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How to buy Gulf Resources stock | $4.12

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Gulf Resources, Inc is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Gulf Resources shares (GURE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Gulf Resources employs 606 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$16.4 million.

How to buy shares in Gulf Resources

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 Gulf Resources. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: GURE. 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 Gulf Resources 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$4.12, 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 Gulf Resources, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Gulf Resources. 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.

Gulf Resources share price

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Gulf Resources shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$4.12
52-week rangeUSD$2.5 - USD$6.42
50-day moving average USD$4.5374
200-day moving average USD$5.2329
Wall St. target priceUSD$14.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.36

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Gulf Resources price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.12 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-11) -8.85%
1 month (2020-12-18) -3.06%
3 months (2020-10-16) -22.99%
6 months (2020-07-17) -34.29%
1 year (2020-01-17) 514.93%
2 years (2019-01-18) 329.03%
3 years (2018-01-18) 159.12%
5 years (2016-01-15) 190.14%

Gulf Resources financials

Revenue TTM USD$16.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$-10,009,028
Return on assets TTM -4.39%
Return on equity TTM -5.98%
Profit margin -96.51%
Book value $26.365
Market capitalisation USD$41.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Gulf Resources shares

There are currently 673 Gulf Resources shares held short by investors – that's known as Gulf Resources's "short interest". This figure is 69.5% down from 2,209 last month.

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

Gulf Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Gulf Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Gulf Resources shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Gulf Resources shares traded daily (recently around 16825). Gulf Resources's SIR currently stands at 0.04. In other words for every 100,000 Gulf Resources shares traded daily on the market, roughly 40 shares are currently held short.

However Gulf Resources's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Gulf Resources shares, or, against the total number of tradable Gulf Resources shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Gulf Resources's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Gulf Resources shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0001% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Gulf Resources 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 Gulf Resources.

Find out more about how you can short Gulf Resources stock.

Gulf Resources share dividends

We're not expecting Gulf Resources to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Gulf Resources's shares ever split?

Gulf Resources's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 28 January 2020. So if you had owned 5 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 Gulf Resources shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Gulf Resources shares which in turn could have impacted Gulf Resources's share price.

Gulf Resources share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Gulf Resources's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.5 up to $6.42. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Gulf Resources's is 0.452. This would suggest that Gulf Resources's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Gulf Resources overview

Gulf Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and trades bromine and crude salt, chemical products, and natural gas in the People's Republic of China. It provides bromine for use in brominated flame retardants, fumigants, water purification compounds, dyes, medicines, and disinfectants. The company also offers crude salt for use as a material in alkali and chlorine alkali production; and for use in the chemical, food and beverage, and other industries. In addition, it manufactures and sells chemical products for use in oil and gas field exploration, oil and gas distribution, oil field drilling, papermaking chemical agents, and inorganic chemicals, as well as materials that are used for human and animal antibiotics. Gulf Resources, Inc. is founded in 2006 and is based in Shouguang, the People's Republic of China.

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