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How to buy Baker Hughes shares in Singapore | $24.73

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Baker Hughes Company is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. Baker Hughes shares (BKR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Baker Hughes employs 54,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$20.1 billion.

How to buy shares in Baker Hughes from Singapore

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Baker Hughes Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: BKR. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Baker Hughes reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$24.73, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Baker Hughes, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Baker Hughes. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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How has coronavirus impacted Baker Hughes's share price?

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

Its last market close was USD$24.73, which is 16.98% up on its pre-crash value of USD$20.53 and 171.16% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$9.12.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Baker Hughes shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$433.75 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 USD$1,149.70.

Baker Hughes share price

Use our graph to track the performance of BKR stocks over time.

Baker Hughes shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-05-07.
Latest market closeUSD$24.73
52-week rangeUSD$11.8934 - USD$25.64
50-day moving average USD$21.0509
200-day moving average USD$20.8174
Wall St. target priceUSD$27.6
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.72 (3.19%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.2234

Is it a good time to buy Baker Hughes stock?

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Baker Hughes price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $24.73

1 week (2021-05-07) 0.41%
1 month (2021-04-14) 21.52%
3 months (2021-02-12) 8.94%
6 months (2020-11-13) 38.39%
1 year (2020-05-14) 76.64%
2 years (2019-05-14) 11.00%
3 years (2018-05-14) -30.69%
5 years (2016-05-13) -44.59%

Is Baker Hughes under- or over-valued?

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

Baker Hughes's PEG ratio

Baker Hughes's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.5461. 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 Baker Hughes's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Baker Hughes's EBITDA

Baker Hughes's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.3 billion.

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

Baker Hughes financials

Revenue TTM USD$20.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.25%
Gross profit TTM USD$3.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.78%
Return on equity TTM -1.51%
Profit margin -0.82%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation USD$24 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Baker Hughes shares

There are currently 44.4 million Baker Hughes shares held short by investors – that's known as Baker Hughes's "short interest". This figure is 87.9% up from 23.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Baker Hughes shares can be evaluated.

Baker Hughes's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Baker Hughes's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Baker Hughes shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Baker Hughes shares traded daily (recently around 8.9 million). Baker Hughes's SIR currently stands at 5.01. In other words for every 100,000 Baker Hughes shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5010 shares are currently held short.

However Baker Hughes's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Baker Hughes shares, or, against the total number of tradable Baker Hughes shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Baker Hughes's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Baker Hughes shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0954% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Baker Hughes shares, roughly 95 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Baker Hughes.

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