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Deswell Industries, Inc is an electronic components business based in the US. Deswell Industries shares (DSWL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Deswell Industries employs 1,105 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$55.3 million.
|Latest market close||USD$2.92|
|52-week range||USD$1.8935 - USD$3.3764|
|50-day moving average||USD$2.9385|
|200-day moving average||USD$2.6368|
|Wall St. target price||USD$7.75|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.18 (6.29%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.174|
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|1 week (2021-01-13)||-5.19%|
|1 month (2020-12-21)||1.39%|
|3 months (2020-10-20)||7.21%|
|6 months (2020-07-20)||16.80%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||-1.31%|
|2 years (2019-01-18)||-3.23%|
|3 years (2018-01-19)||5.80%|
|5 years (2016-01-20)||128.13%|
Valuing Deswell Industries stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Deswell Industries's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Deswell Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Deswell Industries shares trade at around 16x 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.
Deswell Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Deswell Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$55.3 million|
|Operating margin TTM||2.02%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$11.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.69%|
|Return on equity TTM||-1.26%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$45.6 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 1,188 Deswell Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Deswell Industries's "short interest". This figure is 71.2% down from 4,129 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Deswell Industries shares can be evaluated.
Deswell Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Deswell Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Deswell Industries shares traded daily (recently around 3046.1538461538). Deswell Industries's SIR currently stands at 0.39. In other words for every 100,000 Deswell Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 390 shares are currently held short.
However Deswell Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Deswell Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Deswell Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Deswell Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Deswell Industries shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0006% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Deswell Industries 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 Deswell Industries.
Find out more about how you can short Deswell Industries stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 1161.29% of net profits
Recently Deswell Industries has paid out, on average, around 1161.29% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.29% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Deswell Industries shareholders could enjoy a 6.29% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Deswell Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $0.18 per share.
Deswell Industries'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.
Deswell Industries's most recent dividend payout was on 10 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Deswell Industries's shares were split on 9 September 2013.
Over the last 12 months, Deswell Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.8935 up to $3.3764. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Deswell Industries's is 0.5176. This would suggest that Deswell Industries's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Deswell Industries, Inc. manufactures and sells injection-molded plastic parts and components, electronic products and subassemblies, and metallic molds and accessory parts for original equipment manufacturers and contract manufacturers. It operates in two segments, Plastic Injection Molding and Electronic Products Assembling. The company produces a range of plastic parts and components that are used in the manufacture of consumer and industrial products, which include plastic components for electronic entertainment products, power tools, accessories, and outdoor equipment; cases for flashlights, telephones, paging machines, projectors, and alarm clocks; toner cartridges and cases for photocopy and printer machines; and parts for electrical products, such as air-conditioning and ventilators, as well as parts for audio equipment, and cases and key tops for personal organizers and remote controls; double injection caps and baby products; parts for medical products comprising apparatus for blood tests; laser key caps; and automobile components. It also provides electronic products that consist of audio equipment, including digital and analogue mixing consoles, amplifiers, signal processors, audio interfaces, network audio equipment, and speaker enclosures; consumer audio products, such as multi-channel receivers-amplifiers, and wired and wireless audio streaming products; printed circuit board assemblies; and telecommunication products comprising VoIP keysets for business communications. The company sells its products primarily in China, the United States, the United Kingdom, Norway, Holland, Hong Kong, and Canada. Deswell Industries, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is based in Macau.
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