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How to buy Ocean Bio-Chem stock
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Ocean Bio-Chem Inc is a conglomerates business based in the US. Ocean Bio-Chem shares (OBCI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ocean Bio-Chem employs 195 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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Ocean Bio-Chem shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$12.87|
|52-week range||$5.90 - $13.18|
|50-day moving average||$7.53|
|200-day moving average||$8.87|
|Wall St. target price||N/A|
|Dividend yield||$0.13 (1.24%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.83|
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Ocean Bio-Chem price performance over time
|1 week (2022-06-24)||0.08%|
|1 month (2022-06-03)||89.26%|
|3 months (2022-04-01)||57.33%|
|6 months (2022-01-03)||42.37%|
|1 year (2021-07-02)||7.25%|
|2 years (2020-07-02)||-1.38%|
|3 years (2019-07-03)||278.53%|
|5 years (2017-06-30)||213.90%|
Is Ocean Bio-Chem stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Ocean Bio-Chem stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ocean Bio-Chem's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Ocean Bio-Chem's P/E ratio
Ocean Bio-Chem's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Ocean Bio-Chem shares trade at around 15x 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.
Ocean Bio-Chem's EBITDA
Ocean Bio-Chem's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $11.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Ocean Bio-Chem's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Ocean Bio-Chem financials
|Revenue TTM||$63.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||15.74%|
|Gross profit TTM||$24.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||11.1%|
|Return on equity TTM||17.34%|
|Market capitalisation||$122.3 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Ocean Bio-Chem share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 18.65% of net profits
Recently Ocean Bio-Chem has paid out, on average, around 18.65% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.24% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ocean Bio-Chem shareholders could enjoy a 1.24% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ocean Bio-Chem's case, that would currently equate to about $0.13 per share.
While Ocean Bio-Chem's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Ocean Bio-Chem is investing more in its future growth.
Ocean Bio-Chem's most recent dividend payout was on 22 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Ocean Bio-Chem's shares ever split?
Ocean Bio-Chem's shares were split on a 11:10 basis on 24 September 2002. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 11 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ocean Bio-Chem shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ocean Bio-Chem shares which in turn could have impacted Ocean Bio-Chem's share price.
Ocean Bio-Chem share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Ocean Bio-Chem's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.9 up to $13.1783. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Ocean Bio-Chem's is 0.3702. This would suggest that Ocean Bio-Chem's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Ocean Bio-Chem overview
Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. manufactures, markets, and distributes appearance, performance, and maintenance products for the marine, automotive, power sports, recreational vehicle, home care, and outdoor power equipment markets in the United States and Canada. The company offers marine products, including polishes, cleaners, protectants, waxes, enzyme fuel treatments, private label products, motor and teak oils, boat washes, vinyl and teak cleaners, bilge and hull cleaners, silicone and polyurethane sealants, polysulfide sealants, gasket materials, lubricants, antifouling additives, and anti-freeze coolants; and brushes, brush handles, tie-downs, and other related accessories. It also manufactures automotive products, such as fuel treatments for gas and diesel engines, motor oils, greases, and related items; anti-freeze and windshield washes; and automotive polishes, cleaners, and other items. In addition, the company offers fuel treatment and other specialty products to the recreational vehicle market; solutions to various problems associated with E-10 fuel; and other specialty recreational vehicle/power sports products, including cleaners, polishes, detergents, fabric cleaners and protectors, silicone sealants, waterproofers, gasket materials, degreasers, vinyl cleaners and protectors, toilet treatment fluids, and anti-freeze/coolants. Further, it provides solutions to rectify operating engine problems in commercial lawn, and other home and garden power equipment; deodorizers, disinfectants, and sanitizers, as well as mildew odor control bags and boat odor sanitizers; blends and packages chemical formulations; and manufactures PVC and HDPE blow molded bottles. The company sells its products under the Star Tron, Performacide, and Star brite brands through retailers and online retailers, as well as to distributors.
Ocean Bio-Chem in the news
Marine and automotive supplier Ocean Bio-Chem to be acquired for $125M
OneWater Marine Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc.
OneWater Marine Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc.
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Ocean Bio-Chem is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 61.616% of Ocean Bio-Chem shares are held by insiders and 16.224% by institutions. How many people work for Ocean Bio-Chem?
Latest data suggests 195 work at Ocean Bio-Chem. When does the fiscal year end for Ocean Bio-Chem?
Ocean Bio-Chem's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Ocean Bio-Chem based?
Ocean Bio-Chem's address is: 4041 SW 47th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States, 33314 What is Ocean Bio-Chem's ISIN number?
Ocean Bio-Chem's international securities identification number is: US6746311066 What is Ocean Bio-Chem's CUSIP number?
Ocean Bio-Chem's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 674631106
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