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How to buy Gibraltar Industries stock | $68.38

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Gibraltar Industries, Inc is a building products & equipment business based in the US. Gibraltar Industries shares (ROCK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Gibraltar Industries employs 1,932 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.1 billion.

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  3. Search for Gibraltar Industries. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ROCK. 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 Gibraltar Industries 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$68.38, 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 Gibraltar Industries, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Gibraltar Industries. 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.

Gibraltar Industries share price

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Gibraltar Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-30.
Latest market closeUSD$68.38
52-week rangeUSD$30.6 - USD$74
50-day moving average USD$64.6503
200-day moving average USD$57.6814
Wall St. target priceUSD$70.25
PE ratio 24.7088
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.661

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Is it a good time to buy Gibraltar Industries stock?

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Gibraltar Industries price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $68.38 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-11) N/A
1 month (2020-12-22) -3.84%
3 months (2020-10-18) N/A
6 months (2020-07-18) N/A
1 year (2020-01-18) N/A
2 years (2019-01-18) N/A
3 years (2018-01-18) N/A
5 years (2016-01-18) N/A

Is Gibraltar Industries under- or over-valued?

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

Gibraltar Industries's P/E ratio

Gibraltar 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 25x. In other words, Gibraltar Industries shares trade at around 25x 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.

Gibraltar Industries's PEG ratio

Gibraltar Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.02. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Gibraltar Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Gibraltar Industries's EBITDA

Gibraltar Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$144.5 million.

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

Gibraltar Industries financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.88%
Gross profit TTM USD$249.5 million
Return on assets TTM 7.32%
Return on equity TTM 12.47%
Profit margin 7.79%
Book value $22.96
Market capitalisation USD$2.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Gibraltar Industries shares

There are currently 544,731 Gibraltar Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Gibraltar Industries's "short interest". This figure is 0.7% down from 548,604 last month.

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

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

Gibraltar Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Gibraltar Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Gibraltar Industries shares traded daily (recently around 185282.65306122). Gibraltar Industries's SIR currently stands at 2.94. In other words for every 100,000 Gibraltar Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2940 shares are currently held short.

However Gibraltar Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Gibraltar Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Gibraltar Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Gibraltar Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Gibraltar Industries shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0199% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Gibraltar Industries shares, roughly 20 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 Gibraltar Industries.

Find out more about how you can short Gibraltar Industries stock.

Gibraltar Industries share dividends

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

Have Gibraltar Industries's shares ever split?

Gibraltar Industries's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 1 November 2004. 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 Gibraltar Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Gibraltar Industries shares which in turn could have impacted Gibraltar Industries's share price.

Gibraltar Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Gibraltar Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $30.6 up to $74. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ROCK.US volatility(beta: 1.24)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 Gibraltar Industries's is 1.243. This would suggest that Gibraltar Industries's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Gibraltar Industries overview

Gibraltar Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes building products for the renewable energy, conservation, residential, industrial, and infrastructure markets in North America and Asia. It operates through three segments: Renewable Energy and Conservation, Residential Products, and Industrial and Infrastructure Products. The Renewable Energy and Conservation segment designs, engineers, manufactures, and installs solar racking and electrical balance of systems, greenhouses, and botanical extraction systems. The Residential Products segment offers roof and foundation ventilation products and accessories, such as solar powered units; mail and electronic package solutions, including single mailboxes, cluster style mail and parcel boxes for single and multi-family housing, and electronic package locker systems; roof edgings and flashings; soffits and trims; drywall corner beads; metal roofing products and accessories; rain dispersion products comprising gutters and accessories; and exterior retractable awnings. This segment also provides electronic parcel lockers, rooftop safety kits, chimney caps, heat trace coils and exterior products, remote-controlled deck awnings for sun protection, and solar-powered ventilation products. The Industrial and Infrastructure Products segment offers expanded and perforated metals used in walkways, catwalks, architectural facades, perimeter security barriers, shelving, and other applications; fiberglass; and expansion joint systems, bearing assemblies, and pavement sealing systems used in bridges, elevated highways, airport runways, and rail crossings. This segment also provides architectural facades for buildings; and perimeter security barriers for protecting critical infrastructure. It serves solar developers, growers of food and plants, home improvement retailers, wholesalers, distributors, and contractors. Gibraltar Industries, Inc. was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Buffalo, New York.

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