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How to buy Kura Sushi USA stock | $19.5

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Kura Sushi USA, Inc is a restaurants business based in the US. Kura Sushi USA shares (KRUS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kura Sushi USA employs 1,030 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$45.2 million.

How to buy shares in Kura Sushi USA

  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 Kura Sushi USA. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: KRUS. 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 Kura Sushi USA 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$19.5, 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 Kura Sushi USA, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Kura Sushi USA. 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.

Kura Sushi USA share price

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Kura Sushi USA shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$19.5
52-week rangeUSD$5.07 - USD$28.79
50-day moving average USD$17.2855
200-day moving average USD$14.3368
Wall St. target priceUSD$19.6
PE ratio 193.2653
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.098

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Is it a good time to buy Kura Sushi USA stock?

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Kura Sushi USA price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $19.5 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-11) 4.00%
1 month (2020-12-18) 12.98%
3 months (2020-10-16) 30.61%
6 months (2020-07-17) 60.23%
1 year (2020-01-17) -19.55%
2 years (2019-01-15) N/A
3 years (2018-01-15) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) N/A

Is Kura Sushi USA under- or over-valued?

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

Kura Sushi USA's P/E ratio

Kura Sushi USA's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 193x. In other words, Kura Sushi USA shares trade at around 193x 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.

Kura Sushi USA's EBITDA

Kura Sushi USA's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Kura Sushi USA's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Kura Sushi USA financials

Revenue TTM USD$45.2 million
Gross profit TTM USD$-3,024,000
Return on assets TTM -11.71%
Return on equity TTM -32.18%
Profit margin -38.43%
Book value $7.328
Market capitalisation USD$158.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kura Sushi USA shares

There are currently 338,251 Kura Sushi USA shares held short by investors – that's known as Kura Sushi USA's "short interest". This figure is 10.6% up from 305,925 last month.

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

Kura Sushi USA's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Kura Sushi USA's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kura Sushi USA shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kura Sushi USA shares traded daily (recently around 82701.95599022). Kura Sushi USA's SIR currently stands at 4.09. In other words for every 100,000 Kura Sushi USA shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4090 shares are currently held short.

However Kura Sushi USA's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kura Sushi USA shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kura Sushi USA shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kura Sushi USA's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kura Sushi USA shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.1005% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kura Sushi USA shares, roughly 101 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 Kura Sushi USA.

Find out more about how you can short Kura Sushi USA stock.

Kura Sushi USA share dividends

We're not expecting Kura Sushi USA to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Kura Sushi USA overview

Kura Sushi USA, Inc. operates technology-enabled Japanese restaurants in the United States. The company's restaurants offer Japanese cuisine through a revolving sushi service model. It operates 28 restaurants across six states. The company was formerly known as Kula Sushi USA, Inc. and changed its name to Kura Sushi USA, Inc. in October 2017. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Irvine, California. Kura Sushi USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of Kura Sushi, Inc.

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