in existence, roughly 230 shares are currently held short) or 0.4674% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The Michaels Companies shares, roughly 467 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against The Michaels Companies.

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The Michaels Companies share dividends

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

Have The Michaels Companies's shares ever split?

The Michaels Companies's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 January 2014. 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 The Michaels Companies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for The Michaels Companies shares which in turn could have impacted The Michaels Companies's share price.

The Michaels Companies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Michaels Companies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1 up to $11.7. 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 The Michaels Companies's is 3.1218. This would suggest that The Michaels Companies's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

The Michaels Companies overview

The Michaels Companies, Inc. owns and operates arts and crafts specialty retail stores for hobbyist and do-it-yourself home decorators in the United States and Canada. It operates Michaels stores that offer approximately 45,000 basic and seasonal stock-keeping units (SKUs) in arts, crafts, framing, floral, and home décor and seasonal merchandise. The company also provides private brands, including Recollections, Studio Decor, Bead Landing, Creatology, Ashland, Celebrate It, ArtMinds, Artist's Loft, Craft Smart, Loops & Threads, Simply Tidy, Make Market, Foamies, LockerLookz, Imagin8, and Sticky Sticks. Further, it manufactures and supplies precut mats and custom framing merchandise; and distributes craft and hobby items products under the Darice brand. As of February 1, 2020, the company operated approximately 1,274 Michaels retail stores in 49 states and Canada. It also serves customers through,,,, and websites, as well as through its Michaels app. The Michaels Companies, Inc. was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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