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Utz Brands, Inc is a packaged foods business based in the US. Utz Brands shares (UTZ) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Utz Brands employs 3,083 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Utz Brands share price

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Utz Brands shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$10.14 - $27.49
50-day moving average $25.30
200-day moving average $22.06
Wall St. target price$26.55
PE ratio 154.9231
Dividend yield $0.2 (0.76%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.06

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Is it a good time to buy Utz Brands stock?

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Is Utz Brands under- or over-valued?

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

Utz Brands's P/E ratio

Utz Brands's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 155x. In other words, Utz Brands shares trade at around 155x 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.

Utz Brands's EBITDA

Utz Brands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $85.8 million.

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

Utz Brands financials

Revenue TTM $964.3 million
Operating margin TTM 4.25%
Gross profit TTM $338.5 million
Return on assets TTM 1.53%
Return on equity TTM -1.7%
Profit margin -0.48%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation $3.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Utz Brands shares

There are currently 4.3 million Utz Brands shares held short by investors – that's known as Utz Brands's "short interest". This figure is 50.1% up from 2.9 million last month.

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

Utz Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Utz Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Utz Brands shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Utz Brands shares traded daily (recently around 644134.91827637). Utz Brands's SIR currently stands at 6.73. In other words for every 100,000 Utz Brands shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6730 shares are currently held short.

However Utz Brands's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Utz Brands shares, or, against the total number of tradable Utz Brands shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Utz Brands's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Utz Brands shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.086% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Utz Brands shares, roughly 86 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 Utz Brands.

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Utz Brands share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 33.2% of net profits

Recently Utz Brands has paid out, on average, around 33.2% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.76% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Utz Brands shareholders could enjoy a 0.76% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Utz Brands's case, that would currently equate to about $0.2 per share.

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

Utz Brands's most recent dividend payout was on 9 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Utz Brands share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Utz Brands's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.1445 up to $27.49. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

UTZ.US volatility(beta: 0.58)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 Utz Brands's is 0.5823. This would suggest that Utz Brands's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Utz Brands overview

Utz Brands, Inc. manufacturers, markets, and distributes snacking products in the United States. It offers a range of salty snacks, including potato chips, pretzels, cheese snacks, veggie snacks, pork skins, pub/party mixes, and other snacks under the Utz, Zapp's, ON THE BORDER, Golden Flake, Good Health, Boulder Canyon, Hawaiian, and TORTIYAHS brands. The company distributes its products through grocery, mass, club, convenience, drug, and other retailers. The company was formerly known as Collier Creek Holdings and changed its name to Utz Brands, Inc. in August 2020. Utz Brands, Inc.

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