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How to buy NCS Multistage stock

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NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. NCS Multistage shares (NCSM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. NCS Multistage employs 394 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$131.7 million.

How to buy shares in NCS Multistage

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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 NCS Multistage. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: NCSM. 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 NCS Multistage 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. 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 NCS Multistage, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of NCS Multistage. 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.

NCS Multistage share price

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NCS Multistage shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$6.238 - USD$40
50-day moving average USD$33.5144
200-day moving average USD$20.0656
Wall St. target priceUSD$25.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-5.066

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Is it a good time to buy NCS Multistage stock?

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Is NCS Multistage under- or over-valued?

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

NCS Multistage's EBITDA

NCS Multistage's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$8.2 million.

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

NCS Multistage financials

Revenue TTM USD$131.7 million
Gross profit TTM USD$97.5 million
Return on assets TTM -5.09%
Return on equity TTM -48.04%
Profit margin -51.9%
Book value $34.624
Market capitalisation USD$81.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting NCS Multistage shares

There are currently 8,920 NCS Multistage shares held short by investors – that's known as NCS Multistage's "short interest". This figure is 47.9% down from 17,109 last month.

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

NCS Multistage's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

NCS Multistage's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of NCS Multistage shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of NCS Multistage shares traded daily (recently around 6914.7286821705). NCS Multistage's SIR currently stands at 1.29. In other words for every 100,000 NCS Multistage shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1290 shares are currently held short.

However NCS Multistage's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of NCS Multistage shares, or, against the total number of tradable NCS Multistage shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case NCS Multistage's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 NCS Multistage shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0137% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable NCS Multistage shares, roughly 14 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 NCS Multistage.

Find out more about how you can short NCS Multistage stock.

NCS Multistage share dividends

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

Have NCS Multistage's shares ever split?

NCS Multistage's shares were split on a 1:20 basis on 1 December 2020. So if you had owned 20 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 NCS Multistage shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for NCS Multistage shares which in turn could have impacted NCS Multistage's share price.

NCS Multistage share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, NCS Multistage's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.238 up to $40. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NCSM.US volatility(beta: 2.24)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while NCS Multistage's is 2.2397. This would suggest that NCS Multistage's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

NCS Multistage overview

NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. provides engineered products and support services for oil and natural gas well completions and field development strategies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. Its products include casing-installed sliding sleeves, downhole frac isolation assemblies, sand jet perforating products, spotfrac systems, ballshift sliding sleeves, airlock casing buoyancy systems, liner hanger systems, and spectrum tracer services. The company also provides advisory services to customers on completion designs and field development strategies. It offers its products and services primarily to exploration and production companies for use in onshore wells through technically-trained direct sales force, and operating partners or sales representatives. The company was formerly known as Pioneer Super Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. in December 2016. NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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