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How to buy AZZ (AZZ) stock in Canada | $51.70

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AZZ Inc
NYSE: AZZ - USD
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT & PARTS
$53.08
+$0.63 (+1.19%)

AZZ (AZZ) (AZZ) is a leading electrical equipment & parts business based in the US. It opened the day at $52.17 after a previous close of $52.09. During the day the price has varied from a low of $51.42 to a high of $52.2261. The latest price was $51.7 (25 minute delay). AZZ (AZZ) is listed on the NYSE and employs 3,883 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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How has Coronavirus impacted AZZ (AZZ)'s stock price?

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

Its last market close was $53.49, which is 18.38% up on its pre-crash value of $43.66 and 177.01% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $19.31.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of AZZ (AZZ) stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $600.40 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 $1,280.02.

AZZ (AZZ) stock price

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AZZ (AZZ) stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-02.
Open$52.17
High$52.2261
Low$51.42
Close$51.7
Previous close$52.09
Change $-0.39
Change % -0.7487%
Volume 108,508
Information last updated 2021-07-23.
52-week range$30.4529 - $56.3688
50-day moving average $52.5879
200-day moving average $51.7144
Wall St. target price$59.5
PE ratio 23.8726
Dividend yield $0.68 (1.29%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.182

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AZZ (AZZ) price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $51.7

1 month (2021-06-28) 0.39%
3 months (2021-04-28) -2.29%

Is AZZ (AZZ) under- or over-valued?

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

AZZ (AZZ)'s P/E ratio

AZZ (AZZ)'s current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, AZZ (AZZ) stocks trade at around 24x 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 stocks or simply that they're under-valued.

AZZ (AZZ)'s PEG ratio

AZZ (AZZ)'s "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.46. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into AZZ (AZZ)'s future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

AZZ (AZZ)'s EBITDA

AZZ (AZZ)'s EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$142 million.

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

AZZ (AZZ) financials

Revenue TTM USD$855.4 million
Operating margin TTM 11.46%
Gross profit TTM USD$188.7 million
Return on assets TTM 5.86%
Return on equity TTM 8.86%
Profit margin 6.59%
Book value $25.424
Market capitalisation USD$1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell AZZ (AZZ) stocks

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "AZZ.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 240,720 AZZ (AZZ) stocks held short by investors – that's known as AZZ (AZZ)'s "short interest". This figure is 29.7% down from 342,513 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting AZZ (AZZ) stocks can be evaluated.

AZZ (AZZ)'s "short interest ratio" (SIR)

AZZ (AZZ)'s "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of AZZ (AZZ) stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of AZZ (AZZ) stocks traded daily (recently around 132994.47513812). AZZ (AZZ)'s SIR currently stands at 1.81. In other words for every 100,000 AZZ (AZZ) stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 1810 stocks are currently held short.

However AZZ (AZZ)'s short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of AZZ (AZZ) stocks, or, against the total number of tradable AZZ (AZZ) stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case AZZ (AZZ)'s short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 AZZ (AZZ) stocks in existence, roughly 10 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0098% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable AZZ (AZZ) stocks, roughly 10 stocks are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against AZZ (AZZ).

Find out more about how you can short AZZ (AZZ) stock.

AZZ (AZZ) stock dividends

24%

Dividend payout ratio: 24.37% of net profits

Recently AZZ (AZZ) has paid out, on average, around 24.37% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.29% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), AZZ (AZZ) shareholders could enjoy a 1.29% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In AZZ (AZZ)'s case, that would currently equate to about $0.68 per share.

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

AZZ (AZZ)'s most recent dividend payout was on 3 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their stocks by 19 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have AZZ (AZZ) stocks ever split?

AZZ (AZZ) stocks were split on a 2:1 basis on 31 July 2012. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your AZZ (AZZ) stocks – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower stock price could have impacted the market appetite for AZZ (AZZ) stocks which in turn could have impacted AZZ (AZZ)'s stock price.

AZZ (AZZ) stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AZZ (AZZ)'s stocks have ranged in value from as little as $30.4529 up to $56.3688. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AZZ.US volatility(beta: 1.52)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while AZZ (AZZ)'s is 1.5169. This would suggest that AZZ (AZZ)'s stocks are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

AZZ (AZZ) overview

AZZ Inc. provides galvanizing and metal coating solutions, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment, and engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, refining, and industrial markets in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Infrastructure Solutions and Metal Coatings. The Metal Coatings segment offers hot dip galvanizing, powder coating, anodizing, plating, and other metal coating applications to the steel fabrication and other industries. It serves fabricators or manufacturers that provide services to the electrical and telecommunications, bridge and highway, petrochemical, and general industrial markets, as well as original equipment manufacturers. The Infrastructure Solutions segment provides products and services to support industrial and electrical applications. It offers custom switchgear, electrical enclosures, medium and high voltage bus ducts, explosion proof and hazardous duty lighting, nuclear safety-related equipment, and tubular products, as well as solutions and engineering resources to multi-national companies and small independent companies. This segment sells its products through internal sales force, manufacturers' representatives, distributors, and agents. The company was incorporated in 1956 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

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