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How to buy Document Security Systems stock | $1.15

Learn how to easily invest in Document Security Systems stock.

Document Security Systems Inc is a specialty business services business based in the US. Document Security Systems shares (DSS) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Document Security Systems employs 93 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Document Security Systems stock price (NYSE MKT: DSS)

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Document Security Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-23.
Latest market close$1.15
52-week range$1.14 - $7.62
50-day moving average $1.25
200-day moving average $1.93
Wall St. target price$9.25
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.48

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Document Security Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.15 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) -4.17%
1 month (2021-09-24) -8.73%
3 months (2021-07-23) -21.77%
6 months (2021-04-23) -60.62%
1 year (2020-10-23) -71.53%
2 years (2019-10-24) 240.54%
3 years (2018-10-24) 11.65%
5 years (2016-10-24) 112.96%

Document Security Systems financials

Revenue TTM $19.5 million
Gross profit TTM $6.2 million
Return on assets TTM -10.84%
Return on equity TTM -10.52%
Profit margin -39.94%
Book value $2.48
Market capitalisation $91.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Document Security Systems shares

There are currently 315,392 Document Security Systems shares held short by investors – that's known as Document Security Systems's "short interest". This figure is 100.1% up from 157,645 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Document Security Systems shares can be evaluated.

Document Security Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Document Security Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Document Security Systems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Document Security Systems shares traded daily (recently around 2.0 million). Document Security Systems's SIR currently stands at 0.16. In other words for every 100,000 Document Security Systems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 160 shares are currently held short.

However Document Security Systems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Document Security Systems shares, or, against the total number of tradable Document Security Systems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Document Security Systems's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Document Security Systems shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0089% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Document Security Systems shares, roughly 9 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 Document Security Systems.

Find out more about how you can short Document Security Systems stock.

Document Security Systems share dividends

We're not expecting Document Security Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Document Security Systems's shares ever split?

Document Security Systems's shares were split on a 1:30 basis on 7 May 2020. So if you had owned 30 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 Document Security Systems shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Document Security Systems shares which in turn could have impacted Document Security Systems's share price.

Document Security Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Document Security Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.135 up to $7.62. 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 (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Document Security Systems's is 8.6185. This would suggest that Document Security Systems's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Document Security Systems overview

Document Security Systems, Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells packaging and security printing solutions. It operates through four segments: Direct Marketing/Online Sales Group, Premier Packaging, Digital Group, and IP Technology. The company offers printed materials, such as folding cartons and paperboard packaging, security paper, vital records, prescription paper, birth certificates, receipts, identification materials, entertainment tickets, secure coupons, and parts tracking forms; custom packaging services; and manufactures, markets, and sells mailers, photo sleeves, sophisticated custom folding cartons, and 3-dimensional direct mail solutions. It also provides AuthentiGuard, a brand authentication application; manages, licenses, and acquires intellectual property assets for monetizing these assets through investments in the development and commercialization of patented technologies, licensing, strategic partnerships, and commercial litigation. In addition, the company invests and acquires companies in the biohealth and biomedical fields; develops open-air defense initiatives, which curb transmission of air-borne infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis and influenza; and develops and acquires assets and investments in the securities trading and funds management arena. Further, it operates HWHGIG and HWH Marketplace, which are direct selling platforms that offers health, wealth, and happiness products; and markets and distributes health and wellness products under the Elevate brand; and develops blockchain security technologies for tracking and tracing solutions for supply chain logistics and cyber securities.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Document Security Systems is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 27.842% of Document Security Systems shares are held by insiders and 10.526% by institutions.
How many people work for Document Security Systems?
Latest data suggests 93 work at Document Security Systems.
When does the fiscal year end for Document Security Systems?
Document Security Systems's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Document Security Systems based?
Document Security Systems's address is: 6 Framark Drive, Victor, NY, United States, 14564
What is Document Security Systems's ISIN number?
Document Security Systems's international securities identification number is: US25614T3095
What is Document Security Systems's CUSIP number?
Document Security Systems's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 25614T101

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