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How to buy Kewaunee Scientific Corporation stock | $9.35

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Kewaunee Scientific Corporation is a furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the US. Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares (KEQU) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kewaunee Scientific Corporation employs 912 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$143.9 million.

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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 Kewaunee Scientific Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: KEQU. 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 Kewaunee Scientific Corporation 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$9.35, 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 Kewaunee Scientific Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Kewaunee Scientific Corporation. 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.

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation share price

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Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$9.35
52-week rangeUSD$6.96 - USD$13.8825
50-day moving average USD$9.4224
200-day moving average USD$9.3044
Wall St. target priceUSD$28
PE ratio 72.7957
Dividend yield USD$0.76 (4.75%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.186

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Is it a good time to buy Kewaunee Scientific Corporation stock?

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Kewaunee Scientific Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $9.35 from 2020-12-11

1 week (2021-01-11) -20.83%
1 month (2020-12-18) -8.42%
3 months (2020-10-16) 3.89%
6 months (2020-07-17) -4.10%
1 year (2020-01-17) -25.65%
2 years (2019-01-18) -71.24%
3 years (2018-01-18) 30
5 years (2016-01-15) 17.105

Is Kewaunee Scientific Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's P/E ratio

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 73x. In other words, Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares trade at around 73x 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.

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's EBITDA

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$523,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$143.9 million
Gross profit TTM USD$23.4 million
Return on assets TTM -2.41%
Return on equity TTM -8.99%
Profit margin -2.61%
Book value $13.711
Market capitalisation USD$29.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares

There are currently 3,306 Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 16.3% down from 3,950 last month.

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

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 5603.3898305085). Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.59. In other words for every 100,000 Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 590 shares are currently held short.

However Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0015% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares, roughly 2 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 Kewaunee Scientific Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Kewaunee Scientific Corporation stock.

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Kewaunee Scientific Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's shares ever split?

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 7 January 1985. 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 Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kewaunee Scientific Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's share price.

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.96 up to $13.8825. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KEQU.US volatility(beta: 0.54)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 Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's is 0.537. This would suggest that Kewaunee Scientific Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation overview

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation designs, manufactures, and installs laboratory, healthcare, and technical furniture products. The company operates in two segments, Domestic and International. Its products include steel, wood, laminate furniture, fume hoods, biological safety cabinets, laminar flow and ductless hoods, adaptable modular and column systems, moveable workstations and carts, epoxy resin worksurfaces, sinks, and accessories and related design services. The company's laboratory products are used in chemistry, physics, biology, and other general science laboratories in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, chemical, commercial, educational, government, and health care markets; technical products are used in facilities manufacturing computers and light electronics and by users of computer and networking furniture; and laminate caseworks that are used in educational, healthcare, and industrial applications. The company sells its products primarily through dealers, commissioned agents, and a national distributor, as well as through competitive bids submitted by the company and its subsidiaries in Singapore, India, and China. Kewaunee Scientific Corporation was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Statesville, North Carolina.

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