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How to buy Jabil Circuit (JBL) stocks

Learn how to easily invest in Jabil Circuit stocks.

Jabil Circuit is an electronic components business based in the US. Jabil Circuit stocks (JBL.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $56.4 – a decrease of 7.36% over the previous week. Jabil Circuit employs 260,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $31.9 billion.

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Jabil Circuit stock price (NYSE:JBL)

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Jabil Circuit shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-02.
Latest market close$51.09
52-week range$50.03 - $71.91
50-day moving average $57.62
200-day moving average $60.87
Wall St. target price$78.00
PE ratio 8.7483
Dividend yield $0.32 (0.63%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.84

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Is it a good time to buy Jabil Circuit stock?

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Jabil Circuit price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $51.09 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-28) -3.68%
1 month (2022-06-01) N/A
3 months (2022-04-05) -14.68%
6 months (2022-01-01) N/A
1 year (2021-07-02) -12.49%
2 years (2020-07-02) 62.45%
3 years (2019-07-05) 61.98%
5 years (2017-07-03) 72.95%

Is Jabil Circuit under- or over-valued?

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

Jabil Circuit's P/E ratio

Jabil Circuit'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, Jabil Circuit 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.

Jabil Circuit's PEG ratio

Jabil Circuit's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.91. 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 Jabil Circuit's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Jabil Circuit's EBITDA

Jabil Circuit's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.2 billion.

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

Jabil Circuit financials

Revenue TTM $31.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.02%
Gross profit TTM $2.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.73%
Return on equity TTM 38.08%
Profit margin 2.69%
Book value $16.97
Market capitalisation $7.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Jabil Circuit share dividends

5%

Dividend payout ratio: 4.73% of net profits

Recently Jabil Circuit has paid out, on average, around 4.73% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.63% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Jabil Circuit shareholders could enjoy a 0.63% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Jabil Circuit's case, that would currently equate to about $0.32 per share.

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

Jabil Circuit's most recent dividend payout was on 2 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Jabil Circuit's shares ever split?

Jabil Circuit's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 31 March 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Jabil Circuit shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Jabil Circuit shares which in turn could have impacted Jabil Circuit's share price.

Jabil Circuit share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Jabil Circuit's shares have ranged in value from as little as $50.03 up to $71.9124. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

JBL.US volatility(beta: 1.37)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 Jabil Circuit's is 1.3716. This would suggest that Jabil Circuit's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Jabil Circuit overview

Jabil Inc. provides manufacturing services and solutions worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Electronics Manufacturing Services and Diversified Manufacturing Services. It offers electronics design, production, and product management services. The company provides electronic design services, such as application-specific integrated circuit design, firmware development, and rapid prototyping services; and designs plastic and metal enclosures that include the electro-mechanics, such as the printed circuit board assemblies (PCBA). It also specializes in the three-dimensional mechanical design comprising the analysis of electronic, electro-mechanical, and optical assemblies, as well as offers various industrial design, mechanism development, and tooling management services. In addition, the company provides computer-assisted design services consisting of PCBA design, as well as PCBA design validation and verification services; and other consulting services, such as the generation of a bill of materials, approved vendor list, and assembly equipment configuration for various PCBA designs.

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