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CyberOptics Corporation is a scientific & technical instruments business based in the US. CyberOptics Corporation shares (CYBE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. CyberOptics Corporation employs 173 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$70.1 million.

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  3. Search for CyberOptics Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CYBE. 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 CyberOptics Corporation 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$22.69, 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 CyberOptics Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of CyberOptics Corporation. 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.

CyberOptics Corporation share price

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CyberOptics Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$22.69
52-week rangeUSD$12.77 - USD$43.48
50-day moving average USD$26.1909
200-day moving average USD$32.2612
Wall St. target priceUSD$42
PE ratio 43.3887
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.602

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Is it a good time to buy CyberOptics Corporation stock?

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CyberOptics Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.69 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-08) -8.03%
1 month (2020-12-16) -17.01%
3 months (2020-10-15) -41.20%
6 months (2020-07-15) -38.69%
1 year (2020-01-15) 3.14%
2 years (2019-01-15) 18.61%
3 years (2018-01-12) 43.15%
5 years (2016-01-15) 176.37%

Is CyberOptics Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

CyberOptics Corporation's P/E ratio

CyberOptics Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 43x. In other words, CyberOptics Corporation shares trade at around 43x 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.

CyberOptics Corporation's PEG ratio

CyberOptics Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 25.1. 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 CyberOptics Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

CyberOptics Corporation's EBITDA

CyberOptics Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$7.6 million.

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

CyberOptics Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$70.1 million
Operating margin TTM 7.07%
Gross profit TTM USD$26.3 million
Return on assets TTM 4.07%
Return on equity TTM 7.34%
Profit margin 6.34%
Book value $8.758
Market capitalisation USD$189.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting CyberOptics Corporation shares

There are currently 198,682 CyberOptics Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as CyberOptics Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 15.9% up from 171,438 last month.

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

CyberOptics Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

CyberOptics Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of CyberOptics Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of CyberOptics Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 76123.37164751). CyberOptics Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.61. In other words for every 100,000 CyberOptics Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2610 shares are currently held short.

However CyberOptics Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of CyberOptics Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable CyberOptics Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case CyberOptics Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 CyberOptics Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0324% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable CyberOptics Corporation shares, roughly 32 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 CyberOptics Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short CyberOptics Corporation stock.

CyberOptics Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting CyberOptics Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have CyberOptics Corporation's shares ever split?

CyberOptics Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 16 June 2000. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your CyberOptics Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for CyberOptics Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted CyberOptics Corporation's share price.

CyberOptics Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, CyberOptics Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.77 up to $43.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CYBE.US volatility(beta: 1.31)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 CyberOptics Corporation's is 1.3129. This would suggest that CyberOptics Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

CyberOptics Corporation overview

CyberOptics Corporation designs, develops, and manufactures high precision sensing technology solutions and system products worldwide. Its products are used in surface mount technology (SMT) and semiconductor industries to improve yields and productivity. The company offers products based on multi-reflection suppression (MRS) technology, including multi-function inspection and measurement machines, and memory module inspection system; high precision 3D and 2D sensors for inspection and metrology; and 3D MRS sensors that are used various applications, such as printed circuit boards, CPU sockets, solder balls and bumps, wafer bumps, copper pillars, and other wafer level and advanced packaging. It also provides SMT electronic assembly alignment sensor products comprises LaserAlign sensors that are incorporated into the placement heads of pick-and-place machines; inspection and metrology system products for process control, inspection, and metrology application; automated optical inspection products; strobe inspection module sensor technology for 2D inspection of circuit boards; MX products for inspection of memory modules; and SPI products. The company offers CyberGage360, a near-line or off-line metrology tool; 3D scanning and metrology equipment; WaferSense, a series of wireless sensors; automatic leveling, automatic gapping, automatic teaching, and automatic vibration sensors; WaferSense airborne particle sensor; in-line particle sensor; WaferSense auto multi sensor; WaferSense auto resistance sensor; and auto vibration and leveling sensor. It sells its products to SMT electronic assembly circuit board manufacturers, end-user customers manufacturing their own circuit boards, semiconductor manufacturers, and outsourced semiconductor assembly and test companies through independent sales representatives and distributors. CyberOptics Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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