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How to buy Par Pacific stock | $13.12

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Par Pacific Holdings, Inc is an oil & gas refining & marketing business based in the US. Par Pacific shares (PARR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Par Pacific employs 1,408 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$3.8 billion.

How to buy shares in Par Pacific

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 Par Pacific. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PARR. 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 Par Pacific 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$13.12, 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 Par Pacific, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Par Pacific. 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.

Par Pacific share price

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Par Pacific shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-07.
Latest market closeUSD$13.12
52-week rangeUSD$5.72 - USD$25
50-day moving average USD$9.8421
200-day moving average USD$8.8309
Wall St. target priceUSD$10.17
PE ratio 18.1375
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.388

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Is it a good time to buy Par Pacific stock?

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Par Pacific price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $13.12 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-07) -8.83%
1 month (2020-12-17) -2.09%
3 months (2020-10-16) 80.22%
6 months (2020-07-17) 51.15%
1 year (2020-01-17) -39.40%
2 years (2019-01-17) -19.80%
3 years (2018-01-17) 18.94
5 years (2016-01-15) 21.6348

Is Par Pacific under- or over-valued?

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

Par Pacific's P/E ratio

Par Pacific's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Par Pacific shares trade at around 18x 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.

Par Pacific's EBITDA

Par Pacific's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$11.9 million.

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

Par Pacific financials

Revenue TTM USD$3.8 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$597.9 million
Return on assets TTM -1.91%
Return on equity TTM -50.39%
Profit margin -6.35%
Book value $7.043
Market capitalisation USD$763.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Par Pacific shares

There are currently 2.5 million Par Pacific shares held short by investors – that's known as Par Pacific's "short interest". This figure is 6% up from 2.4 million last month.

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

Par Pacific's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Par Pacific's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Par Pacific shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Par Pacific shares traded daily (recently around 432042.61168385). Par Pacific's SIR currently stands at 5.82. In other words for every 100,000 Par Pacific shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5820 shares are currently held short.

However Par Pacific's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Par Pacific shares, or, against the total number of tradable Par Pacific shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Par Pacific's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Par Pacific shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0728% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Par Pacific shares, roughly 73 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Par Pacific.

Find out more about how you can short Par Pacific stock.

Par Pacific share dividends

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

Have Par Pacific's shares ever split?

Par Pacific's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 29 January 2014. 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 Par Pacific shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Par Pacific shares which in turn could have impacted Par Pacific's share price.

Par Pacific share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Par Pacific's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.72 up to $25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PARR.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 Par Pacific's is 2.474. This would suggest that Par Pacific's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Par Pacific overview

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. owns, manages, and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. The company operates in three segments: Refining, Retail, and Logistics. The Refining segment operates four refineries that produces ultra-low sulfur diesel, gasoline, jet fuel, marine fuel, distillate, asphalt, low sulfur fuel oil, and other associated refined products primarily for consumption in Hawaii, Pacific Northwest, Wyoming, and South Dakota. The Retail segment operates retail outlets, which sell gasoline, diesel, and retail merchandise in the island of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai. It operates 124 outlets under the Hele, 76, nomnom, Cenex, and Zip Trip brand names in Hawaii, Washington, and Idaho. The Logistics segment owns and operates terminals, pipelines, a single-point mooring, and trucking operations to distribute refined products throughout the island of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, Molokai, and Kauai. It also owns and operates a crude oil pipeline gathering system, a refined products pipeline, and storage facilities and loading racks in Wyoming; and a jet fuel storage facility and pipeline that serves Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota. In addition, this segment owns and operates a marine terminal, a unit train-capable rail loading terminal, storage facilities, a truck rack, and a proprietary pipeline that serves McChord Air Force Base in Washington. The company was formerly known as Par Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. in October 2015. Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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