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How to buy Cemex SAB de CV stock

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CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V is a building materials business based in the US. Cemex SAB de CV shares (CX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Cemex SAB de CV

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  3. Search for Cemex SAB de CV. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CX. 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 Cemex SAB de CV 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 Cemex SAB de CV, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Cemex SAB de CV. 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.

Cemex SAB de CV share price

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Cemex SAB de CV shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-14.
52-week rangeUSD$1.85 - USD$7.59
50-day moving average USD$6.91
200-day moving average USD$5.55
Wall St. target priceUSD$8.00
PE ratio 237.3333
Dividend yield USD$0.01 (0.14%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.10

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Is it a good time to buy Cemex SAB de CV stock?

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Is Cemex SAB de CV under- or over-valued?

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

Cemex SAB de CV's P/E ratio

Cemex SAB de CV's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 237x. In other words, Cemex SAB de CV shares trade at around 237x 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.

Cemex SAB de CV's PEG ratio

Cemex SAB de CV's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.1074. 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 Cemex SAB de CV's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Cemex SAB de CV's EBITDA

Cemex SAB de CV's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Cemex SAB de CV's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Cemex SAB de CV financials

Revenue TTM USD$13 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.08%
Gross profit TTM USD$4.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.88%
Return on equity TTM -13.41%
Profit margin -11.31%
Book value $5.49
Market capitalisation USD$10.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Cemex SAB de CV shares

There are currently 4.7 million Cemex SAB de CV shares held short by investors – that's known as Cemex SAB de CV's "short interest". This figure is 23.1% down from 6.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Cemex SAB de CV shares can be evaluated.

Cemex SAB de CV's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Cemex SAB de CV's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cemex SAB de CV shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cemex SAB de CV shares traded daily (recently around 10.2 million). Cemex SAB de CV's SIR currently stands at 0.46. In other words for every 100,000 Cemex SAB de CV shares traded daily on the market, roughly 460 shares are currently held short.

However Cemex SAB de CV's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cemex SAB de CV shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cemex SAB de CV shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cemex SAB de CV's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cemex SAB de CV shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cemex SAB de CV 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 Cemex SAB de CV.

Find out more about how you can short Cemex SAB de CV stock.

Cemex SAB de CV share dividends

We're not expecting Cemex SAB de CV to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Cemex SAB de CV's shares ever split?

Cemex SAB de CV's shares were split on a 104:100 basis on 2 May 2017. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 104 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Cemex SAB de CV shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 3.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Cemex SAB de CV shares which in turn could have impacted Cemex SAB de CV's share price.

Cemex SAB de CV share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cemex SAB de CV's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.85 up to $7.59. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CX.US volatility(beta: 1.07)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 Cemex SAB de CV's is 1.0722. This would suggest that Cemex SAB de CV's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Cemex SAB de CV overview

CEMEX, S. A. B. de C. V. , together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, clinker, and other construction materials. The company also offers various complementary construction products, including asphalt products; concrete blocks; roof tiles; architectural products; concrete pipes for storm and sanitary sewers applications; and other precast products, such as rail products, concrete floors, box culverts, bridges, drainage basins, barriers, and parking curbs.

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