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How to buy Cactus (WHD) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Cactus shares.

Cactus Inc
NYSE: WHD - USD
$48.75
- $0.06 ( - 0.12%)
OIL & GAS EQUIPMENT & SERVICES

Cactus is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. Cactus stocks (WHD.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $39.23 – an increase of 7.38% over the previous week. Cactus employs 660 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $376.8 million.

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Cactus stock price (NYSE:WHD)

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Cactus shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$48.73
52-week range$24.78 - $47.70
50-day moving average $39.73
200-day moving average $37.61
Wall St. target price$48.17
PE ratio 66.1796
Dividend yield $0.37 (0.88%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.66

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Is it a good time to buy Cactus stock?

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Cactus price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $48.73 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-19) 7.08%
1 month (2021-12-29) 29.22%
3 months (2021-10-25) N/A
6 months (2021-07-29) 30.02%
1 year (2021-01-29) 85.99%
2 years (2020-01-29) 60.72%
3 years (2019-01-29) 50.26%
5 years (2017-01-25) N/A

Is Cactus under- or over-valued?

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

Cactus's P/E ratio

Cactus's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 66x. In other words, Cactus shares trade at around 66x 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.

Cactus's EBITDA

Cactus's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $94.9 million.

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

Cactus financials

Revenue TTM $376.8 million
Operating margin TTM 15.43%
Gross profit TTM $111.6 million
Return on assets TTM 4.09%
Return on equity TTM 9.45%
Profit margin 10.03%
Book value $7.75
Market capitalisation $2.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Cactus share dividends

70%

Dividend payout ratio: 70.37% of net profits

Recently Cactus has paid out, on average, around 70.37% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.88% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Cactus shareholders could enjoy a 0.88% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Cactus's case, that would currently equate to about $0.37 per share.

Cactus'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.

Cactus's most recent dividend payout was on 16 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Cactus share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cactus's shares have ranged in value from as little as $24.7785 up to $47.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WHD.US volatility(beta: 2.33)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 Cactus's is 2.3299. This would suggest that Cactus's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Cactus overview

Cactus, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and rents a range of wellheads and pressure control equipment in the United States. The company's principal products include Cactus SafeDrill wellhead systems, Cactus SafeLink monobore, SafeClamp, and SafeInject systems, as well as frac stacks, zipper manifolds, and production trees. It also provides mission-critical field services, such as 24-hour service crews to assist with the installation, maintenance, repair, and safe handling of the wellhead and pressure control equipment; and repair and refurbishment services. The company sells or rents its products for onshore unconventional oil and gas wells that are utilized during the drilling, completion, and production phases of its customers' wells. It operates 14 service centers in the United States, as well as 3 service centers in Eastern Australia. Cactus, Inc.

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