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How to buy Gulf Island Fabrication (GIFI) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Gulf Island Fabrication stocks.

Gulf Island Fabrication is a metal fabrication business based in the US. Gulf Island Fabrication stocks (GIFI.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $4.55 – an increase of 4.42% over the previous week. Gulf Island Fabrication employs 865 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $223.6 million.

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Is it a good time to buy Gulf Island Fabrication stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Gulf Island Fabrication's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Gulf Island Fabrication's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $4.25, which is 11.64% down on its pre-crash value of $4.81 and 47.57% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $2.88.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Gulf Island Fabrication stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $652.93 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 $855.14.

Gulf Island Fabrication stock price (NASDAQ:GIFI)

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Gulf Island Fabrication shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-10.
Latest market close$4.25
52-week range$3.12 - $5.30
50-day moving average $4.02
200-day moving average $4.30
Wall St. target price$4.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.04 (0.99%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.05

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Gulf Island Fabrication price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.25 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-07) 4.43%
1 month (2021-12-16) 7.59%
3 months (2021-10-14) -6.39%
6 months (2021-07-16) -7.61%
1 year (2021-01-15) 19.72%
2 years (2020-01-16) -19.81%
3 years (2019-01-16) 8.93
5 years (2017-01-13) 13.15

Gulf Island Fabrication financials

Revenue TTM $223.6 million
Gross profit TTM $-17,751,000
Return on assets TTM -8.99%
Return on equity TTM -19%
Profit margin -14.17%
Book value $7.15
Market capitalisation $62.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Gulf Island Fabrication share dividends

We're not expecting Gulf Island Fabrication to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Gulf Island Fabrication's shares ever split?

Gulf Island Fabrication's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 28 October 1997. 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 Gulf Island Fabrication shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Gulf Island Fabrication shares which in turn could have impacted Gulf Island Fabrication's share price.

Gulf Island Fabrication share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Gulf Island Fabrication's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.12 up to $5.3. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GIFI.US volatility(beta: 0.87)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 Gulf Island Fabrication's is 0.8677. This would suggest that Gulf Island Fabrication's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Gulf Island Fabrication overview

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates as a fabricator of steel structures, modules, and marine vessels in the United States. It operates through two segments, Shipyard, and Fabrication & Services. The Shipyard segment fabricates new-build marine vessels, such as offshore support and multi-purpose service vessels, research and salvage vessels, tugboats, towboats, barges, drydocks, anchor handling vessels, and lift boats. It also provides steel repair, blasting and painting, electrical systems repair, and machinery and piping system repairs; and propeller, shaft, and rudder reconditioning services, as well as performs conversion projects to lengthen and modify vessels to permit their use for various type of activities. The Fabrication & Services segment fabricates modules, skids, and piping systems for onshore refining, petrochemical, liquified natural gas, and industrial facilities; foundations, secondary steel components, and support structures for alternative energy developments and coastal mooring facilities; offshore production platforms and associated structures; and other complex steel structures and components. This segment also provides welding, interconnect piping, and other services for offshore platforms; on-site construction and maintenance services on inland platforms and structures and industrial facilities; and performs municipal and drainage projects, such as pump stations, levee reinforcement, bulkheads, and other public works.

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