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Bombardier Inc is an aerospace & defense business based in Canada. Bombardier shares (BBD-B) are listed on the TO and all prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. Bombardier employs 45,550 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around CADC$6.6 billion.

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Is it a good time to buy Bombardier stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Bombardier's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Bombardier's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was C$2.04, which is 38.73% up on its pre-crash value of C$1.25 and 436.84% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as C$0.38.

If you had bought C$1,000 worth of Bombardier stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth C$330.77 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 C$1,569.23.

Bombardier stock price

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Bombardier shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market closeC$2.04
52-week rangeC$0.17 - C$2.28
50-day moving average C$1.97
200-day moving average C$1.37
Wall St. target priceC$2.01
PE ratio 0.8259
Dividend yield C$0.033 (1.61%)
Earnings per share (TTM) C$2.48

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Bombardier price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of C$2.04 from 2021-10-18

1 week (2021-10-12) 2.04
1 month (2021-09-20) 12.71%
3 months (2021-07-20) 38.78%
6 months (2021-04-20) 124.18%
1 year (2020-10-19) 518.18%
2 years (2019-10-18) 26.71%
3 years (2018-10-19) 3.64
5 years (2016-10-19) 14.61%

Is Bombardier under- or over-valued?

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

Bombardier's P/E ratio

Bombardier's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, Bombardier shares trade at around 1x recent earnings.

Bombardier's EBITDA

Bombardier's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is C$45 million.

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

Bombardier financials

Revenue TTM C$6.6 billion
Gross profit TTM C$516 million
Return on assets TTM -0.53%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 73.68%
Book value C$-2.66
Market capitalisation C$5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Bombardier shares

There are currently 28.1 million Bombardier shares held short by investors – that's known as Bombardier's "short interest". This figure is 21.5% up from 23.2 million last month.

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

Bombardier's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Bombardier's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Bombardier shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Bombardier shares traded daily (recently around 11.9 million). Bombardier's SIR currently stands at 2.36. In other words for every 100,000 Bombardier shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2360 shares are currently held short.

However Bombardier's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Bombardier shares, or, against the total number of tradable Bombardier shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Bombardier's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Bombardier shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0133% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Bombardier shares, roughly 13 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 Bombardier.

Bombardier share dividends

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

Have Bombardier's shares ever split?

Bombardier's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 5 July 2000. 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 Bombardier shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Bombardier shares which in turn could have impacted Bombardier's share price.

Bombardier share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Bombardier's shares have ranged in value from as little as C$0.172 up to C$2.275. 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 (TO average) beta is 1, while Bombardier's is 2.9724. This would suggest that Bombardier's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Bombardier overview

Bombardier Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells transportation equipment worldwide. The company designs, manufactures, and markets business jets; designs and manufactures a portfolio of commercial aircraft in the 50- to 100-seat categories, including the CRJ550, CRJ700, CRJ900, and CRJ1000 regional jets; designs, develops, and manufactures aircraft structural components, such as engine nacelles, fuselages, and wings; and provides aftermarket component repair, overhaul, and other engineering services. Bombardier Inc. was incorporated in 1902 and is based in Dorval, Canada. .

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