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How to buy Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) stock

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Ducommun Incorporated
NYSE: DCO - USD
AEROSPACE & DEFENSE
$53.70
+$0.62 (+1.17%)

Ducommun Incorporated is an aerospace & defense business based in the US. Ducommun Incorporated shares (DCO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ducommun Incorporated employs 2,450 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Ducommun Incorporated stock price (NYSE: DCO)

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Ducommun Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$53.77
52-week range$30.76 - $65.40
50-day moving average $54.15
200-day moving average $56.02
Wall St. target price$69.33
PE ratio 23.0172
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.33

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Ducommun Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $53.77 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-17) N/A
1 month (2021-06-28) 0.06%
3 months (2021-04-28) -7.29%
6 months (2021-01-24) N/A
1 year (2020-07-24) N/A
2 years (2019-07-24) N/A
3 years (2018-07-24) N/A
5 years (2016-07-24) N/A

Is Ducommun Incorporated under- or over-valued?

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

Ducommun Incorporated's P/E ratio

Ducommun Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Ducommun Incorporated shares trade at around 23x 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.

Ducommun Incorporated's PEG ratio

Ducommun Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.2948. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Ducommun Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ducommun Incorporated's EBITDA

Ducommun Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $73.4 million.

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

Ducommun Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $612.6 million
Operating margin TTM 7.33%
Gross profit TTM $137.7 million
Return on assets TTM 3.37%
Return on equity TTM 8.76%
Profit margin 4.56%
Book value $28.32
Market capitalisation $635.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ducommun Incorporated shares

There are currently 143,176 Ducommun Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as Ducommun Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 22.6% down from 185,057 last month.

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

Ducommun Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ducommun Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ducommun Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ducommun Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 48865.529010239). Ducommun Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 2.93. In other words for every 100,000 Ducommun Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2930 shares are currently held short.

However Ducommun Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ducommun Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ducommun Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ducommun Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ducommun Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0133% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ducommun Incorporated shares, roughly 13 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 Ducommun Incorporated.

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Ducommun Incorporated share dividends

We're not expecting Ducommun Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Ducommun Incorporated's shares ever split?

Ducommun Incorporated's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 10 June 1998. 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 Ducommun Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ducommun Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Ducommun Incorporated's share price.

Ducommun Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ducommun Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $30.76 up to $65.4. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DCO.US volatility(beta: 1.59)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Ducommun Incorporated's is 1.5941. This would suggest that Ducommun Incorporated's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Ducommun Incorporated overview

Ducommun Incorporated provides engineering and manufacturing products and services primarily to the aerospace and defense, industrial, medical, and other industries in the United States. It operates through two segments, Electronic Systems and Structural Systems. The Electronic Systems segment provides cable assemblies and interconnect systems; printed circuit board assemblies; higher-level electronic, electromechanical, and mechanical components and assemblies, as well as lightning diversion systems; and radar enclosures, aircraft avionics racks, shipboard communications and control enclosures, shipboard communications and control enclosures, wire harnesses, surge suppressors, conformal shields, and other assemblies. It also supplies engineered products, including illuminated pushbutton switches and panels for aviation and test systems; microwave and millimeter switches and filters for radio frequency systems and test instrumentation; and motors and resolvers for motion control. In addition, this segment provides engineering expertise for aerospace system design, development, integration, and testing. The Structural Systems segment designs, engineers, and manufactures contoured aluminum, titanium, and Inconel aero structure components; structural assembly products, such as winglets, engine components, and fuselage structural panels; and metal and composite bonded structures and assemblies comprising aircraft wing spoilers, large fuselage skins, rotor blades on rotary-wing aircraft and components, flight control surfaces, engine components, and ammunition handling systems. It serves commercial aircraft, military fixed-wing aircraft, military and commercial rotary-wing aircraft, and space programs, as well as industrial, medical, and other end-use markets.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Ducommun Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 9.553% of Ducommun Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 85.588% by institutions.
How many people work for Ducommun Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 2,450 work at Ducommun Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for Ducommun Incorporated?
Ducommun Incorporated's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Ducommun Incorporated based?
Ducommun Incorporated's address is: 200 Sandpointe Avenue, Santa Ana, CA, United States, 92707-5759
What is Ducommun Incorporated's ISIN number?
Ducommun Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US2641471097
What is Ducommun Incorporated's CUSIP number?
Ducommun Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 264147109

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