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How to buy Mission Produce stock (Mission Produce)

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Mission Produce is a food distribution business based in the US. Mission Produce shares (AVO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Mission Produce employs 3,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.1 billion.

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Mission Produce stock price (NASDAQ: AVO)

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Mission Produce shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-14.
Latest market close$10.96
52-week range$8.19 - $13.00
50-day moving average $11.11
200-day moving average $10.41
Wall St. target price$14.50
PE ratio 40.64
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.25

Is it a good time to buy Mission Produce stock?

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Mission Produce price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $10.96 from 2024-07-18

1 week (2024-07-12) 7.87%
1 month (2024-06-18) 9.82%
3 months (2024-04-19) -5.03%
6 months (2024-01-19) 8.95%
1 year (2023-07-19) -8.21%
2 years (2022-07-19) -25.75%
3 years (2021-07-19) 19.27
5 years (2019-07-15) N/A

Is Mission Produce stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Mission Produce's P/E ratio

Mission Produce's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 41x. In other words, Mission Produce shares trade at around 41x 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.

However, Mission Produce's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the food distribution industry or those of similar companies.

Mission Produce's EBITDA

Mission Produce's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $70.6 million.

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

To put Mission Produce's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Mission Produce financials

Revenue TTM $1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.13%
Gross profit TTM $89.8 million
Return on assets TTM 2.54%
Return on equity TTM 4.03%
Profit margin 1.64%
Book value $7.24
Market Capitalization $720.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Mission Produce share dividends

We're not expecting Mission Produce to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

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Mission Produce share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Mission Produce's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.19 up to $13. 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 Mission Produce's is 0.479. This would suggest that Mission Produce's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

To put Mission Produce's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

Mission Produce overview

Mission Produce, Inc. engages in the sourcing, farming, packaging, marketing, and distribution of avocados, mangoes, and blueberries to food retailers, distributors, and foodservice customers in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments, Marketing and Distribution; International Farming; and Blueberries. It also provides ripening, bagging, custom packing, logistical management, and quality assurance services. In addition, the company offers merchandising and promotional support, and insights on market trends, and training services. Mission Produce, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Oxnard, California.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Mission Produce is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 38.897% of Mission Produce shares are held by insiders and 28.941% by institutions.
How many people work for Mission Produce?
Latest data suggests 3,300 work at Mission Produce.
When does the fiscal year end for Mission Produce?
Mission Produce's fiscal year ends in October.
Where is Mission Produce based?
Mission Produce's address is: 2710 Camino Del Sol, Oxnard, CA, United States, 93030
What is Mission Produce's ISIN number?
Mission Produce's international securities identification number is: US60510V1089

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