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How to buy Vail Resorts stock | $308.5

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Vail Resorts Inc is a resorts & casinos business based in the US. Vail Resorts shares (MTN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Vail Resorts employs 7,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Vail Resorts stock price (NYSE: MTN)

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Vail Resorts shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-18.
Latest market close$308.50
52-week range$208.72 - $338.50
50-day moving average $298.59
200-day moving average $310.64
Wall St. target price$341.50
PE ratio 109.3972
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.82

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Vail Resorts price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $308.5 from 2021-09-17

1 week (2021-09-10) 2.81%
1 month (2021-08-19) 8.14%
3 months (2021-06-18) -2.46%
6 months (2021-03-19) -1.54%
1 year (2020-09-18) 40.97%
2 years (2019-09-18) 29.78%
3 years (2018-09-18) 5.52%
5 years (2016-09-16) 91.97%

Is Vail Resorts under- or over-valued?

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

Vail Resorts's P/E ratio

Vail Resorts's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 109x. In other words, Vail Resorts shares trade at around 109x 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.

Vail Resorts's PEG ratio

Vail Resorts's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2. 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 Vail Resorts's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Vail Resorts's EBITDA

Vail Resorts's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $529.7 million.

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

Vail Resorts financials

Revenue TTM $1.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 15.55%
Gross profit TTM $820.7 million
Return on assets TTM 2.99%
Return on equity TTM 6.09%
Profit margin 6.45%
Book value $44.22
Market capitalisation $12.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Vail Resorts shares

There are currently 895,461 Vail Resorts shares held short by investors – that's known as Vail Resorts's "short interest". This figure is 22.2% down from 1.2 million last month.

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

Vail Resorts's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Vail Resorts's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Vail Resorts shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Vail Resorts shares traded daily (recently around 209709.83606557). Vail Resorts's SIR currently stands at 4.27. In other words for every 100,000 Vail Resorts shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4270 shares are currently held short.

However Vail Resorts's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Vail Resorts shares, or, against the total number of tradable Vail Resorts shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Vail Resorts's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Vail Resorts shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0225% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Vail Resorts shares, roughly 23 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 Vail Resorts.

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Vail Resorts share dividends

We're not expecting Vail Resorts to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Vail Resorts's shares ever split?

Vail Resorts's shares were split on 5 November 2008.

Vail Resorts share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vail Resorts's shares have ranged in value from as little as $208.72 up to $338.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MTN.US volatility(beta: 1.32)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 Vail Resorts's is 1.3237. This would suggest that Vail Resorts's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Vail Resorts overview

Vail Resorts, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, operates mountain resorts and urban ski areas in the United States. Its Mountain segment operates Vail Mountain, Breckenridge Ski, Keystone, Beaver Creek, and Crested Butte Mountain resorts in Colorado; Heavenly Mountain, Northstar, and Kirkwood Mountain resorts in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire; Park City resort in Utah; Stowe and Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont; and Stevens Pass Mountain Resort in Washington. This segment also operates Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; and Perisher Ski Resort, and Falls Creek and Hotham Alpine Resort in Australia, as well as 3 urban ski areas, such as Afton Alps in Minnesota, Mount Brighton in Michigan, and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin. Its resorts offer various winter and summer recreational activities, including skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowtubing, sightseeing, mountain biking, guided hiking, zip lines, challenge ropes courses, alpine slides and mountain coasters, children's activities, and other recreational activities; and ski and snowboard lessons, equipment rental and retail merchandise services, dining venues, private club operations, and other winter and summer recreational activities. This segment also leases its owned and leased commercial space to third party operators; and provides real estate brokerage services. The company's Lodging segment owns and/or manages various luxury hotels and condominiums under the RockResorts brand, and other lodging properties; various condominiums located in proximity to the company's mountain resorts; destination resorts; and golf courses, as well as offers resort ground transportation services.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Vail Resorts is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.324% of Vail Resorts shares are held by insiders and 99.55% by institutions.
How many people work for Vail Resorts?
Latest data suggests 7,100 work at Vail Resorts.
When does the fiscal year end for Vail Resorts?
Vail Resorts's fiscal year ends in July.
Where is Vail Resorts based?
Vail Resorts's address is: 390 Interlocken Crescent, Broomfield, CO, United States, 80021
What is Vail Resorts's ISIN number?
Vail Resorts's international securities identification number is: US91879Q1094
What is Vail Resorts's CUSIP number?
Vail Resorts's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 91879Q109

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