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How to buy Huntsman Corporation (HUN) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Huntsman Corporation stocks.

Huntsman Corporation is a chemicals business based in the US. Huntsman Corporation stocks (HUN.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $25.91 – a decrease of 5.47% over the previous week. Huntsman Corporation employs 9,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $7.8 billion.

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Huntsman Corporation stock price (NYSE:HUN)

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Huntsman Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-25.
Latest market close$35.44
52-week range$23.79 - $38.51
50-day moving average $33.92
200-day moving average $29.70
Wall St. target price$42.00
PE ratio 10.0099
Dividend yield $0.7 (2.11%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.55

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Is it a good time to buy Huntsman Corporation stock?

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Huntsman Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $35.44 from 2022-01-25

1 week (2022-01-19) -5.47%
1 month (2021-12-23) 7.92%
3 months (2021-10-26) 8.48%
6 months (2021-07-26) 34.70%
1 year (2021-01-26) 30.10%
2 years (2020-01-24) 59.14%
3 years (2019-01-25) 63.09%
5 years (2017-01-26) 66.00%

Is Huntsman Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Huntsman Corporation's P/E ratio

Huntsman Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Huntsman Corporation shares trade at around 10x 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.

Huntsman Corporation's PEG ratio

Huntsman Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.79. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

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

Huntsman Corporation's EBITDA

Huntsman Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1 billion.

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

Huntsman Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $7.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.75%
Gross profit TTM $1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.72%
Return on equity TTM 23.65%
Profit margin 10.12%
Book value $17.41
Market capitalisation $7.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Huntsman Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Huntsman Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Huntsman Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 32.26

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Huntsman Corporation's overall score of 32.26 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 72nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Huntsman Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Huntsman Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 14.35/100

Huntsman Corporation's social score

Social score: 5.56/100

Huntsman Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 7.35/100

Huntsman Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Huntsman Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Huntsman Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Huntsman Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 23.31% of net profits

Recently Huntsman Corporation has paid out, on average, around 23.31% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.11% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Huntsman Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.11% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Huntsman Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.7 per share.

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

Huntsman Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 30 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Huntsman Corporation's shares ever split?

Huntsman Corporation's shares were split on a 10:1 basis on 3 July 2014. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Huntsman Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Huntsman Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Huntsman Corporation's share price.

Huntsman Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Huntsman Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $23.7898 up to $38.51. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HUN.US volatility(beta: 1.29)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 Huntsman Corporation's is 1.2889. This would suggest that Huntsman Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Huntsman Corporation overview

Huntsman Corporation manufactures and sells differentiated organic chemical products worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, and Textile Effects. The Performance Products segment manufactures amines and maleic anhydrides, including ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, glycols, ethylene dichloride, caustic soda, ammonia, hydrogen, methylamines, and acrylonitrile. The Advanced Materials segment offers epoxy, acrylic, polyurethane, and acrylonitrile-butadiene-based polymer formulations; high performance thermoset resins, curing agents and toughening agents, and carbon nanotubes additives; and base liquid and solid resins. The Textile Effects segment provides textile chemicals and dyes. The company's products are used in a range of applications, including adhesives, aerospace, automotive, construction products, durable and non-durable consumer products, electronics, insulation, medical, packaging, coatings and construction, power generation, refining, synthetic fiber, textile chemicals, and dye industries. Huntsman Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

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