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Aegion Corporation is an engineering & construction business based in the US. Aegion Corporation shares (AEGN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Aegion Corporation employs 4,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.1 billion.

How to buy shares in Aegion Corporation

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Aegion Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AEGN. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Aegion Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$15.82, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Aegion Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Aegion Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Aegion Corporation share price

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Aegion Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$15.82
52-week rangeUSD$11.4 - USD$23.35
50-day moving average USD$17.7938
200-day moving average USD$16.0476
Wall St. target priceUSD$19
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.48

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Is it a good time to buy Aegion Corporation stock?

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Aegion Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $15.82 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2021-01-14) -26.21%
1 month (2020-12-24) -17.82%
3 months (2020-10-23) 0.51%
6 months (2020-07-24) -1.37%
1 year (2020-01-23) -30.40%
2 years (2019-01-23) -13.17%
3 years (2018-01-23) 25.66
5 years (2016-01-22) 17.53

Is Aegion Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Aegion Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Aegion Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Aegion Corporation's PEG ratio

Aegion Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.26. 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 Aegion Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Aegion Corporation's EBITDA

Aegion Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$94.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Aegion Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Aegion Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.16%
Gross profit TTM USD$248.6 million
Return on assets TTM 3.73%
Return on equity TTM -9.19%
Profit margin -3.65%
Book value $12.987
Market capitalisation USD$592.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Aegion Corporation shares

There are currently 719,947 Aegion Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Aegion Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 3.9% down from 748,892 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Aegion Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Aegion Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Aegion Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Aegion Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Aegion Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 106817.06231454). Aegion Corporation's SIR currently stands at 6.74. In other words for every 100,000 Aegion Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6740 shares are currently held short.

However Aegion Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Aegion Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Aegion Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Aegion Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Aegion Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0415% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Aegion Corporation shares, roughly 42 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Aegion Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Aegion Corporation stock.

Aegion Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Aegion Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Aegion Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Aegion Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $11.4 up to $23.35. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AEGN.US volatility(beta: 1.28)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Aegion Corporation's is 1.2803. This would suggest that Aegion Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Aegion Corporation overview

Aegion Corporation provides technologies to maintain, rehabilitate, and strengthen infrastructure in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Infrastructure Solutions, Corrosion Protection, and Energy Services. The company offers various solutions for rehabilitating and maintaining aging or deteriorating infrastructure; protecting new infrastructure from corrosion and other threats; and providing integrated professional services in engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, and turnaround services for oil and natural gas companies. Its solutions include rehabilitation of water and wastewater pipelines; fusible polyvinyl chloride products for rehabilitation and new installation; fiber reinforced polymer systems for rehabilitation and strengthening; cathodic protection for corrosion engineering control and infrastructure rehabilitation; pipe coatings for corrosion and thermal control and prevention; thermoplastic pipe lining for corrosion control, abrasion protection, and pipeline rehabilitation; and construction and maintenance of oil and gas facilities. The company serves municipal, state, and federal governments, as well as corporate customers in various industries, including pipelines, energy, oil and gas, refinery, mining, general and industrial construction, infrastructure, water and wastewater, transportation, utilities, maritime, and defense. Aegion Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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