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How to buy Global Eagle Entertainment stock

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Global Eagle Entertainment Inc is an entertainment business based in the US. Global Eagle Entertainment shares (ENT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Global Eagle Entertainment employs 1,129 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$634.4 million.

How to buy shares in Global Eagle Entertainment

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Global Eagle Entertainment. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ENT. 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 Global Eagle Entertainment 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. 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 Global Eagle Entertainment, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Global Eagle Entertainment. 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.

Global Eagle Entertainment share price

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Global Eagle Entertainment shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-08.
52-week range USD$0.0608 - USD$12.32
50-day moving average USD$0.988
200-day moving average USD$2.3839
Wall St. target price USD$12.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.487

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Is it a good time to buy Global Eagle Entertainment stock?

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Is Global Eagle Entertainment under- or over-valued?

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

Global Eagle Entertainment's EBITDA

Global Eagle Entertainment's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$15.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Global Eagle Entertainment's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Global Eagle Entertainment financials

Revenue TTM USD$634.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$133.4 million
Return on assets TTM -6.07%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -31.01%
Book value $-3.245
Market capitalisation USD$7.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Global Eagle Entertainment shares

There are currently 269,116 Global Eagle Entertainment shares held short by investors – that's known as Global Eagle Entertainment's "short interest". This figure is 51.7% up from 177,432 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Global Eagle Entertainment shares can be evaluated.

Global Eagle Entertainment's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Global Eagle Entertainment's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Global Eagle Entertainment shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Global Eagle Entertainment shares traded daily (recently around 142389.41798942). Global Eagle Entertainment's SIR currently stands at 1.89. In other words for every 100,000 Global Eagle Entertainment shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1890 shares are currently held short.

However Global Eagle Entertainment's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Global Eagle Entertainment shares, or, against the total number of tradable Global Eagle Entertainment shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Global Eagle Entertainment's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Global Eagle Entertainment shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.2101% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Global Eagle Entertainment shares, roughly 210 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 Global Eagle Entertainment.

Find out more about how you can short Global Eagle Entertainment stock.

Global Eagle Entertainment share dividends

We're not expecting Global Eagle Entertainment to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Global Eagle Entertainment's shares ever split?

Global Eagle Entertainment's shares were split on a 1:25 basis on 16 April 2020. So if you had owned 25 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Global Eagle Entertainment shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Global Eagle Entertainment shares which in turn could have impacted Global Eagle Entertainment's share price.

Global Eagle Entertainment share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Global Eagle Entertainment's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.0608 up to $12.32. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ENT.US volatility(beta: 1.35)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 Global Eagle Entertainment's is 1.3496. This would suggest that Global Eagle Entertainment's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Global Eagle Entertainment overview

Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. provides media and satellite-based connectivity solutions worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Media & Content and Connectivity. The Media & Content buys, produces, manages, distributes, and provides wholly-owned and licensed media content, video and music programming, advertising, applications, and video games, as well as post-production services for and to the airline, maritime, and other away-from-home non-theatrical markets. This segment also offers value-added services, such as selection, purchase, production, customer support, software development, creative services, and technical editing and curating of media content in connection with the integration and servicing of entertainment programs, as well as sourcing of advertising from agencies and directly from brands. The Connectivity segment provides satellite-based connectivity services to enterprise and government customers in the aviation, maritime, and land markets. This segment offers satellite-based Internet access, streaming and broadcast live television, on-demand content, and texting services, as well as games, e-commerce, travel-related information, and backhaul solutions. It also sells and leases equipment that enables satellite-based services to operate on aircraft; and connectivity-enabled solutions for advertising, operational performance management, and analytics. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. On July 22, 2020, Global Eagle Entertainment Inc., along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

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