Tantech is part of the basic materials sector and is in the coal industry. The company CEO is Zhengyu Wang. Tantech is engaged in developing and manufacturing bamboo-based charcoal products for industrial energy applications and household cooking, heating, purification, agricultural and cleaning uses.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The TANH shares had a previous change of 0.33% which opened at 1.50 and closed at 1.50. It moved to an intraday high of 1.51 and a low of 1.49.

SeekingAlpha:  Tantech Holdings reports FY results

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, TANH shares returned -0.99% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -0.99%. Over three months, it changed -7.14%. In one year it has changed -58.53% and within that year its 52 week high was 3.78 and its 52 week low was 1.10. TANH stock is 36.36% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 1.63 and a 50 day moving average of 1.53. Right now, TANH stock is trading -7.82% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

PR Newswire:  Tantech Holdings Ltd. Announces Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results


The company has a market cap of $43.3m with 28.9m shares outstanding and a float of 28.9m shares. Trading volume was 29,775 shares and has experienced an average volume of 190,168 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Tantech was 0.07 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 21.43.

Dec 2018 0.00Jun 2018 0.07Dec 2017 0.14Jun 2017 0.01Dec 2016 0.02

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 78.46, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 98.09%.

The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of Tantech; the EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -36.90% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.90% of institutional ownership.

The beta was calculated to be -1.34.

PR Newswire:  Tantech Holdings Ltd. Announces Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 1.95%, return on assets is 1.45%, profit margin is 3.65%, price-to-sales is 1.47 and price-to-book is 0.43.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 3  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 3  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
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