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How to buy Middleby stock
Learn how to easily invest in Middleby stock.
Middleby Corp is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Middleby shares (MIDD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Middleby employs 10,624 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.7 billion.
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – MIDD – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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What's in this guide?
- MIDD shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is MIDD stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Is MIDD suitable for ethical investing?
- Are MIDD shares over-valued?
- Middleby's financials
- How volatile are MIDD shares?
- Does Middleby pay a dividend?
- Have MIDD shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Middleby stock price (NASDAQ: MIDD)Use our graph to track the performance of MIDD stocks over time.
Middleby shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$129.45|
|52-week range||$120.30 - $201.34|
|50-day moving average||$144.16|
|200-day moving average||$159.04|
|Wall St. target price||$177.75|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$8.39|
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Is it a good time to buy Middleby stock?
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Middleby price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-23)||2.05%|
|1 month (2022-08-30)||-11.01%|
|3 months (2022-06-30)||3.26%|
|6 months (2022-03-29)||-23.79%|
|1 year (2021-09-30)||-24.08%|
|2 years (2020-09-30)||44.30%|
|3 years (2019-09-30)||10.74%|
|5 years (2017-09-29)||1.00%|
Is Middleby stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Middleby stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Middleby's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Middleby's P/E ratio
Middleby's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Middleby shares trade at around 15x 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.
Middleby's PEG ratio
Middleby's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.1643. 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 Middleby's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Middleby's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $776.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Middleby's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$3.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||17.41%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||6.7%|
|Return on equity TTM||21.02%|
|Market capitalisation||$6.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Middleby's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Middleby.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Middleby's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 35.51
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Middleby's overall score of 35.51 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 69th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Middleby is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Middleby's environmental score
Environmental score: 11.61/100
Middleby's environmental score of 11.61 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Middleby is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Middleby's social score
Social score: 16.25/100
Middleby's social score of 16.25 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Middleby is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Middleby's governance score
Governance score: 8.65/100
Middleby's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Middleby is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Middleby's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Middleby scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Middleby has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||35.51|
|Total ESG percentile||69.22|
|Environmental score percentile||3|
|Social score percentile||3|
|Governance score percentile||3|
|Level of controversy||2|
Middleby share dividends
We're not expecting Middleby to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Middleby's shares ever split?
Middleby's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 26 June 2014. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Middleby shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Middleby shares which in turn could have impacted Middleby's share price.
Middleby share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Middleby's shares have ranged in value from as little as $120.3 up to $201.34. 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 Middleby's is 1.5601. This would suggest that Middleby's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
The Middleby Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, distributes, and services a range of foodservice, food processing, and residential kitchen equipment in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. Its Commercial Foodservice Equipment Group segment offers conveyor, combi, convection, baking, proofing, deck, speed cooking, and hydrovection ovens; ranges, fryers, rethermalizers; steam cooking, food warming, catering, induction cooking, and countertop cooking equipment; heated cabinets, charbroilers, ventless cooking systems, kitchen ventilation, toasters, griddles, charcoal grills, professional mixers, stainless steel fabrication, custom millwork, professional refrigerators, blast chillers, cold rooms, ice machines, and freezers; and soft serve ice cream, coffee and beverage dispensing, home and professional craft brewing equipment, fry dispensers, bottle filling and canning equipment, and IoT solutions. The company's Food Processing Equipment Group segment provides batch, baking, proofing, conveyor belt, and continuous processing ovens; frying and automated thermal processing systems; tumblers, massagers, grinders, slicers, reduction and emulsion systems, mixers, formers, and blenders; battering, breading, and seeding equipment; water cutting systems, food presses, food suspension equipment, filling and depositing solutions, and forming equipment; and food safety, food handling, freezing, and defrosting and packaging equipment for customers producing hot dog, dinner sausage, poultry, and lunchmeat, as well as muffin, cookie, and bread products. Its Residential Kitchen Equipment Group segment offers kitchen equipment comprising cookers, stoves, dishwashers, microwaves, cooktops, wine coolers, ice machines, and ventilation and outdoor equipment. The company was formerly known as Middleby Marshall Oven Company and changed its name to The Middleby Corporation in 1985. The company was founded in 1888 and is based in Elgin, Illinois. .
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Middleby is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.041% of Middleby shares are held by insiders and 106.15% by institutions. How many people work for Middleby?
Latest data suggests 10,624 work at Middleby. When does the fiscal year end for Middleby?
Middleby's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Middleby based?
Middleby's address is: 1400 Toastmaster Drive, Elgin, IL, United States, 60120 What is Middleby's ISIN number?
Middleby's international securities identification number is: US5962781010 What is Middleby's CUSIP number?
Middleby's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 596278101
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