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How to buy Trinseo S-A stock | $54.58

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Trinseo S.A is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Trinseo S-A shares (TSE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Trinseo S-A employs 2,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$3.1 billion.

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Trinseo S-A share price

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Trinseo S-A shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-12.
Latest market closeUSD$54.58
52-week rangeUSD$13.4224 - USD$57.4
50-day moving average USD$46.2945
200-day moving average USD$32.2688
Wall St. target priceUSD$47.86
PE ratio 52.1304
Dividend yield USD$0.32 (0.59%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.498

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Trinseo S-A price performance over time

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Is Trinseo S-A under- or over-valued?

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

Trinseo S-A's P/E ratio

Trinseo S-A'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, Trinseo S-A 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.

Trinseo S-A's PEG ratio

Trinseo S-A's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.54. 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 Trinseo S-A's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Trinseo S-A's EBITDA

Trinseo S-A's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$102.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Trinseo S-A's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Trinseo S-A financials

Revenue TTM USD$3.1 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$328.9 million
Return on assets TTM -0.7%
Return on equity TTM -8.41%
Profit margin -1.73%
Book value $14.298
Market capitalisation USD$2.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Trinseo S-A shares

There are currently 2.1 million Trinseo S-A shares held short by investors – that's known as Trinseo S-A's "short interest". This figure is 18.2% down from 2.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Trinseo S-A shares can be evaluated.

Trinseo S-A's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Trinseo S-A's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Trinseo S-A shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Trinseo S-A shares traded daily (recently around 452033.19238901). Trinseo S-A's SIR currently stands at 4.73. In other words for every 100,000 Trinseo S-A shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4730 shares are currently held short.

However Trinseo S-A's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Trinseo S-A shares, or, against the total number of tradable Trinseo S-A shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Trinseo S-A's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Trinseo S-A shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0889% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Trinseo S-A shares, roughly 89 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 Trinseo S-A.

Find out more about how you can short Trinseo S-A stock.

Trinseo S-A share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 241.51% of net profits

Recently Trinseo S-A has paid out, on average, around 241.51% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.59% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Trinseo S-A shareholders could enjoy a 0.59% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Trinseo S-A's case, that would currently equate to about $0.32 per share.

Trinseo S-A's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Trinseo S-A's most recent dividend payout was on 21 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Trinseo S-A share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Trinseo S-A's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.4224 up to $57.4. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TSE.US volatility(beta: 1.7)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 Trinseo S-A's is 1.7027. This would suggest that Trinseo S-A's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Trinseo S-A overview

Trinseo S.A., a materials company, manufactures and markets synthetic rubber, latex binders, and plastic products in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Latex Binders, Synthetic Rubber, Performance Plastics, Polystyrene, Feedstocks, and Americas Styrenics. The Latex Binders segment offers styrene-butadiene, styrene-acrylate, vinylidene chloride, and butadiene-methacrylate latex products for the carpet and artificial turf markets, as well as performance latex products for the adhesive, building and construction, and technical textile paper market. The Synthetic Rubber segment provides styrene-butadiene rubber, emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber, nickel polybutadiene rubber, and neodymium polybutadiene rubber for use in tires and modifiers, as well as technical rubber products, such as conveyor belts, hoses, seals, and gaskets. The Performance Plastics segment offers engineered compounds and blends for the automotive, consumer electronics, medical, electrical, building and construction, appliance, and lighting markets. This segment also offers acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, styrene-acrylonitrile, and polycarbonate solutions; and soft-touch polymers and bioplastics, such as thermoplastic elastomers. The Polystyrene segment provides general purpose polystyrenes and high impact polystyrene for use in appliances, food packaging and food service disposables, consumer electronics, and building and construction materials. The Feedstocks segment offers styrene monomer, a basic building block of plastic. The Americas Styrenics segment provides styrene and polystyrene. Trinseo S.A. was founded in 2010 and is based in Berwyn, Pennsylvania.

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