ADT Inc (ADT) is a leading security & protection services business based in the US. It opened the day at $9 after a previous close of $9.13. During the day the price has varied from a low of $8.93 to a high of $9.06. The latest price was $9 (25 minute delay). ADT is listed on the NYSE and employs 17,500 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
|52-week range||$3.6458 - $13.0264|
|50-day moving average||$8.4536|
|200-day moving average||$8.8052|
|Wall St. target price||$11.38|
|Dividend yield||$0.14 (1.53%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.736|
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|1 week (2021-01-15)||2.51%|
|1 month (2020-12-24)||11.11%|
|3 months (2020-10-23)||20.48%|
|6 months (2020-07-24)||13.07%|
|1 year (2020-01-24)||38.46%|
|2 years (2019-01-24)||27.48%|
|3 years (2018-01-24)||-24.43%|
Valuing ADT stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of ADT's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
ADT's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $2.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a ADT's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$5.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||3.68%|
|Gross profit TTM||$3.7 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.73%|
|Return on equity TTM||-17.29%|
|Market capitalisation||$7.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 17.4 million ADT shares held short by investors – that's known as ADT's "short interest". This figure is 9.8% up from 15.8 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting ADT shares can be evaluated.
ADT's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of ADT shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of ADT shares traded daily (recently around 4.1 million). ADT's SIR currently stands at 4.22. In other words for every 100,000 ADT shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4220 shares are currently held short.
However ADT's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of ADT shares, or, against the total number of tradable ADT shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case ADT's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 ADT shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.1552% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable ADT shares, roughly 155 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 ADT.
Find out more about how you can short ADT stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 212.12% of net profits
Recently ADT has paid out, on average, around 212.12% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.53% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), ADT shareholders could enjoy a 1.53% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In ADT's case, that would currently equate to about $0.14 per share.
ADT'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.
ADT's most recent dividend payout was on 4 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, ADT's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.6458 up to $13.0264. 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 ADT's is 2.3498. This would suggest that ADT's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
ADT Inc. provides security and automation solutions for homes and businesses in the United States and Canada. It provides a range of fire detection, fire suppression, video surveillance, and access control systems to residential, commercial, and multi-site customers. The company primarily offers monitored security and automation solutions, including the installation and monitoring of security and premises automation systems designed to detect intrusion, control access, sense movement, smoke, fire, carbon monoxide, flooding, temperature, and other environmental conditions and hazards; and address personal emergencies such as injuries, medical emergencies, or incapacitation. It also provides interactive solutions that allow customers to use their smart phones, tablets, and laptops to arm and disarm their security systems, adjust lighting or thermostat levels, view real-time video of their premises, and program customizable schedules for the management of a range of smart home products. In addition, the company offers professional monitoring of third-party devices by enabling other companies to integrate solutions into its monitoring and billing platform. It provides its products under the ADT, ADT Pulse, Protection 1, ADT Commercial, and Blue by ADT names. As of December 31, 2019, ADT Inc. operated through a network of approximately 200 sales and service offices, 9 underwriter laboratories listed monitoring centers, 13 customer and field support locations, two national sales call centers, and two regional distribution centers. The company was formerly known as Prime Security Services Parent, Inc. and changed its name to ADT Inc. in September 2017. ADT Inc. was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.
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