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How to buy Concrete Pumping stock

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Concrete Pumping Holdings, Inc is an engineering & construction business based in the US. Concrete Pumping shares (BBCP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Concrete Pumping employs 1,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$304.3 million.

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  3. Search for Concrete Pumping. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: BBCP. 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 Concrete Pumping 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 Concrete Pumping, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Concrete Pumping. 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.

Concrete Pumping share price

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Concrete Pumping shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-24.
52-week rangeUSD$1.82 - USD$6.679
50-day moving average USD$5.5267
200-day moving average USD$4.1373
Wall St. target priceUSD$6.1
PE ratio 4.8619
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.25

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Is Concrete Pumping under- or over-valued?

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

Concrete Pumping's P/E ratio

Concrete Pumping's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Concrete Pumping shares trade at around 5x 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.

Concrete Pumping's EBITDA

Concrete Pumping's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$89.9 million.

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

Concrete Pumping financials

Revenue TTM USD$304.3 million
Operating margin TTM 9.27%
Gross profit TTM USD$137.3 million
Return on assets TTM 2.14%
Return on equity TTM -18.83%
Profit margin -20.04%
Book value $4.855
Market capitalisation USD$365.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Concrete Pumping shares

There are currently 355,746 Concrete Pumping shares held short by investors – that's known as Concrete Pumping's "short interest". This figure is 4.2% down from 371,215 last month.

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

Concrete Pumping's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Concrete Pumping's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Concrete Pumping shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Concrete Pumping shares traded daily (recently around 261577.94117647). Concrete Pumping's SIR currently stands at 1.36. In other words for every 100,000 Concrete Pumping shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1360 shares are currently held short.

However Concrete Pumping's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Concrete Pumping shares, or, against the total number of tradable Concrete Pumping shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Concrete Pumping's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Concrete Pumping shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0138% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Concrete Pumping shares, roughly 14 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 Concrete Pumping.

Find out more about how you can short Concrete Pumping stock.

Concrete Pumping share dividends

We're not expecting Concrete Pumping to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Concrete Pumping share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Concrete Pumping's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.82 up to $6.679. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BBCP.US volatility(beta: 1.13)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 Concrete Pumping's is 1.1325. This would suggest that Concrete Pumping'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).

Concrete Pumping overview

Concrete Pumping Holdings, Inc. provides concrete pumping and waste management services in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company offers concrete pumping services to general contractors and concrete finishing companies in the commercial, infrastructure, and residential sectors under the Brundage-Bone and Camfaud brands; and industrial cleanup and containment services primarily to customers in the construction industry under the Eco-Pan brand. It also leases and rents concrete pumping equipment, pans, and containers. Concrete Pumping Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Thornton, Colorado.

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