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How to buy Natural Resource Partners L-P stock | $27.18

Learn how to easily invest in Natural Resource Partners L-P stock.

Natural Resource Partners L.P is a thermal coal business based in the US. Natural Resource Partners L-P shares (NRP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Natural Resource Partners L-P stock price (NYSE: NRP)

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Natural Resource Partners L-P shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-09.
Latest market close$27.18
52-week range$10.51 - $26.91
50-day moving average $21.75
200-day moving average $19.91
Wall St. target price$15.00
PE ratio 21.2007
Dividend yield $1.8 (7.1%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.19

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Natural Resource Partners L-P price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $27.18 from 2021-10-14

1 week (2021-10-08) 7.64%
1 month (2021-09-15) 30.48%
3 months (2021-07-15) 29.80%
6 months (2021-04-15) 45.04%
1 year (2020-10-15) 125.11%
2 years (2019-10-15) -1.16%
3 years (2018-10-15) 34.01
5 years (2016-10-14) 28.92

Is Natural Resource Partners L-P under- or over-valued?

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

Natural Resource Partners L-P's P/E ratio

Natural Resource Partners L-P's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Natural Resource Partners L-P shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

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

Natural Resource Partners L-P's EBITDA

Natural Resource Partners L-P's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $96 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Natural Resource Partners L-P's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Natural Resource Partners L-P financials

Revenue TTM $132.4 million
Operating margin TTM 55.35%
Gross profit TTM $104.2 million
Return on assets TTM 4.94%
Return on equity TTM 12.16%
Profit margin 34.27%
Book value $16.62
Market capitalisation $311.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Natural Resource Partners L-P shares

There are currently 8,178 Natural Resource Partners L-P shares held short by investors – that's known as Natural Resource Partners L-P's "short interest". This figure is 40.2% down from 13,686 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Natural Resource Partners L-P shares can be evaluated.

Natural Resource Partners L-P's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Natural Resource Partners L-P's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Natural Resource Partners L-P shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Natural Resource Partners L-P shares traded daily (recently around 23365.714285714). Natural Resource Partners L-P's SIR currently stands at 0.35. In other words for every 100,000 Natural Resource Partners L-P shares traded daily on the market, roughly 350 shares are currently held short.

However Natural Resource Partners L-P's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Natural Resource Partners L-P shares, or, against the total number of tradable Natural Resource Partners L-P shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Natural Resource Partners L-P's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Natural Resource Partners L-P shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0009% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Natural Resource Partners L-P shares, roughly 1 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 Resource Partners L-P.

Find out more about how you can short Natural Resource Partners L-P stock.

Natural Resource Partners L-P share dividends

1%

Dividend payout ratio: 1.04% of net profits

Recently Natural Resource Partners L-P has paid out, on average, around 1.04% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.1% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Natural Resource Partners L-P shareholders could enjoy a 7.1% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Natural Resource Partners L-P's case, that would currently equate to about $1.8 per share.

While Natural Resource Partners L-P's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Natural Resource Partners L-P is investing more in its future growth.

Natural Resource Partners L-P's most recent dividend payout was on 25 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Natural Resource Partners L-P's shares ever split?

Natural Resource Partners L-P's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 17 February 2016. So if you had owned 10 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 Natural Resource Partners L-P shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Natural Resource Partners L-P shares which in turn could have impacted Natural Resource Partners L-P's share price.

Natural Resource Partners L-P share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Natural Resource Partners L-P's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.5085 up to $26.91. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NRP.US volatility(beta: 0.59)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 Resource Partners L-P's is 0.5915. This would suggest that Natural Resource Partners L-P's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Natural Resource Partners L-P overview

Natural Resource Partners L. P. , through its subsidiaries, owns, manages, and leases a portfolio of mineral properties in the United States. It operates in two segments, Coal Royalty and Other, and Soda Ash. The company owns interests in coal, soda ash, trona, and other natural resources. Its coal reserves are primarily located in Appalachia, the Illinois Basin, and the Northern Powder River Basin in the United States; industrial minerals and aggregates properties are located in the United States; oil and gas royalty assets located in Louisiana; timber assets located in West Virginia; and trona ore mining operation and soda ash refinery are located in the Green River Basin, Wyoming. The company leases a portion of its reserves in exchange for royalty payments; and owns and leases transportation and processing infrastructure related to coal properties.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Natural Resource Partners L-P is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 29.275% of Natural Resource Partners L-P shares are held by insiders and 38.541% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Natural Resource Partners L-P?
Natural Resource Partners L-P's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Natural Resource Partners L-P based?
Natural Resource Partners L-P's address is: 1201 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX, United States, 77002
What is Natural Resource Partners L-P's ISIN number?
Natural Resource Partners L-P's international securities identification number is: US63900P6088
What is Natural Resource Partners L-P's CUSIP number?
Natural Resource Partners L-P's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 63900P103

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