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LiqTech International, Inc is a pollution & treatment controls business based in the US. LiqTech International shares (LIQT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. LiqTech International employs 142 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$24.7 million.

How to buy shares in LiqTech International

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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 LiqTech International. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: LIQT. 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 LiqTech 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$6.63, 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 LiqTech International, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of LiqTech 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.

How has coronavirus impacted LiqTech International's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, LiqTech International's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$6.63, which is 4.07% up on its pre-crash value of USD$6.36 and 124.75% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$2.95.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of LiqTech International shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$550.33 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,076.31.

LiqTech International share price

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LiqTech International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-20.
Latest market close USD$6.63
52-week range USD$2.95 - USD$9.1
50-day moving average USD$7.7014
200-day moving average USD$6.7198
Wall St. target price USD$10.5
PE ratio 677.448
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.011

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Is it a good time to buy LiqTech International stock?

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LiqTech International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.63 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-18) -5.29%
1 month (2020-10-23) -16.39%
3 months (2020-08-25) -4.19%
6 months (2020-05-22) 6.94%
1 year (2019-11-25) 28.74%
2 years (2018-11-23) 354.11%
3 years (2017-11-24) 1,341.30%
5 years (2015-11-25) 426.19%

Is LiqTech International under- or over-valued?

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

LiqTech International's P/E ratio

LiqTech 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 677x. In other words, LiqTech International shares trade at around 677x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

LiqTech International's EBITDA

LiqTech International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.4 million.

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

LiqTech International financials

Revenue TTM USD$24.7 million
Gross profit TTM USD$7.2 million
Return on assets TTM -8.8%
Return on equity TTM -27.5%
Profit margin -28.05%
Book value $1.245
Market capitalisation USD$158.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting LiqTech International shares

There are currently 1.3 million LiqTech International shares held short by investors – that's known as LiqTech International's "short interest". This figure is 1.7% down from 1.3 million last month.

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

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

LiqTech International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of LiqTech International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of LiqTech International shares traded daily (recently around 32391.332184191). LiqTech International's SIR currently stands at 40.61. In other words for every 100,000 LiqTech International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 40610 shares are currently held short.

However LiqTech International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of LiqTech International shares, or, against the total number of tradable LiqTech International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case LiqTech International's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 LiqTech International shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0625% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable LiqTech International shares, roughly 63 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 20% would generally be considered very high, pointing to a pessimistic outlook for the share price, with a discouraging number of investors currently willing to bet against LiqTech International.

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

LiqTech International share dividends

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

Have LiqTech International's shares ever split?

LiqTech International's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 9 April 2019. So if you had owned 4 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 LiqTech International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for LiqTech International shares which in turn could have impacted LiqTech International's share price.

LiqTech International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, LiqTech International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.95 up to $9.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LIQT.US volatility(beta: 1.21)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 LiqTech International's is 1.212. This would suggest that LiqTech International'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).

LiqTech International overview

LiqTech International, Inc., a clean technology company, designs, develops, produces, markets, and sells automated filtering systems, and ceramic silicon carbide liquid and diesel particulate air filters in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and South America. The company manufactures and sells ceramic silicon carbide membranes and systems for liquid filtration under the LiqTech, Cometas, and Provital brand names, which are used for the filtration of produced water, pre-filtration of reverse osmosis drinking water, industrial applications, producing clean drinking water, and pool and spa water, as well as marine scrubber wash water. It also offers diesel particulate filters for exhaust emission control solutions to the verified retrofit and the original equipment manufacturer market; and plastics, which provide machined and welded plastic parts for the prepress, UV, and aquaculture market segments. LiqTech International, Inc. sells its products primarily to industrial customers through direct sales, systems integrators, distributors, agents, and partners. The company was formerly known as Blue Moose Media, Inc. and changed its name to LiqTech International, Inc. in October 2011. LiqTech International, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Ballerup, Denmark.

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