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How to buy Select Energy Services stock

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Select Energy Services, Inc is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. Select Energy Services shares (WTTR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Select Energy Services employs 3,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$747.9 million.

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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 Select Energy Services. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: WTTR. 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 Select Energy Services 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. 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 Select Energy Services, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Select Energy Services. 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.

Select Energy Services share price

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Select Energy Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$2.22 - USD$7
50-day moving average USD$5.5885
200-day moving average USD$4.6275
Wall St. target priceUSD$5.74
PE ratio 208
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.035

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Is it a good time to buy Select Energy Services stock?

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Is Select Energy Services under- or over-valued?

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

Select Energy Services's P/E ratio

Select Energy 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 208x. In other words, Select Energy Services shares trade at around 208x 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.

Select Energy Services's EBITDA

Select Energy Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$31.5 million.

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

Select Energy Services financials

Revenue TTM USD$747.9 million
Gross profit TTM USD$265.5 million
Return on assets TTM -4.18%
Return on equity TTM -42.46%
Profit margin -44.21%
Book value $7.021
Market capitalisation USD$679 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Select Energy Services shares

There are currently 886,369 Select Energy Services shares held short by investors – that's known as Select Energy Services's "short interest". This figure is 24.5% down from 1.2 million last month.

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

Select Energy Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Select Energy Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Select Energy Services shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Select Energy Services shares traded daily (recently around 402895). Select Energy Services's SIR currently stands at 2.2. In other words for every 100,000 Select Energy Services shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2200 shares are currently held short.

However Select Energy Services's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Select Energy Services shares, or, against the total number of tradable Select Energy Services shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Select Energy Services's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Select Energy Services shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0143% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Select Energy Services shares, roughly 14 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 Select Energy Services.

Find out more about how you can short Select Energy Services stock.

Select Energy Services share dividends

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

Select Energy Services share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Select Energy Services's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.22 up to $7. 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 Select Energy Services's is 2.9473. This would suggest that Select Energy Services's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Select Energy Services overview

Select Energy Services, Inc., an oilfield services company, provides water management and chemical solutions to the onshore oil and natural gas industry in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Water Services, Water Infrastructure, and Oilfield Chemicals. The Water Services segment provides water-related services, including water transfer, flow back and well testing, water containment, fluids hauling, water monitoring, and water network automation; technology solutions comprising hydrographic mapping, water volume and quality monitoring, remote pit and tank monitoring, leak detection, asset and fuel tracking, and automated-equipment services, as well as various on-site rental equipment and workforce accommodation services. The Water Infrastructure segment develops, builds, and operates semi-permanent and permanent infrastructure solutions to support oil and gas well development. The Oilfield Chemicals segment develops, manufactures, and provides a suite of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, stimulation, cementing, production, pipelines, and well completions, including polymer slurries, cross linkers, friction reducers, biocides, scale inhibitors, corrosion inhibitors, buffers, breakers, and other chemical technologies to pressure pumping, and integrated and independent oil and gas producers. This segment also offers production chemical solutions for underperforming wells in order to enhance well performance and reduce production costs; and ancillary oilfield services comprising corrosion and scale monitoring, chemical inventory management, well failure analysis, and lab services. Select Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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