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How to buy Perma-Fix Environmental Services (PESI) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Perma-Fix Environmental Services stock.

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc
NASDAQ: PESI - USD
WASTE MANAGEMENT
$6.10
+$0.05 (+0.83%)

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc is a waste management business based in the US. Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares (PESI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Perma-Fix Environmental Services stock price (NASDAQ: PESI)

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Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
Latest market close$7.25
52-week range$5.74 - $7.99
50-day moving average $6.68
200-day moving average $6.91
Wall St. target price$5.00
PE ratio 160.5263
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.04

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Perma-Fix Environmental Services price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.25 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-12) N/A
1 month (2021-06-23) 5.07%
3 months (2021-04-19) N/A
6 months (2021-01-19) N/A
1 year (2020-07-19) N/A
2 years (2019-07-19) N/A
3 years (2018-07-19) N/A
5 years (2016-07-19) N/A

Is Perma-Fix Environmental Services under- or over-valued?

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

Perma-Fix Environmental Services's P/E ratio

Perma-Fix Environmental Services's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 161x. In other words, Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares trade at around 161x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Perma-Fix Environmental Services's EBITDA

Perma-Fix Environmental Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Perma-Fix Environmental Services's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Perma-Fix Environmental Services financials

Revenue TTM $103.7 million
Operating margin TTM 0.85%
Gross profit TTM $15.9 million
Return on assets TTM 0.75%
Return on equity TTM 2.6%
Profit margin 0.5%
Book value $2.73
Market capitalisation $74.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares

There are currently 3,458 Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares held short by investors – that's known as Perma-Fix Environmental Services's "short interest". This figure is 70.5% down from 11,709 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares can be evaluated.

Perma-Fix Environmental Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Perma-Fix Environmental Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares traded daily (recently around 21612.5). Perma-Fix Environmental Services's SIR currently stands at 0.16. In other words for every 100,000 Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares traded daily on the market, roughly 160 shares are currently held short.

However Perma-Fix Environmental Services's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares, or, against the total number of tradable Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Perma-Fix Environmental Services's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0003% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares, roughly 0 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 Perma-Fix Environmental Services.

Find out more about how you can short Perma-Fix Environmental Services stock.

Perma-Fix Environmental Services share dividends

We're not expecting Perma-Fix Environmental Services to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Perma-Fix Environmental Services's shares ever split?

Perma-Fix Environmental Services's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 14 October 2013. So if you had owned 5 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 Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares which in turn could have impacted Perma-Fix Environmental Services's share price.

Perma-Fix Environmental Services share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Perma-Fix Environmental Services's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.74 up to $7.99. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PESI.US volatility(beta: 1.21)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 Perma-Fix Environmental Services's is 1.2127. This would suggest that Perma-Fix Environmental Services's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Perma-Fix Environmental Services overview

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, operates as an environmental and technology know-how company in the United States. It operates in three segments: Treatment, Services, and Medical. The Treatment segment offers nuclear, low-level radioactive, mixed waste, hazardous and non-hazardous waste treatment, and processing and disposal services through treatment and storage facilities. This segment is also involved in the research and development activities to identify, develop, and implement waste processing techniques for problematic waste streams. The Services segment provides technical services, including professional radiological measurement and site survey of government and commercial installations; integrated occupational safety and health services; and consulting, engineering, project and waste management, environmental, decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) field, technical, on-site waste management services, and management personnel and services. This segment also offers nuclear services, including technology-based services comprising engineering, D&D, specialty, construction, logistics, transportation, processing, and disposal; offers remediation of nuclear licensed and federal facilities, as well as cleanup of nuclear legacy sites; and owns an equipment calibration and maintenance laboratory that services, maintains, calibrates, and sources health physics, industrial hygiene, and customized nuclear, environmental, and occupational safety and health instrumentation, as well as laboratory for analysis of oil and gas industry solids and liquids.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Perma-Fix Environmental Services is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 7.105% of Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares are held by insiders and 48.697% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Perma-Fix Environmental Services?
Perma-Fix Environmental Services's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Perma-Fix Environmental Services based?
Perma-Fix Environmental Services's address is: 8302 Dunwoody Place, Atlanta, GA, United States, 30350
What is Perma-Fix Environmental Services's ISIN number?
Perma-Fix Environmental Services's international securities identification number is: US7141572039
What is Perma-Fix Environmental Services's CUSIP number?
Perma-Fix Environmental Services's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 714157104

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