Baker Hughes Company is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. Baker Hughes Company shares (BKR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Baker Hughes Company employs 54,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$20.5 billion.
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- Baker Hughes Company performance over time
- Can I short Baker Hughes Company shares?
- Are Baker Hughes Company shares over-valued?
- Baker Hughes Company's financials
- How volatile are Baker Hughes Company shares?
- Does Baker Hughes Company pay a dividend?
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How has Coronavirus impacted Baker Hughes Company's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Baker Hughes Company's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $25.35, which is 19.01% up on its pre-crash value of $20.53 and 177.96% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $9.12.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Baker Hughes Company stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $433.75 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,178.52.
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Baker Hughes Company shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$25.35|
|52-week range||$12.63 - $27.66|
|50-day moving average||$24.28|
|200-day moving average||$22.86|
|Wall St. target price||$29.04|
|Dividend yield||$0.72 (2.68%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.06|
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Baker Hughes Company price performance over time
|1 week (2021-10-15)||-5.73%|
|1 month (2021-09-22)||8.15%|
|3 months (2021-07-22)||27.52%|
|6 months (2021-04-22)||27.90%|
|1 year (2020-10-21)||80.56%|
|2 years (2019-10-21)||14.60%|
|3 years (2018-10-19)||29.94|
|5 years (2016-10-21)||52.35|
Is Baker Hughes Company under- or over-valued?
Valuing Baker Hughes Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Baker Hughes Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Baker Hughes Company's PEG ratio
Baker Hughes Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.3217. 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 Baker Hughes 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.
Baker Hughes Company's EBITDA
Baker Hughes Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.4 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Baker Hughes Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Baker Hughes Company financials
|Revenue TTM||$20.5 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||5.99%|
|Gross profit TTM||$3.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.07%|
|Return on equity TTM||-0.01%|
|Market capitalisation||$22.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Baker Hughes Company shares
There are currently 38.6 million Baker Hughes Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Baker Hughes Company's "short interest". This figure is 128.7% up from 16.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Baker Hughes Company shares can be evaluated.
Baker Hughes Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Baker Hughes Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Baker Hughes Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Baker Hughes Company shares traded daily (recently around 8.9 million). Baker Hughes Company's SIR currently stands at 4.33. In other words for every 100,000 Baker Hughes Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4330 shares are currently held short.
However Baker Hughes Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Baker Hughes Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Baker Hughes Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Baker Hughes Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Baker Hughes Company shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0493% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Baker Hughes Company shares, roughly 49 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 Baker Hughes Company.
Baker Hughes Company share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 3.79% of net profits
Recently Baker Hughes Company has paid out, on average, around 3.79% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.68% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Baker Hughes Company shareholders could enjoy a 2.68% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Baker Hughes Company's case, that would currently equate to about $0.72 per share.
While Baker Hughes Company's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Baker Hughes Company is investing more in its future growth.
Baker Hughes Company's most recent dividend payout was on 20 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Baker Hughes Company share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Baker Hughes Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.6281 up to $27.655. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Baker Hughes Company's is 1.6339. This would suggest that Baker Hughes 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).
Baker Hughes Company overview
Baker Hughes Company provides a portfolio of technologies and services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Oilfield Services (OFS), Oilfield Equipment (OFE), Turbomachinery & Process Solutions (TPS), and Digital Solutions (DS). The OFS segment offers exploration, drilling, wireline, evaluation, completion, production, and intervention services; and drilling and completions fluids, completions tools and systems, wellbore intervention tools and services, artificial lift systems, pressure pumping systems, and oilfield and industrial chemicals for oil and natural gas, and oilfield service companies. The OFE segment provides subsea and surface pressure control and production systems and services, capital drilling equipment and services, and flexible pipe systems for offshore and onshore applications; and provides well intervention solutions, as well as services related to onshore and offshore drilling and production operations. The TPS segment provides equipment and related services for mechanical-drive, compression, and power-generation applications across the oil and gas industry. Its product portfolio includes drivers, compressors, and turnkey solutions; and pumps, valves, and compressed natural gas and small-scale liquefied natural gas solutions. This segment serves upstream, midstream, onshore and offshore, and industrial, as well as engineering, procurement, and construction companies.
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