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How to buy China Jo-Jo Drugstores stock

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China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc is a pharmaceutical retailers business based in the US. China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares (CJJD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. China Jo-Jo Drugstores employs 1,014 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$127.8 million.

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  3. Search for China Jo-Jo Drugstores. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CJJD. 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 China Jo-Jo Drugstores 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. 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 China Jo-Jo Drugstores, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of China Jo-Jo Drugstores. 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.

China Jo-Jo Drugstores share price

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China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$0.8 - USD$3.46
50-day moving average USD$1.2112
200-day moving average USD$1.0668
Wall St. target priceUSD$7
PE ratio 69
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.005

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Is China Jo-Jo Drugstores under- or over-valued?

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

China Jo-Jo Drugstores's P/E ratio

China Jo-Jo Drugstores's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 69x. In other words, China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares trade at around 69x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

China Jo-Jo Drugstores's EBITDA

China Jo-Jo Drugstores's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a China Jo-Jo Drugstores's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

China Jo-Jo Drugstores financials

Revenue TTM USD$127.8 million
Gross profit TTM USD$25.5 million
Return on assets TTM -7.21%
Return on equity TTM -46.99%
Profit margin -8.58%
Book value $0.674
Market capitalisation USD$46.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares

There are currently 438,266 China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares held short by investors – that's known as China Jo-Jo Drugstores's "short interest". This figure is 78.4% up from 245,699 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares can be evaluated.

China Jo-Jo Drugstores's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

China Jo-Jo Drugstores's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares traded daily (recently around 1.5 million). China Jo-Jo Drugstores's SIR currently stands at 0.3. In other words for every 100,000 China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares traded daily on the market, roughly 300 shares are currently held short.

However China Jo-Jo Drugstores's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares, or, against the total number of tradable China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case China Jo-Jo Drugstores's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0159% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares, roughly 16 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 China Jo-Jo Drugstores.

Find out more about how you can short China Jo-Jo Drugstores stock.

China Jo-Jo Drugstores share dividends

We're not expecting China Jo-Jo Drugstores to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have China Jo-Jo Drugstores's shares ever split?

China Jo-Jo Drugstores's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 14 April 2010. So if you had owned 2 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 China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares which in turn could have impacted China Jo-Jo Drugstores's share price.

China Jo-Jo Drugstores share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, China Jo-Jo Drugstores's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.8 up to $3.46. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while China Jo-Jo Drugstores's is 0.4525. This would suggest that China Jo-Jo Drugstores's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

China Jo-Jo Drugstores overview

China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer and distributor of pharmaceutical and other healthcare products in the People's Republic of China. The company operates through four segments: Retail Drugstores, Online Pharmacy, Drug Wholesale, and Herb Farming. Its stores provide various pharmaceutical products, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, nutritional supplements, traditional Chinese medicines (TCM), personal and family care products, and medical devices, as well as convenience products, such as consumable, seasonal, and promotional items. The company also operates licensed doctors of Western medicine and TCM on site for consultation, examination, and treatment of common ailments at scheduled hours. In addition, it operates dada360.com, an online drugstore that retails OTC drugs and nutritional supplements, as well as sells products through third-party platforms, such as Tmall, JD.com, and Amazon.com. Further, the company distributes third-party pharmaceutical products primarily to trading companies, as well as cultivates and wholesales herbs used for TCM. As of March 31, 2020, it had 118 retail pharmacies under the Jiuzhou Grand Pharmacy name, as well as 10 drugstores. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, the People's Republic of China.

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