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How to buy Data I/O Corporation stock | $6.56

Learn how to easily invest in Data I/O Corporation stock.

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 stock price (NASDAQ: DAIO)

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Data I/O Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-10.
Latest market close$6.56
52-week range$3.26 - $7.52
50-day moving average $6.27
200-day moving average $6.00
Wall St. target price$8.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.33

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Is it a good time to buy Data I/O Corporation stock?

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Data I/O Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.56 from 2021-10-14

1 week (2021-10-08) 7.72%
1 month (2021-09-15) 2.02%
3 months (2021-07-15) 16.31%
6 months (2021-04-15) 19.93%
1 year (2020-10-14) 65.24%
2 years (2019-10-14) 69.07%
3 years (2018-10-12) 51.15%
5 years (2016-10-13) 82.22%

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 $23.6 million
Gross profit TTM $11.1 million
Return on assets TTM -2.05%
Return on equity TTM -13.64%
Profit margin -11.49%
Book value $2.26
Market capitalisation $52.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Data I/O Corporation shares

There are currently 56,391 Data I/O Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Data I/O Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 369% up from 12,024 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 181906.4516129). Data I/O Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.31. In other words for every 100,000 Data I/O Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 310 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 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Data I/O Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.008% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Data I/O Corporation 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 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 $3.26 up to $7.52. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DAIO.US volatility(beta: 0.91)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 0.9116. This would suggest that Data I/O Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Data I/O Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 10.072% of Data I/O Corporation shares are held by insiders and 40.937% by institutions.
How many people work for Data I/O Corporation?
Latest data suggests 88 work at Data I/O Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Data I/O Corporation?
Data I/O Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Data I/O Corporation based?
Data I/O Corporation's address is: 6645 185th Avenue N.E., Redmond, WA, United States, 98052
What is Data I/O Corporation's ISIN number?
Data I/O Corporation's international securities identification number is: US2376901029
What is Data I/O Corporation's CUSIP number?
Data I/O Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 237690102

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