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How to buy Delek US stock | $16.25

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Delek US Holdings, Inc is an oil & gas refining & marketing business based in the US. Delek US shares (DK) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Delek US employs 3,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$7.7 billion.

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  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 Delek US. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: DK. 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 Delek US 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$16.25, 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 Delek US, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Delek US. 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.

Delek US share price

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Delek US shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$16.25
52-week rangeUSD$7.5354 - USD$32.5703
50-day moving average USD$14.5868
200-day moving average USD$14.7153
Wall St. target priceUSD$16.63
PE ratio 4.614
Dividend yield USD$1.24 (11.78%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$5.097

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Is it a good time to buy Delek US stock?

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Delek US price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $16.25 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-07) -3.62%
1 month (2020-12-17) 5.04%
3 months (2020-10-16) 55.35%
6 months (2020-07-17) -8.50%
1 year (2020-01-17) -47.80%
2 years (2019-01-17) -50.64%
3 years (2018-01-17) 39.13
5 years (2016-01-15) 18.34

Is Delek US under- or over-valued?

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

Delek US's P/E ratio

Delek US'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, Delek US 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.


Delek US's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$22.2 million.

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

Delek US financials

Revenue TTM USD$7.7 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM -3.38%
Return on equity TTM -15.43%
Profit margin -3.66%
Book value $17.663
Market capitalisation USD$1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Delek US shares

There are currently 4.9 million Delek US shares held short by investors – that's known as Delek US's "short interest". This figure is 11.1% down from 5.5 million last month.

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

Delek US's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Delek US's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Delek US shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Delek US shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). Delek US's SIR currently stands at 3.63. In other words for every 100,000 Delek US shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3630 shares are currently held short.

However Delek US's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Delek US shares, or, against the total number of tradable Delek US shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Delek US's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Delek US shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0926% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Delek US shares, roughly 93 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 Delek US.

Find out more about how you can short Delek US stock.

Delek US share dividends

We're not expecting Delek US to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Delek US share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Delek US's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.5354 up to $32.5703. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DK.US volatility(beta: 2.17)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 Delek US's is 2.1701. This would suggest that Delek US's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Delek US overview

Delek US Holdings, Inc. engages in the integrated downstream energy business in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Refining, Logistics, and Retail. The Refining segment processes crude oil and other purchased feedstock for the manufacture of various grades of gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, asphalt, and other petroleum-based products that are distributed through owned and third-party product terminals. This segment owns and operates four independent refineries located in Tyler, Texas; El Dorado, Arkansas; Big Spring, Texas; and Krotz Springs, Louisiana, as well as two biodiesel facilities in Crossett, Arkansas, and Cleburne, Texas. The Logistics segment gathers, transports, and stores crude oil, intermediate, and refined products; and markets, distributes, transports, and stores refined products for third parties. This segment owns or leases capacity on approximately 400 miles of crude oil transportation pipelines, approximately 450 miles of refined product pipelines, an approximately 700-mile crude oil gathering system, and associated crude oil storage tanks with an aggregate of approximately 9.9 million barrels of active shell capacity; and owns and operates ten light product distribution terminals, as well as markets light products using third-party terminals. The Retail segment owns and leases 252 convenience store sites located primarily in Texas and New Mexico. Its convenience stores offer various grades of gasoline and diesel under the DK or Alon brand name; and food products and service, tobacco products, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages, and general merchandise, as well as money orders. The company serves oil companies, independent refiners and marketers, jobbers, distributors, utility and transportation companies, the U.S. government, and independent retail fuel operators. Delek US Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee.

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