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How to buy Birks Group stock | $0.83

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Birks Group Inc is a luxury goods business based in the US. Birks Group shares (BGI) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Birks Group employs 365 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$169.4 million.

How to buy shares in Birks Group

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  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 Birks Group. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: BGI. 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 Birks Group 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$0.83, 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 Birks Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Birks Group. 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.

Birks Group share price

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Birks Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$0.83
52-week rangeUSD$0.32 - USD$1.33
50-day moving average USD$0.8394
200-day moving average USD$0.8086
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.041

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Birks Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $0.83 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-14) -31.40%
1 month (2020-12-21) -1.19%
3 months (2020-10-21) -4.60%
6 months (2020-07-21) -13.35%
1 year (2020-01-21) -7.78%
2 years (2019-01-18) -17.00%
3 years (2018-01-19) 1.3801
5 years (2016-01-20) 173.03%

Birks Group financials

Revenue TTM USD$169.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$64.5 million
Return on assets TTM -2.62%
Return on equity TTM -171.96%
Profit margin -7.81%
Book value $0.19
Market capitalisation USD$14.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Birks Group shares

There are currently 80,535 Birks Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Birks Group's "short interest". This figure is 82.9% up from 44,033 last month.

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

Birks Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Birks Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Birks Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Birks Group shares traded daily (recently around 732136.36363636). Birks Group's SIR currently stands at 0.11. In other words for every 100,000 Birks Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 110 shares are currently held short.

However Birks Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Birks Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Birks Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Birks Group's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Birks Group shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0186% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Birks Group shares, roughly 19 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Birks Group.

Find out more about how you can short Birks Group stock.

Birks Group share dividends

We're not expecting Birks Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Birks Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Birks Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.32 up to $1.33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Birks Group's is 2.6814. This would suggest that Birks Group's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Birks Group overview

Birks Group Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and retails fine jewelry, timepieces, sterling and plated silverware, and gifts in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, Retail and Other. It offers various merchandise, including designer jewelry, diamonds, gemstone and precious metal jewelry, rings, wedding bands, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, charms, and pearls. As of May 31, 2020, the company operated 27 Birks stores under the Maison Birks brand in various metropolitan markets in Canada; 1 retail location under the Brinkhaus brand in Calgary; and 2 retail locations under the Graff and Patek Philippe brands in Vancouver. It also engages in the retail and wholesale of fine jewelry collections through Mappin & Webb and Goldsmiths stores, as well as through e-commerce platforms; and gold exchange business. The company was formerly known as Birks & Mayors Inc. and changed its name to Birks Group Inc. in October 2013. Birks Group Inc. was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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