Decoding Iron Mountain (IRM) – Insights for Savvy Investors

Iron Mountain logged a -0.2% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $69.12 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 1.0%. IRM's trading volume is 1,562,131 compared to the stock's average volume of 1,384,644.

Iron Mountain trades -0.19% away from its average analyst target price of $69.25 per share. The 8 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $44.0 to $79.0, and on average have given Iron Mountain a rating of buy.

If you are considering an investment in IRM, you'll want to know the following:

  • Iron Mountain's current price is 1481.7% above its Graham number of $4.37, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Iron Mountain has moved 25.8% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 20.6%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 0.94, Iron Mountain has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 73.5 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • IRM has a forward P/E ratio of 37.6 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $1.84 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 8.57 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Iron Mountain is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 76.89 compared to its sector average of 2.1

  • Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is a global leader in information management, innovative storage, data center infrastructure, and asset lifecycle management.

  • Based in Portsmouth, the company has 26,000 full time employees and a market cap of $20.18 Billion. Iron Mountain currently returns an annual dividend yield of 3.6%.

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