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How to buy Gencor Industries stock

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Gencor Industries, Inc is a farm & heavy construction machinery business based in the US. Gencor Industries shares (GENC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Gencor Industries employs 316 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Gencor Industries share price

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Gencor Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-29.
52-week range$10.26 - $15.75
50-day moving average $13.19
200-day moving average $12.78
Wall St. target price$13.75
PE ratio 38
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.32

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Is it a good time to buy Gencor Industries stock?

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Is Gencor Industries under- or over-valued?

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

Gencor Industries's P/E ratio

Gencor Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 38x. In other words, Gencor Industries shares trade at around 38x 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.

Gencor Industries's EBITDA

Gencor Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.1 million.

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

Gencor Industries financials

Revenue TTM $78.4 million
Operating margin TTM 4.22%
Gross profit TTM $19 million
Return on assets TTM 1.2%
Return on equity TTM 2.86%
Profit margin 5.86%
Book value $11.14
Market capitalisation $174.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Gencor Industries shares

There are currently 144,137 Gencor Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Gencor Industries's "short interest". This figure is 19.3% up from 120,800 last month.

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

Gencor Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Gencor Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Gencor Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Gencor Industries shares traded daily (recently around 44902.492211838). Gencor Industries's SIR currently stands at 3.21. In other words for every 100,000 Gencor Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3210 shares are currently held short.

However Gencor Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Gencor Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Gencor Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Gencor Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Gencor Industries shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0162% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Gencor Industries shares, roughly 16 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 Gencor Industries.

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Gencor Industries share dividends

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

Have Gencor Industries's shares ever split?

Gencor Industries's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 1 August 2016. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Gencor Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Gencor Industries shares which in turn could have impacted Gencor Industries's share price.

Gencor Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Gencor Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.26 up to $15.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GENC.US volatility(beta: 0.71)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Gencor Industries's is 0.7137. This would suggest that Gencor Industries's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Gencor Industries overview

Gencor Industries, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells heavy machinery used in the production of highway construction materials and environmental control equipment. The company offers hot-mix asphalt plants to produce asphalt paving materials; related asphalt plant equipment, including hot-mix storage silos, fabric filtration systems, cold feed bins, and other plant components; and a range of mobile batch plants. It also provides combustion systems that transform solid, liquid, or gaseous fuels into usable energy, or burn multiple fuels in asphalt and aggregate drying industries; and combustion systems for rotary dryers, kilns, fume and liquid incinerators, and fuel heaters, as well as industrial incinerators. In addition, the company offers thermal fluid heat transfer systems that transfer heat for storage, heating, and pumping viscous materials, such as asphalt, chemicals, heavy oils, etc. in various industrial and petrochemical applications; specialty storage tanks for various industrial uses; and asphalt pavers under the Blaw-Knox brand. Gencor Industries, Inc.

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