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Tractor Supply Company is a specialty retail business based in the US. Tractor Supply Company shares (TSCO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Tractor Supply Company employs 42,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$10.6 billion.
|52-week range||USD$63.3242 - USD$173.76|
|50-day moving average||USD$153.6171|
|200-day moving average||USD$144.8264|
|Wall St. target price||USD$164.21|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.5 (0.91%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$6.38|
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Valuing Tractor Supply Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Tractor Supply Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Tractor Supply 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 26x. In other words, Tractor Supply Company shares trade at around 26x 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.
Tractor Supply Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.8531. 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 Tractor Supply 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.
Tractor Supply Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.4 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Tractor Supply Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$10.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||11.19%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$3.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||12.03%|
|Return on equity TTM||42.91%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$19.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 4.3 million Tractor Supply Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Tractor Supply Company's "short interest". This figure is 7.9% down from 4.7 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Tractor Supply Company shares can be evaluated.
Tractor Supply Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Tractor Supply Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Tractor Supply Company shares traded daily (recently around 1.3 million). Tractor Supply Company's SIR currently stands at 3.44. In other words for every 100,000 Tractor Supply Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3440 shares are currently held short.
However Tractor Supply Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Tractor Supply Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Tractor Supply Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Tractor Supply Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Tractor Supply Company shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0421% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Tractor Supply Company shares, roughly 42 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 Tractor Supply Company.
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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 Tractor Supply Company.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 17.19
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Tractor Supply Company's overall score of 17.19 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 14th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Tractor Supply Company 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.).
Environmental score: 7.8/100
Tractor Supply Company's environmental score of 7.8 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Tractor Supply Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 13.2/100
Tractor Supply Company's social score of 13.2 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Tractor Supply Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 6.18/100
Tractor Supply Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Tractor Supply Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Tractor Supply Company scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Tractor Supply Company has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||17.19|
|Total ESG percentile||13.64|
|Environmental score percentile||6|
|Social score percentile||6|
|Governance score percentile||6|
|Level of controversy||2|
Dividend payout ratio: 24.31% of net profits
Recently Tractor Supply Company has paid out, on average, around 24.31% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.26% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Tractor Supply Company shareholders could enjoy a 1.26% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Tractor Supply Company's case, that would currently equate to about $1.5 per share.
While Tractor Supply Company's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Tractor Supply Company is investing more in its future growth.
Tractor Supply Company's most recent dividend payout was on 9 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Tractor Supply Company's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 27 September 2013. 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 Tractor Supply Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Tractor Supply Company shares which in turn could have impacted Tractor Supply Company's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Tractor Supply Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $63.3242 up to $173.76. 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 Tractor Supply Company's is 0.9963. This would suggest that Tractor Supply Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Tractor Supply Company operates rural lifestyle retail stores in the United States. The company offers a selection of merchandise, including equine, livestock, pet, and small animal products necessary for their health, care, growth, and containment; hardware, truck, towing, and tool products; seasonal products, such as heating products, lawn and garden items, power equipment, gifts, and toys; work/recreational clothing and footwear; and maintenance products for agricultural and rural use. It provides its products under the 4health, Producer's Pride, Bit & Bridle, Red Shed, Blue Mountain, Redstone, C.E. Schmidt, Retriever, Countyline, Ridgecut, Dumor, Royal Wing, Groundwork, Traveller, Huskee, Treeline, JobSmart, TSC Tractor Supply Co, Paws & Claws, and Untamed brand names. As of September 26, 2020, it operated 1,904 Tractor Supply stores in 49 states, as well as 183 Petsense stores in 25 states. The company operates its retail stores under the Tractor Supply Company, Del's Feed & Farm Supply, and Petsense names. It also operates websites under the TractorSupply.com and Petsense.com names. The company sells its products to recreational farmers, ranchers, and others, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. Tractor Supply Company was founded in 1938 and is based in Brentwood, Tennessee.
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