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How to buy Ingevity Corporation stock

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Ingevity Corporation is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Ingevity Corporation shares (NGVT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ingevity Corporation employs 1,750 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Ingevity Corporation share price

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Ingevity Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$39.33 - $79.68
50-day moving average $74.22
200-day moving average $69.50
Wall St. target price$83.00
PE ratio 16.3913
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.37

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Is it a good time to buy Ingevity Corporation stock?

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Is Ingevity Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Ingevity Corporation's P/E ratio

Ingevity Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Ingevity Corporation shares trade at around 16x 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.

Ingevity Corporation's PEG ratio

Ingevity Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.05. 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 Ingevity Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ingevity Corporation's EBITDA

Ingevity Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $393.3 million.

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

Ingevity Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 24.1%
Gross profit TTM $465.5 million
Return on assets TTM 8.19%
Return on equity TTM 30.93%
Profit margin 14.92%
Book value $15.85
Market capitalisation $3.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ingevity Corporation shares

There are currently 850,246 Ingevity Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Ingevity Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 20.5% down from 1.1 million last month.

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

Ingevity Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ingevity Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ingevity Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ingevity Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 298331.92982456). Ingevity Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.85. In other words for every 100,000 Ingevity Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2850 shares are currently held short.

However Ingevity Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ingevity Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ingevity Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ingevity Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ingevity Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0224% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ingevity Corporation shares, roughly 22 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 Ingevity Corporation.

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Ingevity Corporation share dividends

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

Ingevity Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ingevity Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $39.33 up to $79.68. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NGVT.US volatility(beta: 2.24)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 Ingevity Corporation's is 2.2353. This would suggest that Ingevity Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Ingevity Corporation overview

Ingevity Corporation manufactures and sells specialty chemicals and activated carbon materials in North America, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and South America. The company operates through two segments, Performance Materials and Performance Chemicals. The Performance Materials segment engineers, manufactures, and sells hardwood-based and chemically activated carbon products primarily for use in gasoline vapor emission control systems in cars, motorcycles, trucks, and boats. This segment also produces other activated carbon products for use in various applications, including food, water, beverage, and chemical purification. The Performance Chemicals segment develops, manufactures, and sells a range of specialty chemicals derived from co-products of the kraft pulping process and caprolactone monomers. This segment's products are used in various applications comprising warm mix paving, pavement preservation, pavement reconstruction and recycling, oil well service additives, oil production, and downstream applications; and adhesives, agrochemical dispersants, lubricants, printing inks, coatings, resins, elastomers, bioplastics, medical devices, and other industrial applications. Ingevity Corporation was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina.

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