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Data I/O Corporation is an electronic components business based in the US. Data I/O Corporation shares (DAIO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Data I/O Corporation employs 88 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Data I/O Corporation share price

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Data I/O Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$2.71 - $6.10
50-day moving average $5.46
200-day moving average $4.77
Wall St. target price$6.50
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.14

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Is Data I/O Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Data I/O Corporation's EBITDA

Data I/O Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $699,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Data I/O Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Data I/O Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $20.3 million
Gross profit TTM $11.1 million
Return on assets TTM -4.95%
Return on equity TTM -19.26%
Profit margin -19.5%
Book value $2.33
Market capitalisation $47.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Data I/O Corporation shares

There are currently 6,190 Data I/O Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Data I/O Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 67.8% down from 19,240 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Data I/O Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Data I/O Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Data I/O Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Data I/O Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Data I/O Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 23807.692307692). Data I/O Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.26. In other words for every 100,000 Data I/O Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 260 shares are currently held short.

However Data I/O Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Data I/O Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Data I/O Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Data I/O Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Data I/O Corporation shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0008% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Data I/O Corporation shares, roughly 1 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 Data I/O Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Data I/O Corporation stock.

Data I/O Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Data I/O Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Data I/O Corporation's shares ever split?

Data I/O Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 21 August 1983. 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 Data I/O Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Data I/O Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Data I/O Corporation's share price.

Data I/O Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Data I/O Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.71 up to $6.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DAIO.US volatility(beta: 1.16)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 Data I/O Corporation's is 1.1605. This would suggest that Data I/O Corporation'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).

Data I/O Corporation overview

Data I/O Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of programming and security deployment systems and services for electronic device manufacturers in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company's programming system products are used to program integrated circuits (ICs) with the specific data necessary for the ICs. It offers PSV handlers offline automated programming systems; SentriX, a security provisioning system; and RoadRunner and RoadRunner3 series handlers, an in-line automated programming systems. The company also provides LumenX Programmer; non-automated FlashPAK III programming systems; and Unifamily programmers, an offline low volume and engineering non-automated systems. In addition, it provides hardware support, system installation and repair, and device programming services. The company markets and sells its products to original equipment manufacturers in automotive and consumer electronics, Internet of Things and their programming center partners, and electronic manufacturing service contract manufacturers through direct sales, internal telesales, and indirect sales representatives and distributors. Data I/O Corporation was incorporated in 1969 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

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