How to buy JAKKS Pacific stock - 13 April

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How to buy JAKKS Pacific stock

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JAKKS Pacific, Inc is a leisure business based in the US. JAKKS Pacific shares (JAKK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. JAKKS Pacific employs 626 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$515.9 million.

How to buy shares in JAKKS Pacific

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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 JAKKS Pacific. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: JAKK. 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 JAKKS Pacific 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 JAKKS Pacific, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of JAKKS Pacific. 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.

JAKKS Pacific share price

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JAKKS Pacific shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-08.
52-week rangeUSD$3.5 - USD$13.7
50-day moving average USD$8.1089
200-day moving average USD$6.0624
Wall St. target priceUSD$9.83
PE ratio 0.0644
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.682

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Is it a good time to buy JAKKS Pacific stock?

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Is JAKKS Pacific under- or over-valued?

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

JAKKS Pacific's P/E ratio

JAKKS Pacific's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 0x. In other words, JAKKS Pacific shares trade at around 0x 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.

JAKKS Pacific's PEG ratio

JAKKS Pacific's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.37. 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 JAKKS Pacific's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


JAKKS Pacific's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$25.8 million.

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

JAKKS Pacific financials

Revenue TTM USD$515.9 million
Operating margin TTM 2.89%
Gross profit TTM USD$149.8 million
Return on assets TTM 2.68%
Return on equity TTM -147.47%
Profit margin -2.77%
Book value $2.261
Market capitalisation USD$43.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting JAKKS Pacific shares

There are currently 94,096 JAKKS Pacific shares held short by investors – that's known as JAKKS Pacific's "short interest". This figure is 427.9% up from 17,825 last month.

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

JAKKS Pacific's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

JAKKS Pacific's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of JAKKS Pacific shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of JAKKS Pacific shares traded daily (recently around 149358.73015873). JAKKS Pacific's SIR currently stands at 0.63. In other words for every 100,000 JAKKS Pacific shares traded daily on the market, roughly 630 shares are currently held short.

However JAKKS Pacific's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of JAKKS Pacific shares, or, against the total number of tradable JAKKS Pacific shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case JAKKS Pacific's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 JAKKS Pacific shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0224% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable JAKKS Pacific shares, roughly 22 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 JAKKS Pacific.

Find out more about how you can short JAKKS Pacific stock.

JAKKS Pacific share dividends

We're not expecting JAKKS Pacific to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have JAKKS Pacific's shares ever split?

JAKKS Pacific's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 9 July 2020. So if you had owned 10 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 JAKKS Pacific shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for JAKKS Pacific shares which in turn could have impacted JAKKS Pacific's share price.

JAKKS Pacific share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, JAKKS Pacific's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.5 up to $13.7. 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 JAKKS Pacific's is 2.7248. This would suggest that JAKKS Pacific's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

JAKKS Pacific overview

JAKKS Pacific, Inc. develops, produces, and markets toys, consumables, and electronics and related products worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Toys/Consumer Products and Halloween. It offers action figures and accessories, such as licensed characters; toy vehicles and accessories; dolls and accessories, including small, large, fashion, and baby dolls based on licenses, as well as infant and pre-school products; private label products; and foot-to-floor ride-on products, inflatable environments, tents, and wagons. The company also provides role play, dress-up, pretend play, and novelty products for boys and girls based on brands and entertainment properties, as well as on its own proprietary brands; and indoor and outdoor kids' furniture, activity trays and tables, room décor, kiddie pools, and seasonal and outdoor products. In addition, it offers Halloween and everyday costumes for various ages based on licensed and proprietary non-licensed brands, and related Halloween accessories; outdoor activity toys; and junior sports toys, including hyper-charged balls, sport sets, and toy hoops. The company sells its products through in-house sales staff and independent sales representatives to toy and mass-market retail chain stores, department stores, office supply stores, drug and grocery store chains, club stores, toy specialty stores, and wholesalers. JAKKS Pacific, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

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