How to buy Energy Focus stock - 07 March

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How to buy Energy Focus stock

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Energy Focus, Inc is a furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the US. Energy Focus shares (EFOI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Energy Focus employs 42 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$16.6 million.

How to buy shares in Energy Focus

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Energy Focus. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: EFOI. 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 Energy Focus 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. 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 Energy Focus, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Energy Focus. 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.

Energy Focus share price

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Energy Focus shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$0.807 - USD$11.6
50-day moving average USD$5.2488
200-day moving average USD$6.2083
Wall St. target priceUSD$11
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.83

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Is it a good time to buy Energy Focus stock?

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Energy Focus financials

Revenue TTM USD$16.6 million
Gross profit TTM USD$2 million
Return on assets TTM -20.75%
Return on equity TTM -199.32%
Profit margin -44.27%
Book value $0.624
Market capitalisation USD$22 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Energy Focus shares

There are currently 207,540 Energy Focus shares held short by investors – that's known as Energy Focus's "short interest". This figure is 22.7% up from 169,104 last month.

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

Energy Focus's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Energy Focus's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Energy Focus shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Energy Focus shares traded daily (recently around 864750). Energy Focus's SIR currently stands at 0.24. In other words for every 100,000 Energy Focus shares traded daily on the market, roughly 240 shares are currently held short.

However Energy Focus's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Energy Focus shares, or, against the total number of tradable Energy Focus shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Energy Focus's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Energy Focus shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0541% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Energy Focus shares, roughly 54 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 Energy Focus.

Find out more about how you can short Energy Focus stock.

Energy Focus share dividends

We're not expecting Energy Focus to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Energy Focus's shares ever split?

Energy Focus's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 12 June 2020. So if you had owned 5 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 Energy Focus shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Energy Focus shares which in turn could have impacted Energy Focus's share price.

Energy Focus share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Energy Focus's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.807 up to $11.6. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EFOI.US volatility(beta: 2.3)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 Energy Focus's is 2.2988. This would suggest that Energy Focus's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Energy Focus overview

Energy Focus, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells energy-efficient lighting systems in the United States and internationally. It offers military maritime LED lighting products, such as Military Intellitube, globe lights, berth lights, and fixtures, as well as Invisitube ultra-low EMI tubular LED (TLED) and LED retrofit kits to serve the United States navy and allied foreign navies. The company also provides commercial products comprising direct-wire TLED replacements for linear fluorescent lamps; commercial Intellitube TLED replacement for linear fluorescent lamps; LED fixtures and panels for fluorescent replacement or high-intensity discharge replacement in low-bay and high-bay applications; LED down-lights; LED dock lights and wall-packs; LED vapor tight lighting fixtures; LED retrofit kits; and RedCap emergency battery backup TLEDs. It sells its products to military maritime, industrial, and general commercial markets through direct sales employees, independent sales representatives, electrical and lighting contractors, and distributors. The company was formerly known as Fiberstars, Inc. and changed its name to Energy Focus, Inc. in May 2007. Energy Focus, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Solon, Ohio.

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