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How to buy Guangshen Railway Company stock

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Guangshen Railway Company Limited is a railroads business based in the US. Guangshen Railway Company shares (GSH) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Guangshen Railway Company employs 42,583 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of USD$2.2 billion.

How to buy shares in Guangshen Railway Company

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  3. Search for Guangshen Railway Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: GSH. 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 Guangshen Railway Company 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 Guangshen Railway Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Guangshen Railway Company. 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.

Guangshen Railway Company share price

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Guangshen Railway Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-21.
52-week rangeUSD$8.07 - USD$12.4261
50-day moving average USD$9.2328
200-day moving average USD$9.3278
Wall St. target priceUSD$13
PE ratio 7.9913
Dividend yield USD$0.42 (4.42%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.15

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Is Guangshen Railway Company under- or over-valued?

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

Guangshen Railway Company's P/E ratio

Guangshen Railway Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Guangshen Railway Company shares trade at around 8x 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.

Guangshen Railway Company's PEG ratio

Guangshen Railway Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6401. 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 Guangshen Railway Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Guangshen Railway Company financials

Gross profit TTM USD$1.5 billion
Return on assets TTM -2.63%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -7.26%
Book value $31.15
Market capitalisation USD$2.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Guangshen Railway Company shares

There are currently 1,044 Guangshen Railway Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Guangshen Railway Company's "short interest". This figure is 16.9% down from 1,257 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Guangshen Railway Company shares can be evaluated.

Guangshen Railway Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Guangshen Railway Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Guangshen Railway Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Guangshen Railway Company shares traded daily (recently around 13050). Guangshen Railway Company's SIR currently stands at 0.08. In other words for every 100,000 Guangshen Railway Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 80 shares are currently held short.

However Guangshen Railway Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Guangshen Railway Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Guangshen Railway Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Guangshen Railway Company's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Guangshen Railway Company shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Guangshen Railway Company shares, roughly 0 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 Guangshen Railway Company.

Find out more about how you can short Guangshen Railway Company stock.

Guangshen Railway Company share dividends

We're not expecting Guangshen Railway Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Guangshen Railway Company's shares ever split?

Guangshen Railway Company's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 1 June 2006. So if you had owned 2 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 Guangshen Railway Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Guangshen Railway Company shares which in turn could have impacted Guangshen Railway Company's share price.

Guangshen Railway Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Guangshen Railway Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.07 up to $12.4261. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GSH.US volatility(beta: 0.96)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 Guangshen Railway Company's is 0.9601. This would suggest that Guangshen Railway Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Guangshen Railway Company overview

Guangshen Railway Company Limited engages in the railway passenger and freight transportation business in the People's Republic of China. The company's passenger transportation services include the operation of Guangzhou-Shenzhen inter-city express trains, long-distance trains, and Guangzhou-Hong Kong city through trains. Its freight transportation services comprise the transportation of full load and single load cargo, containers, bulky and heavy cargo, dangerous goods, perishable goods, and oversized cargo. The company also provides railway network usage services; and other transportation-related services, such as railway operation, locomotive and passenger car leasing, passenger service, and luggage transportation services, as well as sells food, beverages, and merchandise on board the trains and in railway stations. In addition, it is involved in train repair, on-board catering, materials and supplies sale, goods sale, cargo loading and unloading, and other businesses related to railway transportation. Further, the company offers warehousing, hotel management, and real estate construction services. As of December 31, 2019, it operated 246.5 pairs of passenger trains on a daily basis, including 105 pairs of Guangzhou-Shenzhen inter-city trains, 10 pairs of Hong Kong through Trains, and 131.5 pairs of long-distance trains. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Shenzhen, the People's Republic of China.

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