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How to buy China Green Agriculture stock | $2.88

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China Green Agriculture, Inc is an agricultural inputs business based in the US. China Green Agriculture shares (CGA) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in China Green Agriculture

  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 China Green Agriculture. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CGA. 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 China Green Agriculture 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$2.88, 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 China Green Agriculture, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of China Green Agriculture. 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.

China Green Agriculture share price

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China Green Agriculture shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-26.
Latest market closeUSD$2.88
52-week rangeUSD$1.8 - USD$4.29
50-day moving average USD$2.5868
200-day moving average USD$2.6818
Wall St. target priceUSD$11
PE ratio 0.9444
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.42

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Is it a good time to buy China Green Agriculture stock?

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China Green Agriculture price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.88 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-08) -47.16%
1 month (2020-12-16) 25.76%
3 months (2020-10-15) 17.55%
6 months (2020-07-15) 11.20%
1 year (2020-01-15) -28.18%
2 years (2019-01-15) -53.85%
3 years (2018-01-12) 18
5 years (2016-01-15) 14.6412

Is China Green Agriculture under- or over-valued?

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

China Green Agriculture's P/E ratio

China Green Agriculture's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, China Green Agriculture shares trade at around 1x 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.

China Green Agriculture's EBITDA

China Green Agriculture's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$4.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a China Green Agriculture's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

China Green Agriculture financials

Revenue TTM USD$249.2 million
Gross profit TTM USD$44.8 million
Return on assets TTM -20.28%
Return on equity TTM -41.48%
Profit margin -54.87%
Book value $41.386
Market capitalisation USD$16.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting China Green Agriculture shares

There are currently 50,460 China Green Agriculture shares held short by investors – that's known as China Green Agriculture's "short interest". This figure is 7% down from 54,231 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting China Green Agriculture shares can be evaluated.

China Green Agriculture's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

China Green Agriculture's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of China Green Agriculture shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of China Green Agriculture shares traded daily (recently around 17893.617021277). China Green Agriculture's SIR currently stands at 2.82. In other words for every 100,000 China Green Agriculture shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2820 shares are currently held short.

However China Green Agriculture's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of China Green Agriculture shares, or, against the total number of tradable China Green Agriculture shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case China Green Agriculture's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 China Green Agriculture shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0115% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable China Green Agriculture 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 China Green Agriculture.

Find out more about how you can short China Green Agriculture stock.

China Green Agriculture share dividends

We're not expecting China Green Agriculture to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have China Green Agriculture's shares ever split?

China Green Agriculture's shares were split on a 1:12 basis on 28 June 2019. So if you had owned 12 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 China Green Agriculture shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for China Green Agriculture shares which in turn could have impacted China Green Agriculture's share price.

China Green Agriculture share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, China Green Agriculture's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.8 up to $4.29. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CGA.US volatility(beta: 0.69)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 China Green Agriculture's is 0.6871. This would suggest that China Green Agriculture's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

China Green Agriculture overview

China Green Agriculture, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, production, and sale of various types of fertilizers and agricultural products. The company operates in three segments: Jinong, Gufeng, and Yuxing. Its fertilizer products include humic acid-based compound fertilizers, compound fertilizers, blended fertilizers, organic compound fertilizers, slow-release fertilizers, highly-concentrated water-soluble fertilizers, and mixed organic-inorganic compound fertilizers. The company markets its fertilizer products to private wholesalers and retailers of agricultural farm products. It also develops, produces, and markets fruits, vegetables, flowers, and colored seedlings. The company sells its decorative flowers to end-users, such as flower shops, luxury hotels, and government agencies; fruits and vegetables to supermarkets and upscale restaurants; and seedlings to city planning departments. As of June 30, 2019, it operated a network of 1,959 regional distributors covering 22 provinces, 4 autonomous regions, and 4 central government-controlled municipalities in China. The company also exports its products through contracted distributors to various countries, including India and Africa. China Green Agriculture, Inc. is based in Xi'an, the People's Republic of China.

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