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Flexible Solutions International Inc is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Flexible Solutions International shares (FSI) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Flexible Solutions International employs 38 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$29 million.

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  3. Search for Flexible Solutions International. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FSI. 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 Flexible Solutions International 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$2.49, 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 Flexible Solutions International, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Flexible Solutions International. 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.

Flexible Solutions International share price

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Flexible Solutions International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$2.49
52-week rangeUSD$0.86 - USD$3
50-day moving average USD$2.462
200-day moving average USD$2.3782
Wall St. target priceUSD$4
PE ratio 8.875
Dividend yield USD$0.15 (9.04%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.28

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Flexible Solutions International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.49 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-07) -5.68%
1 month (2020-12-15) -1.19%
3 months (2020-10-15) 16.90%
6 months (2020-07-15) 29.02%
1 year (2020-01-15) 1.63%
2 years (2019-01-15) 76.60%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 192.94%

Is Flexible Solutions International under- or over-valued?

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

Flexible Solutions International's P/E ratio

Flexible Solutions International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Flexible Solutions International shares trade at around 9x recent earnings.

Flexible Solutions International's EBITDA

Flexible Solutions International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$4.6 million.

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

Flexible Solutions International financials

Revenue TTM USD$29 million
Operating margin TTM 13.79%
Gross profit TTM USD$8.6 million
Return on assets TTM 7.37%
Return on equity TTM 17.49%
Profit margin 12.04%
Book value $1.718
Market capitalisation USD$30.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Flexible Solutions International shares

There are currently 19,104 Flexible Solutions International shares held short by investors – that's known as Flexible Solutions International's "short interest". This figure is 28.1% down from 26,579 last month.

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

Flexible Solutions International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Flexible Solutions International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Flexible Solutions International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Flexible Solutions International shares traded daily (recently around 56188.235294118). Flexible Solutions International's SIR currently stands at 0.34. In other words for every 100,000 Flexible Solutions International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 340 shares are currently held short.

However Flexible Solutions International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Flexible Solutions International shares, or, against the total number of tradable Flexible Solutions International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Flexible Solutions International's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Flexible Solutions International shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.003% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Flexible Solutions International shares, roughly 3 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 Flexible Solutions International.

Find out more about how you can short Flexible Solutions International stock.

Flexible Solutions International share dividends

We're not expecting Flexible Solutions International to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Flexible Solutions International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Flexible Solutions International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.86 up to $3. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FSI.US volatility(beta: 1.5)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Flexible Solutions International's is 1.4971. This would suggest that Flexible Solutions International's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Flexible Solutions International overview

Flexible Solutions International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets specialty chemicals that slow the evaporation of water in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Energy and Water Conservation Products, and Biodegradable Polymers. The company offers thermal polyaspartates (TPAs) for oilfields to reduce scale and corrosion in various water systems; and for the agricultural industry to reduce fertilizer crystallization before, during, and after application, as well as to prevent crystal formation between fertilizer and minerals present in the soil. It also provides TPAs for irrigation to prevent early plugging of drip irrigation ports, reduce maintenance costs, and lengthen the life of equipment; and TPAs as additives for household laundry detergents, consumer care products, and pesticides. In addition, the company offers nitrogen conservation products for agriculture that slow down nitrogen loss from fields. Further, it provides HEATSAVR, a chemical product for use in swimming pools and spas that forms a thin and transparent layer on the water's surface; and WATERSAVR to reduce water evaporation in reservoirs, potable water storage tanks, livestock watering ponds, aqueducts, canals, and irrigation ditches, as well as for lawn and turf care, and potted and bedding plants. The company is headquartered in Taber, Canada.

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