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How to buy Optical Cable Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in Optical Cable Corporation stock.

Optical Cable Corporation is a communication equipment business based in the US. Optical Cable Corporation shares (OCC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Optical Cable Corporation employs 322 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $64.9 million.

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Optical Cable Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: OCC)

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Optical Cable Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$3.47
52-week range$3.26 - $6.85
50-day moving average $3.71
200-day moving average $4.16
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 6.1481
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.54

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Optical Cable Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.47 from 2022-09-27

1 week (2022-09-21) -10.80%
1 month (2022-08-26) -5.45%
3 months (2022-06-28) -3.07%
6 months (2022-03-28) -22.93%
1 year (2021-09-28) -7.71%
2 years (2020-09-28) 21.33%
3 years (2019-09-27) 2.06%
5 years (2017-09-28) 61.40%

Is Optical Cable Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Optical Cable Corporation's P/E ratio

Optical Cable Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Optical Cable Corporation shares trade at around 6x 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.

Optical Cable Corporation's EBITDA

Optical Cable Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $396,232.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Optical Cable Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Optical Cable Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $64.9 million
Gross profit TTM $16.3 million
Return on assets TTM -1.14%
Return on equity TTM -7.17%
Profit margin -2.38%
Book value $2.65
Market capitalisation $26.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Optical Cable Corporation share dividends

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

Have Optical Cable Corporation's shares ever split?

Optical Cable Corporation's shares were split on a 1:8 basis on 30 July 2002. So if you had owned 8 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 Optical Cable Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 700% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Optical Cable Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Optical Cable Corporation's share price.

Optical Cable Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Optical Cable Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.26 up to $6.85. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OCC.US volatility(beta: 0.59)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 Optical Cable Corporation's is 0.5893. This would suggest that Optical Cable Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Optical Cable Corporation overview

Optical Cable Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells fiber optic and copper data communications cabling and connectivity solutions primarily for the enterprise market in the United States and internationally. The company provides fiber optic and hybrid cables for high bandwidth transmission of data, video, and voice communications; and copper datacom cables, including unshielded and shielded twisted pair constructions. Its fiber optic connectivity products include fiber optic wall mounts, cabinet mount and rack mount enclosures, pre-terminated fiber optic enclosures, fiber optic connectors, splice trays, fiber optic jumpers, plug and play cassette modules, pre-terminated fiber optic cable assemblies, adapters, and accessories; and copper connectivity products comprising category compliant patch panels, jacks, plugs, patch cords, faceplates, surface mounted boxes, distribution and multi-media boxes, copper rack mount and wall mount enclosures, cable assemblies, cable organizers, and other wiring products for equipment rooms, telecommunications closets, data centers, and workstation applications. In addition, it offers network, data storage, and telecommunications management systems, such as data cabinets, wall mount enclosures, horizontal and vertical cable management systems, and open frame relay racks for enterprise and residential use; and datacom wiring products, including various enclosures, and modules and modular outlets for single dwelling and multiple dwelling residential uses. Further, the company provides specialty fiber optic connectors and connectivity components, copper datacom connectors, and related systems and solutions for military, other harsh environment, and special applications. It sells its products to distributors, original equipment manufacturers, value-added resellers, and end-users. Optical Cable Corporation was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Optical Cable Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 36.19% of Optical Cable Corporation shares are held by insiders and 13.473% by institutions.
How many people work for Optical Cable Corporation?
Latest data suggests 322 work at Optical Cable Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Optical Cable Corporation?
Optical Cable Corporation's fiscal year ends in October.
Where is Optical Cable Corporation based?
Optical Cable Corporation's address is: 5290 Concourse Drive, Roanoke, VA, United States, 24019
What is Optical Cable Corporation's ISIN number?
Optical Cable Corporation's international securities identification number is: US6838272085
What is Optical Cable Corporation's CUSIP number?
Optical Cable Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 683827109

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