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How to buy Myers Industries (MYE) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Myers Industries stocks.

Myers Industries is a packaging & containers business based in the US. Myers Industries stocks (MYE.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $20.75 – an increase of 0.47% over the previous week. Myers Industries employs 2,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $699.3 million.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – MYE – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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Is it a good time to buy Myers Industries stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Myers Industries's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Myers Industries's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $19.07, which is 18.41% up on its pre-crash value of $15.56 and 175.98% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $6.91.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Myers Industries stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $545.74 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 $1,155.07.

Myers Industries stock price (NYSE:MYE)

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Myers Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$19.07
52-week range$18.41 - $23.35
50-day moving average $19.98
200-day moving average $20.90
Wall St. target price$27.00
PE ratio 23.3303
Dividend yield $0.54 (2.81%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.81

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Myers Industries price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $19.07 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) 0.47%
1 month (2021-12-17) -0.37%
3 months (2021-10-19) -6.61%
6 months (2021-07-19) -5.83%
1 year (2021-01-19) -13.67%
2 years (2020-01-17) 12.11%
3 years (2019-01-18) 17.35%
5 years (2017-01-19) 38.69%

Is Myers Industries under- or over-valued?

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

Myers Industries's P/E ratio

Myers Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Myers Industries shares trade at around 23x 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.

Myers Industries's PEG ratio

Myers Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 14.87. 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 Myers Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Myers Industries's EBITDA

Myers Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $62.7 million.

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

Myers Industries financials

Revenue TTM $699.3 million
Operating margin TTM 6.07%
Gross profit TTM $172 million
Return on assets TTM 6.17%
Return on equity TTM 1489.25%
Profit margin 4.19%
Book value $5.67
Market capitalisation $696.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Myers Industries share dividends

64%

Dividend payout ratio: 63.53% of net profits

Recently Myers Industries has paid out, on average, around 63.53% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.81% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Myers Industries shareholders could enjoy a 2.81% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Myers Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $0.54 per share.

Myers Industries's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Myers Industries's most recent dividend payout was on 4 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 2 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Myers Industries's shares ever split?

Myers Industries's shares were split on a 11:10 basis on 10 August 2004. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 11 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Myers Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Myers Industries shares which in turn could have impacted Myers Industries's share price.

Myers Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Myers Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.4145 up to $23.3538. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MYE.US volatility(beta: 1.45)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 Myers Industries's is 1.4536. This would suggest that Myers Industries's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Myers Industries overview

Myers Industries, Inc. manufactures and sells polymer products for industrial, agricultural, automotive, commercial, and consumer markets in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Material Handling and Distribution. The Material Handling segment designs, manufactures, and markets various plastic and metal products, including plastic reusable material handling containers and small parts storage bins, plastic recreational vehicle tanks and parts, marine tanks and parts, portable plastic fuel tanks and water containers, portable marine fuel containers, ammunition containers, storage totes, bulk shipping containers, and metal carts and cabinets. It serves industrial manufacturing, food processing, retail/wholesale products distribution, agriculture, automotive, recreational vehicles, marine vehicles, healthcare, appliance, bakery, electronics, textiles, consumer, and other markets under the Buckhorn, Akro-Mils, Jamco, Ameri-Kart, and Scepter brands directly, as well as through distributors. The Distribution segment engages in the distribution of tools, equipment, and supplies for tire, wheel, and undervehicle service on passenger, heavy truck, and off-road vehicles; and manufacture and sale of tire repair materials and custom rubber products, as well as reflective highway marking tapes. This segment serves retail and truck tire dealers, commercial auto and truck fleets, auto dealers, general service and repair centers, tire retreaders, and government agencies.

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