How to buy Energy Recovery stock - 13 April

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How to buy Energy Recovery stock

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Energy Recovery, Inc is a pollution & treatment controls business based in the US. Energy Recovery shares (ERII) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Energy Recovery employs 216 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$119 million.

How to buy shares in Energy Recovery

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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 Energy Recovery. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ERII. 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 Energy Recovery 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 Energy Recovery, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Energy Recovery. 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.

Energy Recovery share price

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Energy Recovery shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-08.
52-week rangeUSD$6.66 - USD$20.25
50-day moving average USD$17.6626
200-day moving average USD$13.1374
Wall St. target priceUSD$21.67
PE ratio 39.9362
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.47

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Is it a good time to buy Energy Recovery stock?

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Is Energy Recovery under- or over-valued?

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

Energy Recovery's P/E ratio

Energy Recovery's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 40x. In other words, Energy Recovery shares trade at around 40x 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.

Energy Recovery's PEG ratio

Energy Recovery's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.09. 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 Energy Recovery's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Energy Recovery's EBITDA

Energy Recovery's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$40.4 million.

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

Energy Recovery financials

Revenue TTM USD$119 million
Operating margin TTM 29.52%
Gross profit TTM USD$92.2 million
Return on assets TTM 11.17%
Return on equity TTM 17.16%
Profit margin 22.18%
Book value $3.046
Market capitalisation USD$1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Energy Recovery shares

There are currently 2.2 million Energy Recovery shares held short by investors – that's known as Energy Recovery's "short interest". This figure is 2.6% up from 2.1 million last month.

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

Energy Recovery's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Energy Recovery's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Energy Recovery shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Energy Recovery shares traded daily (recently around 600481.38888889). Energy Recovery's SIR currently stands at 3.6. In other words for every 100,000 Energy Recovery shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3600 shares are currently held short.

However Energy Recovery's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Energy Recovery shares, or, against the total number of tradable Energy Recovery shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Energy Recovery's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Energy Recovery shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0504% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Energy Recovery shares, roughly 50 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 Energy Recovery.

Find out more about how you can short Energy Recovery stock.

Energy Recovery share dividends

We're not expecting Energy Recovery to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Energy Recovery share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Energy Recovery's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.66 up to $20.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ERII.US volatility(beta: 1.21)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 Energy Recovery's is 1.2057. This would suggest that Energy Recovery'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).

Energy Recovery overview

Energy Recovery, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells various solutions for industrial fluid-flow markets worldwide. The company operates through Water, and Oil & Gas segments. It designs, engineers, manufactures, and supplies various energy recovery devices (ERDs), including positive displacement isobaric ERDs and centrifugal-type ERDs, such as our hydraulic turbochargers; and high-pressure feed and circulation pumps. The company also provides spare parts, as well as repair, field, and commissioning services. In addition, it offers a solution to reduce energy consumption in natural gas processing, as well as to reduce waste, redundancy, and indirectly lower emissions associated with hydraulic fracturing; and products for use in the gas processing, chemical processing, and hydraulic fracturing applications. The company provides its products under the ERI, Ultra PX, PX, Pressure Exchanger, PX Pressure Exchanger (PX), PX PowerTrain, VorTeq, IsoBoost, AT, and AquaBold trademarks to large engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms; end-users and industry consultants; original equipment manufacturers (OEMs); and aftermarket customers. Energy Recovery, Inc. was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in San Leandro, California.

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