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How to buy Forestar Group (FOR) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Forestar Group stocks.
Forestar Group is a real estate-development business based in the US. Forestar Group stocks (FOR.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $20.3 – a decrease of 4.72% over the previous week. Forestar Group employs 250 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion.
How to buy shares in Forestar Group
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- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – FOR – 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.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Forestar Group?
- Has coronavirus impacted Forestar Group shares?
- Forestar Group shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Forestar Group stock a buy or sell?
- Forestar Group performance over time
- Are Forestar Group shares over-valued?
- Forestar Group's financials
- How volatile are Forestar Group shares?
- Does Forestar Group pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Forestar Group stock price (NYSE:FOR)Use our graph to track the performance of FOR stocks over time.
Forestar Group shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$18.39|
|52-week range||$18.41 - $26.55|
|50-day moving average||$20.99|
|200-day moving average||$21.32|
|Wall St. target price||$28.70|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.25|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Forestar Group stock?
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Forestar Group price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-14)||-4.72%|
|1 month (2021-12-23)||-14.03%|
|3 months (2021-10-22)||-8.10%|
|6 months (2021-07-23)||-11.88%|
|1 year (2021-01-22)||-17.79%|
|2 years (2020-01-24)||-17.35%|
|3 years (2019-01-24)||29.78%|
|5 years (2017-01-24)||42.56%|
Is Forestar Group under- or over-valued?
Valuing Forestar Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Forestar Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Forestar Group's P/E ratio
Forestar Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Forestar Group shares trade at around 9x 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.
Forestar Group's PEG ratio
Forestar Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.5. 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 Forestar Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Forestar Group's EBITDA
Forestar Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $163.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Forestar Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Forestar Group financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||12.13%|
|Gross profit TTM||$229.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.23%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.71%|
|Market capitalisation||$957.1 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Forestar Group share dividends
We're not expecting Forestar Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Forestar Group share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Forestar Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.41 up to $26.55. 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 Forestar Group's is 1.927. This would suggest that Forestar Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Forestar Group overview
Forestar Group Inc. operates as a residential lot development company in the United States. The acquires land and develops infrastructure for single-family residential communities. It sells its residential single-family finished lots to homebuilders. The company is headquartered in Arlington, Texas. Forestar Group Inc. is a subsidiary of D.
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