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How to buy Navios Maritime stock | $2.45

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Navios Maritime Holdings Inc is a marine shipping business based in the US. Navios Maritime shares (NM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Navios Maritime employs 401 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$433.2 million.

How to buy shares in Navios Maritime

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Navios Maritime. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: NM. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Navios Maritime reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$2.45, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Navios Maritime, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Navios Maritime. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Navios Maritime share price

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Navios Maritime shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-29.
Latest market closeUSD$2.45
52-week rangeUSD$1.3022 - USD$4.48
50-day moving average USD$2.2741
200-day moving average USD$1.9717
Wall St. target priceUSD$5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-17.33

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Is it a good time to buy Navios Maritime stock?

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Navios Maritime price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.45 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-12) N/A
1 month (2020-12-23) -1.61%
3 months (2020-10-19) N/A
6 months (2020-07-19) N/A
1 year (2020-01-19) N/A
2 years (2019-01-19) N/A
3 years (2018-01-19) N/A
5 years (2016-01-19) N/A

Is Navios Maritime under- or over-valued?

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

Navios Maritime's EBITDA

Navios Maritime's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$125.5 million.

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

Navios Maritime financials

Revenue TTM USD$433.2 million
Operating margin TTM 6.74%
Gross profit TTM USD$203.8 million
Return on assets TTM 0.83%
Return on equity TTM -121.12%
Profit margin -48.44%
Book value $5.763
Market capitalisation USD$36.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Navios Maritime shares

There are currently 12,161 Navios Maritime shares held short by investors – that's known as Navios Maritime's "short interest". This figure is 52.7% down from 25,699 last month.

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

Navios Maritime's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Navios Maritime's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Navios Maritime shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Navios Maritime shares traded daily (recently around 202683.33333333). Navios Maritime's SIR currently stands at 0.06. In other words for every 100,000 Navios Maritime shares traded daily on the market, roughly 60 shares are currently held short.

However Navios Maritime's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Navios Maritime shares, or, against the total number of tradable Navios Maritime shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Navios Maritime's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Navios Maritime shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.001% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Navios Maritime 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 Navios Maritime.

Find out more about how you can short Navios Maritime stock.

Navios Maritime share dividends

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

Have Navios Maritime's shares ever split?

Navios Maritime's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 3 January 2019. 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 Navios Maritime shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Navios Maritime shares which in turn could have impacted Navios Maritime's share price.

Navios Maritime share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Navios Maritime's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.3022 up to $4.48. 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 Navios Maritime's is 2.5554. This would suggest that Navios Maritime's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Navios Maritime overview

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. operates as a seaborne shipping and logistics company in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and internationally. It focuses on the transportation and transshipment of dry bulk commodities, including iron ores, coal, and grains. The company operates through two segments, Dry Bulk Vessel Operations and Logistics Business. The Dry Bulk Vessel Operations segment engages in the transportation and handling of bulk cargoes through the ownership, operation, and trading of vessels and freight. This segment charters its vessels to trading houses, producers, and government-owned entities. The Logistics Business segment operates ports and transfer station terminals, as well as upriver transport facilities in the Hidrovia region; and handles vessels, barges, push boats, and cabotage business. This segment provides its integrated transportation, storage, and related services through its port facilities, fleet of dry and liquid cargo barges, and product tankers to mineral and grain commodity providers, as well as to users of refined petroleum products. The company's fleet consists of 53 vessels totaling 5.7 million deadweight tons. Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. is headquartered in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

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