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How to buy Equus Total Return stock

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Equus Total Return, Inc is an asset management business based in the US. Equus Total Return shares (EQS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – EQS – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Equus Total Return share price

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Equus Total Return shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-29.
52-week range$0.88 - $2.32
50-day moving average $1.92
200-day moving average $1.67
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.16

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Is it a good time to buy Equus Total Return stock?

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Equus Total Return financials

Revenue TTM $318,000
Gross profit TTM $318,000
Return on assets TTM -4.52%
Return on equity TTM -30.82%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $2.50
Market capitalisation $26.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Equus Total Return shares

There are currently 1,610 Equus Total Return shares held short by investors – that's known as Equus Total Return's "short interest". This figure is 62.6% down from 4,303 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Equus Total Return shares can be evaluated.

Equus Total Return's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Equus Total Return's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Equus Total Return shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Equus Total Return shares traded daily (recently around 53666.666666667). Equus Total Return's SIR currently stands at 0.03. In other words for every 100,000 Equus Total Return shares traded daily on the market, roughly 30 shares are currently held short.

However Equus Total Return's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Equus Total Return shares, or, against the total number of tradable Equus Total Return shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Equus Total Return's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Equus Total Return shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0002% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Equus Total Return shares, roughly 0 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 Equus Total Return.

Find out more about how you can short Equus Total Return stock.

Equus Total Return share dividends

We're not expecting Equus Total Return to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Equus Total Return's shares ever split?

Equus Total Return's shares were split on a 110:100 basis on 28 November 2001. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 110 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Equus Total Return shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Equus Total Return shares which in turn could have impacted Equus Total Return's share price.

Equus Total Return share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Equus Total Return's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.88 up to $2.32. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EQS.US volatility(beta: 1.15)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 Equus Total Return's is 1.1517. This would suggest that Equus Total Return's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Equus Total Return overview

Equus Total Return, Inc. is a business development company (BDC) specializing in leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, recapitalizations of existing businesses, special situations, equity and equity-oriented securities issued by privately owned companies, debt securities including subordinate debt, debt convertible into common or preferred stock, or debt combined with warrants and common and preferred stock, and preferred equity financing. The fund invests in small to mid sized companies and acts as a lead investor. It invests in companies engaged in the alternative energy, real estate, healthcare, education, e-learning, leisure and entertainment, and foreign investment sector in the United States, China, India, and Europe. The fund's investments include common and preferred stock, debt convertible into common or preferred stock, debt combined with warrants and options, and other rights to acquire common or preferred stock. The fund seeks to invest in companies with revenues between $10 million and $100 million. Equus Total Return, Inc.

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