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Hurco Companies, Inc is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Hurco Companies shares (HURC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Hurco Companies employs 785 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$186.2 million.
|Latest market close||USD$30|
|52-week range||USD$20.1066 - USD$38.0929|
|50-day moving average||USD$30.8491|
|200-day moving average||USD$29.4839|
|Wall St. target price||USD$38|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.52 (1.7%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.114|
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|1 week (2021-01-13)||-3.26%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||-1.77%|
|3 months (2020-10-20)||-3.35%|
|6 months (2020-07-20)||6.46%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||-9.20%|
|2 years (2019-01-18)||-17.92%|
|3 years (2018-01-19)||48.9|
|5 years (2016-01-20)||20.00%|
Valuing Hurco Companies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Hurco Companies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Hurco Companies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 257x. In other words, Hurco Companies shares trade at around 257x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Hurco Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.8 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Hurco Companies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$186.2 million|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$77.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.75%|
|Return on equity TTM||-0.24%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$199.6 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 36,770 Hurco Companies shares held short by investors – that's known as Hurco Companies's "short interest". This figure is 6.2% down from 39,215 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Hurco Companies shares can be evaluated.
Hurco Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Hurco Companies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Hurco Companies shares traded daily (recently around 12380.471380471). Hurco Companies's SIR currently stands at 2.97. In other words for every 100,000 Hurco Companies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2970 shares are currently held short.
However Hurco Companies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Hurco Companies shares, or, against the total number of tradable Hurco Companies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Hurco Companies's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Hurco Companies shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0071% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Hurco Companies shares, roughly 7 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 Hurco Companies.
Find out more about how you can short Hurco Companies stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 813.77% of net profits
Recently Hurco Companies has paid out, on average, around 813.77% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.7% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Hurco Companies shareholders could enjoy a 1.7% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Hurco Companies's case, that would currently equate to about $0.52 per share.
Hurco Companies's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Hurco Companies's most recent dividend payout was on 20 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Hurco Companies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.1066 up to $38.0929. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Hurco Companies's is 0.6415. This would suggest that Hurco Companies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Hurco Companies, Inc., an industrial technology company, designs, manufactures, and sells computerized machine tools to companies in the metal cutting industry worldwide. The company's principal products include general-purpose computerized machine tools, including vertical machining centers and turning centers. It also provides computer control systems and related software for press brake applications. In addition, the company offers machine tool components, automation integration equipment, and solutions for job shops; and software options, control upgrades, hardware accessories, and replacement parts for its products, as well as customer service, training, and applications support services. It serves independent job shops and specialized short-run production applications within large manufacturing operations, as well as precision tool, die, and mold manufacturers in aerospace, defense, medical equipment, energy, automotive/transportation, electronics, and computer industries. The company sells its products under the Hurco, Milltronics, and Takumi brands through independent agents and distributors, as well as through its direct sales and service organizations. Hurco Companies, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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