How to buy Fang stock - 07 March

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How to buy Fang stock

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Fang Holdings Limited is an internet content & information business based in the US. Fang shares (SFUN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fang employs 3,359 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$209.3 million.

How to buy shares in Fang

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

Fang share price

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

Fang shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$8.1 - USD$22.6
50-day moving average USD$13.1762
200-day moving average USD$12.0199
Wall St. target priceUSD$1.1
PE ratio 173.3333
Dividend yield USD$0.4 (3.06%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.012

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Is it a good time to buy Fang stock?

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Is Fang under- or over-valued?

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

Fang's P/E ratio

Fang's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 173x. In other words, Fang shares trade at around 173x 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.

Fang's PEG ratio

Fang's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.39. 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 Fang's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


Fang's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$29.2 million.

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

Fang financials

Revenue TTM USD$209.3 million
Operating margin TTM 2.44%
Gross profit TTM USD$191.5 million
Return on assets TTM 0.18%
Return on equity TTM -5.82%
Profit margin -17.71%
Book value $68.619
Market capitalisation USD$117.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Fang shares

There are currently 37,387 Fang shares held short by investors – that's known as Fang's "short interest". This figure is 13% down from 42,961 last month.

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

Fang's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fang's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fang shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fang shares traded daily (recently around 13352.5). Fang's SIR currently stands at 2.8. In other words for every 100,000 Fang shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2800 shares are currently held short.

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

Find out more about how you can short Fang stock.

Fang share dividends

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

Have Fang's shares ever split?

Fang's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 19 June 2020. So if you had owned 10 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 Fang shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Fang shares which in turn could have impacted Fang's share price.

Fang share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fang's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.1 up to $22.6. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SFUN.US volatility(beta: 1.31)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 Fang's is 1.3058. This would suggest that Fang's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Fang overview

Fang Holdings Limited operates a real estate Internet portal in the People's Republic of China. The company's portal offers marketing, listing, financial, and e-commerce, as well as other value-added services. It supports active online communities and networks of users seeking information on and other value-added services for the real estate, and home furnishing and improvement sectors. The company was formerly known as SouFun Holdings Limited and changed its name to Fang Holdings Limited in September 2016 Fang Holdings Limited was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

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