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Chart Industries, Inc is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Chart Industries shares (GTLS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Chart Industries employs 5,743 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.3 billion.

How to buy shares in Chart Industries

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 Chart Industries. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: GTLS. 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 Chart Industries 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$95.31, 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 Chart Industries, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Chart Industries. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted Chart Industries's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Chart Industries's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$95.31, which is 28.41% up on its pre-crash value of USD$68.23 and 535.40% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$15.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Chart Industries shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$268.77 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$1,495.41.

Chart Industries share price

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Chart Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$95.31
52-week range USD$15 - USD$85.9
50-day moving average USD$70.7271
200-day moving average USD$53.3145
Wall St. target price USD$80.73
PE ratio 51.2606
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.66

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Is it a good time to buy Chart Industries stock?

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Chart Industries price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $95.31 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-17) 0.36%
1 month (2020-10-27) 9.35%
3 months (2020-08-25) 33.36%
6 months (2020-05-23) N/A
1 year (2019-11-25) 75.95%
2 years (2018-11-23) 53.31%
3 years (2017-11-24) 104.62%
5 years (2015-11-25) 329.52%

Is Chart Industries under- or over-valued?

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

Chart Industries's P/E ratio

Chart Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 51x. In other words, Chart Industries shares trade at around 51x 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.

Chart Industries's PEG ratio

Chart Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.65. 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 Chart Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Chart Industries's EBITDA

Chart Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$223.8 million.

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

Chart Industries financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.72%
Gross profit TTM USD$349 million
Return on assets TTM 3.65%
Return on equity TTM 4.97%
Profit margin 4.48%
Book value $35.22
Market capitalisation USD$3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Chart Industries shares

There are currently 3.7 million Chart Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Chart Industries's "short interest". This figure is 4.9% up from 3.5 million last month.

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

Chart Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Chart Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Chart Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Chart Industries shares traded daily (recently around 399277.08108108). Chart Industries's SIR currently stands at 9.25. In other words for every 100,000 Chart Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9250 shares are currently held short.

However Chart Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Chart Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Chart Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Chart Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Chart Industries shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.1385% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Chart Industries shares, roughly 139 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 Chart Industries.

Find out more about how you can short Chart Industries stock.

Chart Industries share dividends

We're not expecting Chart Industries to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Chart Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Chart Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $15 up to $85.9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GTLS.US volatility(beta: 1.68)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 Chart Industries's is 1.6817. This would suggest that Chart Industries's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Chart Industries overview

Chart Industries, Inc. manufactures and sells engineered equipment for the energy and industrial gas industries worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Distribution & Storage Eastern Hemisphere, Distribution & Storage Western Hemisphere, Energy & Chemicals Cryogenics, and E&C FinFans. It provides brazed aluminum, Core-in-Kettle, air cooled, and shell and tube heat exchangers; cold boxes, high pressure reactors, and process systems; and axial cooling fans for power, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refining end user applications. The company also offers bulk and packaged gas cryogenic solutions for the storage, distribution, vaporization, and application of industrial gases; and cryogenic components, including vacuum insulated pipes, engineered bulk gas installations, specialty liquid nitrogen, end-use equipment, and cryogenic flow meters for gas producers and distributors. In addition, it provides cryogenic trailers, ISO containers, railcars, bulk storage tanks, fuel stations, loading facilities, and regasification equipment for delivering liquefied natural gas into virtual pipeline applications; large vacuum insulated storage tanks as equipment for purchasers of standard liquefaction plants; and vacuum insulated containment vessels for the storage of biological materials in medical and veterinary laboratories, biotech/pharmaceutical research facilities, blood and tissue banks, large-scale repositories, and artificial insemination. Further, the company designs and manufactures pressure equipment for cryogenic, energy, and petrochemical end markets. Additionally, it provides plant start-up, 24/7 support, monitoring and process optimization, repairing, maintenance, and upgrading services, as well as extended warranties and parts; and operates service locations that undertake installation, service, repair, maintenance, and refurbishment of cryogenic products. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Ball Ground, Georgia.

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