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How to buy Natural Gas Services Group stock

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Natural Gas Services Group, Inc is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. Natural Gas Services Group shares (NGS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Natural Gas Services Group employs 229 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Natural Gas Services Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$4.99 - $12.23
50-day moving average $9.32
200-day moving average $9.73
Wall St. target price$16.00
PE ratio 66.2774
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.14

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Is Natural Gas Services Group under- or over-valued?

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

Natural Gas Services Group's P/E ratio

Natural Gas Services Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 66x. In other words, Natural Gas Services Group shares trade at around 66x 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.

Natural Gas Services Group's PEG ratio

Natural Gas Services Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 12.99. 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 Natural Gas Services Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Natural Gas Services Group's EBITDA

Natural Gas Services Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $21.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Natural Gas Services Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Natural Gas Services Group financials

Revenue TTM $68.1 million
Gross profit TTM $32.6 million
Return on assets TTM -0.66%
Return on equity TTM 0.72%
Profit margin 2.66%
Book value $18.97
Market capitalisation $124.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Natural Gas Services Group shares

There are currently 38,164 Natural Gas Services Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Natural Gas Services Group's "short interest". This figure is 48% down from 73,412 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Natural Gas Services Group shares can be evaluated.

Natural Gas Services Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Natural Gas Services Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Natural Gas Services Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Natural Gas Services Group shares traded daily (recently around 48308.860759494). Natural Gas Services Group's SIR currently stands at 0.79. In other words for every 100,000 Natural Gas Services Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 790 shares are currently held short.

However Natural Gas Services Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Natural Gas Services Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Natural Gas Services Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Natural Gas Services Group's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Natural Gas Services Group shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.003% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Natural Gas Services Group shares, roughly 3 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 Natural Gas Services Group.

Find out more about how you can short Natural Gas Services Group stock.

Natural Gas Services Group share dividends

We're not expecting Natural Gas Services Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Natural Gas Services Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Natural Gas Services Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.99 up to $12.23. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NGS.US volatility(beta: 2.17)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 Natural Gas Services Group's is 2.1715. This would suggest that Natural Gas Services Group's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Natural Gas Services Group overview

Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. provides natural gas compression services and equipment to the energy industry in the United States. It fabricates, manufactures, rents, and sells natural gas compressors and related equipment. The company primarily engages in the rental of compression units that provide small, medium, and large horsepower applications for unconventional oil and natural gas production. As of December 31, 2020, the company had 2,224 natural gas compression units in its rental fleet with 438,524 horsepower. The company also engages in the design, fabrication, and assembly of compressor components into compressor units for rental or sale; engineers and fabricates natural gas compressors; and designs and manufactures a line of reciprocating compressor frames, cylinders, and parts. In addition, it is involved in the design, fabrication, sale, installation, and service of flare stacks and related ignition and control devices for the onshore and offshore incineration of gas compounds, such as hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide, natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gases.

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