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How to buy Navigator (NVGS) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Navigator stock.

Navigator Holdings Ltd
NYSE: NVGS - USD
OIL & GAS MIDSTREAM
$9.39
+$0.01 (+0.05%)

Navigator Holdings Ltd is an oil & gas midstream business based in the US. Navigator shares (NVGS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Navigator employs 80 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – NVGS – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  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.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Navigator stock price (NYSE: NVGS)

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Navigator shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$10.54
52-week range$6.52 - $12.46
50-day moving average $10.51
200-day moving average $10.31
Wall St. target price$14.40
PE ratio 50.4301
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.19

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Is it a good time to buy Navigator stock?

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Navigator price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $10.54 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-12) N/A
1 month (2021-06-23) -5.13%
3 months (2021-04-19) N/A
6 months (2021-01-19) N/A
1 year (2020-07-19) N/A
2 years (2019-07-19) N/A
3 years (2018-07-19) N/A
5 years (2016-07-19) N/A

Is Navigator under- or over-valued?

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

Navigator's P/E ratio

Navigator's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 50x. In other words, Navigator shares trade at around 50x 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.

Navigator's PEG ratio

Navigator's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.42. 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 Navigator's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Navigator's EBITDA

Navigator's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $113.7 million.

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

Navigator financials

Revenue TTM $337 million
Operating margin TTM 13.43%
Gross profit TTM $147.2 million
Return on assets TTM 1.53%
Return on equity TTM 1.31%
Profit margin 3.13%
Book value $16.86
Market capitalisation $525 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Navigator shares

There are currently 35,626 Navigator shares held short by investors – that's known as Navigator's "short interest". This figure is 34.7% down from 54,535 last month.

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

Navigator's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Navigator's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Navigator shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Navigator shares traded daily (recently around 75800). Navigator's SIR currently stands at 0.47. In other words for every 100,000 Navigator shares traded daily on the market, roughly 470 shares are currently held short.

However Navigator's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Navigator shares, or, against the total number of tradable Navigator shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Navigator's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Navigator shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0012% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Navigator 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 Navigator.

Find out more about how you can short Navigator stock.

Navigator share dividends

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

Have Navigator's shares ever split?

Navigator's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 18 November 2013. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Navigator shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Navigator shares which in turn could have impacted Navigator's share price.

Navigator share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Navigator's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.52 up to $12.46. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NVGS.US volatility(beta: 2.47)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 Navigator's is 2.4728. This would suggest that Navigator's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Navigator overview

Navigator Holdings Ltd. owns and operates a fleet of liquefied gas carriers worldwide. The company provides international and regional seaborne transportation services of liquefied petroleum gas, petrochemical gases, and ammonia for energy companies, industrial users, and commodity traders. As of December 31, 2020, it operated a fleet of 38 semi- or fully-refrigerated liquefied gas carriers. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. .

Navigator in the news

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Navigator is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 44.793% of Navigator shares are held by insiders and 27.739% by institutions.
How many people work for Navigator?
Latest data suggests 80 work at Navigator.
When does the fiscal year end for Navigator?
Navigator's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Navigator based?
Navigator's address is: The Verde, London, United Kingdom, SW1E 5DH
What is Navigator's ISIN number?
Navigator's international securities identification number is: MHY621321089
What is Navigator's CUSIP number?
Navigator's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: Y62132108

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