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Mastech Digital, Inc is a staffing & employment services business based in the US. Mastech Digital shares (MHH) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Mastech Digital employs 1,565 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$195.8 million.

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  3. Search for Mastech Digital. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MHH. 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 Mastech Digital 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$17.99, 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 Mastech Digital, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Mastech Digital. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted Mastech Digital's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Mastech Digital's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$17.99, which is 0.83% up on its pre-crash value of USD$17.84 and 148.14% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$7.25.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Mastech Digital shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$978.22 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,779.39.

Mastech Digital share price

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Mastech Digital shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-27.
Latest market close USD$17.99
52-week range USD$7.25 - USD$29.98
50-day moving average USD$18.4094
200-day moving average USD$20.2229
Wall St. target price USD$35.2
PE ratio 20.7803
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.861

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Is it a good time to buy Mastech Digital stock?

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Mastech Digital price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $17.99 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-23) 1.47%
1 month (2020-10-30) 14.73%
3 months (2020-08-28) -3.49%
6 months (2020-05-29) -2.44%
1 year (2019-11-29) 103.05%
2 years (2018-11-30) 193.47%
3 years (2017-11-30) 77.42%
5 years (2015-11-30) 133.03%

Is Mastech Digital under- or over-valued?

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

Mastech Digital's P/E ratio

Mastech Digital's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Mastech Digital shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

Mastech Digital's PEG ratio

Mastech Digital's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.5526. 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 Mastech Digital's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Mastech Digital's EBITDA

Mastech Digital's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$17.2 million.

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

Mastech Digital financials

Revenue TTM USD$195.8 million
Operating margin TTM 7.04%
Gross profit TTM USD$48 million
Return on assets TTM 9.5%
Return on equity TTM 20.08%
Profit margin 5.17%
Book value $4.997
Market capitalisation USD$203.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Mastech Digital shares

There are currently 56,990 Mastech Digital shares held short by investors – that's known as Mastech Digital's "short interest". This figure is 30.1% down from 81,582 last month.

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

Mastech Digital's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Mastech Digital's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Mastech Digital shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Mastech Digital shares traded daily (recently around 18503.246753247). Mastech Digital's SIR currently stands at 3.08. In other words for every 100,000 Mastech Digital shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3080 shares are currently held short.

However Mastech Digital's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Mastech Digital shares, or, against the total number of tradable Mastech Digital shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Mastech Digital's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Mastech Digital shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.018% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Mastech Digital shares, roughly 18 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 Mastech Digital.

Find out more about how you can short Mastech Digital stock.

Mastech Digital share dividends

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

Have Mastech Digital's shares ever split?

Mastech Digital's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 27 August 2018. 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 Mastech Digital shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Mastech Digital shares which in turn could have impacted Mastech Digital's share price.

Mastech Digital share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Mastech Digital's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.25 up to $29.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MHH.US volatility(beta: 0.66)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Mastech Digital's is 0.659. This would suggest that Mastech Digital's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Mastech Digital overview

Mastech Digital, Inc. provides digital transformation IT services to large, medium-sized, and small companies in the United States. It operates through two segments, Data and Analytics Services, and IT Staffing Services. The company offers data management and analytics services, including project-based consulting services in the areas of master data management, enterprise data integration, big data and analytics, and digital transformation by using onsite and offshore resources. It also provides a range of IT staffing services in the areas of data management and analytics, cloud, mobility, social, automation, business intelligence/data warehousing, web services, enterprise resource planning and customer resource management, and e-business solutions. In addition, the company offers digital transformation services through Salesforce.com and digital learning methods. It provides its services across various industry verticals, including financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. The company was formerly known as Mastech Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Mastech Digital, Inc. in September 2016. Mastech Digital, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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