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How to buy Academy Sports and Outdoors (ASO) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Academy Sports and Outdoors shares.

Academy Sports and Outdoors is a specialty retail business based in the US. Academy Sports and Outdoors stocks (ASO.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $39.38 – a decrease of 2.68% over the previous week. Academy Sports and Outdoors employs 22,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $6.6 billion.

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  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Academy Sports and Outdoors stock price (NASDAQ:ASO)

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Academy Sports and Outdoors shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$37.73
52-week range$20.31 - $51.08
50-day moving average $42.92
200-day moving average $39.73
Wall St. target price$59.36
PE ratio 5.8851
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $6.53

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Is it a good time to buy Academy Sports and Outdoors stock?

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Academy Sports and Outdoors price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $37.73 from 2022-01-25

1 week (2022-01-19) -2.68%
1 month (2021-12-23) -5.98%
3 months (2021-10-26) -14.87%
6 months (2021-07-26) 2.69%
1 year (2021-01-26) 55.33%
2 years (2020-01-22) N/A
3 years (2019-01-22) N/A
5 years (2017-01-22) N/A

Is Academy Sports and Outdoors under- or over-valued?

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

Academy Sports and Outdoors's P/E ratio

Academy Sports and Outdoors's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Academy Sports and Outdoors shares trade at around 6x 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.

Academy Sports and Outdoors's PEG ratio

Academy Sports and Outdoors's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.4583. 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 Academy Sports and Outdoors's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Academy Sports and Outdoors's EBITDA

Academy Sports and Outdoors's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $954.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Academy Sports and Outdoors's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Academy Sports and Outdoors financials

Revenue TTM $6.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.97%
Gross profit TTM $1.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 11.01%
Return on equity TTM 52.63%
Profit margin 9.47%
Book value $15.61
Market capitalisation $3.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Academy Sports and Outdoors share dividends

We're not expecting Academy Sports and Outdoors to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Academy Sports and Outdoors overview

Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, operates as a sporting goods and outdoor recreational products retailer in the United States. The company sells coolers and drinkware, camping accessories, camping equipment, sunglasses, backpacks, and sports bags; marine equipment and fishing rods, reels, baits, and equipment; firearms, ammunition, archery and archery equipment, camouflage apparel, waders, shooting accessories, optics, airguns, and hunting equipment; baseball, football, basketball, soccer, golf, racket sports, volleyball, fitness equipment, fitness accessories, and nutrition; and patio equipment, outdoor cooking, wheeled goods, trampolines, play sets, watersports, pet equipment, electronics, and watches. It also offers outdoor apparel, seasonal apparel, denim, work apparel, graphic t-shirts, and accessories; boys and girls outdoor and athletic apparel; sporting apparel, apparel for fitness and exercise, and other accessories; professional and collegiate team licensed apparel and accessories; casual shoes and slippers, work and western boots, youth footwear, socks, and hunting footwear; and running shoes, athletic shoes, sport specific shoes, and training shoes. The company sells its products under the Academy Sports + Outdoors, Magellan Outdoors, BCG, O'rageous, and Outdoor Gourmet brand names. As of January 30, 2021, it operated 259 Academy Sports + Outdoors retail locations in 16 states and three distribution centers located in Katy, Texas, Twiggs County, Georgia, and Cookeville, Tennessee. The company also sells merchandise to customers through academy.

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