How to buy Fuling Global stock - 02 March

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How to buy Fuling Global stock

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Fuling Global Inc is a furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the US. Fuling Global shares (FORK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fuling Global employs 1,723 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$151.1 million.

How to buy shares in Fuling Global

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

Fuling Global share price

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Fuling Global shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-23.
52-week rangeUSD$1.4 - USD$2.44
50-day moving average USD$2.3393
200-day moving average USD$2.1917
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 2.4606
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.951

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Is it a good time to buy Fuling Global stock?

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Is Fuling Global under- or over-valued?

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

Fuling Global's P/E ratio

Fuling Global's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, Fuling Global shares trade at around 2x 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.

Fuling Global's EBITDA

Fuling Global's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$20.8 million.

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

Fuling Global financials

Revenue TTM USD$151.1 million
Operating margin TTM 10.16%
Gross profit TTM USD$37.6 million
Return on assets TTM 7.47%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 9.94%
Book value $5.006
Market capitalisation USD$37 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Fuling Global shares

There are currently 242 Fuling Global shares held short by investors – that's known as Fuling Global's "short interest". This figure is 86% down from 1,724 last month.

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

Fuling Global's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fuling Global's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fuling Global shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fuling Global shares traded daily (recently around 12100). Fuling Global's SIR currently stands at 0.02. In other words for every 100,000 Fuling Global shares traded daily on the market, roughly 20 shares are currently held short.

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

Find out more about how you can short Fuling Global stock.

Fuling Global share dividends

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

Fuling Global share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fuling Global's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.4 up to $2.44. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Fuling Global's is 0.3681. This would suggest that Fuling Global's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Fuling Global overview

Fuling Global Inc. produces and distributes plastic and paper foodservice products. The company operates through Packaging, Serviceware, and Napkins and Other Disposables segments. It offers disposable cutlery, including forks, knives, spoons, and utensils; drinking straws; cups and plates; and other plastic and paper products. Fuling Global Inc. sells its products directly, as well as through dealers, wholesalers, QSRs, manufacturers, and retailers. The company operates in the United States, Europe, Canada, China, and internationally. Fuling Global Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in Wenling, the People's Republic of China. As of November 23, 2020, Fuling Global Inc. was taken private.

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