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How to buy Digirad Corporation stock | $2.86

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Digirad Corporation is a medical devices business based in the US. Digirad Corporation shares (DRAD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Digirad Corporation employs 618 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$117.7 million.

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  3. Search for Digirad Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: DRAD. 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 Digirad 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$2.86, 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 Digirad Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Digirad 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.

Digirad Corporation share price

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Digirad Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$2.86
52-week rangeUSD$1.99 - USD$6.35
50-day moving average USD$2.7941
200-day moving average USD$2.7439
Wall St. target priceUSD$7
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.903

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Is it a good time to buy Digirad Corporation stock?

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Digirad Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.86 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-07) -3.38%
1 month (2020-12-17) -8.04%
3 months (2020-10-15) 5.54%
6 months (2020-07-15) -0.69%
1 year (2020-01-15) -3.38%
2 years (2019-01-15) 267.75%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 5.07

Is Digirad Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Digirad Corporation's EBITDA

Digirad Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$4.1 million.

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

Digirad Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$117.7 million
Gross profit TTM USD$22.1 million
Return on assets TTM -3.87%
Return on equity TTM -15.45%
Profit margin -5.32%
Book value $4.024
Market capitalisation USD$13.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Digirad Corporation shares

There are currently 182,874 Digirad Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Digirad Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 17.2% down from 220,741 last month.

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

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

Digirad Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Digirad Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Digirad Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 345045.28301887). Digirad Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.53. In other words for every 100,000 Digirad Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 530 shares are currently held short.

However Digirad Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Digirad Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Digirad Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Digirad Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Digirad Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0336% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Digirad Corporation shares, roughly 34 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 Digirad Corporation.

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

Digirad Corporation share dividends

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

Have Digirad Corporation's shares ever split?

Digirad Corporation's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 5 June 2019. So if you had owned 10 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 Digirad Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Digirad Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Digirad Corporation's share price.

Digirad Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Digirad Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.99 up to $6.35. 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 Digirad Corporation's is 0.1785. This would suggest that Digirad Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Digirad Corporation overview

Digirad Corporation provides healthcare solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates through five segments: Diagnostic Services, Diagnostic Imaging, Mobile Healthcare, Building and Construction, and Real Estate and Investments. The company offers imaging and monitoring services to healthcare providers; and contract diagnostic imaging, including computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging, positron emission tomography (PET), PET/CT, and nuclear medicine and healthcare services to hospitals, integrated delivery networks, and federal institutions on a long-term contract basis, as well as provisional services to institutions that are in transition. It also develops, sells, and maintains solid-state gamma cameras, such as nuclear cardiac imaging systems and general purpose nuclear imaging systems to physician offices and hospitals; and offers camera maintenance contract services. In addition, it manufactures modular housing units, structural wall panels, permanent wood foundation systems, and other engineered wood products; supplies general contractors with building materials; and manages real estate assets and investments. Digirad Corporation was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia.

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