How to buy Barnes Group stock - 18 April

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How to buy Barnes Group stock

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Barnes Group Inc is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Barnes Group shares (B) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Barnes Group employs 4,952 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD0.00.

How to buy shares in Barnes Group

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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 Barnes Group. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: B. 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 Barnes Group 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. 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 Barnes Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Barnes Group. 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.

Barnes Group share price

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Barnes Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-15.
52-week rangeUSD$31.6526 - USD$57.64
50-day moving average USD$52.4818
200-day moving average USD$48.1108
Wall St. target priceUSD$55.4
PE ratio 40.8145
Dividend yield USD$0.64 (1.27%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.24

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Is it a good time to buy Barnes Group stock?

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Is Barnes Group under- or over-valued?

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

Barnes Group's P/E ratio

Barnes Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 41x. In other words, Barnes Group shares trade at around 41x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Barnes Group's PEG ratio

Barnes Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.8378. 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 Barnes Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Barnes Group's EBITDA

Barnes Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$228.7 million.

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

Barnes Group financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.55%
Gross profit TTM USD$403.2 million
Return on assets TTM 3.26%
Return on equity TTM 4.78%
Profit margin 5.64%
Book value $27.303
Market capitalisation USD$2.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Barnes Group shares

There are currently 475,041 Barnes Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Barnes Group's "short interest". This figure is 32.9% down from 708,142 last month.

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

Barnes Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Barnes Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Barnes Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Barnes Group shares traded daily (recently around 269909.65909091). Barnes Group's SIR currently stands at 1.76. In other words for every 100,000 Barnes Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1760 shares are currently held short.

However Barnes Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Barnes Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Barnes Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Barnes Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Barnes Group shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0119% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Barnes Group shares, roughly 12 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 Barnes Group.

Find out more about how you can short Barnes Group stock.

Barnes Group share dividends

39%

Dividend payout ratio: 39.02% of net profits

Recently Barnes Group has paid out, on average, around 39.02% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.27% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Barnes Group shareholders could enjoy a 1.27% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Barnes Group's case, that would currently equate to about $0.64 per share.

While Barnes Group's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Barnes Group may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Barnes Group's most recent dividend payout was on 9 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 23 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Barnes Group's shares ever split?

Barnes Group's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 11 June 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Barnes Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Barnes Group shares which in turn could have impacted Barnes Group's share price.

Barnes Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Barnes Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $31.6526 up to $57.64. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

B.US volatility(beta: 1.29)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 Barnes Group's is 1.2923. This would suggest that Barnes Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Barnes Group overview

Barnes Group Inc. provides engineered products, industrial technologies, and solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments: Industrial and Aerospace. The Industrial segment offers precision components, products, and systems used by various customers in end-markets, such as transportation, industrial equipment, automation, personal care, packaging, electronics, and medical devices. This segment also designs and manufactures hot runner systems, mold cavity sensors and process control systems, and precision high cavitation mold assemblies for injection molding applications; provides force and motion control solutions for various metal forming and other industrial markets; and designs and develops robotic grippers, end-of-arm tooling systems, sensors, and other automation components for intelligent robotic handling solutions and industrial automation applications. In addition, it manufactures and supplies precision mechanical products, including mechanical springs, and high-precision punched and fine-blanked components used in transportation and industrial applications, including mechanical springs, and high-precision punched and fine-blanked components. This segment sells its products primarily through its direct sales force and distribution channels.

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