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How to buy MasTec (MTZ) stocks
Learn how to easily invest in MasTec stocks.
MasTec (MTZ) is a leading engineering & construction business based in the US. It opened the day at $102.94 after a previous close of $101.02. During the day the price has varied from a low of $101.755 to a high of $104.85. The latest price was $104.15 (25 minute delay). MasTec is listed on the NYSE and employs 28,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in MasTec?
- Has coronavirus impacted MasTec shares?
- MasTec shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is MasTec stock a buy or sell?
- MasTec performance over time
- Are MasTec shares over-valued?
- MasTec's financials
- How volatile are MasTec shares?
- Does MasTec pay a dividend?
- Have MasTec shares ever split?
- Other common questions
MasTec stock price (NYSE:MTZ)Use our graph to track the performance of MTZ stocks over time.
MasTec shares at a glance
|52-week range||$67.31 - $108.45|
|50-day moving average||$77.83|
|200-day moving average||$86.14|
|Wall St. target price||$106.21|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.08|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy MasTec stock?
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MasTec price performance over time
|1 week (2022-06-24)||41.57%|
|1 month (2022-05-28)||N/A|
|3 months (2022-04-01)||18.89%|
|6 months (2021-12-31)||12.86%|
|1 year (2021-07-01)||-2.14%|
|2 years (2020-07-01)||140.86%|
|3 years (2019-07-01)||101.18%|
|5 years (2017-06-30)||130.68%|
Is MasTec under- or over-valued?
Valuing MasTec stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of MasTec's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
MasTec's P/E ratio
MasTec's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, MasTec shares trade at around 24x 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.
MasTec's PEG ratio
MasTec's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.99. 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 MasTec's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
MasTec's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $744.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a MasTec's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$8.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||3.71%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.98%|
|Return on equity TTM||9.98%|
|Market capitalisation||$5.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
MasTec share dividends
We're not expecting MasTec to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have MasTec's shares ever split?
MasTec's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 20 June 2000. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your MasTec shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for MasTec shares which in turn could have impacted MasTec's share price.
MasTec share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, MasTec's shares have ranged in value from as little as $67.31 up to $108.45. 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 MasTec's is 1.2623. This would suggest that MasTec's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
MasTec, Inc. , an infrastructure construction company, provides engineering, building, installation, maintenance, and upgrade services for communications, energy, utility, and other infrastructure primarily in the United States and Canada. It operates through Communications, Clean Energy and Infrastructure, Oil and Gas, Power Delivery, and Other segments. The company builds underground and overhead distribution systems, including trenches, conduits, cell towers, cable, and power lines, which provide wireless and wireline/fiber communications; clean energy infrastructure comprising renewable energy; natural gas, product transport; electrical and gas transmission, and distribution systems; heavy industrial plants; compressor and pump stations, and treatment plants; water and sewer infrastructure, including water pipelines; and other civil construction infrastructure. It also installs electrical and other gas distribution and transmission systems, power generation facilities, buried and aerial fiber optic and other cables, as well as home automation and energy management solutions. In addition, the company offers maintenance and upgrade support services comprising maintenance of customers' distribution facilities, networks, and infrastructure, including communications, power generation, pipeline, electrical distribution and transmission, and heavy civil infrastructure; service restoration for natural disasters and accidents; and routine replacements and upgrades to overhauls. Its customers include public and private energy providers, pipeline operators, wireless and wireline/fiber service providers, broadband operators, install-to-the-home service providers, and government entities.
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