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How to buy Cardiovascular Systems stock | $36.74

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Cardiovascular Systems, Inc is a medical devices business based in the US. Cardiovascular Systems shares (CSII) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cardiovascular Systems employs 779 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$232.6 million.

How to buy shares in Cardiovascular Systems

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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 Cardiovascular Systems. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CSII. 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 Cardiovascular Systems 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$36.74, 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 Cardiovascular Systems, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Cardiovascular Systems. 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.

Cardiovascular Systems share price

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Cardiovascular Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$36.74
52-week rangeUSD$26 - USD$55.2173
50-day moving average USD$37.2627
200-day moving average USD$34.4768
Wall St. target priceUSD$45.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.01

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Is it a good time to buy Cardiovascular Systems stock?

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Cardiovascular Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $36.74 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-07) -20.44%
1 month (2020-12-17) -8.83%
3 months (2020-10-16) -4.77%
6 months (2020-07-16) 28.42%
1 year (2020-01-16) -29.86%
2 years (2019-01-16) 33.60%
3 years (2018-01-16) 45.05%
5 years (2016-01-15) 181.10%

Is Cardiovascular Systems under- or over-valued?

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

Cardiovascular Systems's PEG ratio

Cardiovascular Systems's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 177.27. 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 Cardiovascular Systems's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Cardiovascular Systems's EBITDA

Cardiovascular Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.6 million.

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

Cardiovascular Systems financials

Revenue TTM USD$232.6 million
Gross profit TTM USD$187.8 million
Return on assets TTM -4.09%
Return on equity TTM -11.47%
Profit margin -10.12%
Book value $6.689
Market capitalisation USD$1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Cardiovascular Systems shares

There are currently 1.4 million Cardiovascular Systems shares held short by investors – that's known as Cardiovascular Systems's "short interest". This figure is 41.6% up from 991,372 last month.

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

Cardiovascular Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Cardiovascular Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cardiovascular Systems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cardiovascular Systems shares traded daily (recently around 292416.66666667). Cardiovascular Systems's SIR currently stands at 4.8. In other words for every 100,000 Cardiovascular Systems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4800 shares are currently held short.

However Cardiovascular Systems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cardiovascular Systems shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cardiovascular Systems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cardiovascular Systems's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cardiovascular Systems shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0509% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cardiovascular Systems shares, roughly 51 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 Cardiovascular Systems.

Find out more about how you can short Cardiovascular Systems stock.

Cardiovascular Systems share dividends

We're not expecting Cardiovascular Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Cardiovascular Systems's shares ever split?

Cardiovascular Systems's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 26 February 2009. 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 Cardiovascular Systems shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Cardiovascular Systems shares which in turn could have impacted Cardiovascular Systems's share price.

Cardiovascular Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cardiovascular Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $26 up to $55.2173. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CSII.US volatility(beta: 1.14)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Cardiovascular Systems's is 1.1449. This would suggest that Cardiovascular Systems's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Cardiovascular Systems overview

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., a medical device company, develops and commercializes various devices to treat peripheral and coronary artery diseases in the United States. The company offers peripheral artery disease products, which are catheter-based platforms to treat a range of plaque types in above and below the knee leg arteries, including calcified plaque, as well as address various limitations related with surgical, catheter, and pharmacological treatment alternatives; and peripheral support products. It also provides Diamondback 360 Coronary orbital atherectomy systems (OAS), a coronary artery disease (CAD) product designed to facilitate stent delivery in patients with CAD who are acceptable candidates for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty or stenting due to severely calcified coronary artery lesions. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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