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How to buy CECO Environmental stock | $6.96

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CECO Environmental Corp is a pollution & treatment controls business based in the US. CECO Environmental shares (CECE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. CECO Environmental employs 830 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$322.5 million.

How to buy shares in CECO Environmental

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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 CECO Environmental. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CECE. 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 CECO Environmental 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$6.96, 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 CECO Environmental, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of CECO Environmental. 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.

CECO Environmental share price

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CECO Environmental shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$6.96
52-week rangeUSD$3.531 - USD$9
50-day moving average USD$7.2906
200-day moving average USD$7.3579
Wall St. target priceUSD$8.88
PE ratio 16.3095
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.42

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Is it a good time to buy CECO Environmental stock?

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CECO Environmental price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.96 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-11) 0.72%
1 month (2020-12-18) -4.00%
3 months (2020-10-16) -11.45%
6 months (2020-07-17) 1.90%
1 year (2020-01-17) -12.34%
2 years (2019-01-18) -1.42%
3 years (2018-01-18) 36.74%
5 years (2016-01-15) 0.72%

Is CECO Environmental under- or over-valued?

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

CECO Environmental's P/E ratio

CECO Environmental's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, CECO Environmental shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.

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

CECO Environmental's PEG ratio

CECO Environmental's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.8228. 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 CECO Environmental's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

CECO Environmental's EBITDA

CECO Environmental's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$31.7 million.

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

CECO Environmental financials

Revenue TTM USD$322.5 million
Operating margin TTM 6.83%
Gross profit TTM USD$114.1 million
Return on assets TTM 3.39%
Return on equity TTM 7.68%
Profit margin 4.6%
Book value $5.672
Market capitalisation USD$243.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting CECO Environmental shares

There are currently 502,328 CECO Environmental shares held short by investors – that's known as CECO Environmental's "short interest". This figure is 2% up from 492,398 last month.

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

CECO Environmental's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

CECO Environmental's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of CECO Environmental shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of CECO Environmental shares traded daily (recently around 72486.002886003). CECO Environmental's SIR currently stands at 6.93. In other words for every 100,000 CECO Environmental shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6930 shares are currently held short.

However CECO Environmental's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of CECO Environmental shares, or, against the total number of tradable CECO Environmental shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case CECO Environmental's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 CECO Environmental shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0197% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable CECO Environmental shares, roughly 20 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 CECO Environmental.

Find out more about how you can short CECO Environmental stock.

CECO Environmental share dividends

We're not expecting CECO Environmental to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have CECO Environmental's shares ever split?

CECO Environmental's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 30 September 1992. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your CECO Environmental shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for CECO Environmental shares which in turn could have impacted CECO Environmental's share price.

CECO Environmental share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, CECO Environmental's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.531 up to $9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CECE.US volatility(beta: 1.34)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 CECO Environmental's is 1.3365. This would suggest that CECO Environmental's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

CECO Environmental overview

CECO Environmental Corp. provides industrial air quality and fluid handling systems for the energy, industrial, and other markets worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Energy Solutions, Industrial Solutions, and Fluid Handling Solutions. The company engineers, designs, builds, and installs systems that capture, clean, and destroy airborne contaminants from industrial facilities, as well as equipment that control emissions from such facilities; and fluid handling and filtration systems. Its products and services include dampers and diverters, selective catalytic reduction and selective non-catalytic reduction systems, cyclonic technology, thermal oxidizers, filtration systems, scrubbers, and fluid handling equipment, as well as plant engineering services and engineered design build fabrication. The company markets its products and services to natural gas processors, transmission and distribution companies, refineries, power generators, boiler manufacturers, compressor manufacturers, metals and minerals, industrial manufacturing, and engineering and construction companies. CECO Environmental Corp. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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