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How to buy Goosehead Insurance (GSHD) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Goosehead Insurance stocks.

Goosehead Insurance is an insurance-diversified business based in the US. Goosehead Insurance stocks (GSHD.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $119.5 – a decrease of 6.18% over the previous week. Goosehead Insurance employs 943 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $144.7 million.

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Goosehead Insurance stock price (NASDAQ:GSHD)

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Goosehead Insurance shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$92.50
52-week range$77.80 - $181.30
50-day moving average $130.20
200-day moving average $126.23
Wall St. target price$159.00
PE ratio 248.9647
Dividend yield $0.74 (0.72%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.40

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Is it a good time to buy Goosehead Insurance stock?

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Goosehead Insurance price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $92.5 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -6.18%
1 month (2021-12-23) -33.01%
3 months (2021-10-22) -43.28%
6 months (2021-07-23) -27.41%
1 year (2021-01-22) -32.04%
2 years (2020-01-24) 103.74%
3 years (2019-01-24) 243.74%
5 years (2017-01-20) N/A

Is Goosehead Insurance under- or over-valued?

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

Goosehead Insurance's P/E ratio

Goosehead Insurance's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 249x. In other words, Goosehead Insurance shares trade at around 249x 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.

Goosehead Insurance's EBITDA

Goosehead Insurance's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $14.9 million.

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

Goosehead Insurance financials

Revenue TTM $144.7 million
Operating margin TTM 7.32%
Gross profit TTM $49.4 million
Return on assets TTM 3.61%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 5.48%
Book value $0.18
Market capitalisation $3.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Goosehead Insurance share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 2.76% of net profits

Recently Goosehead Insurance has paid out, on average, around 2.76% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Goosehead Insurance shareholders could enjoy a 0% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Goosehead Insurance's case, that would currently equate to about $0.74 per share.

While Goosehead Insurance's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Goosehead Insurance is investing more in its future growth.

Goosehead Insurance's most recent dividend payout was on 23 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Goosehead Insurance share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Goosehead Insurance's shares have ranged in value from as little as $77.7978 up to $181.3. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Goosehead Insurance's is 0.4816. This would suggest that Goosehead Insurance's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Goosehead Insurance overview

Goosehead Insurance, Inc. operates as a holding company for Goosehead Financial, LLC that provides personal lines insurance agency services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Corporate Channel and Franchise Channel. It offers homeowner's, automotive, dwelling property, flood, wind, earthquake, excess liability or umbrella, motorcycle, recreational vehicle, general liability, property, and life insurance products and services. As of December 31, 2020, the company had 1,468 total franchises. Goosehead Insurance, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Westlake, Texas.

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