How to buy Kaspien stock - 17 April

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How to buy Kaspien stock

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Kaspien Holdings Inc is a specialty retail business based in the US. Kaspien shares (KSPN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kaspien employs 148 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$340.7 million.

How to buy shares in Kaspien

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 Kaspien. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: KSPN. 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 Kaspien 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 Kaspien, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Kaspien. 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.

Kaspien share price

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Kaspien shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-15.
52-week rangeUSD$3.6248 - USD$51.5
50-day moving average USD$28.2223
200-day moving average USD$20.9702
Wall St. target priceUSD$60
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-52.635

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Is it a good time to buy Kaspien stock?

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Kaspien financials

Revenue TTM USD$340.7 million
Gross profit TTM USD$96.1 million
Return on assets TTM -18.87%
Return on equity TTM -379.8%
Profit margin -6.87%
Book value $0.248
Market capitalisation USD$63.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kaspien shares

There are currently 13,512 Kaspien shares held short by investors – that's known as Kaspien's "short interest". This figure is 89.1% up from 7,147 last month.

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

Kaspien's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Kaspien's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kaspien shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kaspien shares traded daily (recently around 46593.103448276). Kaspien's SIR currently stands at 0.29. In other words for every 100,000 Kaspien shares traded daily on the market, roughly 290 shares are currently held short.

However Kaspien's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kaspien shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kaspien shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kaspien's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kaspien shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0096% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kaspien shares, roughly 10 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 Kaspien.

Find out more about how you can short Kaspien stock.

Kaspien share dividends

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

Have Kaspien's shares ever split?

Kaspien's shares were split on a 1:20 basis on 14 August 2019. So if you had owned 20 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 Kaspien shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kaspien shares which in turn could have impacted Kaspien's share price.

Kaspien share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kaspien's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.6248 up to $51.5. 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 Kaspien's is 0.2311. This would suggest that Kaspien's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Kaspien overview

Kaspien Holdings Inc. operates a platform of software and services on digital marketplaces. Its platform of software and services enable brand's online distribution channel on digital marketplaces, such as Amazon, Walmart, eBay, and others. The company was formerly known as Trans World Entertainment Corporation and changed its name to Kaspien Holdings Inc. in September 2020. Kaspien Holdings Inc. was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Spokane, Washington.

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