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How to buy GFL Environmental stock

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GFL Environmental Inc is a waste management business based in the US. GFL Environmental shares (GFL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. GFL Environmental employs 15,475 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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GFL Environmental share price

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GFL Environmental shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-29.
52-week range$16.85 - $36.69
50-day moving average $33.76
200-day moving average $28.79
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.04 (0.13%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.38

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Is GFL Environmental under- or over-valued?

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

GFL Environmental's EBITDA

GFL Environmental's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $953 million.

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

GFL Environmental financials

Revenue TTM $4.2 billion
Gross profit TTM $201.5 million
Return on assets TTM -1.1%
Return on equity TTM -23.56%
Profit margin -23.71%
Book value $0.82
Market capitalisation $10.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting GFL Environmental shares

There are currently 9.6 million GFL Environmental shares held short by investors – that's known as GFL Environmental's "short interest". This figure is 2.3% down from 9.8 million last month.

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

GFL Environmental's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

GFL Environmental's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of GFL Environmental shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of GFL Environmental shares traded daily (recently around 889104.91195551). GFL Environmental's SIR currently stands at 10.79. In other words for every 100,000 GFL Environmental shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10790 shares are currently held short.

However GFL Environmental's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of GFL Environmental shares, or, against the total number of tradable GFL Environmental shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case GFL Environmental's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 GFL Environmental shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0816% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable GFL Environmental shares, roughly 82 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against GFL Environmental.

Find out more about how you can short GFL Environmental stock.

GFL Environmental share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 31.11% of net profits

Recently GFL Environmental has paid out, on average, around 31.11% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.13% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), GFL Environmental shareholders could enjoy a 0.13% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In GFL Environmental's case, that would currently equate to about $0.04 per share.

While GFL Environmental's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that GFL Environmental may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

GFL Environmental's most recent dividend payout was on 29 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

GFL Environmental overview

GFL Environmental Inc. operates as a diversified environmental services company in Canada and the United States. The company offers non-hazardous solid waste management, infrastructure and soil remediation, and liquid waste management services. Its solid waste management business line includes the collection, transportation, transfer, recycling, and disposal of non-hazardous solid waste for municipal, residential, and commercial and industrial customers. The company's infrastructure and soil remediation business line provides remediation of contaminated soils, as well as complementary services, including civil, demolition, and excavation and shoring services. Its liquid waste management business collects, manages, transports, processes, and disposes of a range of industrial and commercial liquid wastes, as well as resells liquid waste products. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Vaughan, Canada.

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