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How to buy Nova LifeStyle stock | $2.14

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Nova LifeStyle, Inc is a furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the US. Nova LifeStyle shares (NVFY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Nova LifeStyle employs 32 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$10.3 million.

How to buy shares in Nova LifeStyle

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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 Nova LifeStyle. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: NVFY. 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 Nova LifeStyle 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$2.14, 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 Nova LifeStyle, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Nova LifeStyle. 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.

Nova LifeStyle share price

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Nova LifeStyle shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-30.
Latest market closeUSD$2.14
52-week rangeUSD$0.66 - USD$3.08
50-day moving average USD$2.1365
200-day moving average USD$1.888
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 4.8
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.384

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Is it a good time to buy Nova LifeStyle stock?

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Nova LifeStyle price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.14 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-12) N/A
1 month (2020-12-23) -11.93%
3 months (2020-10-19) N/A
6 months (2020-07-19) N/A
1 year (2020-01-19) N/A
2 years (2019-01-19) N/A
3 years (2018-01-19) N/A
5 years (2016-01-19) N/A

Is Nova LifeStyle under- or over-valued?

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

Nova LifeStyle's P/E ratio

Nova LifeStyle's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Nova LifeStyle shares trade at around 5x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Nova LifeStyle's EBITDA

Nova LifeStyle's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.7 million.

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

Nova LifeStyle financials

Revenue TTM USD$10.3 million
Gross profit TTM USD$1.3 million
Return on assets TTM -12.31%
Return on equity TTM -21.68%
Profit margin -174.61%
Book value $10.122
Market capitalisation USD$14.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Nova LifeStyle shares

There are currently 7,408 Nova LifeStyle shares held short by investors – that's known as Nova LifeStyle's "short interest". This figure is 70.1% down from 24,800 last month.

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

Nova LifeStyle's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Nova LifeStyle's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Nova LifeStyle shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Nova LifeStyle shares traded daily (recently around 74080). Nova LifeStyle's SIR currently stands at 0.1. In other words for every 100,000 Nova LifeStyle shares traded daily on the market, roughly 100 shares are currently held short.

However Nova LifeStyle's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Nova LifeStyle shares, or, against the total number of tradable Nova LifeStyle shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Nova LifeStyle's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Nova LifeStyle shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0021% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Nova LifeStyle 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 Nova LifeStyle.

Find out more about how you can short Nova LifeStyle stock.

Nova LifeStyle share dividends

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

Have Nova LifeStyle's shares ever split?

Nova LifeStyle's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 23 December 2019. So if you had owned 5 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 Nova LifeStyle shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Nova LifeStyle shares which in turn could have impacted Nova LifeStyle's share price.

Nova LifeStyle share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Nova LifeStyle's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.66 up to $3.08. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NVFY.US volatility(beta: 1.61)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 Nova LifeStyle's is 1.6089. This would suggest that Nova LifeStyle's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Nova LifeStyle overview

Nova LifeStyle, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and sells residential and commercial furniture for middle and upper middle-income consumers worldwide. The company offers upholstered, wood, and metal-based furniture pieces for the living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, and home offices. Its products include sofas, chairs, dining tables, beds, entertainment consoles, cabinets, and cupboards. The company distributes its products through internet sales, online marketing campaigns, and participation in exhibitions and trade shows primarily to furniture distributors and retailers. It offers its products under the Diamond Sofa and Bright Swallow brands. The company was formerly known as Stevens Resources, Inc. Nova LifeStyle, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Commerce, California.

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