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How to buy Gulf Resources (GURE) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Gulf Resources stocks.

Gulf Resources is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Gulf Resources stocks (GURE.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $6.08 – a decrease of 0.71% over the previous week. Gulf Resources employs 585 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $46 million.

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Is it a good time to buy Gulf Resources stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Gulf Resources's stock price?

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

Its last market close was $4.19, which is 6.37% up on its pre-crash value of $3.9229 and 58.71% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $2.64.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Gulf Resources stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $719.99 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 $985.87.

Gulf Resources stock price (NASDAQ:GURE)

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Gulf Resources shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-16.
Latest market close$4.19
52-week range$3.80 - $7.74
50-day moving average $5.22
200-day moving average $5.42
Wall St. target price$14.50
PE ratio 93.3333
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.05

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Gulf Resources price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.19 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) -0.71%
1 month (2021-12-17) -8.52%
3 months (2021-10-19) -29.58%
6 months (2021-07-19) -22.41%
1 year (2021-01-19) -5.84%
2 years (2020-01-17) 525.37%
3 years (2019-01-18) 336.32%
5 years (2017-01-19) 90.45%

Is Gulf Resources under- or over-valued?

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

Gulf Resources's P/E ratio

Gulf Resources's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 93x. In other words, Gulf Resources shares trade at around 93x 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.

Gulf Resources's EBITDA

Gulf Resources's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $13.2 million.

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

Gulf Resources financials

Revenue TTM $46 million
Operating margin TTM 4.95%
Gross profit TTM $621,600
Return on assets TTM 0.49%
Return on equity TTM 0.17%
Profit margin 1.01%
Book value $26.96
Market capitalisation $44 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Gulf Resources share dividends

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

Have Gulf Resources's shares ever split?

Gulf Resources's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 27 January 2020. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Gulf Resources shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Gulf Resources shares which in turn could have impacted Gulf Resources's share price.

Gulf Resources share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Gulf Resources's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.8 up to $7.74. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Gulf Resources's is 0.4612. This would suggest that Gulf Resources's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Gulf Resources overview

Gulf Resources, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, manufactures and trades bromine and crude salt, chemical products, and natural gas in the People's Republic of China. It provides bromine for use in brominated flame retardants, fumigants, water purification compounds, dyes, medicines, and disinfectants. The company also offers crude salt for use as a material in alkali and chlorine alkali production; and for use in the chemical, food and beverage, and other industries. In addition, it manufactures and sells chemical products for use in oil and gas field exploration, oil and gas distribution, oil field drilling, papermaking chemical agents, and inorganic chemicals, as well as materials that are used for human and animal antibiotics. The company is founded in 2006 and is based in Shouguang, the People's Republic of China. .

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