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How to buy HF Foods Group stock | $7.55

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HF Foods Group Inc is a food distribution business based in the US. HF Foods Group shares (HFFG) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. HF Foods Group employs 900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$583.2 million.

How to buy shares in HF Foods Group

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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 HF Foods Group. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: HFFG. 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 HF Foods Group 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$7.55, 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 HF Foods Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of HF Foods Group. 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.

HF Foods Group share price

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HF Foods Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$7.55
52-week rangeUSD$5.04 - USD$20.6393
50-day moving average USD$7.8727
200-day moving average USD$7.8954
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 67
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.282

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Is it a good time to buy HF Foods Group stock?

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HF Foods Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.55 from 2021-01-11

1 week (2021-01-08) -2.71%
1 month (2020-12-16) -6.91%
3 months (2020-10-16) 1.00%
6 months (2020-07-16) -13.62%
1 year (2020-01-16) -54.87%
2 years (2019-01-16) -42.54%
3 years (2018-01-16) 9.81
5 years (2016-01-12) N/A

Is HF Foods Group under- or over-valued?

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

HF Foods Group's P/E ratio

HF Foods Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 67x. In other words, HF Foods Group shares trade at around 67x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

HF Foods Group's EBITDA

HF Foods Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$20.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a HF Foods Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

HF Foods Group financials

Revenue TTM USD$583.2 million
Operating margin TTM 0.4%
Gross profit TTM USD$63.2 million
Return on assets TTM 0.51%
Return on equity TTM -236.67%
Profit margin -58.85%
Book value $4.964
Market capitalisation USD$409.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting HF Foods Group shares

There are currently 3.3 million HF Foods Group shares held short by investors – that's known as HF Foods Group's "short interest". This figure is 2.1% down from 3.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting HF Foods Group shares can be evaluated.

HF Foods Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

HF Foods Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of HF Foods Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of HF Foods Group shares traded daily (recently around 126056.5301391). HF Foods Group's SIR currently stands at 25.88. In other words for every 100,000 HF Foods Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 25880 shares are currently held short.

However HF Foods Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of HF Foods Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable HF Foods Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case HF Foods Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 HF Foods Group shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0914% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable HF Foods Group shares, roughly 91 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 20% would generally be considered very high, pointing to a pessimistic outlook for the share price, with a discouraging number of investors currently willing to bet against HF Foods Group.

Find out more about how you can short HF Foods Group stock.

HF Foods Group share dividends

We're not expecting HF Foods Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

HF Foods Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, HF Foods Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.04 up to $20.6393. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HFFG.US volatility(beta: 1.76)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 HF Foods Group's is 1.7572. This would suggest that HF Foods Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

HF Foods Group overview

HF Foods Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes fresh produces, frozen and dry food products, and non-food products to Asian restaurants, primarily Chinese restaurants, and other foodservice customers throughout the Southeast, Pacific, and Mountain West regions in the United States. The company offers approximately 1,500 products ranging from perishable produce to takeout food packaging materials for its clients. It distributes Asian specialty food items, meat and poultry products, seafood, fresh produce, packaging and other items, and commodities. The company has 14 distribution centers with a fleet of approximately 340 refrigerated vehicles serving approximately 10,000 Asian restaurants. It also provides design and printing services, as well as trucking services. In addition, the company rents warehouse facilities. HF Foods Group Inc. is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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