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How to buy Pioneer Power Solutions stock | $3.87

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Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc is an electrical equipment & parts business based in the US. Pioneer Power Solutions shares (PPSI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Pioneer Power Solutions employs 95 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$20.8 million.

How to buy shares in Pioneer Power Solutions

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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 Pioneer Power Solutions. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PPSI. 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 Pioneer Power Solutions 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$3.87, 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 Pioneer Power Solutions, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Pioneer Power Solutions. 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.

Pioneer Power Solutions share price

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Pioneer Power Solutions shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-28.
Latest market closeUSD$3.87
52-week rangeUSD$0.922 - USD$6.16
50-day moving average USD$3.8666
200-day moving average USD$2.3674
Wall St. target priceUSD$7.5
PE ratio 3.1697
Dividend yield N/A (130.48%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.489

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Is it a good time to buy Pioneer Power Solutions stock?

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Pioneer Power Solutions price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.87 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-09) N/A
1 month (2020-12-16) -6.30%
3 months (2020-10-16) N/A
6 months (2020-07-16) N/A
1 year (2020-01-16) N/A
2 years (2019-01-16) N/A
3 years (2018-01-16) N/A
5 years (2016-01-16) N/A

Is Pioneer Power Solutions under- or over-valued?

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

Pioneer Power Solutions's P/E ratio

Pioneer Power Solutions's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 3x. In other words, Pioneer Power Solutions shares trade at around 3x 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.

Pioneer Power Solutions's PEG ratio

Pioneer Power Solutions's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.96. 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 Pioneer Power Solutions's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Pioneer Power Solutions financials

Revenue TTM USD$20.8 million
Gross profit TTM USD$1.2 million
Return on assets TTM -10.89%
Return on equity TTM -76.94%
Profit margin -59.2%
Book value $1.673
Market capitalisation USD$36.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Pioneer Power Solutions shares

There are currently 26,499 Pioneer Power Solutions shares held short by investors – that's known as Pioneer Power Solutions's "short interest". This figure is 63.1% down from 71,719 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Pioneer Power Solutions shares can be evaluated.

Pioneer Power Solutions's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Pioneer Power Solutions's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Pioneer Power Solutions shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Pioneer Power Solutions shares traded daily (recently around 441650). Pioneer Power Solutions's SIR currently stands at 0.06. In other words for every 100,000 Pioneer Power Solutions shares traded daily on the market, roughly 60 shares are currently held short.

However Pioneer Power Solutions's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Pioneer Power Solutions shares, or, against the total number of tradable Pioneer Power Solutions shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Pioneer Power Solutions's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Pioneer Power Solutions shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.1415% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Pioneer Power Solutions shares, roughly 142 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 Pioneer Power Solutions.

Find out more about how you can short Pioneer Power Solutions stock.

Pioneer Power Solutions share dividends

We're not expecting Pioneer Power Solutions to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Pioneer Power Solutions's shares ever split?

Pioneer Power Solutions's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 21 June 2011. 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 Pioneer Power Solutions shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Pioneer Power Solutions shares which in turn could have impacted Pioneer Power Solutions's share price.

Pioneer Power Solutions share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Pioneer Power Solutions's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.922 up to $6.16. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Pioneer Power Solutions's is 0.2735. This would suggest that Pioneer Power Solutions's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Pioneer Power Solutions overview

Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, sells, and services specialty electrical transmission, distribution, and on-site power generation equipment in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Transmission & Distribution Solutions and Critical Power Solutions. The Transmission & Distribution Solutions segment designs, develops, and manufactures low voltage electric power distribution panel boards, low voltage switchgears, and switchboards. The Critical Power Solutions segment provides aftermarket field-services to ensure smooth and uninterrupted power to operations during times of emergency. It serves utility, industrial, commercial, and backup power markets. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. is a subsidiary of Provident Pioneer Partners, L.P.

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