Arcosa, Inc (ACA) is a leading infrastructure operations business based in the US. It opened the day at $42.85 after a previous close of $44.32. During the day the price has varied from a low of $43.67 to a high of $44.75. The latest price was $44.53 (25 minute delay). Arcosa is listed on the NYSE and employs 6,275 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Arcosa's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $47.94, which is 7.41% up on its pre-crash value of $44.39 and 70.36% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $28.14.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Arcosa shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $693.73 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 $1,092.55.
|52-week range||$28.0406 - $57.26|
|50-day moving average||$53.7503|
|200-day moving average||$46.598|
|Wall St. target price||$57.4|
|Dividend yield||$0.2 (0.37%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.401|
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|1 week (2021-01-15)||-29.47%|
|1 month (2020-12-22)||-17.80%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||-8.84%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||3.20%|
|1 year (2020-01-22)||-2.02%|
|2 years (2019-01-22)||53.55%|
Valuing Arcosa stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Arcosa's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Arcosa'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, Arcosa 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.
Arcosa's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.5997. 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 Arcosa's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Arcosa's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $276.4 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Arcosa's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$1.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.88%|
|Gross profit TTM||$332.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.4%|
|Return on equity TTM||6.43%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 550,789 Arcosa shares held short by investors – that's known as Arcosa's "short interest". This figure is 8.4% down from 600,981 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Arcosa shares can be evaluated.
Arcosa's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Arcosa shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Arcosa shares traded daily (recently around 217703.16205534). Arcosa's SIR currently stands at 2.53. In other words for every 100,000 Arcosa shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2530 shares are currently held short.
However Arcosa's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Arcosa shares, or, against the total number of tradable Arcosa shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Arcosa's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Arcosa shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0154% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Arcosa shares, roughly 15 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 Arcosa.
Find out more about how you can short Arcosa stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 7.84% of net profits
Recently Arcosa has paid out, on average, around 7.84% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.37% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Arcosa shareholders could enjoy a 0.37% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Arcosa's case, that would currently equate to about $0.2 per share.
While Arcosa's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Arcosa is investing more in its future growth.
Arcosa's most recent dividend payout was on 29 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Arcosa's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.0406 up to $57.26. 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 Arcosa's is 0.4173. This would suggest that Arcosa's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Arcosa, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides infrastructure-related products and solutions for the construction, energy, and transportation markets in North America. It operates through three segments: Construction Products Group, Energy Equipment Group, and Transportation Products Group. The Construction Products Group segment offers natural and lightweight aggregates, trench shields, shoring products, and specialty milled or processed materials that are used in construction landscape, including commercial, industrial, road and bridge, and underground construction. It serves equipment rental dealers, as well as commercial, residential, and industrial contractors. The Energy Equipment Group segment provides structural wind towers for wind turbine producers; steel utility structures for electricity transmission and distribution; pressurized and non-pressurized tanks that store and transport various products, including propane, anhydrous ammonia, and natural gas liquids; and fertilizer storage containers for agricultural markets. The Transportation Products Group segment offers hopper barges, tank barges, fiberglass covers, hatches, castings, and winches for commercial marine transportation companies and industrial shippers; axles, circular forgings, and coupling devices for freight, tank, locomotive, and passenger rail transportation equipment, as well as for other industrial uses; and cast components for use in the industrial and mining sectors. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
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