How to buy China Index stock - 21 April

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How to buy China Index stock

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China Index Holdings Limited is a software-application business based in the US. China Index shares (CIH) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in China Index

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  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CIH – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

China Index share price

Use our graph to track the performance of CIH stocks over time.

China Index shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-18.
52-week range$1.02 - $3.14
50-day moving average $2.28
200-day moving average $1.86
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 3.9884
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.33

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Is it a good time to buy China Index stock?

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Is China Index under- or over-valued?

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

China Index's P/E ratio

China Index's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, China Index shares trade at around 4x 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 Index financials

Gross profit TTM $530.4 million
Return on assets TTM 34.35%
Return on equity TTM 170.75%
Profit margin 46.29%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation $223.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting China Index shares

There are currently 562,178 China Index shares held short by investors – that's known as China Index's "short interest". This figure is 3.2% down from 581,054 last month.

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

China Index's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

China Index's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of China Index shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of China Index shares traded daily (recently around 81593.323657475). China Index's SIR currently stands at 6.89. In other words for every 100,000 China Index shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6890 shares are currently held short.

However China Index's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of China Index shares, or, against the total number of tradable China Index shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case China Index's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 China Index shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable China Index shares, roughly 0 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 China Index.

Find out more about how you can short China Index stock.

China Index share dividends

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

China Index overview

China Index Holdings Limited operates a real estate information and analytics service platform in China. The company offers promotion services, including number of online and offline themed campaigns, industry forums, periodic updates, and online promotions to its customers to promote their brands. It provides listing services comprising commercial property listing and agent services for commercial properties; access and analytics tools, including appraisal and rating, and land modules, based on proprietary database of commercial real estate information; customized research reports; and data monitoring and survey services. The company serves real estate developers, commercial banks and other financial institutions, academic institutions, property managers, brokers, agents, consultants, and other participants in real estate related business. The company was formerly known as Selovo Investments Limited and changed its name to China Index Holdings Limited. China Index Holdings Limited was founded in 2007 and is based in Beijing, China. .

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