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Trex Company, Inc is a building products & equipment business based in the US. Trex Company shares (TREX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Trex Company employs 1,332 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$817.3 million.

How to buy shares in Trex Company

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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 Trex Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TREX. 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 Trex Company 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$77.17, 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 Trex Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Trex Company. 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.

Trex Company share price

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Trex Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-07.
Latest market closeUSD$77.17
52-week rangeUSD$28.11 - USD$81.23
50-day moving average USD$73.6009
200-day moving average USD$69.2572
Wall St. target priceUSD$80.55
PE ratio 51.6125
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.445

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Is it a good time to buy Trex Company stock?

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Trex Company price performance over time

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Is Trex Company under- or over-valued?

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

Trex Company's P/E ratio

Trex Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 52x. In other words, Trex Company shares trade at around 52x 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.

Trex Company's PEG ratio

Trex Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.17. 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 Trex Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Trex Company's EBITDA

Trex Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$237.3 million.

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

Trex Company financials

Revenue TTM USD$817.3 million
Operating margin TTM 27.13%
Gross profit TTM USD$306.5 million
Return on assets TTM 21.5%
Return on equity TTM 34.69%
Profit margin 20.53%
Book value $4.699
Market capitalisation USD$8.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Trex Company shares

There are currently 9.3 million Trex Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Trex Company's "short interest". This figure is 1% down from 9.4 million last month.

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

Trex Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Trex Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Trex Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Trex Company shares traded daily (recently around 873692.60299625). Trex Company's SIR currently stands at 10.68. In other words for every 100,000 Trex Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10680 shares are currently held short.

However Trex Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Trex Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Trex Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Trex Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Trex Company shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.0921% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Trex Company shares, roughly 92 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Trex Company.

Find out more about how you can short Trex Company stock.

Trex Company share dividends

We're not expecting Trex Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Trex Company's shares ever split?

Trex Company's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 September 2020. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Trex Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Trex Company shares which in turn could have impacted Trex Company's share price.

Trex Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Trex Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.11 up to $81.23. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TREX.US volatility(beta: 1.48)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 Trex Company's is 1.4766. This would suggest that Trex Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Trex Company overview

Trex Company, Inc. manufactures and distributes wood and plastic composite products, and related accessories for residential and commercial decking, and railing applications in the United States. It offers Trex Transcend, Trex Select, and Trex Enhance protective shells for protection against fading, staining, mold, and scratching; and Trex Hideaway, a hidden fastening system for grooved boards; and Trex DeckLighting, a LED dimmable deck lighting for use on posts, floors, and steps. The company also provides Trex Transcend Railing products used in Trex decking products and other decking materials; Trex Select Railing for simple clean finished look; Trex Enhance railing system; and Trex Signature aluminum railing for contemporary look. In addition, it offers Trex Seclusions fencing product, including structural posts, bottom and top rails, pickets, and decorative post caps; and Trex Elevations, a steel deck framing system. Further, the company acts as a licensor in various licensing agreements with third parties to manufacture and sell products under the Trex name, including Trex Outdoor Furniture; Trex RainEscape, an above joist deck drainage system; Trex CustomCurve that allows contractors to heat and bend Trex products; Trex Pergola, a cellular PVC product; Trex Latticeworks outdoor lattice boards; Trex Cornhole boards; Diablo Trex Blade, a saw blade for wood-plastic composite decking; Trex SpiralStairs and structural steel posts; Trex Outdoor Kitchens, Cabinetry, and Storage; and Trex Outdoor Fire & Water products. Additionally, it offers architectural and aluminum railing systems, and staging equipment and accessories. The company sells its products through wholesale distributors, retail lumber dealers, and Home Depot and Lowe's stores, as well as through its direct sales staff, independent sales representatives, and bidding on projects. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Winchester, Virginia.

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