How to buy Chipotle Mexican Grill shares

Chipotle Mexican Grill shares have increased 2.15% from their previous closing price ($3213.43). Learn how to easily invest in Chipotle Mexican Grill shares in the UK.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (CMG) is a publicly traded restaurants business based in the US which employs around 120,000 staff. Chipotle Mexican Grill is listed on the NYSE and traded in US dollars. Its current price of $3213.43 is 12.0% up on its price a month ago ($2869.11).

How to buy shares in Chipotle Mexican Grill

  1. Open a brokerage account. Choose from our top broker picks or compare brokers in depth. Then, complete an application.
  2. Fund your account. Add money to your account via bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  3. Search the platform by ticker symbol. CMG in this case.
  4. Choose an order type. Place a market order or limit order with your preferred number of shares or dollar amount.
  5. Submit the order. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

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Alternative ways to invest in Chipotle Mexican Grill

Buying shares in just one company is generally considered a riskier bet than investing in a range of investments - AKA a "diversified portfolio". Experts generally recommend holding a mix of investments in specific assets and funds. Funds are ready-made portfolios of multiple companies' shares (potentially including Chipotle Mexican Grill), and the idea is that drops in the value of one constituent company's share price might be offset by rises in others.

Chipotle Mexican Grill is a major part of the NYSE, so it's included in many global funds and investment trusts, as well as tracker-style exchange traded funds (ETFs).

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DWS Xtrackers iconXtrackers S&P 500 Swap (XSPX)69.98%Capital at risk
HSBC iconHSBC S&P 500 (HSPX)68.59%Capital at risk
Vanguard iconVanguard S&P 500 (VUSA)68.24%Capital at risk
iShares iconiShares Core S&P 500 (CSP1)68.20%Invest with eToroCapital at risk
SPDR iconSPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPX5)67.96%Capital at risk

Is it a good time to buy Chipotle Mexican Grill stock?

Review technicals and fundamentals to help you determine if now's a good time for you to invest.

Technical analysis

View Chipotle Mexican Grill's price performance, share price volatility, historical data and technicals.

Use our graph to track the performance of CMG stock over time.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Chipotle Mexican Grill's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1768.635 up to $3260. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CMG.US volatility(beta: 1.26)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 Chipotle Mexican Grill's is 1.262. This would suggest that Chipotle Mexican Grill's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Historical closes compared with the last close of $3213.43

1 week (2024-05-09)-0.80%
1 month (2024-04-18)12.00%
3 months (2024-02-15)23.67%
6 months (2023-11-16)48.62%
1 year (2023-05-18)52.57%
2 years (2022-05-17)156.48%
3 years (2021-05-18)145.83%
5 years (2019-05-16)348.86%

The gauge below shows real-time ratings that are based on 26 popular indicators such as moving averages, for specific time periods. It's not a recommendation but is simply technical analysis that can form part of your research.

Finder might not agree with the analysis and we take no responsibility. We also give no representations or warranty on the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on this page.

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Is Chipotle Mexican Grill under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Chipotle Mexican Grill P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 68x. In other words, Chipotle Mexican Grill's shares trade at around 68x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the United States stock markets on average as of November 09, 2023 (20.44). 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, Chipotle Mexican Grill's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the industry or those of similar companies.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.5777. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Chipotle Mexican Grill's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

However, it's sensible to consider Chipotle Mexican Grill's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $2 billion (£1.6 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of Chipotle Mexican Grill's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put that into context you can compare it against similar companies.

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All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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