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How to buy Acushnet (GOLF) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Acushnet shares.

Acushnet is a leisure business based in the US. Acushnet stocks (GOLF.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $49.52 – a decrease of 4.12% over the previous week. Acushnet employs 5,365 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.1 billion.

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Is it a good time to buy Acushnet stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Acushnet's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Acushnet's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $49.28, which is 39.47% up on its pre-crash value of $29.83 and 138.64% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $20.65.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Acushnet stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $681.88 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,588.79.

Acushnet stock price (NYSE:GOLF)

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Acushnet shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$49.28
52-week range$38.05 - $57.69
50-day moving average $53.76
200-day moving average $50.55
Wall St. target price$54.88
PE ratio 16.3125
Dividend yield $0.65 (1.3%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.02

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Acushnet price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $49.28 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-11) -3.45%
1 month (2021-12-17) -4.14%
3 months (2021-10-19) 2.16%
6 months (2021-07-19) 1.40%
1 year (2021-01-19) 23.11%
2 years (2020-01-17) 52.38%
3 years (2019-01-18) 110.78%
5 years (2017-01-18) 155.07%

Is Acushnet under- or over-valued?

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

Acushnet's P/E ratio

Acushnet's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Acushnet shares trade at around 16x 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.

Acushnet's PEG ratio

Acushnet's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.66. 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 Acushnet's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Acushnet's EBITDA

Acushnet's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $344.1 million.

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

Acushnet financials

Revenue TTM $2.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 14.42%
Gross profit TTM $829.8 million
Return on assets TTM 9.89%
Return on equity TTM 21.42%
Profit margin 10.56%
Book value $15.44
Market capitalisation $3.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Acushnet share dividends

21%

Dividend payout ratio: 20.8% of net profits

Recently Acushnet has paid out, on average, around 20.8% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.3% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Acushnet shareholders could enjoy a 1.3% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Acushnet's case, that would currently equate to about $0.65 per share.

While Acushnet's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Acushnet is investing more in its future growth.

Acushnet's most recent dividend payout was on 16 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Acushnet share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Acushnet's shares have ranged in value from as little as $38.0544 up to $57.6903. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GOLF.US volatility(beta: 0.77)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 Acushnet's is 0.7663. This would suggest that Acushnet's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Acushnet overview

Acushnet Holdings Corp. designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes golf products in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, Korea, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Titleist Golf Balls, Titleist Golf Clubs, Titleist Golf Gear, and FootJoy Golf Wear. The Titleist Golf Balls segment offers golf balls, such as Pro V1, Pro V1x, AVX, Tour Soft, Velocity, and Pinnacle golf balls, as well as provides custom imprinted golf balls with corporate logos, tournament logos, country club or resort logos, and personalization on Titleist and Pinnacle golf balls. The Titleist Golf Clubs segment designs, assembles, and sells golf clubs, such as drivers, fairways, hybrids, and irons under the Titleist brand; wedges under the Vokey Design brand; and putters under Scotty Cameron brand. The Titleist Golf Gear segment designs and develops golf bags, headwear, golf gloves, travel products, head covers, and other golf accessories, as well as offers customization and personalization of products in Titleist golf gear. The FootJoy Golf Wear segment provides traditional, casual, athletic, and spikeless shoes; gloves that include leather construction, synthetic, and leather/synthetic combination, as well as specialty gloves comprising rain and winter specific offerings; and outerwear and apparels, such as golf outerwear, and men's and women's golf apparels.

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