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How to buy Huntington Ingalls Industries stock in Canada | $195.08

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc
NYSE: HII - USD
AEROSPACE & DEFENSE
$194.92
- $0.16 ( - 0.08%)

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an aerospace & defense business based in the US. Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks (HII.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $195.08 – a decrease of 1.56% over the previous week. Huntington Ingalls Industries employs 41,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $9.6 billion.

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  5. Research Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
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Is it a good time to buy Huntington Ingalls Industries stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Huntington Ingalls Industries's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Huntington Ingalls Industries's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $195.08, which is 17.35% down on its pre-crash value of $236.02 and 32.58% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $147.14.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $589.71 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 $747.16.

Huntington Ingalls Industries stock price

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Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-10.
Latest market close$195.08
52-week range$133.2459 - $222.891
50-day moving average $204.28
200-day moving average $205.6599
Wall St. target price$228.64
PE ratio 10.8178
Dividend yield $4.45 (2.23%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $18.488

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Huntington Ingalls Industries price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $195.08

1 week (2021-09-10) -1.56%
1 month (2021-08-18) -3.03%
3 months (2021-06-18) -5.84%
6 months (2021-03-18) -1.71%
1 year (2020-09-18) 30.77%
2 years (2019-09-18) -11.21%
3 years (2018-09-18) -24.39%
5 years (2016-09-16) 24.76%

Is Huntington Ingalls Industries under- or over-valued?

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

Huntington Ingalls Industries's P/E ratio

Huntington Ingalls Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks trade at around 11x 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 stocks or simply that they're under-valued.

Huntington Ingalls Industries's PEG ratio

Huntington Ingalls Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.7694. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Huntington Ingalls Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Huntington Ingalls Industries's EBITDA

Huntington Ingalls Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.2 billion.

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

Huntington Ingalls Industries financials

Revenue TTM USD$9.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.51%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.96%
Return on equity TTM 39.95%
Profit margin 7.81%
Book value $51.418
Market capitalisation USD$8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks

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  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "HII.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
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There are currently 647,543 Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks held short by investors – that's known as Huntington Ingalls Industries's "short interest". This figure is 9.5% down from 715,380 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks can be evaluated.

Huntington Ingalls Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Huntington Ingalls Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks traded daily (recently around 176442.23433243). Huntington Ingalls Industries's SIR currently stands at 3.67. In other words for every 100,000 Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 3670 stocks are currently held short.

However Huntington Ingalls Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Huntington Ingalls Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks in existence, roughly 20 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0165% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks, roughly 17 stocks are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Huntington Ingalls Industries.

Find out more about how you can short Huntington Ingalls Industries stock.

Huntington Ingalls Industries stock dividends

25%

Dividend payout ratio: 24.68% of net profits

Recently Huntington Ingalls Industries has paid out, on average, around 24.68% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.29% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Huntington Ingalls Industries shareholders could enjoy a 2.29% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Huntington Ingalls Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $4.45 per share.

While Huntington Ingalls Industries's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Huntington Ingalls Industries is investing more in its future growth.

Huntington Ingalls Industries's most recent dividend payout was on 10 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their stocks by 26 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks ever split?

Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks were split on a 1:2 basis on 5 December 2003. So if you had owned 2 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 Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher stock price could have impacted the market appetite for Huntington Ingalls Industries stocks which in turn could have impacted Huntington Ingalls Industries's stock price.

Huntington Ingalls Industries stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Huntington Ingalls Industries's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $133.2459 up to $222.891. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HII.US volatility(beta: 1)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Huntington Ingalls Industries's is 1.0005. This would suggest that Huntington Ingalls Industries's stocks are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Huntington Ingalls Industries overview

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. engages in designing, building, overhauling, and repairing military ships in the United States. It operates through three segments: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Newport News Shipbuilding, and Technical Solutions. The company is involved in the design and construction of non-nuclear ships comprising amphibious assault ships; expeditionary warfare ships; surface combatants; and national security cutters for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard. It also provides nuclear-powered ships, such as aircraft carriers and submarines, as well as refueling and overhaul, and inactivation services of ships. In addition, the company offers naval nuclear support services, including fleet services comprising design, construction, maintenance, and disposal activities for in service the U.S. Navy nuclear ships; and maintenance services on nuclear reactor prototypes. Further, it provides life-cycle sustainment services to the U.S. Navy fleet and other maritime customers; high-end information technology and mission-based solutions for Department of Defense (DoD), intelligence, and federal civilian customers; nuclear management and operations and environmental management services for the Department of Energy, DoD, state and local governments, and private sector companies; defense and federal solutions; and unmanned systems. Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Newport News, Virginia.

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