MediaAlpha, Inc is an internet content & information business based in the US. MediaAlpha shares (MAX.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. MediaAlpha employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $520.8 million.
|Latest market close||$N/A|
|52-week range||$21.62 - $52.93|
|50-day moving average||$39.3524|
|200-day moving average||$38.9907|
|Wall St. target price||$44.6|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$28.5686|
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Valuing MediaAlpha stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of MediaAlpha's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
MediaAlpha's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 66x. In other words, MediaAlpha shares trade at around 66x 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.
MediaAlpha's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$46.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a MediaAlpha's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$520.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||8.22%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$65.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$2.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 566,099 MediaAlpha shares held short by investors – that's known as MediaAlpha's "short interest". This figure is 70.5% up from 332,028 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting MediaAlpha shares can be evaluated.
MediaAlpha's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of MediaAlpha shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of MediaAlpha shares traded daily (recently around 264532.24299065). MediaAlpha's SIR currently stands at 2.14. In other words for every 100,000 MediaAlpha shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2140 shares are currently held short.
However MediaAlpha's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of MediaAlpha shares, or, against the total number of tradable MediaAlpha shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case MediaAlpha's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 MediaAlpha shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0471% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable MediaAlpha shares, roughly 47 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against MediaAlpha.
Find out more about how you can short MediaAlpha stock.
We're not expecting MediaAlpha to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
MediaAlpha, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops insurance customer acquisition technology platform in the United States. Its technology platform brings insurance carriers and consumers together in various verticals of property and casualty insurance, health insurance, and life insurance. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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