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Trecora Resources is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Trecora Resources shares (TREC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Trecora Resources employs 263 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Trecora Resources share price

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Trecora Resources shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$4.67 - $8.35
50-day moving average $7.80
200-day moving average $7.09
Wall St. target price$8.00
PE ratio 6.2601
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.23

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Is Trecora Resources under- or over-valued?

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

Trecora Resources's P/E ratio

Trecora Resources's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Trecora Resources shares trade at around 6x 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.

Trecora Resources's PEG ratio

Trecora Resources's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.35. 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 Trecora Resources's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Trecora Resources's EBITDA

Trecora Resources's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $19.1 million.

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

Trecora Resources financials

Revenue TTM $208.6 million
Operating margin TTM 1.41%
Gross profit TTM $28.7 million
Return on assets TTM 0.59%
Return on equity TTM 2.64%
Profit margin 14.94%
Book value $8.23
Market capitalisation $196.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Trecora Resources shares

There are currently 326,574 Trecora Resources shares held short by investors – that's known as Trecora Resources's "short interest". This figure is 13.5% up from 287,715 last month.

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

Trecora Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Trecora Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Trecora Resources shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Trecora Resources shares traded daily (recently around 154774.40758294). Trecora Resources's SIR currently stands at 2.11. In other words for every 100,000 Trecora Resources shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2110 shares are currently held short.

However Trecora Resources's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Trecora Resources shares, or, against the total number of tradable Trecora Resources shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Trecora Resources's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Trecora Resources shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0159% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Trecora Resources shares, roughly 16 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 Trecora Resources.

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Trecora Resources share dividends

We're not expecting Trecora Resources to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Trecora Resources share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Trecora Resources's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.67 up to $8.35. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TREC.US volatility(beta: 0.74)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Trecora Resources's is 0.7352. This would suggest that Trecora Resources's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Trecora Resources overview

Trecora Resources primarily manufactures and sells various specialty petrochemicals products and specialty waxes in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Specialty Petrochemicals and Specialty Waxes. The Specialty Petrochemicals segment offers hydrocarbons and other petroleum based products, such as isopentane, normal pentane, isohexane, and hexane used in the production of polyethylene, packaging, polypropylene, expandable polystyrene, poly-iso/urethane foams, and crude oil from the Canadian tar sands, as well as in the catalyst support industry. It also owns and operates natural gas pipelines. The Specialty Waxes segment provides specialty polyethylene waxes for use in the paints and inks, adhesives, coatings, and PVC lubricants markets; and specialized synthetic poly alpha olefin waxes for use as toner in printers and as additives for candles. This segment also provides custom processing services. The company was formerly known as Arabian American Development Company and changed its name to Trecora Resources in June 2014.

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