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 513 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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CompX International shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$22.18|
|52-week range||$12.14 - $25.74|
|50-day moving average||$20.94|
|200-day moving average||$18.87|
|Wall St. target price||$38.00|
|Dividend yield||$0.5 (2.62%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.86|
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CompX International price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-25)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-07-02)||7.83%|
|3 months (2021-05-05)||-7.89%|
|6 months (2021-02-01)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-08-01)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-08-01)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-08-01)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-08-01)||N/A|
Is CompX International under- or over-valued?
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 P/E ratio
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 22x. In other words, CompX International shares trade at around 22x recent earnings.
CompX International's EBITDA
CompX International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $16.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a CompX International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
CompX International financials
|Revenue TTM||$118.2 million|
|Operating margin TTM||10.68%|
|Gross profit TTM||$32.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.34%|
|Return on equity TTM||6.42%|
|Market capitalisation||$230.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting CompX International shares
There are currently 24,839 CompX International shares held short by investors – that's known as CompX International's "short interest". This figure is 12.9% down from 28,506 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)
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 9480.534351145). CompX International's SIR currently stands at 2.62. In other words for every 100,000 CompX International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2620 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 0.0157% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable CompX International 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 CompX International.
Find out more about how you can short CompX International stock.
CompX International share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 64.84% of net profits
Recently CompX International has paid out, on average, around 64.84% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.19% 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 4.19% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In CompX International's case, that would currently equate to about $0.5 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 14 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
CompX International share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, CompX International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.1428 up to $25.7423. 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 0.4217. This would suggest that CompX International's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
CompX International overview
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, integrated inventory and access control secured narcotics boxes, 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, exhaust pipes, mufflers and other exhaust components; gauges, such as GPS speedometers and tachometers; mechanical and electronic controls and throttles; wake enhancement systems, trim tabs, steering wheels, and billet aluminum accessories; dash panels, LED indicators, and wire harnesses; and grab handles, pin cleats, and related hardware and accessories primarily for performance and ski/wakeboard boats for the recreational marine and other industries. CompX International Inc.
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CompX International in the news
CI Global Asset Management Offers Cost-Effective, One-Stop ESG Investing with New CI Mosaic ESG ETF Portfolios
COMPX DECLARES REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
COMPX REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2021 RESULTS
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of CompX International is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 87.171% of CompX International shares are held by insiders and 10.07% by institutions. How many people work for CompX International?
Latest data suggests 513 work at CompX International. When does the fiscal year end for CompX International?
CompX International's fiscal year ends in December. Where is CompX International based?
CompX International's address is: Three Lincoln Centre, Dallas, TX, United States, 75240-2620 What is CompX International's ISIN number?
CompX International's international securities identification number is: US20563P1012 What is CompX International's CUSIP number?
CompX International's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 20563P101
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