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How to buy Gates Industrial Corporation stock | $12.76

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Gates Industrial Corporation plc is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Gates Industrial Corporation shares (GTES) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Gates Industrial Corporation employs 14,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.7 billion.

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  3. Search for Gates Industrial Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: GTES. 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 Gates Industrial Corporation 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$12.76, 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 Gates Industrial Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Gates Industrial Corporation. 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.

Gates Industrial Corporation share price

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Gates Industrial Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$12.76
52-week rangeUSD$5.42 - USD$14.2
50-day moving average USD$13.0879
200-day moving average USD$11.657
Wall St. target priceUSD$15.44
PE ratio 51.1328
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.256

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Gates Industrial Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.76 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-09) N/A
1 month (2020-12-18) -3.70%
3 months (2020-10-16) 5.19%
6 months (2020-07-17) 19.48%
1 year (2020-01-17) -3.63%
2 years (2019-01-18) -15.50%
3 years (2018-01-16) N/A
5 years (2016-01-16) N/A

Is Gates Industrial Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Gates Industrial Corporation's P/E ratio

Gates Industrial Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 51x. In other words, Gates Industrial Corporation shares trade at around 51x 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.

Gates Industrial Corporation's EBITDA

Gates Industrial Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$462 million.

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

Gates Industrial Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.96%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.09%
Return on equity TTM 2.83%
Profit margin 2.73%
Book value $8.936
Market capitalisation USD$3.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Gates Industrial Corporation shares

There are currently 114,782 Gates Industrial Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Gates Industrial Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 31.5% down from 167,453 last month.

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

Gates Industrial Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Gates Industrial Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Gates Industrial Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Gates Industrial Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 147156.41025641). Gates Industrial Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.78. In other words for every 100,000 Gates Industrial Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 780 shares are currently held short.

However Gates Industrial Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Gates Industrial Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Gates Industrial Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Gates Industrial Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Gates Industrial Corporation shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0026% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Gates Industrial Corporation 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 Gates Industrial Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Gates Industrial Corporation stock.

Gates Industrial Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Gates Industrial Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Gates Industrial Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Gates Industrial Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.42 up to $14.2. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GTES.US volatility(beta: 1.89)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 Gates Industrial Corporation's is 1.8859. This would suggest that Gates Industrial Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Gates Industrial Corporation overview

Gates Industrial Corporation plc manufactures and sells engineered power transmission and fluid power solutions worldwide. The company offers synchronous or asynchronous belts, including V-belts, CVT belts, and Micro-V belts, as well as related components, such as sprockets, pulleys, water pumps, tensioners, or other accessories; and metal drive components and kits for stationary and mobile drives, engine systems, personal mobility, and vertical lifts application platforms. It also provides fluid power products comprising hydraulic hoses, tubing, and fittings, as well as assemblies; and engine and industrial hoses for use in stationary hydraulics, mobile hydraulics, engine systems, and other industrial applications. The company serves various end markets comprising the construction, agriculture, energy, automotive, transportation, general industrial, consumer products, and others. It sells its engineered products under the Gates brand. The company offers its products to replacement channel customers, as well as to original equipment manufacturers as specified components. Gates Industrial Corporation plc was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

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