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How to buy Motorcar Parts of America (MPAA) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Motorcar Parts of America stocks.
Motorcar Parts of America is an auto parts business based in the US. Motorcar Parts of America stocks (MPAA.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $21.49 – an increase of 1.07% over the previous week. Motorcar Parts of America employs 5,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $615.3 million.
How to buy shares in Motorcar Parts of America
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- Can I buy shares in Motorcar Parts of America?
- Has coronavirus impacted Motorcar Parts of America shares?
- Motorcar Parts of America shares summary
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- Is Motorcar Parts of America stock a buy or sell?
- Motorcar Parts of America performance over time
- Are Motorcar Parts of America shares over-valued?
- Motorcar Parts of America's financials
- How volatile are Motorcar Parts of America shares?
- Does Motorcar Parts of America pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted Motorcar Parts of America's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Motorcar Parts of America's stock price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $17.88, which is 8.35% down on its pre-crash value of $19.51 and 52.94% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $11.6911.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Motorcar Parts of America stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $618.65 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 $864.86.
Motorcar Parts of America stock price (NASDAQ:MPAA)Use our graph to track the performance of MPAA stocks over time.
Motorcar Parts of America shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$17.88|
|52-week range||$15.84 - $26.42|
|50-day moving average||$18.24|
|200-day moving average||$20.71|
|Wall St. target price||$28.00|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.71|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Motorcar Parts of America price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-07)||1.07%|
|1 month (2021-12-16)||-0.06%|
|3 months (2021-10-14)||-10.56%|
|6 months (2021-07-16)||-23.82%|
|1 year (2021-01-15)||-10.51%|
|2 years (2020-01-16)||-19.75%|
|3 years (2019-01-16)||19.91|
|5 years (2017-01-13)||28.33|
Is Motorcar Parts of America under- or over-valued?
Valuing Motorcar Parts of America stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Motorcar Parts of America's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Motorcar Parts of America's P/E ratio
Motorcar Parts of America's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Motorcar Parts of America shares trade at around 25x 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.
Motorcar Parts of America's PEG ratio
Motorcar Parts of America's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.55. 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 Motorcar Parts of America's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Motorcar Parts of America's EBITDA
Motorcar Parts of America's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $51.8 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Motorcar Parts of America's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Motorcar Parts of America financials
|Revenue TTM||$615.3 million|
|Operating margin TTM||6.42%|
|Gross profit TTM||$116.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.89%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.63%|
|Market capitalisation||$337 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Motorcar Parts of America share dividends
We're not expecting Motorcar Parts of America to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Motorcar Parts of America share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Motorcar Parts of America's shares have ranged in value from as little as $15.84 up to $26.42. 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 Motorcar Parts of America's is 1.7253. This would suggest that Motorcar Parts of America's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Motorcar Parts of America overview
Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. manufactures, remanufactures, and distributes heavy-duty truck, industrial, marine, and agricultural application replacement parts. The company offers rotating electrical products, including alternators and starters; wheel hub assemblies and bearings; and brake-related products comprising brake calipers, brake boosters, brake rotors, brake pads, and brake master cylinders. It also offers test solutions and diagnostic equipment for electric vehicle powertrain development and manufacturing, including electric motor test systems, e-axle test systems, advanced power emulators, and charging unit test systems, as well as test systems for alternators, starters, belt starter generator, and bench-top testers used in the automotive retail segment and turbochargers. The company sells its products to automotive retail chain stores and warehouse distributors, as well as various automobile manufacturers for their aftermarket programs and warranty replacement programs in North America. Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Torrance, California.
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