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How to buy The Timken Company (TKR) stock

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The Timken Company
NYSE: TKR - USD
TOOLS & ACCESSORIES
$77.00
-$1.23 (-1.57%)

The Timken Company is a tools & accessories business based in the US. The Timken Company shares (TKR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Timken Company employs 17,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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The Timken Company stock price (NYSE: TKR)

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The Timken Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-24.
Latest market close$88.40
52-week range$44.21 - $92.07
50-day moving average $80.60
200-day moving average $81.87
Wall St. target price$99.75
PE ratio 18.6167
Dividend yield $1.14 (1.49%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.14

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The Timken Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $88.4 from 2021-06-08

1 week (2021-07-17) N/A
1 month (2021-06-28) 11.28%
3 months (2021-04-28) 1.84%
6 months (2021-01-24) N/A
1 year (2020-07-24) N/A
2 years (2019-07-24) N/A
3 years (2018-07-24) N/A
5 years (2016-07-24) N/A

Is The Timken Company under- or over-valued?

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

The Timken Company's P/E ratio

The Timken 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 19x. In other words, The Timken Company shares trade at around 19x 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 Timken Company's PEG ratio

The Timken Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.1068. 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 Timken 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 Timken Company's EBITDA

The Timken Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $686.7 million.

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

The Timken Company financials

Revenue TTM $3.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 14.35%
Gross profit TTM $1 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.43%
Return on equity TTM 15.63%
Profit margin 8.77%
Book value $28.63
Market capitalisation $5.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting The Timken Company shares

There are currently 1.2 million The Timken Company shares held short by investors – that's known as The Timken Company's "short interest". This figure is 3.3% up from 1.1 million last month.

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

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

The Timken Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The Timken Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The Timken Company shares traded daily (recently around 559644.49760766). The Timken Company's SIR currently stands at 2.09. In other words for every 100,000 The Timken Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2090 shares are currently held short.

However The Timken Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The Timken Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable The Timken Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The Timken Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The Timken Company shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0161% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The Timken Company shares, roughly 16 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 Timken Company.

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

The Timken Company share dividends

27%

Dividend payout ratio: 26.54% of net profits

Recently The Timken Company has paid out, on average, around 26.54% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.57% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), The Timken Company shareholders could enjoy a 1.57% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The Timken Company's case, that would currently equate to about $1.14 per share.

While The Timken Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that The Timken Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The Timken Company's most recent dividend payout was on 2 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have The Timken Company's shares ever split?

The Timken Company's shares were split on a 1397:1000 basis on 30 June 2014. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1397 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The Timken Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 28.4% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for The Timken Company shares which in turn could have impacted The Timken Company's share price.

The Timken Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Timken Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $44.2057 up to $92.0657. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TKR.US volatility(beta: 1.74)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 Timken Company's is 1.7416. This would suggest that The Timken Company'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 Timken Company overview

The Timken Company designs, manufactures, and manages engineered bearings and power transmission products and services worldwide. It operates in two segments, Mobile Industries and Process Industries. The Mobile Industries segment offers a portfolio of bearings, seals, and lubrication devices and systems, as well as power transmission components, engineered chains, augers, belts, couplings, clutches, brakes, and related products and maintenance services to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end users of off-highway equipment for the agricultural, construction, mining, outdoor power equipment, and power sports markets; and on-highway vehicles, including passenger cars, light trucks, and medium- and heavy-duty trucks, as well as rail cars and locomotives. It also provides power transmission systems and flight-critical components for civil and military aircraft, which comprise bearings, rotor-head assemblies, helicopter transmission systems, turbine engine components, gears, and housings. This segment sells it parts through a network of authorized automotive and heavy-truck distributors to individual end users, equipment owners, operators, and maintenance shops. The Process Industries segment provides industrial bearings and assemblies; power transmission components, such as gears and gearboxes; and linear motion products, couplings, seals, lubricants, chains, belts, and related products and services to OEMs and end-users in various industries. It also offers aftermarket sales and service needs through a network of authorized industrial distributors; and offers repair and service for bearings and gearboxes, as well as electric motor rewind, repair, and services to end users.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of The Timken Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 12.292% of The Timken Company shares are held by insiders and 82.043% by institutions.
How many people work for The Timken Company?
Latest data suggests 17,000 work at The Timken Company.
When does the fiscal year end for The Timken Company?
The Timken Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is The Timken Company based?
The Timken Company's address is: 4500 Mount Pleasant Street NW, North Canton, OH, United States, 44720-5450
What is The Timken Company's ISIN number?
The Timken Company's international securities identification number is: US8873891043
What is The Timken Company's CUSIP number?
The Timken Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 887389104

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