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How to buy Jack Henry-and-Associates (JKHY) stocks in Canada

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Jack Henry-and-Associates is an information technology services business based in the US. Jack Henry-and-Associates stocks (JKHY.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $166.58 – a decrease of 0.48% over the previous week. Jack Henry-and-Associates employs 6,714 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.8 billion.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Jack Henry-and-Associates's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Jack Henry-and-Associates's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $168.94, which is 1.21% down on its pre-crash value of $171.01 and 36.64% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $123.64.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Jack Henry-and-Associates stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $852.83 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 $1,111.63.

Jack Henry-and-Associates stock price (NASDAQ:JKHY)

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Jack Henry-and-Associates shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-09.
Latest market close$168.94
52-week range$139.98 - $178.94
50-day moving average $160.54
200-day moving average $164.51
Wall St. target price$175.33
PE ratio 39.4584
Dividend yield $1.81 (1.08%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.30

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Jack Henry-and-Associates price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $168.94 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-07) -0.48%
1 month (2021-12-16) 2.33%
3 months (2021-10-15) -0.66%
6 months (2021-07-16) -1.59%
1 year (2021-01-15) 9.31%
2 years (2020-01-16) 13.18%
3 years (2019-01-16) 29.90%
5 years (2017-01-13) 86.59%

Is Jack Henry-and-Associates under- or over-valued?

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

Jack Henry-and-Associates's P/E ratio

Jack Henry-and-Associates's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 39x. In other words, Jack Henry-and-Associates shares trade at around 39x 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.

Jack Henry-and-Associates's PEG ratio

Jack Henry-and-Associates's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.4876. 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 Jack Henry-and-Associates's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Jack Henry-and-Associates's EBITDA

Jack Henry-and-Associates's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $467.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Jack Henry-and-Associates's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Jack Henry-and-Associates financials

Revenue TTM $1.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 23.11%
Gross profit TTM $694.8 million
Return on assets TTM 11.23%
Return on equity TTM 21.93%
Profit margin 17.96%
Book value $18.85
Market capitalisation $12.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Jack Henry-and-Associates's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Jack Henry-and-Associates.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Jack Henry-and-Associates's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 15.4

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Jack Henry-and-Associates's overall score of 15.4 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 16th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Jack Henry-and-Associates is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Jack Henry-and-Associates's environmental score

Environmental score: 2.82/100

Jack Henry-and-Associates's environmental score of 2.82 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Jack Henry-and-Associates is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Jack Henry-and-Associates's social score

Social score: 11.52/100

Jack Henry-and-Associates's social score of 11.52 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Jack Henry-and-Associates is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Jack Henry-and-Associates's governance score

Governance score: 7.2/100

Jack Henry-and-Associates's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Jack Henry-and-Associates is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Jack Henry-and-Associates share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 42.69% of net profits

Recently Jack Henry-and-Associates has paid out, on average, around 42.69% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.08% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Jack Henry-and-Associates shareholders could enjoy a 1.08% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Jack Henry-and-Associates's case, that would currently equate to about $1.81 per share.

While Jack Henry-and-Associates's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Jack Henry-and-Associates may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Jack Henry-and-Associates's most recent dividend payout was on 22 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Jack Henry-and-Associates's shares ever split?

Jack Henry-and-Associates's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 4 March 2001. 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 Jack Henry-and-Associates shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Jack Henry-and-Associates shares which in turn could have impacted Jack Henry-and-Associates's share price.

Jack Henry-and-Associates share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Jack Henry-and-Associates's shares have ranged in value from as little as $139.9809 up to $178.9434. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

JKHY.US volatility(beta: 0.62)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Jack Henry-and-Associates's is 0.6183. This would suggest that Jack Henry-and-Associates's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Jack Henry-and-Associates overview

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. provides technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for financial services organizations in the United States. It operates through four segments: Core, Payments, Complementary, and Corporate and Other. The company offers information and transaction processing solutions for banks ranging from community to multi-billion-dollar asset institutions under the Jack Henry Banking brand; core data processing solutions for various credit unions under the Symitar brand; and specialized financial performance, imaging and payments processing, information security and risk management, retail delivery, and online and mobile solutions to financial institutions and corporate entities under the ProfitStars brand. It also provides a suite of integrated applications required to process deposit, loan, and general ledger transactions, as well as to maintain centralized customer/member information; and complementary products and services that enable core bank and credit union clients to respond to evolving customer/member demands. The company's Jack Henry Banking business brand offers SilverLake, a robust primarily designed for commercial-focused banks; CIF 20/20, a parameter-driven, easy-to-use system for banks; and Core Director, a cost-efficient system with point-and-click operation. Its Symitar business brand provides Episys, a robust designed for credit unions.

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