Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (JKHY)

186.02 -1.08%
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Pros
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Cons
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. JKHY profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 7.34 percentage points. See JKHY profitability chart.
  2. JKHY forward dividend yield is 0.94%, higher than the industry (0.54%) and sector (0.33%) forward dividend yields. See JKHY forward dividend chart.

Cons

  1. JKHY forward P/E ratio is 40.78, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See JKHY forward P/E ratio chart.
  2. JKHY Price/Sales ratio is 7.06, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See JKHY forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  3. JKHY PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.91, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See JKHY PEG chart.
  4. JKHY short share of float is 3.41%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See JKHY short share of float chart.
  5. JKHY short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.91. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See JKHY short interest ratio chart.