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How to buy MRC Global (MRC) stock

Learn how to easily invest in MRC Global stock.

MRC Global Inc
NYSE: MRC - USD
OIL & GAS EQUIPMENT & SERVICES
$9.19
+$0.26 (+2.86%)

MRC Global Inc is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. MRC Global shares (MRC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. MRC Global employs 2,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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MRC Global stock price (NYSE: MRC)

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MRC Global shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-24.
Latest market close$10.74
52-week range$3.93 - $12.21
50-day moving average $9.69
200-day moving average $9.32
Wall St. target price$12.17
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-3.78

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Is it a good time to buy MRC Global stock?

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MRC Global price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $10.74 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-17) N/A
1 month (2021-06-28) 14.50%
3 months (2021-04-28) 18.54%
6 months (2021-01-24) N/A
1 year (2020-07-24) N/A
2 years (2019-07-24) N/A
3 years (2018-07-24) N/A
5 years (2016-07-24) N/A

Is MRC Global under- or over-valued?

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

MRC Global's PEG ratio

MRC Global's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 9.89. 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 MRC Global's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

MRC Global's EBITDA

MRC Global's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $38 million.

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

MRC Global financials

Revenue TTM $2.4 billion
Gross profit TTM $431 million
Return on assets TTM -0.21%
Return on equity TTM -34.23%
Profit margin -12.04%
Book value $4.17
Market capitalisation $726.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting MRC Global shares

There are currently 3.9 million MRC Global shares held short by investors – that's known as MRC Global's "short interest". This figure is 9.5% down from 4.3 million last month.

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

MRC Global's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

MRC Global's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of MRC Global shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of MRC Global shares traded daily (recently around 493825.56962025). MRC Global's SIR currently stands at 7.9. In other words for every 100,000 MRC Global shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7900 shares are currently held short.

However MRC Global's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of MRC Global shares, or, against the total number of tradable MRC Global shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case MRC Global's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 MRC Global shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0496% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable MRC Global shares, roughly 50 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against MRC Global.

Find out more about how you can short MRC Global stock.

MRC Global share dividends

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

MRC Global share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, MRC Global's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.93 up to $12.21. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while MRC Global's is 2.5223. This would suggest that MRC Global's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

MRC Global overview

MRC Global Inc. , through its subsidiaries, distributes pipes, valves, fittings, and other infrastructure products and services to the energy industry in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers ball, butterfly, gate, globe, check, diaphragm, needle, and plug valves; and other products, such as lined corrosion resistant piping systems, control valves, valve automation and top work components, and valve modification services, as well as measurement, steam, and instrumentation products. The company also provides carbon steel fittings and flanges comprising carbon weld fittings, flanges, and piping components; stainless steel, alloy and corrosion resistant pipes, tubing, fittings, and flanges; and carbon line pipes. In addition, it offers natural gas distribution products, including risers, meters, polyethylene pipes and fittings, and various other components and industrial supplies; oilfield and industrial supplies and completion equipment, such as high density polyethylene pipes, fittings, and rods; and specialized production equipment comprising tanks and separators. Further, the company provides various services, such as product testing, manufacturer assessments, multiple daily deliveries, volume purchasing, inventory and zone store management and warehousing, technical support, training, just-in-time delivery, truck stocking, order consolidation, product tagging and system interfaces, and valve inspection and repair services; and various other services under the ValidTorque and FastTrack names. Its products are used in the construction, maintenance, repair, and overhaul of equipment used in extreme operating conditions, including high pressure, high/low temperature, and high corrosive and abrasive environments.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of MRC Global is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.769% of MRC Global shares are held by insiders and 96.115% by institutions.
How many people work for MRC Global?
Latest data suggests 2,600 work at MRC Global.
When does the fiscal year end for MRC Global?
MRC Global's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is MRC Global based?
MRC Global's address is: Fulbright Tower, Houston, TX, United States, 77010
What is MRC Global's ISIN number?
MRC Global's international securities identification number is: US55345K1034
What is MRC Global's CUSIP number?
MRC Global's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 55345K103

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