How to buy Hudson Technologies stock - 13 April

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How to buy Hudson Technologies stock

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Hudson Technologies, Inc is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Hudson Technologies shares (HDSN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Hudson Technologies employs 221 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$147.6 million.

How to buy shares in Hudson Technologies

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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 Hudson Technologies. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: HDSN. 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 Hudson Technologies 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 Hudson Technologies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Hudson Technologies. 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.

Hudson Technologies share price

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Hudson Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-08.
52-week rangeUSD$0.7601 - USD$2.25
50-day moving average USD$1.5583
200-day moving average USD$1.3236
Wall St. target priceUSD$1.45
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.935

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Is it a good time to buy Hudson Technologies stock?

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Is Hudson Technologies under- or over-valued?

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

Hudson Technologies's PEG ratio

Hudson Technologies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.9. 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 Hudson Technologies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Hudson Technologies's EBITDA

Hudson Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$12 million.

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

Hudson Technologies financials

Revenue TTM USD$147.6 million
Operating margin TTM 4%
Gross profit TTM USD$35.4 million
Return on assets TTM 2.16%
Return on equity TTM -12.15%
Profit margin -3.53%
Book value $0.937
Market capitalisation USD$86.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Hudson Technologies shares

There are currently 569,669 Hudson Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as Hudson Technologies's "short interest". This figure is 28% down from 791,555 last month.

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

Hudson Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Hudson Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Hudson Technologies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Hudson Technologies shares traded daily (recently around 918820.96774194). Hudson Technologies's SIR currently stands at 0.62. In other words for every 100,000 Hudson Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 620 shares are currently held short.

However Hudson Technologies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Hudson Technologies shares, or, against the total number of tradable Hudson Technologies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Hudson Technologies's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Hudson Technologies shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0165% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Hudson Technologies shares, roughly 17 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 Hudson Technologies.

Find out more about how you can short Hudson Technologies stock.

Hudson Technologies share dividends

We're not expecting Hudson Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Hudson Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hudson Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.7601 up to $2.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HDSN.US volatility(beta: 1.32)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 Hudson Technologies's is 1.3161. This would suggest that Hudson Technologies's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Hudson Technologies overview

Hudson Technologies, Inc. a refrigerant services company, provides solutions to recurring problems within the refrigeration industry primarily in the United States. The company's products and services include refrigerant and industrial gas sales; refrigerant management services consisting primarily of reclamation of refrigerants, re-usable cylinder refurbishment, and hydrostatic testing services; and RefrigerantSide services comprising system decontamination to remove moisture, oils, and other contaminants. It also offers SmartEnergy OPS service, a web-based real time continuous monitoring service; and Chiller Chemistry and Chill Smart services. In addition, the company participates in the generation of carbon offset projects. It serves commercial, industrial, and governmental customers, as well as refrigerant wholesalers, distributors, contractors, and refrigeration equipment manufacturers. Hudson Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Pearl River, New York.

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