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How to buy Frequency Electronics stock | $10.3

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Frequency Electronics, Inc is a communication equipment business based in the US. Frequency Electronics shares (FEIM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Frequency Electronics employs 220 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$46.8 million.

How to buy shares in Frequency Electronics

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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 Frequency Electronics. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FEIM. 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 Frequency Electronics 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$10.3, 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 Frequency Electronics, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Frequency Electronics. 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.

Frequency Electronics share price

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Frequency Electronics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$10.3
52-week rangeUSD$5.95 - USD$11.1
50-day moving average USD$10.2232
200-day moving average USD$9.9274
Wall St. target priceUSD$17
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.353

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Is it a good time to buy Frequency Electronics stock?

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Frequency Electronics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $10.3 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-11) -8.04%
1 month (2020-12-18) 10.3
3 months (2020-10-16) 3.00%
6 months (2020-07-17) 2.08%
1 year (2020-01-17) 3.87%
2 years (2019-01-18) -6.36%
3 years (2018-01-18) 8.88%
5 years (2016-01-15) 8.76%

Frequency Electronics financials

Revenue TTM USD$46.8 million
Gross profit TTM USD$5.7 million
Return on assets TTM -3.68%
Return on equity TTM -7.9%
Profit margin -9.53%
Book value $5.959
Market capitalisation USD$98.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Frequency Electronics shares

There are currently 6,394 Frequency Electronics shares held short by investors – that's known as Frequency Electronics's "short interest". This figure is 1.1% up from 6,326 last month.

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

Frequency Electronics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Frequency Electronics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Frequency Electronics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Frequency Electronics shares traded daily (recently around 9134.2857142857). Frequency Electronics's SIR currently stands at 0.7. In other words for every 100,000 Frequency Electronics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 700 shares are currently held short.

However Frequency Electronics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Frequency Electronics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Frequency Electronics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Frequency Electronics's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Frequency Electronics shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0011% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Frequency Electronics shares, roughly 1 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 Frequency Electronics.

Find out more about how you can short Frequency Electronics stock.

Frequency Electronics share dividends

We're not expecting Frequency Electronics to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Frequency Electronics's shares ever split?

Frequency Electronics's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 2 December 1997. 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 Frequency Electronics shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Frequency Electronics shares which in turn could have impacted Frequency Electronics's share price.

Frequency Electronics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Frequency Electronics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.95 up to $11.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FEIM.US volatility(beta: 0.65)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 Frequency Electronics's is 0.6467. This would suggest that Frequency Electronics's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Frequency Electronics overview

Frequency Electronics, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells precision time and frequency control products and components for microwave integrated circuit applications. It operates through two segments, FEI-NY and FEI-Zyfer. The FEI-NY segment offers precision time, frequency generation, and synchronization products and subsystems used in communication satellites, terrestrial cellular telephone, or other ground-based telecommunication stations; and other components and systems for the United States military. The FEI-Zyfer segment designs, develops, and manufactures products for precision navigation and timing primarily incorporating global positioning system technologies into radar systems, airborne SIGINT/COMINT platforms, information networks, test equipment, military command and control terminals, and satellite ground stations. The company's products are used in commercial, government satellite payload systems, secure communications, command, control, communication, computer, intelligence, security and reconnaissance, counter measures, UAVs, energy exploration, wireline and wireless networks, and electronic warfare applications for the United States government on land, sea, and air-borne platforms. It markets its products directly and through independent sales representative organizations located in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Frequency Electronics, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Mitchel Field, New York.

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