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How to buy Sky Solar stock

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Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd is an utilities-renewable business based in the US. Sky Solar shares (SKYS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Sky Solar employs 135 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$48.9 million.

How to buy shares in Sky Solar

  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 Sky Solar. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SKYS. 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 Sky Solar 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 Sky Solar, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Sky Solar. 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.

Sky Solar share price

Use our graph to track the performance of SKYS stocks over time.

Sky Solar shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-06.
52-week rangeUSD$1.01 - USD$10.255
50-day moving average USD$7.6547
200-day moving average USD$4.5671
Wall St. target priceUSD$5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.419

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Is it a good time to buy Sky Solar stock?

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Is Sky Solar under- or over-valued?

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

Sky Solar's PEG ratio

Sky Solar's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.92. 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 Sky Solar's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Sky Solar's EBITDA

Sky Solar's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$14.1 million.

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

Sky Solar financials

Revenue TTM USD$48.9 million
Operating margin TTM 4.43%
Gross profit TTM USD$27.1 million
Return on assets TTM 0.27%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -85.93%
Book value $1.764
Market capitalisation USD$150.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Sky Solar shares

There are currently 108,130 Sky Solar shares held short by investors – that's known as Sky Solar's "short interest". This figure is 40.2% up from 77,120 last month.

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

Sky Solar's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Sky Solar's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Sky Solar shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Sky Solar shares traded daily (recently around 245750). Sky Solar's SIR currently stands at 0.44. In other words for every 100,000 Sky Solar shares traded daily on the market, roughly 440 shares are currently held short.

However Sky Solar's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Sky Solar shares, or, against the total number of tradable Sky Solar shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Sky Solar's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Sky Solar shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Sky Solar 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 Sky Solar.

Find out more about how you can short Sky Solar stock.

Sky Solar share dividends

We're not expecting Sky Solar to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Sky Solar's shares ever split?

Sky Solar's shares were split on a 4:10 basis on 8 November 2019. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Sky Solar shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 150% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Sky Solar shares which in turn could have impacted Sky Solar's share price.

Sky Solar share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Sky Solar's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.01 up to $10.255. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SKYS.US volatility(beta: 1.33)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 Sky Solar's is 1.3271. This would suggest that Sky Solar's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Sky Solar overview

Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd., an investment holding company, operates as an independent power producer. The company develops, owns, and operates solar parks primarily in the downstream solar market. It also provides engineering, construction, and procurement services; offers operating and maintenance services for solar parks; sells solar modules; and builds and transfers solar parks. As of December 31, 2019, the company developed 333 solar parks with an aggregate capacity of 414.0 megawatts (MW) in Japan, China, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, the Czech Republic, Spain, Canada, the United States, and Uruguay; and owned and operated 115.1 MW of solar parks, including 85.4 MW in Japan, 1.7 MW in China, 5.6 MW in the Czech Republic, 0.3 MW in Canada, and 22.1 MW in the United States. It also had approximately 490 MW of solar projects in various stages of development in countries, such as Chile, Japan, Canada, and the United States comprising 23.6 MW under construction, 80.8 MW of shovel-ready projects, and approximately 386.4 MW of solar parks in pipeline. Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. has strategic partnership agreement with Hudson Clean Energy Partners for investing in renewable power and clean energy. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Admiralty, Hong Kong. As of September 10, 2020, Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. was taken private.

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