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How to buy Comstock Holding Companies stock

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Comstock Holding Companies, Inc is a real estate-diversified business based in the US. Comstock Holding Companies shares (CHCI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Comstock Holding Companies employs 106 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$30.2 million.

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  3. Search for Comstock Holding Companies. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CHCI. 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 Comstock Holding Companies 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 Comstock Holding Companies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Comstock Holding Companies. 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.

Comstock Holding Companies share price

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Comstock Holding Companies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
52-week rangeUSD$1.06 - USD$3.67
50-day moving average USD$2.9288
200-day moving average USD$2.7197
Wall St. target priceUSD$7
PE ratio 7.5578
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.389

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Is it a good time to buy Comstock Holding Companies stock?

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Is Comstock Holding Companies under- or over-valued?

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

Comstock Holding Companies's P/E ratio

Comstock Holding Companies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Comstock Holding Companies shares trade at around 8x recent earnings.

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

Comstock Holding Companies's EBITDA

Comstock Holding Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$3.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Comstock Holding Companies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Comstock Holding Companies financials

Revenue TTM USD$30.2 million
Operating margin TTM 12.09%
Gross profit TTM USD$4.1 million
Return on assets TTM 13.24%
Return on equity TTM 36.48%
Profit margin 10.81%
Book value $0.466
Market capitalisation USD$23.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Comstock Holding Companies shares

There are currently 13,643 Comstock Holding Companies shares held short by investors – that's known as Comstock Holding Companies's "short interest". This figure is 66.5% down from 40,754 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Comstock Holding Companies shares can be evaluated.

Comstock Holding Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Comstock Holding Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Comstock Holding Companies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Comstock Holding Companies shares traded daily (recently around 341075). Comstock Holding Companies's SIR currently stands at 0.04. In other words for every 100,000 Comstock Holding Companies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 40 shares are currently held short.

However Comstock Holding Companies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Comstock Holding Companies shares, or, against the total number of tradable Comstock Holding Companies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Comstock Holding Companies's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Comstock Holding Companies shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0063% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Comstock Holding Companies shares, roughly 6 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 Comstock Holding Companies.

Find out more about how you can short Comstock Holding Companies stock.

Comstock Holding Companies share dividends

We're not expecting Comstock Holding Companies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Comstock Holding Companies's shares ever split?

Comstock Holding Companies's shares were split on a 1:7 basis on 28 September 2015. So if you had owned 7 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 Comstock Holding Companies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 600% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Comstock Holding Companies shares which in turn could have impacted Comstock Holding Companies's share price.

Comstock Holding Companies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Comstock Holding Companies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.06 up to $3.67. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CHCI.US volatility(beta: 1.06)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 Comstock Holding Companies's is 1.0556. This would suggest that Comstock Holding Companies'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).

Comstock Holding Companies overview

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. operates as a real estate assets management and services company. The company operates through two segments, Asset Management and Real Estate Services. It offers commercial real estate and asset management services for rental apartments, office buildings, hotels, commercial garages, leased lands, retail properties, mixed-use developments, and transit-oriented developments. The company also provides real estate services in the areas of strategic corporate planning, capital markets, financial consulting, commercial mortgage brokerage, title, and environmental and design-based services. In addition, it offers environmental services, including consulting, environmental studies, remediation, and industrial hygiene services, as well as site specific solutions. Further, the company provides construction management and supervision services. It offers its services primarily in the Washington, D.C. Metro Silver Line in Fairfax and Loudoun Counties, as well as in the states of Maryland and Virginia; and the Mid-Atlantic region. The company was formerly known as Comstock Homebuilding Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. in June 2012. Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

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