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How to buy Heritage Global (HGBL) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Heritage Global stocks.

Heritage Global is a capital markets business based in the US. Heritage Global stocks (HGBL.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $2.15 – a decrease of 4.8% over the previous week. Heritage Global employs 63 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $28 million.

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Heritage Global stock price (NASDAQ:HGBL)

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Heritage Global shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-20.
Latest market close$1.19
52-week range$1.02 - $3.02
50-day moving average $1.21
200-day moving average $1.65
Wall St. target price$3.75
PE ratio 17
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.07

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Is it a good time to buy Heritage Global stock?

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Heritage Global price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.19 from 2022-05-20

1 week (2022-05-13) -4.80%
1 month (2022-04-21) 9.17%
3 months (2022-02-18) -20.67%
6 months (2021-11-19) -27.44%
1 year (2021-05-21) -59.93%
2 years (2020-05-21) 11.21%
3 years (2019-05-21) 105.17%
5 years (2017-05-18) 221.62%

Is Heritage Global under- or over-valued?

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

Heritage Global's P/E ratio

Heritage Global's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, Heritage Global shares trade at around 17x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Heritage Global's EBITDA

Heritage Global's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.3 million.

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

Heritage Global financials

Revenue TTM $28 million
Operating margin TTM 10.13%
Gross profit TTM $18.4 million
Return on assets TTM 3.9%
Return on equity TTM 8.29%
Profit margin 9.51%
Book value $0.91
Market capitalisation $43.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Heritage Global share dividends

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

Have Heritage Global's shares ever split?

Heritage Global's shares were split on a 1:20 basis on 9 December 2003. So if you had owned 20 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 Heritage Global shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Heritage Global shares which in turn could have impacted Heritage Global's share price.

Heritage Global share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Heritage Global's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.02 up to $3.02. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HGBL.US volatility(beta: 1.55)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 Heritage Global's is 1.5451. This would suggest that Heritage Global's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Heritage Global overview

Heritage Global, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates as an asset services company with focus on financial and industrial asset transactions. The company provides market making, acquisitions, dispositions, valuations, and secured lending services. It focuses on identifying, valuing, acquiring, and monetizing underlying tangible and intangible assets. Heritage Global Inc. acts as an adviser, as well as a principal, acquiring, or brokering manufacturing facilities; surplus industrial machinery and equipment; industrial inventories; accounts receivable portfolios; intellectual property; and business enterprises. The company was formerly known as Counsel RB Capital Inc.

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