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Briggs & Stratton Corporation is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares (BGG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation employs 5,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.7 billion.

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Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-22.
52-week range$0.15 - $0.18
50-day moving average $0.19
200-day moving average $0.72
Wall St. target price$1.50
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.2 (25.75%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.31

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Is Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's EBITDA

Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $29.1 million.

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

Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.7 billion
Gross profit TTM $312.9 million
Return on assets TTM -3.17%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -12.5%
Book value $5.64
Market capitalisation $33 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares

There are currently 19.4 million Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 7.5% up from 18.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 3.9 million). Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's SIR currently stands at 4.94. In other words for every 100,000 Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4940 shares are currently held short.

However Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.46% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares in existence, roughly 460 shares are currently held short) or 0.7687% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares, roughly 769 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation.

Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's shares ever split?

Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 10 November 2004. 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 Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's share price.

Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.152 up to $0.18. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BGG.US volatility(beta: 1.58)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 Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's is 1.5815. This would suggest that Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Briggs-and-Stratton Corporation overview

Briggs & Stratton Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, sells, and services gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment to the original equipment manufacturers in the United States. It operates in two segments, Engines and Products. The Engines segment offers four-cycle aluminum alloy gasoline engines that are used primarily by the lawn and garden equipment industry. This segment's products are used in various lawn and garden equipment applications, including walk-behind lawn mowers, riding lawn mowers, garden tillers, and snow throwers, as well as products for industrial, construction, agricultural, and other consumer applications, such as portable and standby generators, pumps, and pressure washers. It also manufactures and sells replacement engines and service parts to sales and service distributors. This segment primarily sells commercial engines under the Vanguard name. The Products segment primarily provides a line of lawn and garden power equipment, turf care products, portable and standby generators, pressure washers, snow throwers, and job site products.

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