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How to buy BrightView (BV) shares

Learn how to easily invest in BrightView shares.

BrightView Holdings Inc
+ $0.01 ( + 0.07%)

BrightView is a specialty business services business based in the US. BrightView stocks (BV.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $16.53 – a decrease of 0.14% over the previous week. BrightView employs 19,800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.6 billion.

How to buy shares in BrightView

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – BV – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  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.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Is it a good time to buy BrightView stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted BrightView's stock price?

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

Its last market close was $14.15, which is 10.78% down on its pre-crash value of $15.86 and 106.57% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $6.85.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of BrightView stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $489.18 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 $871.78.

BrightView stock price (NYSE:BV)

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BrightView shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-10.
Latest market close$14.15
52-week range$12.47 - $19.17
50-day moving average $14.90
200-day moving average $15.93
Wall St. target price$18.00
PE ratio 32.2045
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.44

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BrightView price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.15 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-07) -0.14%
1 month (2021-12-16) 0.50%
3 months (2021-10-15) -8.59%
6 months (2021-07-16) -8.00%
1 year (2021-01-15) -6.79%
2 years (2020-01-16) -15.92%
3 years (2019-01-16) 14.46
5 years (2017-01-12) N/A

Is BrightView under- or over-valued?

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

BrightView's P/E ratio

BrightView's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 32x. In other words, BrightView shares trade at around 32x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

BrightView's PEG ratio

BrightView's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.04. 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 BrightView's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

BrightView's EBITDA

BrightView's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $264.5 million.

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

BrightView financials

Revenue TTM $2.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.99%
Gross profit TTM $650.8 million
Return on assets TTM 2.53%
Return on equity TTM 3.54%
Profit margin 1.81%
Book value $12.80
Market capitalisation $1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

BrightView share dividends

We're not expecting BrightView to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

BrightView share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BrightView's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.47 up to $19.17. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BV.US volatility(beta: 1.43)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 BrightView's is 1.4324. This would suggest that BrightView's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

BrightView overview

BrightView Holdings, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, provides commercial landscaping services in the United States. It operates through two segments, Maintenance Services and Development Services. The Maintenance Services segment delivers a suite of recurring commercial landscaping services, including mowing, gardening, mulching and snow removal, water management, irrigation maintenance, tree care, golf course maintenance, and specialty turf maintenance. Its customers' properties include corporate and commercial properties, homeowners associations, public parks, hotels and resorts, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, educational institutions, restaurants and retail, and golf courses. This segment's customer base includes approximately 13,000 office parks and corporate campuses, 8,000 residential communities, and 450 educational institutions. The Development Services segment offers landscape architecture and development services for new facilities and redesign projects.

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