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GCP Applied Technologies Inc is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. GCP Applied Technologies shares (GCP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. GCP Applied Technologies employs 1,950 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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GCP Applied Technologies stock price (NYSE: GCP)

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GCP Applied Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-23.
Latest market close$23.14
52-week range$20.89 - $27.78
50-day moving average $22.73
200-day moving average $23.80
Wall St. target price$26.00
PE ratio 15.0798
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.50

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Is it a good time to buy GCP Applied Technologies stock?

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GCP Applied Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $23.14 from 2021-10-25

1 week (2021-10-19) 3.67%
1 month (2021-09-24) 4.28%
3 months (2021-07-26) 2.94%
6 months (2021-04-26) -10.55%
1 year (2020-10-26) 2.75%
2 years (2019-10-25) 9.98%
3 years (2018-10-26) 25.02
5 years (2016-10-26) 25.65

Is GCP Applied Technologies under- or over-valued?

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

GCP Applied Technologies's P/E ratio

GCP Applied Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, GCP Applied Technologies shares trade at around 15x 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.

GCP Applied Technologies's EBITDA

GCP Applied Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $143.9 million.

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

GCP Applied Technologies financials

Revenue TTM $967.3 million
Operating margin TTM 10.11%
Gross profit TTM $357.9 million
Return on assets TTM 4.56%
Return on equity TTM 18.84%
Profit margin 11.47%
Book value $9.08
Market capitalisation $1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting GCP Applied Technologies shares

There are currently 898,605 GCP Applied Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as GCP Applied Technologies's "short interest". This figure is 12.1% up from 801,692 last month.

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

GCP Applied Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

GCP Applied Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of GCP Applied Technologies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of GCP Applied Technologies shares traded daily (recently around 237726.19047619). GCP Applied Technologies's SIR currently stands at 3.78. In other words for every 100,000 GCP Applied Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3780 shares are currently held short.

However GCP Applied Technologies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of GCP Applied Technologies shares, or, against the total number of tradable GCP Applied Technologies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case GCP Applied Technologies's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 GCP Applied Technologies shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0187% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable GCP Applied Technologies shares, roughly 19 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 GCP Applied Technologies.

Find out more about how you can short GCP Applied Technologies stock.

GCP Applied Technologies share dividends

We're not expecting GCP Applied Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

GCP Applied Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, GCP Applied Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.89 up to $27.78. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GCP.US volatility(beta: 0.89)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 GCP Applied Technologies's is 0.8905. This would suggest that GCP Applied Technologies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

GCP Applied Technologies overview

GCP Applied Technologies Inc. produces and sells specialty construction chemicals and specialty building materials worldwide. Its Specialty Construction Chemicals segment offers concrete admixtures under the CONCERA, CLARENA, ADVA, CLARENA RC40, STRUX, MIRA, TYTRO, POLARSET, ECLIPSE, DARACEM, DARASET, DCI, RECOVER, WRDA, and ZYLA brands; admixtures for decorative concrete under the PIERI brand; concrete production management and control systems under the VERIFI brand; engineered concrete slab systems under the DUCTILCRETE brand; and cement additives under the OPTEVA HE, TAVERO VM, CBA, SYNCHRO, HEA2, TDA, and ESE brands. The company's Specialty Building Materials segment provides building envelope products to protect structures from water, and manages air and vapor transmission through building walls under the BITUTHENE, PREPRUFE, ADPRUFE, HYDRODUCT, ADCOR, SILCOR, PERM-A-BARRIER, ELIMINATOR, RIW, and INTEGRITANK brands; and residential building products comprising specialty roofing membranes and flexible flashings under the ICE & WATER SHIELD, TRI-FLEX, ULTRA, and VYCOR brands. This segment also offers fire protection products under the MONOKOTE brand; chemical grouts for repair and remediation in waterproofing and soil stabilization applications under the DE NEEF, HYDRO ACTIVE, SWELLSEAL, and DE NEEF PURe brands; cementitious grouts and mortars for under filling and gap filling purposes under the BETEC brand; and specialty flooring products, such as flooring moisture barriers and installation products under the KOVARA and ORCON brands. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of GCP Applied Technologies is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 18.095% of GCP Applied Technologies shares are held by insiders and 72.635% by institutions.
How many people work for GCP Applied Technologies?
Latest data suggests 1,950 work at GCP Applied Technologies.
When does the fiscal year end for GCP Applied Technologies?
GCP Applied Technologies's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is GCP Applied Technologies based?
GCP Applied Technologies's address is: 62 Whittemore Avenue, Cambridge, MA, United States, 02140-1623
What is GCP Applied Technologies's ISIN number?
GCP Applied Technologies's international securities identification number is: US36164Y1010
What is GCP Applied Technologies's CUSIP number?
GCP Applied Technologies's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 36164Y101

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