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How to buy Park Electrochemical Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in Park Electrochemical Corporation stock.

Park Electrochemical Corporation is an aerospace & defense business based in the US. Park Electrochemical Corporation shares (PKE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Park Electrochemical Corporation employs 110 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Park Electrochemical Corporation stock price (NYSE: PKE)

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Park Electrochemical Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-03.
Latest market close$13.08
52-week range$11.18 - $15.72
50-day moving average $12.25
200-day moving average $13.08
Wall St. target price$26.00
PE ratio 31.9024
Dividend yield $0.4 (3.06%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.41

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Is it a good time to buy Park Electrochemical Corporation stock?

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Park Electrochemical Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $13.08 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-28) 4.22%
1 month (2022-06-06) 0.62%
3 months (2022-04-06) 5.06%
6 months (2022-01-06) -1.06%
1 year (2021-07-06) -11.74%
2 years (2020-07-06) 17.52%
3 years (2019-07-05) 16.78
5 years (2017-07-05) 17.99

Is Park Electrochemical Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Park Electrochemical Corporation's P/E ratio

Park Electrochemical 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 32x. In other words, Park Electrochemical Corporation shares trade at around 32x 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.

Park Electrochemical Corporation's PEG ratio

Park Electrochemical Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.36. 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 Park Electrochemical Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Park Electrochemical Corporation's EBITDA

Park Electrochemical Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $12.8 million.

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

Park Electrochemical Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $53.6 million
Operating margin TTM 21.78%
Gross profit TTM $17.9 million
Return on assets TTM 4.5%
Return on equity TTM 6.23%
Profit margin 15.8%
Book value $6.63
Market capitalisation $267.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Park Electrochemical Corporation share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 105.79% of net profits

Recently Park Electrochemical Corporation has paid out, on average, around 105.79% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.06% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Park Electrochemical Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.06% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Park Electrochemical Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.4 per share.

Park Electrochemical Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Park Electrochemical Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 3 August 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Park Electrochemical Corporation's shares ever split?

Park Electrochemical Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 8 November 2000. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Park Electrochemical Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Park Electrochemical Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Park Electrochemical Corporation's share price.

Park Electrochemical Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Park Electrochemical Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $11.1802 up to $15.7155. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PKE.US volatility(beta: 0.7)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Park Electrochemical Corporation's is 0.6956. This would suggest that Park Electrochemical Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Park Electrochemical Corporation overview

Park Aerospace Corp. develops and manufactures solution and hot-melt advanced composite materials used to produce composite structures for the aerospace market in North America, Asia, and Europe. It offers advanced composite materials, including film adhesives and lightning strike materials that are used to produce primary and secondary structures for jet engines, large and regional transport aircrafts, military aircrafts, unmanned aerial vehicles, business jets, general aviation aircrafts, and rotary wing aircrafts. The company also provides specialty ablative materials for rocket motors and nozzles; and specially designed materials for radome applications. In addition, it designs and fabricates composite parts, structures and assemblies, and low volume tooling for the aerospace industry. The company was formerly known as Park Electrochemical Corp. and changed its name to Park Aerospace Corp.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Park Electrochemical Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 5.025% of Park Electrochemical Corporation shares are held by insiders and 89.299% by institutions.
How many people work for Park Electrochemical Corporation?
Latest data suggests 110 work at Park Electrochemical Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Park Electrochemical Corporation?
Park Electrochemical Corporation's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is Park Electrochemical Corporation based?
Park Electrochemical Corporation's address is: 1400 Old Country Road, Westbury, NY, United States, 11590
What is Park Electrochemical Corporation's ISIN number?
Park Electrochemical Corporation's international securities identification number is: US70014A1043
What is Park Electrochemical Corporation's CUSIP number?
Park Electrochemical Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 70014A104

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