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How to buy Allison Transmission (ALSN) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Allison Transmission shares.

Allison Transmission is an auto parts business based in the US. Allison Transmission stocks (ALSN.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $39.59 – a decrease of 1.63% over the previous week. Allison Transmission employs 3,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.5 billion.

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Allison Transmission stock price (NYSE:ALSN)

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Allison Transmission shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-20.
Latest market close$37.46
52-week range$32.04 - $43.39
50-day moving average $38.16
200-day moving average $37.29
Wall St. target price$40.71
PE ratio 8.7618
Dividend yield $0.78 (2.03%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.35

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Is it a good time to buy Allison Transmission stock?

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Allison Transmission price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $37.46 from 2022-05-20

1 week (2022-05-16) -1.63%
1 month (2022-04-22) 2.69%
3 months (2022-02-24) -1.71%
6 months (2021-11-24) -0.19%
1 year (2021-05-24) -14.26%
2 years (2020-05-22) 4.90%
3 years (2019-05-23) 42.45
5 years (2017-05-23) 38.21

Is Allison Transmission under- or over-valued?

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

Allison Transmission's P/E ratio

Allison Transmission's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Allison Transmission shares trade at around 9x 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.

Allison Transmission's PEG ratio

Allison Transmission's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 16.6584. 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 Allison Transmission's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Allison Transmission's EBITDA

Allison Transmission's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $851 million.

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

Allison Transmission financials

Revenue TTM $2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 28.1%
Gross profit TTM $1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 9.66%
Return on equity TTM 62.51%
Profit margin 18.11%
Book value $7.00
Market capitalisation $3.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Allison Transmission share dividends

18%

Dividend payout ratio: 17.8% of net profits

Recently Allison Transmission has paid out, on average, around 17.8% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.03% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Allison Transmission shareholders could enjoy a 2.03% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Allison Transmission's case, that would currently equate to about $0.78 per share.

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

Allison Transmission's most recent dividend payout was on 27 May 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Allison Transmission share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Allison Transmission's shares have ranged in value from as little as $32.0354 up to $43.3888. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ALSN.US volatility(beta: 0.95)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 Allison Transmission's is 0.9504. This would suggest that Allison Transmission's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Allison Transmission overview

Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells commercial and defense fully-automatic transmissions for medium-and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and medium-and heavy-tactical U. S. defense vehicles worldwide. It offers transmissions for various applications, including distribution, refuse, construction, fire, and emergency on-highway trucks; school and transit buses; motor homes; energy, mining, and construction off-highway vehicles and equipment; and wheeled and tracked defense vehicles. The company markets its transmissions under the Allison Transmission brand name; and remanufactured transmissions under the ReTran brand name. It also sells branded replacement parts, support equipment, aluminum die cast components, and other products necessary to service the installed base of vehicles utilizing its transmissions, as well as defense kits, engineering services, and extended transmission coverage services to various original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and the U.

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