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Ballard Power Systems Inc is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Ballard Power Systems shares (BLDP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ballard Power Systems employs 703 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$116.5 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Ballard Power Systems's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$17.02, which is 22.80% up on its pre-crash value of USD$13.14 and 144.89% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$6.95.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Ballard Power Systems shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$746.43 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 USD$1,622.52.
|Latest market close||USD$17.02|
|52-week range||USD$5.46 - USD$21.61|
|50-day moving average||USD$16.0769|
|200-day moving average||USD$14.0336|
|Wall St. target price||USD$21.87|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$-0.172|
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|1 week (2020-11-18)||0.65%|
|1 month (2020-10-26)||11.97%|
|3 months (2020-08-25)||6.04%|
|6 months (2020-05-22)||74.03%|
|1 year (2019-11-25)||147.38%|
|2 years (2018-11-23)||497.19%|
|3 years (2017-11-24)||237.03%|
|5 years (2015-11-25)||1,124.46%|
|Revenue TTM||USD$116.5 million|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$22.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-5.88%|
|Return on equity TTM||-16.14%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$4.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 15.9 million Ballard Power Systems shares held short by investors – that's known as Ballard Power Systems's "short interest". This figure is 11.8% up from 14.3 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Ballard Power Systems shares can be evaluated.
Ballard Power Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ballard Power Systems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ballard Power Systems shares traded daily (recently around 4.3 million). Ballard Power Systems's SIR currently stands at 3.7. In other words for every 100,000 Ballard Power Systems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3700 shares are currently held short.
However Ballard Power Systems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ballard Power Systems shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ballard Power Systems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ballard Power Systems's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ballard Power Systems shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ballard Power Systems shares, roughly 0 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 Ballard Power Systems.
Find out more about how you can short Ballard Power Systems stock.
We're not expecting Ballard Power Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Ballard Power Systems's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 3 June 1998. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ballard Power Systems shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ballard Power Systems shares which in turn could have impacted Ballard Power Systems's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Ballard Power Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.46 up to $21.61. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Ballard Power Systems's is 1.7833. This would suggest that Ballard Power Systems's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Ballard Power Systems Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, sale, and service of proton exchange membrane fuel cell products. The company offers heavy duty modules, fuel cell stacks, backup power systems, and portable power/ unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and material handling products. It also provides technology solutions comprising engineering services and technology transfer services, as well as licenses and sells intellectual property portfolio and fundamental knowledge for various fuel cell applications. The company serves transit bus, automotive, rail, truck, material handling, UAV, marine, and critical infrastructure markets. The company markets its products in China, Germany, the United States, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Japan, Denmark, Canada, Norway, Switzerland, France, Taiwan, the Netherlands, Finland, Spain, and internationally. Ballard Power Systems Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.
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