Burlington Stores is an apparel retail business based in the US. Burlington Stores stocks (BURL.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $322.2 – an increase of 2.28% over the previous week. Burlington Stores employs 14,533 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $8.3 billion.
How to buy Burlington Stores stock in Canada
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- Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
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- Search the platform for stock code: BURL in this case.
- Research Burlington Stores stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
- Buy your Burlington Stores stocks. It's that simple.
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- Can I buy shares in Burlington Stores?
- Has coronavirus impacted Burlington Stores shares?
- Burlington Stores shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Burlington Stores stock a buy or sell?
- Burlington Stores performance over time
- Can I short Burlington Stores shares?
- Are Burlington Stores shares over-valued?
- Burlington Stores's financials
- How volatile are Burlington Stores shares?
- Does Burlington Stores pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted Burlington Stores's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Burlington Stores's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $294.14, which is 17.96% up on its pre-crash value of $241.31 and 178.36% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $105.67.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Burlington Stores stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $604.35 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 $1,320.69.
Burlington Stores stock priceUse our graph to track the performance of BURL stocks over time.
Burlington Stores stocks at a glance
|Latest market close||$294.14|
|52-week range||$190 - $357.08|
|50-day moving average||$321.8609|
|200-day moving average||$316.7979|
|Wall St. target price||$371.7|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$6.518|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Burlington Stores price performance over time
|1 month (2021-08-20)||-15.36%|
|3 months (2021-06-22)||-6.61%|
|6 months (2021-03-22)||-3.24%|
|1 year (2020-09-22)||43.01%|
|2 years (2019-09-20)||47.01%|
|3 years (2018-09-21)||85.26%|
|5 years (2016-09-22)||254.73%|
Is Burlington Stores under- or over-valued?
Valuing Burlington Stores stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Burlington Stores's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Burlington Stores's P/E ratio
Burlington Stores's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 45x. In other words, Burlington Stores stocks trade at around 45x 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 stocks or simply that they're over-valued.
Burlington Stores's PEG ratio
Burlington Stores's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.7833. 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 Burlington Stores's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Burlington Stores's EBITDA
Burlington Stores's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$928.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Burlington Stores's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Burlington Stores financials
|Revenue TTM||USD$8.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.24%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$2.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||6.44%|
|Return on equity TTM||93.31%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$19.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
How to short and sell Burlington Stores stocks
- Create a CFD or spread betting account.
- Search for the stock code. E.g. "BURL.US"
- Choose your position size.
- Select "sell" rather than "buy".
- Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.
There are currently 2.3 million Burlington Stores stocks held short by investors – that's known as Burlington Stores's "short interest". This figure is 25.9% up from 1.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Burlington Stores stocks can be evaluated.
Burlington Stores's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Burlington Stores's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Burlington Stores stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Burlington Stores stocks traded daily (recently around 709951.21212121). Burlington Stores's SIR currently stands at 3.3. In other words for every 100,000 Burlington Stores stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 3300 stocks are currently held short.
However Burlington Stores's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Burlington Stores stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Burlington Stores stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Burlington Stores's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Burlington Stores stocks in existence, roughly 40 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0354% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Burlington Stores stocks, roughly 35 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 Burlington Stores.
Find out more about how you can short Burlington Stores stock.
Burlington Stores stock dividends
We're not expecting Burlington Stores to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying stocks in our guide.
Burlington Stores stock price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Burlington Stores's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $190 up to $357.08. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Burlington Stores's is 0.9591. This would suggest that Burlington Stores's stocks are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Burlington Stores overview
Burlington Stores, Inc. operates as a retailer of branded apparel products in the United States. The company offers fashion-focused merchandise, including women's ready-to-wear apparel, menswear, youth apparel, footwear, accessories, toys, gifts, and coats, as well as baby, home, and beauty products. As of August 26, 2021, the company operated 792 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico primarily under the Burlington Stores name . The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Burlington, New Jersey.
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