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How to buy Visteon Corporation stock | $127.07

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Visteon Corporation is an auto parts business based in the US. Visteon Corporation shares (VC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Visteon Corporation employs 11,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.5 billion.

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  3. Search for Visteon Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: VC. 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 Visteon Corporation 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$127.07, 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 Visteon Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Visteon Corporation. 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.

Visteon Corporation share price

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Visteon Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-03.
Latest market closeUSD$127.07
52-week rangeUSD$39.21 - USD$127.89
50-day moving average USD$100.4237
200-day moving average USD$80.5459
Wall St. target priceUSD$105.5
PE ratio 92.3462
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.749

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Is it a good time to buy Visteon Corporation stock?

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Visteon Corporation price performance over time

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Is Visteon Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Visteon Corporation's P/E ratio

Visteon Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 92x. In other words, Visteon Corporation shares trade at around 92x 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.

Visteon Corporation's PEG ratio

Visteon Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.21. 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 Visteon Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Visteon Corporation's EBITDA

Visteon Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$164 million.

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

Visteon Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.23%
Gross profit TTM USD$326 million
Return on assets TTM 2.34%
Return on equity TTM -5.16%
Profit margin -1.56%
Book value $13.75
Market capitalisation USD$3.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Visteon Corporation shares

There are currently 1.7 million Visteon Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Visteon Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 5.3% down from 1.7 million last month.

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

Visteon Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Visteon Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Visteon Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Visteon Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 294209.96441281). Visteon Corporation's SIR currently stands at 5.62. In other words for every 100,000 Visteon Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5620 shares are currently held short.

However Visteon Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Visteon Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Visteon Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Visteon Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Visteon Corporation shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0975% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Visteon Corporation shares, roughly 98 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 Visteon Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Visteon Corporation stock.

Visteon Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Visteon Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Visteon Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Visteon Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $39.21 up to $127.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VC.US volatility(beta: 2.18)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 Visteon Corporation's is 2.1815. This would suggest that Visteon Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Visteon Corporation overview

Visteon Corporation engineers, designs, and manufactures cockpit electronics and connected car solutions for vehicle manufacturers worldwide. The company provides instrument clusters, including standard analog gauge clusters to high-resolution, all-digital, fully reconfigurable, 2-D, and 3-D display-based devices; information displays that integrate a range of user interface technologies and graphics management capabilities; and audio and infotainment systems that allows vehicle occupants to connect their mobile devices to the system and safely access phone functions, listen to music, stream media, and enable mobile connectivity applications. It also offers infotainment solutions, including Phoenix display audio and embedded infotainment platform; telematics control unit to enable secure connected car services, software updates, and data; SmartCore, an automotive-grade, integrated domain controller to enhance efficiency, and reduce power consumption and cost; and head-up displays (HUD), such as combiner HUD and windshield HUD that present critical information to the driver. Visteon Corporation was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Van Buren, Michigan.

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