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SIFCO Industries, Inc is an aerospace & defense business based in the US. SIFCO Industries shares (SIF) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SIFCO Industries employs 446 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$113.6 million.

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  3. Search for SIFCO Industries. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SIF. 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 SIFCO Industries 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$8.4, 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 SIFCO Industries, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of SIFCO Industries. 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.

SIFCO Industries share price

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SIFCO Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-28.
Latest market closeUSD$8.4
52-week rangeUSD$1.89 - USD$5.62
50-day moving average USD$3.8979
200-day moving average USD$3.884
Wall St. target priceUSD$15.5
PE ratio 3.8994
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.59

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Is it a good time to buy SIFCO Industries stock?

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SIFCO Industries price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.4 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-08) -11.30%
1 month (2020-12-15) 96.72%
3 months (2020-10-15) 123.40%
6 months (2020-07-15) 115.38%
1 year (2020-01-15) 92.22%
2 years (2019-01-15) N/A
3 years (2018-01-15) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 7.28%

Is SIFCO Industries under- or over-valued?

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

SIFCO Industries's P/E ratio

SIFCO Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, SIFCO Industries shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.

SIFCO Industries's EBITDA

SIFCO Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$9.2 million.

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

SIFCO Industries financials

Revenue TTM USD$113.6 million
Operating margin TTM 1.56%
Gross profit TTM USD$17.7 million
Return on assets TTM 1.02%
Return on equity TTM 22.53%
Profit margin 8.09%
Book value $7.695
Market capitalisation USD$36.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting SIFCO Industries shares

There are currently 23,505 SIFCO Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as SIFCO Industries's "short interest". This figure is 1.2% up from 23,220 last month.

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

SIFCO Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

SIFCO Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of SIFCO Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of SIFCO Industries shares traded daily (recently around 10002.127659574). SIFCO Industries's SIR currently stands at 2.35. In other words for every 100,000 SIFCO Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2350 shares are currently held short.

However SIFCO Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of SIFCO Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable SIFCO Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case SIFCO Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 SIFCO Industries shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0141% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable SIFCO Industries 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 SIFCO Industries.

Find out more about how you can short SIFCO Industries stock.

SIFCO Industries share dividends

We're not expecting SIFCO Industries to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have SIFCO Industries's shares ever split?

SIFCO Industries's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 28 February 1990. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your SIFCO Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for SIFCO Industries shares which in turn could have impacted SIFCO Industries's share price.

SIFCO Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SIFCO Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.89 up to $5.62. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SIF.US volatility(beta: 1.46)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while SIFCO Industries's is 1.4635. This would suggest that SIFCO Industries's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

SIFCO Industries overview

SIFCO Industries, Inc. produces and sells forgings and machined components primarily for the aerospace and energy markets in North America and Europe. The company's processes and services include forging, heat-treating, and machining. It offers original equipment manufacturer and aftermarket components for aircraft and industrial gas turbine engines; steam turbine blades; structural airframe components; aircraft landing gear components; aircraft wheels and brakes; rotating components for helicopters; and commercial/industrial products. The company also provides heat-treatment, surface-treatment, non-destructive testing, and select machining and sub-assembly of forged components. SIFCO Industries, Inc. was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

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