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How to buy Kelso Technologies stock | $0.51

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Kelso Technologies Inc is a railroads business based in the US. Kelso Technologies shares (KIQ) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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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 Kelso Technologies. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: KIQ. 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 Kelso 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. At last close price of USD$0.51, 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 Kelso Technologies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Kelso 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.

Kelso Technologies share price

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Kelso Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$0.51
52-week rangeUSD$0.45 - USD$0.9995
50-day moving average USD$0.5206
200-day moving average USD$0.5884
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 16.4706
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.034

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Is it a good time to buy Kelso Technologies stock?

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Kelso Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $0.51 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-07) -13.56%
1 month (2020-12-17) 0.51
3 months (2020-10-15) -16.39%
6 months (2020-07-15) -20.31%
1 year (2020-01-15) -28.17%
2 years (2019-01-15) -7.26%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 0.8783

Is Kelso Technologies under- or over-valued?

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

Kelso Technologies's P/E ratio

Kelso Technologies'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, Kelso Technologies shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.

Kelso Technologies's EBITDA

Kelso Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.7 million.

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

Kelso Technologies financials

Revenue TTM USD$15.1 million
Operating margin TTM 8.87%
Gross profit TTM USD$9.5 million
Return on assets TTM 6.41%
Return on equity TTM 14.02%
Profit margin 10.56%
Book value $0.261
Market capitalisation USD$26.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kelso Technologies shares

There are currently 174,285 Kelso Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as Kelso Technologies's "short interest". This figure is 5.5% up from 165,156 last month.

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

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

Kelso Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kelso Technologies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kelso Technologies shares traded daily (recently around 154234.51327434). Kelso Technologies's SIR currently stands at 1.13. In other words for every 100,000 Kelso Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1130 shares are currently held short.

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

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

Kelso Technologies share dividends

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

Have Kelso Technologies's shares ever split?

Kelso Technologies's shares were split on a 1:7 basis on 13 May 2010. So if you had owned 7 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Kelso Technologies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 600% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kelso Technologies shares which in turn could have impacted Kelso Technologies's share price.

Kelso Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kelso Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.45 up to $0.9995. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KIQ.US volatility(beta: 1.05)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Kelso Technologies's is 1.0468. This would suggest that Kelso Technologies's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Kelso Technologies overview

Kelso Technologies Inc., designs, engineers, produces, markets, and distributes various products for the rail sector in the United States and Canada. The company's products are used to reduce the risk of environmental harm due to non-accidental events in the transportation of hazardous commodities. It offers pressure relief, vacuum relief, bottom outlet, pressure car, and ball valves; one-bolt manway and related equipment; emergency response equipment for hazmat first responders; and no spill locomotive fueling equipment, as well as other specialty valves, parts, equipment, and services. The company also offers rail tank car market indicators; and active suspension control systems for no road vehicles. The company was formerly known as Kelso Resources Ltd. and changed its name to Kelso Technologies Inc. in July 1994. Kelso Technologies Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Surrey, Canada.

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