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How to buy GTT Communications stock

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GTT Communications, Inc is a telecom services business based in the US. GTT Communications shares (GTT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. GTT Communications employs 3,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.7 billion.

How to buy shares in GTT Communications

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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 GTT Communications. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: GTT. 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 GTT Communications 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 GTT Communications, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of GTT Communications. 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.

GTT Communications share price

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GTT Communications shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$1.66 - USD$13.11
50-day moving average USD$3.747
200-day moving average USD$4.3594
Wall St. target priceUSD$9.67
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.467

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Is it a good time to buy GTT Communications stock?

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Is GTT Communications under- or over-valued?

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

GTT Communications's PEG ratio

GTT Communications's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.8411. 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 GTT Communications's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

GTT Communications's EBITDA

GTT Communications's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$375.6 million.

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

GTT Communications financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.17%
Gross profit TTM USD$785.9 million
Return on assets TTM 1.58%
Return on equity TTM -58.14%
Profit margin -9.51%
Book value $3.367
Market capitalisation USD$127.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting GTT Communications shares

There are currently 7.6 million GTT Communications shares held short by investors – that's known as GTT Communications's "short interest". This figure is 12.2% down from 8.7 million last month.

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

GTT Communications's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

GTT Communications's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of GTT Communications shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of GTT Communications shares traded daily (recently around 990535.32467532). GTT Communications's SIR currently stands at 7.7. In other words for every 100,000 GTT Communications shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7700 shares are currently held short.

However GTT Communications's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of GTT Communications shares, or, against the total number of tradable GTT Communications shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case GTT Communications's short interest could be expressed as 0.13% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 GTT Communications shares in existence, roughly 130 shares are currently held short) or 0.1585% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable GTT Communications shares, roughly 159 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against GTT Communications.

Find out more about how you can short GTT Communications stock.

GTT Communications share dividends

We're not expecting GTT Communications to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

GTT Communications share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, GTT Communications's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.66 up to $13.11. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GTT.US volatility(beta: 1.56)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 GTT Communications's is 1.5635. This would suggest that GTT Communications's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

GTT Communications overview

GTT Communications, Inc. provides cloud networking services to multinational enterprises, carriers, and government customers in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company offers wide area networking, such as software-defined wide area networking, multiprotocol label switching, and virtual private LAN service; high bandwidth-Internet connectivity and IP transit, as well as broadband and wireless Internet access services; managed equipment and security services; and unified communication services consisting of session initiation protocol trunking, cloud unified communication service, and traditional analog voice. It also provides transport services, such as Ethernet services that enable to design network equipment; and video transport services to support broadcast quality transmission of live events, sports entertainment, and news to media and entertainment industry. In addition, the company offers infrastructure services enabling transport of high volume data between data centers, enterprise office locations, and media hubs; wavelength services to deliver scalable high-performance optical connectivity; colocation, turnkey, duct, and dark fiber services; advanced solutions, including security, hybrid cloud, database, and application management Its IP network consists of approximately 600 points of presence. GTT Communications, Inc. markets its products and services through a network of direct sales force and indirect sales channels. The company was formerly known as Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. and changed its name to GTT Communications, Inc. in January 2014. GTT Communications, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

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