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How to buy Ichor stock | $36.29

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Ichor Holdings, Ltd is a semiconductor equipment & materials business based in the US. Ichor shares (ICHR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ichor employs 1,355 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$858.6 million.

How to buy shares in Ichor

  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 Ichor. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ICHR. 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 Ichor 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$36.29, 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 Ichor, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Ichor. 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.

Ichor share price

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Ichor shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-26.
Latest market closeUSD$36.29
52-week rangeUSD$13.68 - USD$39.68
50-day moving average USD$30.9929
200-day moving average USD$27.0015
Wall St. target priceUSD$38.86
PE ratio 24.684
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.234

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Is it a good time to buy Ichor stock?

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Ichor price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $36.29 from 2021-01-11

1 week (2021-01-13) -1.97%
1 month (2020-12-18) 16.73%
3 months (2020-10-20) 49.40%
6 months (2020-07-20) 25.44%
1 year (2020-01-17) -5.94%
2 years (2019-01-18) 88.03%
3 years (2018-01-19) 12.04%
5 years (2016-01-16) N/A

Is Ichor under- or over-valued?

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

Ichor's P/E ratio

Ichor's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Ichor shares trade at around 25x 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.

Ichor's PEG ratio

Ichor's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.29. 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 Ichor's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ichor's EBITDA

Ichor's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$58.4 million.

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

Ichor financials

Revenue TTM USD$858.6 million
Operating margin TTM 4.07%
Gross profit TTM USD$86.4 million
Return on assets TTM 3.93%
Return on equity TTM 12.43%
Profit margin 3.34%
Book value $10.996
Market capitalisation USD$849.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ichor shares

There are currently 1.0 million Ichor shares held short by investors – that's known as Ichor's "short interest". This figure is 6.2% down from 1.1 million last month.

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

Ichor's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ichor's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ichor shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ichor shares traded daily (recently around 483359.72222222). Ichor's SIR currently stands at 2.16. In other words for every 100,000 Ichor shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2160 shares are currently held short.

However Ichor's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ichor shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ichor shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ichor's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ichor shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0439% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ichor shares, roughly 44 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 Ichor.

Find out more about how you can short Ichor stock.

Ichor share dividends

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

Ichor share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ichor's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.68 up to $39.68. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ICHR.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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Ichor's is 2.3747. This would suggest that Ichor's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Ichor overview

Ichor Holdings, Ltd. engages in the design, engineering, and manufacture of fluid delivery subsystems and components for semiconductor capital equipment. It primarily offers gas and chemical delivery subsystems that are used in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices. The company's gas delivery subsystems deliver, monitor, and control gases used in semiconductor manufacturing processes, such as etch and deposition; and chemical delivery subsystems blend and dispense the reactive liquid chemistries used in semiconductor manufacturing processes comprising chemical-mechanical planarization, electroplating, and cleaning. It also manufactures precision machined components, weldments, and proprietary products for use in fluid delivery systems. The company operates in the United States, Europe, Singapore, and internationally. Ichor Holdings, Ltd. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

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