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How to buy Profire Energy stock | $0.886

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Profire Energy, Inc is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. Profire Energy shares (PFIE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Profire Energy employs 104 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$23.9 million.

How to buy shares in Profire Energy

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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 Profire Energy. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PFIE. 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 Profire Energy 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$0.886, 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 Profire Energy, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Profire Energy. 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.

Profire Energy share price

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Profire Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-09.
Latest market closeUSD$0.886
52-week rangeUSD$0.6248 - USD$1.53
50-day moving average USD$0.7859
200-day moving average USD$0.7919
Wall St. target priceUSD$2.27
PE ratio 19.375
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.08

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Is it a good time to buy Profire Energy stock?

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Profire Energy price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $0.886 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-12) N/A
1 month (2020-12-23) 1.84%
3 months (2020-10-19) N/A
6 months (2020-07-19) N/A
1 year (2020-01-19) N/A
2 years (2019-01-19) N/A
3 years (2018-01-19) N/A
5 years (2016-01-19) N/A

Is Profire Energy under- or over-valued?

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

Profire Energy's P/E ratio

Profire Energy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Profire Energy shares trade at around 19x 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.

Profire Energy's PEG ratio

Profire Energy's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.01. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Profire Energy's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Profire Energy's EBITDA

Profire Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$18,900.

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

Profire Energy financials

Revenue TTM USD$23.9 million
Gross profit TTM USD$19.5 million
Return on assets TTM -4.65%
Return on equity TTM -8.15%
Profit margin -15.82%
Book value $0.928
Market capitalisation USD$42.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Profire Energy shares

There are currently 3,207 Profire Energy shares held short by investors – that's known as Profire Energy's "short interest". This figure is 95.9% down from 77,817 last month.

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

Profire Energy's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Profire Energy's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Profire Energy shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Profire Energy shares traded daily (recently around 80175). Profire Energy's SIR currently stands at 0.04. In other words for every 100,000 Profire Energy shares traded daily on the market, roughly 40 shares are currently held short.

However Profire Energy's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Profire Energy shares, or, against the total number of tradable Profire Energy shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Profire Energy's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Profire Energy shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0001% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Profire Energy 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 Profire Energy.

Find out more about how you can short Profire Energy stock.

Profire Energy share dividends

We're not expecting Profire Energy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Profire Energy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Profire Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.6248 up to $1.53. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PFIE.US volatility(beta: 1.59)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 Profire Energy's is 1.5858. This would suggest that Profire Energy's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Profire Energy overview

Profire Energy, Inc., an oilfield technology company, provides burner-management products and services for the oil and gas industry in North America. The company assists energy production companies in the production, and transportation of oil and natural gas. Its products include PF3100, a burner and combustion management system, which is designed to operate, monitor, control, and manage various complex heated appliances; and safety and monitoring devices, such as shut-down and temperature valves, pressure transmitters and switches, burners, pilots, flame arrestor housings, and other combustion related equipment. The company also sells and installs its systems in Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Profire Energy, Inc. is based in Lindon, Utah.

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