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How to buy Hill International stock | $1.69

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Hill International, Inc is an engineering & construction business based in the US. Hill International shares (HIL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Hill International employs 2,337 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$305.5 million.

How to buy shares in Hill International

  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 Hill International. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: HIL. 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 Hill International 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$1.69, 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 Hill International, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Hill International. 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.

Hill International share price

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Hill International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$1.69
52-week range USD$1.08 - USD$3.72
50-day moving average USD$1.4077
200-day moving average USD$1.5521
Wall St. target price USD$7
PE ratio 13.2727
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.107

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Is it a good time to buy Hill International stock?

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Hill International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.69 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-25) -8.15%
1 month (2020-11-06) 24.26%
3 months (2020-09-04) 20.71%
6 months (2020-06-05) -2.87%
1 year (2019-12-05) -48.16%
2 years (2018-12-04) -46.86%
3 years (2017-12-05) -69.27%
5 years (2015-12-04) -48.16%

Is Hill International under- or over-valued?

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

Hill International's P/E ratio

Hill International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Hill International shares trade at around 13x 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.

Hill International's PEG ratio

Hill International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.22. 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 Hill International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Hill International's EBITDA

Hill International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$20.1 million.

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

Hill International financials

Revenue TTM USD$305.5 million
Operating margin TTM 5.48%
Gross profit TTM USD$59 million
Return on assets TTM 3.77%
Return on equity TTM 6.22%
Profit margin 1.99%
Book value $1.908
Market capitalisation USD$82.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Hill International shares

There are currently 254,688 Hill International shares held short by investors – that's known as Hill International's "short interest". This figure is 2.2% down from 260,342 last month.

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

Hill International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Hill International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Hill International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Hill International shares traded daily (recently around 109308.15450644). Hill International's SIR currently stands at 2.33. In other words for every 100,000 Hill International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2330 shares are currently held short.

However Hill International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Hill International shares, or, against the total number of tradable Hill International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Hill International's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Hill International shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0046% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Hill International shares, roughly 5 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 Hill International.

Find out more about how you can short Hill International stock.

Hill International share dividends

We're not expecting Hill International to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Hill International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hill International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.08 up to $3.72. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HIL.US volatility(beta: 1.69)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 Hill International's is 1.6944. This would suggest that Hill International's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Hill International overview

Hill International, Inc. provides project and construction management, and other consulting services primarily for the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy, and industrial markets. The company offers program management, project management, construction management, project management oversight, troubled project turnaround, staff augmentation, project labor agreement consulting, commissioning, estimating and cost management, and labor compliance and facilities management services. It primarily serves the United States federal, state and local governments, other national governments, and the private sector customers. The company operates in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Hill International, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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