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How to buy P-and-F Industries stock | $6.05

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P&F Industries, Inc is a tools & accessories business based in the US. P-and-F Industries shares (PFIN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. P-and-F Industries employs 195 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$52.1 million.

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  3. Search for P-and-F Industries. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PFIN. 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 P-and-F Industries 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$6.05, 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 P-and-F Industries, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of P-and-F Industries. 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.

P-and-F Industries share price

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P-and-F Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-29.
Latest market closeUSD$6.05
52-week rangeUSD$3.75 - USD$7.5154
50-day moving average USD$4.9662
200-day moving average USD$4.7899
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 3.8178
Dividend yield USD$0.2 (4.59%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.309

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Is it a good time to buy P-and-F Industries stock?

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P-and-F Industries price performance over time

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Is P-and-F Industries under- or over-valued?

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

P-and-F Industries's P/E ratio

P-and-F Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, P-and-F Industries shares trade at around 4x 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.

P-and-F Industries's EBITDA

P-and-F Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$393,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a P-and-F Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

P-and-F Industries financials

Revenue TTM USD$52.1 million
Gross profit TTM USD$21 million
Return on assets TTM -5.29%
Return on equity TTM -10.88%
Profit margin -9.38%
Book value $13.45
Market capitalisation USD$16.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting P-and-F Industries shares

There are currently 415 P-and-F Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as P-and-F Industries's "short interest". This figure is 77.9% down from 1,879 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting P-and-F Industries shares can be evaluated.

P-and-F Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

P-and-F Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of P-and-F Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of P-and-F Industries shares traded daily (recently around 6916.6666666667). P-and-F Industries's SIR currently stands at 0.06. In other words for every 100,000 P-and-F Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 60 shares are currently held short.

However P-and-F Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of P-and-F Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable P-and-F Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case P-and-F Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 P-and-F Industries shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0003% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable P-and-F Industries shares, roughly 0 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 P-and-F Industries.

Find out more about how you can short P-and-F Industries stock.

P-and-F Industries share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 15.63% of net profits

Recently P-and-F Industries has paid out, on average, around 15.63% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.59% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), P-and-F Industries shareholders could enjoy a 4.59% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In P-and-F Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $0.2 per share.

While P-and-F Industries's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that P-and-F Industries is investing more in its future growth.

P-and-F Industries's most recent dividend payout was on 28 February 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 21 February 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have P-and-F Industries's shares ever split?

P-and-F Industries's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 1 October 1986. 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 P-and-F Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for P-and-F Industries shares which in turn could have impacted P-and-F Industries's share price.

P-and-F Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, P-and-F Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.75 up to $7.5154. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PFIN.US volatility(beta: 0.56)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 P-and-F Industries's is 0.558. This would suggest that P-and-F Industries's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

P-and-F Industries overview

P&F Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, imports, and sells pneumatic hand tools primarily to the retail, industrial, automotive, and aerospace markets primarily in the United States. The company offers sanders, grinders, drills, saws, and impact wrenches under the Florida Pneumatic, Universal Tool, Jiffy Air Tool, AIRCAT, and NITROCAT names, as well as under private label trade names through in-house sales personnel and manufacturers' representatives to retailers, distributors, manufacturers, and private label customers. It also designs, manufactures, and distributes heavy-duty pneumatic impact tools, grinders, air motors, hydro-pneumatic riveters, hydrostatic test plugs, impact sockets, custom gears, accessories, and various replacement parts under the ATP, Numatx, Thaxton, and Quality Gear brands directly to original equipment manufacturers, as well as through a network of specialized industrial distributors serving power generation, petrochemical, aerospace, construction, railroad, mining, ship building, and fabricated metals industries. P&F Industries, Inc. was incorporated in 1963 and is based in Melville, New York.

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