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Charah Solutions, Inc is a waste management business based in the US. Charah Solutions shares (CHRA) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Charah Solutions employs 1,461 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$566.1 million.

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  3. Search for Charah Solutions. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CHRA. 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 Charah Solutions 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$2.84, 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 Charah Solutions, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Charah Solutions. 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.

Charah Solutions share price

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Charah Solutions shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$2.84
52-week rangeUSD$1.28 - USD$3.83
50-day moving average USD$2.8764
200-day moving average USD$2.7558
Wall St. target priceUSD$4.25
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.155

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Is it a good time to buy Charah Solutions stock?

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Charah Solutions price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.84 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-08) 2.16%
1 month (2020-12-16) 2.84
3 months (2020-10-15) -5.33%
6 months (2020-07-15) 11.37%
1 year (2020-01-15) 1.07%
2 years (2019-01-15) -56.37%
3 years (2018-01-12) N/A
5 years (2016-01-12) N/A

Is Charah Solutions under- or over-valued?

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

Charah Solutions's EBITDA

Charah Solutions's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$29.9 million.

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

Charah Solutions financials

Revenue TTM USD$566.1 million
Operating margin TTM 1.3%
Gross profit TTM USD$40.4 million
Return on assets TTM 1.22%
Return on equity TTM -59.73%
Profit margin -7.05%
Book value $1.009
Market capitalisation USD$89.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Charah Solutions shares

There are currently 180,219 Charah Solutions shares held short by investors – that's known as Charah Solutions's "short interest". This figure is 0.7% up from 178,994 last month.

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

Charah Solutions's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Charah Solutions's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Charah Solutions shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Charah Solutions shares traded daily (recently around 34858.607350097). Charah Solutions's SIR currently stands at 5.17. In other words for every 100,000 Charah Solutions shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5170 shares are currently held short.

However Charah Solutions's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Charah Solutions shares, or, against the total number of tradable Charah Solutions shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Charah Solutions's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Charah Solutions shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0299% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Charah Solutions shares, roughly 30 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 Charah Solutions.

Find out more about how you can short Charah Solutions stock.

Charah Solutions share dividends

We're not expecting Charah Solutions to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Charah Solutions share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Charah Solutions's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.28 up to $3.83. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Charah Solutions's is 0.261. This would suggest that Charah Solutions's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Charah Solutions overview

Charah Solutions, Inc. provides environmental and maintenance services to the power generation industry in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Environmental Solutions; and Maintenance and Technical Services. The Environmental Solutions segment offers remediation and compliance services, including development, construction, and management of landfills for coal-fired power generation facilities, and new and existing ash ponds; and active pond management services, such as clean closure, cap-in-place, and design and construction of new ponds. This segment also sells recycling of recurring and contracted volumes of coal-fired power generation waste byproducts comprising bottom ash, fly ash, and gypsum byproducts for the use in various industrial purposes. The Maintenance and Technical Services segment provides fossil services, including coal ash management, silo management, on-site ash transportation, landfill management, and capture and disposal of ash byproducts, as well as staffing solutions for coal-fired power generation facilities; and manages combustion byproducts comprising bottom ash, as well as disposal of flue gas desulfurization gypsum, Pozatec/fixated scrubber sludge, and fluidized bed combustion fly ash. This segment also offers nuclear services consisting of routine maintenance, outage services, facility maintenance, and staffing solutions for nuclear power generation facilities. Charah Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

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