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How to buy Nabors Industries stock

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Nabors Industries Ltd is an oil & gas drilling business based in the US. Nabors Industries shares (NBR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Nabors Industries employs 10,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Nabors Industries share price

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Nabors Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-10.
52-week range$9.79 - $133.61
50-day moving average $86.74
200-day moving average $54.23
Wall St. target price$67.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.5 (0.41%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.89

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Is Nabors Industries under- or over-valued?

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

Nabors Industries's EBITDA

Nabors Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $563.9 million.

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

Nabors Industries financials

Revenue TTM $2.1 billion
Gross profit TTM $801 million
Return on assets TTM -3.2%
Return on equity TTM -36.54%
Profit margin -37.75%
Book value $157.87
Market capitalisation $966.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Nabors Industries shares

There are currently 749,664 Nabors Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Nabors Industries's "short interest". This figure is 12% down from 851,545 last month.

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

Nabors Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Nabors Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Nabors Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Nabors Industries shares traded daily (recently around 274602.1978022). Nabors Industries's SIR currently stands at 2.73. In other words for every 100,000 Nabors Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2730 shares are currently held short.

However Nabors Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Nabors Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Nabors Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Nabors Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Nabors Industries shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.1282% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Nabors Industries shares, roughly 128 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 Nabors Industries.

Find out more about how you can short Nabors Industries stock.

Nabors Industries share dividends

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

Have Nabors Industries's shares ever split?

Nabors Industries's shares were split on a 1:50 basis on 22 April 2020. So if you had owned 50 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 Nabors Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Nabors Industries shares which in turn could have impacted Nabors Industries's share price.

Nabors Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Nabors Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.79 up to $133.61. 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 Nabors Industries's is 3.8429. This would suggest that Nabors Industries's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Nabors Industries overview

Nabors Industries Ltd. provides drilling and drilling-related services for land-based and offshore oil and natural gas wells. The company operates through five segments: U. S. Drilling, Canada Drilling, International Drilling, Drilling Solutions, and Rig Technologies. It provides tubular running, wellbore placement, directional drilling, measurement-while-drilling (MWD), equipment manufacturing, and rig instrumentation services; and logging-while-drilling systems and services, as well as drilling optimization software. The company also offers REVit, an automated real time stick-slip mitigation system; ROCKit, a directional steering control system; SmartNAV, a collaborative guidance and advisory platform; SmartSLIDE, an advanced directional steering control system; and RigCLOUD, which provides the tools and infrastructure to integrate applications to deliver real-time insight into operations across the rig fleet.

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