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How to buy TriMas Corporation stock | $30.85

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TriMas Corporation is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. TriMas Corporation shares (TRS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. TriMas Corporation employs 3,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$752.7 million.

How to buy shares in TriMas Corporation

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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 TriMas Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TRS. 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 TriMas Corporation 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$30.85, 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 TriMas Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of TriMas Corporation. 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.

TriMas Corporation share price

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TriMas Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-31.
Latest market closeUSD$30.85
52-week rangeUSD$18.05 - USD$33
50-day moving average USD$29.3762
200-day moving average USD$25.568
Wall St. target priceUSD$25
PE ratio 41.1897
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.236

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Is it a good time to buy TriMas Corporation stock?

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TriMas Corporation price performance over time

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Is TriMas Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

TriMas Corporation's P/E ratio

TriMas Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 41x. In other words, TriMas Corporation shares trade at around 41x 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.

TriMas Corporation's PEG ratio

TriMas Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.63. 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 TriMas Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

TriMas Corporation's EBITDA

TriMas Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$138.3 million.

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

TriMas Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$752.7 million
Operating margin TTM 11.95%
Gross profit TTM USD$194.2 million
Return on assets TTM 4.97%
Return on equity TTM -14.76%
Profit margin -8.64%
Book value $12.881
Market capitalisation USD$1.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting TriMas Corporation shares

There are currently 501,699 TriMas Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as TriMas Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 5.5% up from 475,699 last month.

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

TriMas Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

TriMas Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of TriMas Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of TriMas Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 148431.65680473). TriMas Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.38. In other words for every 100,000 TriMas Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3380 shares are currently held short.

However TriMas Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of TriMas Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable TriMas Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case TriMas Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 TriMas Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0144% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable TriMas Corporation 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 TriMas Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short TriMas Corporation stock.

TriMas Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting TriMas Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have TriMas Corporation's shares ever split?

TriMas Corporation's shares were split on a 1255:1000 basis on 1 July 2015. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1255 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your TriMas Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for TriMas Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted TriMas Corporation's share price.

TriMas Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, TriMas Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.05 up to $33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TRS.US volatility(beta: 0.8)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 TriMas Corporation's is 0.7974. This would suggest that TriMas Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

TriMas Corporation overview

TriMas Corporation manufactures and provides products for consumer products, aerospace, and industrial end markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Packaging, Aerospace, and Specialty Products. The Packaging segment designs, manufactures, and sells specialty polymeric and steel closure products, including steel drum enclosures, plastic drum closures, plastic pail dispensers and plugs, and plastic enclosures; specialty dispensing products, such as foamers, lotion pumps, fine mist sprayers, airless dispensers, and other packaging solutions for the cosmetic, personal care, pharmaceutical, and household product markets; specialty plastic closures for bottles and jars in the food and beverage markets; and single-bodied and assembled caps and closures under the Rieke, Taplast, and Stolz brands. The Aerospace segment offers fasteners, collars, blind bolts, and rivets to original equipment manufacturers, supply chain distributors, MRO/aftermarket providers, and tier one suppliers for commercial, maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO); and military aerospace applications and platforms under the Monogram Aerospace Fasteners, Allfast Fastening Systems, and Mac Fasteners brands. The Specialty Products segment offers steel cylinders for use in the transportation, storage, and dispensing of compressed gases under the Norris Cylinder brand; natural gas powered wellhead engines, compressors, replacement parts, compressors, compressor packaging, and gas production equipment under the Arrow brand; and machined metallic components, including auxiliary power units, as well as electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems for aerospace applications under the Martinic Engineering brand. This segment also provides spare parts for various industrial engines under the Caterpillar, Waukesha, and Ajax brands. The company sells its products through a direct sales force, third-party agents, and distributors. TriMas Corporation was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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