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How to buy Kopin Corporation stock

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Kopin Corporation is an electronic components business based in the US. Kopin Corporation shares (KOPN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kopin Corporation employs 160 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Kopin Corporation share price

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Kopin Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$0.45 - $13.62
50-day moving average $9.50
200-day moving average $5.34
Wall St. target price$12.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.48

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Kopin Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $40.1 million
Gross profit TTM $11 million
Return on assets TTM -6.57%
Return on equity TTM -15.93%
Profit margin -10.99%
Book value $0.33
Market capitalisation $788.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kopin Corporation shares

There are currently 4.2 million Kopin Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Kopin Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 14.4% up from 3.7 million last month.

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

Kopin Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Kopin Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kopin Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kopin Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 5.3 million). Kopin Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.8. In other words for every 100,000 Kopin Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 800 shares are currently held short.

However Kopin Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kopin Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kopin Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kopin Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kopin Corporation shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.05% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kopin Corporation shares, roughly 50 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 Kopin Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Kopin Corporation stock.

Kopin Corporation share dividends

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

Have Kopin Corporation's shares ever split?

Kopin Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 12 July 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Kopin Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kopin Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Kopin Corporation's share price.

Kopin Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kopin Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.4509 up to $13.62. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KOPN.US volatility(beta: 2.38)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 Kopin Corporation's is 2.3784. This would suggest that Kopin Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Kopin Corporation overview

Kopin Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, invents, develops, manufactures, and sells components, subassemblies, and head-worn and hand-held systems in the United States, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and internationally. It offers miniature active-matrix liquid crystal displays, liquid crystal on silicon displays/spatial light modulators, organic light emitting diode displays, application specific integrated circuits, backlights, and optical lenses; and headset systems. The company's products are used in soldier, avionic, armored vehicle and training, and simulation defense applications; industrial, public safety, and medical headsets; 3D optical inspection systems; and consumer augmented reality and virtual reality wearable headsets systems. Kopin Corporation was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts. .

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