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How to buy Intrepid Potash (IPI) stocks

Learn how to easily invest in Intrepid Potash stocks.

Intrepid Potash is an agricultural inputs business based in the US. Intrepid Potash stocks (IPI.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $40.92 – an increase of 10.33% over the previous week. Intrepid Potash employs 440 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $283 million.

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Intrepid Potash stock price (NYSE:IPI)

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Intrepid Potash shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-03.
Latest market close$40.92
52-week range$32.02 - $121.72
50-day moving average $44.26
200-day moving average $56.09
Wall St. target price$45.00
PE ratio 1.8771
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $21.08

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Is it a good time to buy Intrepid Potash stock?

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Intrepid Potash price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $40.92 from 2022-10-03

1 week (2022-09-27) 5.11%
1 month (2022-09-02) -10.13%
3 months (2022-07-01) -8.48%
6 months (2022-03-31) N/A
1 year (2021-10-04) 23.85%
2 years (2020-10-02) 361.33%
3 years (2019-10-04) 1,147.56%
5 years (2017-10-04) 871.97%

Is Intrepid Potash under- or over-valued?

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

Intrepid Potash's P/E ratio

Intrepid Potash's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, Intrepid Potash shares trade at around 2x 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.

Intrepid Potash's PEG ratio

Intrepid Potash's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.34. 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 Intrepid Potash's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Intrepid Potash's EBITDA

Intrepid Potash's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $126.8 million.

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

Intrepid Potash financials

Revenue TTM $283 million
Operating margin TTM 32.56%
Gross profit TTM $55.8 million
Return on assets TTM 8.42%
Return on equity TTM 49.16%
Profit margin 100%
Book value $55.64
Market capitalisation $538.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Intrepid Potash share dividends

We're not expecting Intrepid Potash to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Intrepid Potash's shares ever split?

Intrepid Potash's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 13 August 2020. So if you had owned 10 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 Intrepid Potash shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Intrepid Potash shares which in turn could have impacted Intrepid Potash's share price.

Intrepid Potash share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Intrepid Potash's shares have ranged in value from as little as $32.02 up to $121.72. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IPI.US volatility(beta: 2.02)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 Intrepid Potash's is 2.022. This would suggest that Intrepid Potash's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Intrepid Potash overview

Intrepid Potash, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, engages in the extraction and production of the potash in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Potash, Trio, and Oilfield Solutions. The Potash segment offers muriate of potash or potassium chloride for use as a fertilizer input in the agricultural market; as a component in drilling and fracturing fluids for oil and gas wells, as well as an input to other industrial processes in the industrial market; and as a nutrient supplement in the animal feed market. The Trio segment provides Trio, a specialty fertilizer that delivers potassium, sulfate, and magnesium in a single particle. The Oilfield Solutions segment sells water for use in the oil and gas services industry; and offers potassium chloride real-time mixing services on location for hydraulic fracturing operations and trucking services. The company also offers salt for use in animal feeds, industrial applications, pool salts, and treatment of roads and walkways for ice melting or to manage road conditions; magnesium chloride for use in the deicing and dedusting of roads; brines for well development and completion activities in the oil and gas industry; and metal recovery salt, a combination of potash and salt to enhance the recovery of aluminum in the aluminum recycling processing facilities.

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