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How to buy Overseas Shipholding Group stock | $2.17

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Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc is an oil & gas midstream business based in the US. Overseas Shipholding Group shares (OSG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Overseas Shipholding Group employs 713 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$419.6 million.

How to buy shares in Overseas Shipholding Group

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  3. Search for Overseas Shipholding Group. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: OSG. 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 Overseas Shipholding Group 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$2.17, 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 Overseas Shipholding Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Overseas Shipholding Group. 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.

Overseas Shipholding Group share price

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Overseas Shipholding Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-09.
Latest market closeUSD$2.17
52-week rangeUSD$1.61 - USD$2.81
50-day moving average USD$2.042
200-day moving average USD$2.1281
Wall St. target priceUSD$13
PE ratio 4.7752
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.467

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Is it a good time to buy Overseas Shipholding Group stock?

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Overseas Shipholding Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.17 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-11) N/A
1 month (2020-12-22) 6.90%
3 months (2020-10-18) N/A
6 months (2020-07-18) N/A
1 year (2020-01-18) N/A
2 years (2019-01-18) N/A
3 years (2018-01-18) N/A
5 years (2016-01-18) N/A

Is Overseas Shipholding Group under- or over-valued?

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

Overseas Shipholding Group's P/E ratio

Overseas Shipholding Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Overseas Shipholding Group shares trade at around 5x 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.

Overseas Shipholding Group's EBITDA

Overseas Shipholding Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$97.1 million.

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

Overseas Shipholding Group financials

Revenue TTM USD$419.6 million
Operating margin TTM 12.75%
Gross profit TTM USD$110.2 million
Return on assets TTM 2.83%
Return on equity TTM 11.89%
Profit margin 9.97%
Book value $4.332
Market capitalisation USD$192.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Overseas Shipholding Group shares

There are currently 751,520 Overseas Shipholding Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Overseas Shipholding Group's "short interest". This figure is 8.5% down from 821,212 last month.

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

Overseas Shipholding Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Overseas Shipholding Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Overseas Shipholding Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Overseas Shipholding Group shares traded daily (recently around 182851.58150852). Overseas Shipholding Group's SIR currently stands at 4.11. In other words for every 100,000 Overseas Shipholding Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4110 shares are currently held short.

However Overseas Shipholding Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Overseas Shipholding Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Overseas Shipholding Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Overseas Shipholding Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Overseas Shipholding Group shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0145% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Overseas Shipholding Group shares, roughly 15 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 Overseas Shipholding Group.

Find out more about how you can short Overseas Shipholding Group stock.

Overseas Shipholding Group share dividends

We're not expecting Overseas Shipholding Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Overseas Shipholding Group's shares ever split?

Overseas Shipholding Group's shares were split on a 1:6 basis on 13 June 2016. So if you had owned 6 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 Overseas Shipholding Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 500% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Overseas Shipholding Group shares which in turn could have impacted Overseas Shipholding Group's share price.

Overseas Shipholding Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Overseas Shipholding Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.61 up to $2.81. 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 Overseas Shipholding Group's is 0.3269. This would suggest that Overseas Shipholding Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Overseas Shipholding Group overview

Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a fleet of oceangoing vessels. Its vessels are engaged in the transportation of crude oil and petroleum products in the United States flag trades. As of December 31, 2019, the company owned or operated a fleet of 21 vessels totaling an aggregate of approximately 1 million deadweight tons. It serves independent oil traders, refinery operators, and the United States and international government entities. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

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