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How to buy Hertz Global stock

Learn how to easily invest in Hertz Global stock.

Hertz Global Holdings, which filed bankruptcy during the pandemic, now trades over the counter as HTZGQ. Shares rose in early June 2021 after the company announced a deal to bring the company out of bankruptcy seen as beneficial to shareholders had been accepted by a bankruptcy court.

How to buy shares in Hertz Global

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – HTZGQ – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Hertz Global Holdings Inc is a rental & leasing services business based in the US. Hertz Global shares (HTZGQ) are listed on the PINK and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Hertz Global employs 20,150 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Hertz Global price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.05 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-10-13) N/A
1 month (2021-09-20) N/A
3 months (2021-07-20) N/A
6 months (2021-04-23) 236.11%
1 year (2020-10-20) N/A
2 years (2019-10-20) N/A
3 years (2018-10-20) N/A
5 years (2016-10-20) N/A

Hertz Global financials

Revenue TTM $4.6 billion
Gross profit TTM $-376,000,000
Return on assets TTM -2.24%
Return on equity TTM -132.17%
Profit margin -25.26%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation $1.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Hertz Global shares

There are currently 35.8 million Hertz Global shares held short by investors – that's known as Hertz Global's "short interest". This figure is 19.3% up from 30.0 million last month.

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

Hertz Global's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Hertz Global's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Hertz Global shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Hertz Global shares traded daily (recently around 8.9 million). Hertz Global's SIR currently stands at 4.01. In other words for every 100,000 Hertz Global shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4010 shares are currently held short.

However Hertz Global's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Hertz Global shares, or, against the total number of tradable Hertz Global shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Hertz Global's short interest could be expressed as 0.23% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Hertz Global shares in existence, roughly 230 shares are currently held short) or 0.2292% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Hertz Global shares, roughly 229 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 Hertz Global.

Find out more about how you can short Hertz Global stock.

Hertz Global share dividends

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

Have Hertz Global's shares ever split?

Hertz Global's shares were split on a 1151:1000 basis on 20 June 2019. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1151 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Hertz Global shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 13.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Hertz Global shares which in turn could have impacted Hertz Global's share price.

Hertz Global share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hertz Global's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.41 up to $9.87. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HTZGQ.US volatility(beta: 2.37)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (PINK average) beta is 1, while Hertz Global's is 2.3707. This would suggest that Hertz Global's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Hertz Global overview

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides airport and off airport vehicle rental and leasing services. It operates through three segments: U. S. RAC, International RAC, and All Other Operations. The company provides its vehicle rental services under the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty, Firefly, and Flexicar brands from approximately 12,000 corporate and franchisee locations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and New Zealand. It rents vehicles on an hourly, daily, weekend, weekly, and monthly or multi-month basis.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Hertz Global is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.292% of Hertz Global shares are held by insiders and 2.536% by institutions.
How many people work for Hertz Global?
Latest data suggests 20,150 work at Hertz Global.
When does the fiscal year end for Hertz Global?
Hertz Global's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Hertz Global based?
Hertz Global's address is: 8501 Williams Road, Estero, FL, United States, 33928

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