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Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc is a confectioners business based in the US. Tootsie Roll Industries shares (TR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Tootsie Roll Industries employs 2,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$477.7 million.
|52-week range||USD$28.8193 - USD$48.69|
|50-day moving average||USD$32.1021|
|200-day moving average||USD$31.2399|
|Wall St. target price||USD$19|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.354 (1.15%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.878|
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Valuing Tootsie Roll Industries stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Tootsie Roll Industries's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Tootsie Roll Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 35x. In other words, Tootsie Roll Industries shares trade at around 35x 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.
Tootsie Roll Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$90.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Tootsie Roll Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$477.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||15.11%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$197 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.59%|
|Return on equity TTM||7.71%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$2.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 5.0 million Tootsie Roll Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Tootsie Roll Industries's "short interest". This figure is 32.2% down from 7.4 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Tootsie Roll Industries shares can be evaluated.
Tootsie Roll Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Tootsie Roll Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Tootsie Roll Industries shares traded daily (recently around 769539.32411674). Tootsie Roll Industries's SIR currently stands at 6.51. In other words for every 100,000 Tootsie Roll Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6510 shares are currently held short.
However Tootsie Roll Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Tootsie Roll Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Tootsie Roll Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Tootsie Roll Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Tootsie Roll Industries shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.2824% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Tootsie Roll Industries shares, roughly 282 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 Tootsie Roll Industries.
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Dividend payout ratio: 42.16% of net profits
Recently Tootsie Roll Industries has paid out, on average, around 42.16% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.17% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Tootsie Roll Industries shareholders could enjoy a 1.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Tootsie Roll Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $0.354 per share.
While Tootsie Roll Industries's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Tootsie Roll Industries may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Tootsie Roll Industries's most recent dividend payout was on 6 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Tootsie Roll Industries's shares were split on a 103:100 basis on 2 March 2020. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 103 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Tootsie Roll Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2.9% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Tootsie Roll Industries shares which in turn could have impacted Tootsie Roll Industries's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Tootsie Roll Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.8193 up to $48.69. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Tootsie Roll Industries's is -0.0592. This would suggest that Tootsie Roll Industries's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Tootsie Roll Industries has bucked the trend.
Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells confectionery products primarily in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company sells its products under the Tootsie Roll, Tootsie Pops, Child's Play, Caramel Apple Pops, Charms, Blow-Pop, Charms Mini Pops, Cella's, Dots, Junior Mints, Charleston Chew, Sugar Daddy, Sugar Babies, Andes, Fluffy Stuff, Dubble Bubble, Razzles, Cry Baby, Nik-L-Nip, and Tutsi Pop trademarks. It sells its products directly to wholesale distributors of candy and groceries, supermarkets, variety stores, dollar stores, chain grocers, drug chains, discount chains, cooperative grocery associations, mass merchandisers, warehouse and membership club stores, vending machine operators, the United States military, and fund-raising charitable organizations, as well as through candy and grocery brokers. The company was founded in 1896 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
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