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How to buy SPI Energy CoLtd stock

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SPI Energy Co., Ltd is a solar business based in the US. SPI Energy CoLtd shares (SPI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SPI Energy CoLtd employs 57 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$104.5 million.

How to buy shares in SPI Energy CoLtd

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

SPI Energy CoLtd share price

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SPI Energy CoLtd shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$0.55 - USD$16.18
50-day moving average USD$10.1035
200-day moving average USD$7.2259
Wall St. target priceUSD$0.15
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.742

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SPI Energy CoLtd financials

Revenue TTM USD$104.5 million
Gross profit TTM USD$7.2 million
Return on assets TTM -2.79%
Return on equity TTM -633.06%
Profit margin -4.54%
Book value $-0.495
Market capitalisation USD$198.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting SPI Energy CoLtd shares

There are currently 1.2 million SPI Energy CoLtd shares held short by investors – that's known as SPI Energy CoLtd's "short interest". This figure is 4.9% up from 1.1 million last month.

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

SPI Energy CoLtd's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

SPI Energy CoLtd's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of SPI Energy CoLtd shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of SPI Energy CoLtd shares traded daily (recently around 3.0 million). SPI Energy CoLtd's SIR currently stands at 0.39. In other words for every 100,000 SPI Energy CoLtd shares traded daily on the market, roughly 390 shares are currently held short.

However SPI Energy CoLtd's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of SPI Energy CoLtd shares, or, against the total number of tradable SPI Energy CoLtd shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case SPI Energy CoLtd's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 SPI Energy CoLtd shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0745% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable SPI Energy CoLtd shares, roughly 75 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 SPI Energy CoLtd.

Find out more about how you can short SPI Energy CoLtd stock.

SPI Energy CoLtd share dividends

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

Have SPI Energy CoLtd's shares ever split?

SPI Energy CoLtd's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 16 November 2018. So if you had owned 10 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 SPI Energy CoLtd shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for SPI Energy CoLtd shares which in turn could have impacted SPI Energy CoLtd's share price.

SPI Energy CoLtd share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SPI Energy CoLtd's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.55 up to $16.18. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SPI.US volatility(beta: 1.1)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 SPI Energy CoLtd's is 1.0955. This would suggest that SPI Energy CoLtd'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).

SPI Energy CoLtd overview

SPI Energy Co., Ltd. provides photovoltaic solutions for business, residential, government, and utility customers and investors. It offers engineering, procurement, and construction services to independent power developers and producers, and commercial and industrial companies. The company also develops, owns, and operates solar projects that sell electricity to power companies and other electricity off-takers. As of June 29, 2020, it owned and operated 16.8 megawatts of solar projects. In addition, the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, EdisonFuture, Inc., designs and develops electric vehicles and EV charging solutions. It operates in Greece, the United States, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Germany. SPI Energy Co., Ltd. is headquartered in Shatin, Hong Kong.

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