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How to buy Titan Machinery stock | $17.22

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Titan Machinery Inc is an industrial distribution business based in the US. Titan Machinery shares (TITN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Titan Machinery employs 1,612 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.3 billion.

How to buy shares in Titan Machinery

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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 Titan Machinery. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TITN. 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 Titan Machinery 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$17.22, 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 Titan Machinery, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Titan Machinery. 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.

Titan Machinery share price

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Titan Machinery shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-18.
Latest market close USD$17.22
52-week range USD$6.96 - USD$18.175
50-day moving average USD$13.8135
200-day moving average USD$11.2072
Wall St. target price USD$17.67
PE ratio 18.9494
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.784

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Titan Machinery price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $17.22 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-25) -7.07%
1 month (2020-11-06) 11.31%
3 months (2020-09-04) 26.25%
6 months (2020-06-04) 65.90%
1 year (2019-12-04) 30.06%
2 years (2018-12-04) 2.74%
3 years (2017-12-04) -21.69%
5 years (2015-12-04) 68.99%

Is Titan Machinery under- or over-valued?

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

Titan Machinery's P/E ratio

Titan Machinery'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, Titan Machinery 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.

Titan Machinery's EBITDA

Titan Machinery's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$55.6 million.

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

Titan Machinery financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.23%
Gross profit TTM USD$250.8 million
Return on assets TTM 1.87%
Return on equity TTM 5.08%
Profit margin 1.32%
Book value $15.987
Market capitalisation USD$337.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Titan Machinery shares

There are currently 264,644 Titan Machinery shares held short by investors – that's known as Titan Machinery's "short interest". This figure is 12.4% down from 301,936 last month.

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

Titan Machinery's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Titan Machinery's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Titan Machinery shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Titan Machinery shares traded daily (recently around 156594.08284024). Titan Machinery's SIR currently stands at 1.69. In other words for every 100,000 Titan Machinery shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1690 shares are currently held short.

However Titan Machinery's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Titan Machinery shares, or, against the total number of tradable Titan Machinery shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Titan Machinery's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Titan Machinery shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0139% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Titan Machinery shares, roughly 14 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 Titan Machinery.

Find out more about how you can short Titan Machinery stock.

Titan Machinery share dividends

We're not expecting Titan Machinery to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Titan Machinery share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Titan Machinery's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.96 up to $18.175. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TITN.US volatility(beta: 1.93)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Titan Machinery's is 1.9344. This would suggest that Titan Machinery's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Titan Machinery overview

Titan Machinery Inc. owns and operates a network of full-service agricultural and construction equipment stores. It operates through three segments: Agriculture, Construction, and International. The company sells new and used equipment, including agricultural and construction equipment manufactured under the CNH Industrial family of brands, as well as equipment from various other manufacturers. Its agricultural equipment includes machinery and attachments for use in the production of food, fiber, feed grain, and renewable energy; and home and garden applications, as well as maintenance of commercial, residential, and government properties. The company's construction equipment comprise heavy construction machinery, light industrial machinery for commercial and residential construction, road and highway construction machinery, and mining operations equipment. It also sells maintenance and replacement parts. In addition, the company offers repair and maintenance services that include warranty repairs, off-site and on-site repair services, scheduling off-season maintenance services, and notifying customers of periodic service requirements; and training programs to customers. Further, it rents equipment; and provides ancillary equipment support services. The company operates in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, the United States; and Bulgaria, Germany, Romania, Serbia, and Ukraine, Europe. Titan Machinery Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in West Fargo, North Dakota.

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