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How to buy NTN Buzztime stock | $2.4

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NTN Buzztime, Inc is a broadcasting business based in the US. NTN Buzztime shares (NTN) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. NTN Buzztime employs 19 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$9.8 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 NTN Buzztime. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: NTN. 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 NTN Buzztime 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$2.4, 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 NTN Buzztime, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of NTN Buzztime. 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.

NTN Buzztime share price

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NTN Buzztime shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-04.
Latest market closeUSD$2.4
52-week rangeUSD$0.94 - USD$3.5
50-day moving average USD$2.0186
200-day moving average USD$1.9161
Wall St. target priceUSD$5.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.051

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Is it a good time to buy NTN Buzztime stock?

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NTN Buzztime price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.4 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-11) 2.56%
1 month (2020-12-18) 10.60%
3 months (2020-10-16) 11.63%
6 months (2020-07-17) 29.73%
1 year (2020-01-16) -1.19%
2 years (2019-01-18) -24.53%
3 years (2018-01-17) 4.63
5 years (2016-01-15) 1,614.29%

Is NTN Buzztime under- or over-valued?

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

NTN Buzztime's EBITDA

NTN Buzztime's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.4 million.

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

NTN Buzztime financials

Revenue TTM USD$9.8 million
Gross profit TTM USD$12.3 million
Return on assets TTM -33.8%
Return on equity TTM -175.88%
Profit margin -61.42%
Book value $0.168
Market capitalisation USD$6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting NTN Buzztime shares

There are currently 140,332 NTN Buzztime shares held short by investors – that's known as NTN Buzztime's "short interest". This figure is 159.6% up from 54,054 last month.

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

NTN Buzztime's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

NTN Buzztime's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of NTN Buzztime shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of NTN Buzztime shares traded daily (recently around 701660). NTN Buzztime's SIR currently stands at 0.2. In other words for every 100,000 NTN Buzztime shares traded daily on the market, roughly 200 shares are currently held short.

However NTN Buzztime's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of NTN Buzztime shares, or, against the total number of tradable NTN Buzztime shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case NTN Buzztime's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 NTN Buzztime shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.082% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable NTN Buzztime shares, roughly 82 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 NTN Buzztime.

Find out more about how you can short NTN Buzztime stock.

NTN Buzztime share dividends

We're not expecting NTN Buzztime to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have NTN Buzztime's shares ever split?

NTN Buzztime's shares were split on a 1:50 basis on 17 June 2016. So if you had owned 50 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 NTN Buzztime shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for NTN Buzztime shares which in turn could have impacted NTN Buzztime's share price.

NTN Buzztime share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, NTN Buzztime's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.94 up to $3.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NTN.US volatility(beta: 0.73)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 NTN Buzztime's is 0.7339. This would suggest that NTN Buzztime's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

NTN Buzztime overview

NTN Buzztime, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides interactive entertainment and technology to bars, restaurants, casinos, and senior living centers in the United States and Canada. Its principal product and service is its tablet platform. The company also leases equipment, including tablets, and cases and charging trays for the tablets to various network subscribers. It also licenses its content to customers to be installed on equipment that they obtain from other parties. The company's interactive entertainment system offers trivia, card, sports, and arcade games. It owns various trademarks, including the Buzztime, Playmaker, Mobile Playmaker, and BEOND Powered. As of June 30, 2020, NTN Buzztime, Inc. served 1,219 venues with its interactive entertainment network. The company was formerly known as NTN Communications, Inc. and changed its name to NTN Buzztime, Inc. in 2005. NTN Buzztime, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is based in Carlsbad, California.

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