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How to buy Century Communities (CCS) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Century Communities stocks.
Century Communities is a residential construction business based in the US. Century Communities stocks (CCS.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $61.58 – an increase of 3.39% over the previous week. Century Communities employs 1,403 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4 billion.
How to buy shares in Century Communities
- Compare share trading platforms. Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CCS – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- 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.
- Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
Is it a good time to buy Century Communities stock?
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Century Communities?
- Has coronavirus impacted Century Communities shares?
- Century Communities shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Century Communities stock a buy or sell?
- Century Communities performance over time
- Are Century Communities shares over-valued?
- Century Communities's financials
- How volatile are Century Communities shares?
- Does Century Communities pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted Century Communities's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Century Communities's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $73.28, which is 47.73% up on its pre-crash value of $38.3 and 710.62% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $9.04.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Century Communities stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $380.43 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 $2,362.55.
Century Communities stock price (NYSE:CCS)Use our graph to track the performance of CCS stocks over time.
Century Communities shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$73.28|
|52-week range||$43.04 - $86.07|
|50-day moving average||$75.18|
|200-day moving average||$69.43|
|Wall St. target price||$100.25|
|Dividend yield||$0.3 (0.85%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$12.50|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Century Communities price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-05)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-12-16)||-5.48%|
|3 months (2021-10-13)||19.12%|
|6 months (2021-07-16)||23.80%|
|1 year (2021-01-15)||65.90%|
|2 years (2020-01-16)||148.58%|
|3 years (2019-01-16)||241.95%|
|5 years (2017-01-13)||241.63%|
Is Century Communities under- or over-valued?
Valuing Century Communities stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Century Communities's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Century Communities's P/E ratio
Century Communities's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Century Communities shares trade at around 11x 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.
Century Communities's PEG ratio
Century Communities's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.45. 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 Century Communities's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Century Communities's EBITDA
Century Communities's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $580.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Century Communities's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Century Communities financials
|Revenue TTM||$4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||14.24%|
|Gross profit TTM||$616.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||12.26%|
|Return on equity TTM||3053.55%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Century Communities share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 3.5% of net profits
Recently Century Communities has paid out, on average, around 3.5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.85% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Century Communities shareholders could enjoy a 0.85% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Century Communities's case, that would currently equate to about $0.3 per share.
While Century Communities's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Century Communities is investing more in its future growth.
Century Communities's most recent dividend payout was on 15 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Century Communities share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Century Communities's shares have ranged in value from as little as $43.0449 up to $86.067. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Century Communities's is 1.9534. This would suggest that Century Communities's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Century Communities overview
Century Communities, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, construction, marketing, and sale of single-family attached and detached homes. It is also involved in the entitlement and development of the underlying land; and provision of mortgage, title, and insurance services to its home buyers. The company offers homes under the Century Communities and Century Complete brands. It sells homes through its sales representatives, as well as through independent real estate brokers in 17 states in the United States. Century Communities, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
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