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CompX International Inc is a security & protection services business based in the US. CompX International shares (CIX) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. CompX International employs 515 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$114.2 million.
|Latest market close||USD$14.33|
|52-week range||USD$10.1593 - USD$16.8357|
|50-day moving average||USD$14.2609|
|200-day moving average||USD$13.9061|
|Wall St. target price||USD$38|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.4 (2.82%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.916|
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|1 week (2021-01-07)||-1.10%|
|1 month (2020-12-15)||1.56%|
|3 months (2020-10-15)||6.07%|
|6 months (2020-07-15)||7.34%|
|1 year (2020-01-15)||-9.87%|
|2 years (2019-01-15)||0.35%|
|3 years (2018-01-13)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||38.19%|
Valuing CompX International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of CompX International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
CompX International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, CompX International shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.
CompX International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$16.8 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a CompX International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$114.2 million|
|Operating margin TTM||11.35%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$39 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.52%|
|Return on equity TTM||6.98%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$176.8 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 12,573 CompX International shares held short by investors – that's known as CompX International's "short interest". This figure is 17.2% up from 10,724 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting CompX International shares can be evaluated.
CompX International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of CompX International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of CompX International shares traded daily (recently around 4350.5190311419). CompX International's SIR currently stands at 2.89. In other words for every 100,000 CompX International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2890 shares are currently held short.
However CompX International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of CompX International shares, or, against the total number of tradable CompX International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case CompX International's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 CompX International shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0076% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable CompX International shares, roughly 8 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 CompX International.
Find out more about how you can short CompX International stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 59.75% of net profits
Recently CompX International has paid out, on average, around 59.75% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.82% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), CompX International shareholders could enjoy a 2.82% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In CompX International's case, that would currently equate to about $0.4 per share.
CompX International's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
CompX International's most recent dividend payout was on 8 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, CompX International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.1593 up to $16.8357. 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 CompX International's is 0.3732. This would suggest that CompX International's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
CompX International Inc. manufactures and sells security products and recreational marine components primarily in North America. It operates in two segments, Security Products and Marine Components. The Security Products segment manufactures mechanical and electrical cabinet locks, and other locking mechanisms used in various applications, including ignition systems, mailboxes, file cabinets, desk drawers, tool storage cabinets, high security medical cabinetry, electrical circuit panels, storage compartments, gas station security, and vending and cash containment machines. It serves recreational transportation, postal, office and institutional furniture, cabinetry, tool storage, healthcare, and other industries. The Marine Components segment manufactures and distributes stainless steel exhaust components, gauges, throttle controls, wake enhancement systems, trim tabs, and related hardware and accessories primarily for performance and ski/wakeboard boats. This segment offers original equipment and aftermarket stainless steel exhaust headers, exhaust pipes, mufflers, and other exhaust components; gauges, such as GPS speedometers and tachometers; mechanical and electronic controls and throttles; steering wheels, and other billet aluminum accessories; and dash panels, LED indicators, wire harnesses, and other accessories to the recreational marine industry. CompX International Inc. sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers, as well as through distributors. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Dallas, Texas. CompX International Inc. is a subsidiary of NL Industries, Inc.
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