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How to buy Polar Power stock | $3.93

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Polar Power, Inc is an electrical equipment & parts business based in the US. Polar Power shares (POLA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Polar Power

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 Polar Power. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: POLA. 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 Polar Power 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$3.93, 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 Polar Power, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Polar Power. 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.

Polar Power share price

Use our graph to track the performance of POLA stocks over time.

Polar Power shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-30.
Latest market closeUSD$3.93
52-week rangeUSD$0.95 - USD$6.64
50-day moving average USD$3.3279
200-day moving average USD$2.4991
Wall St. target priceUSD$8
PE ratio 21.1429
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.068

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Is it a good time to buy Polar Power stock?

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Polar Power price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.93 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-08) -46.89%
1 month (2020-12-16) -14.57%
3 months (2020-10-15) 23.58%
6 months (2020-07-15) 31.00%
1 year (2020-01-15) 50.00%
2 years (2019-01-15) -22.72%
3 years (2018-01-12) 4.89
5 years (2016-01-12) N/A

Is Polar Power under- or over-valued?

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

Polar Power's P/E ratio

Polar Power's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Polar Power shares trade at around 21x 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.

Polar Power's EBITDA

Polar Power's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1 million.

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

Polar Power financials

Revenue TTM USD$7.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$4.9 million
Return on assets TTM -34.79%
Return on equity TTM -62.69%
Profit margin -162.24%
Book value $1.273
Market capitalisation USD$55.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Polar Power shares

There are currently 743,196 Polar Power shares held short by investors – that's known as Polar Power's "short interest". This figure is 7.3% up from 692,893 last month.

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

Polar Power's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Polar Power's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Polar Power shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Polar Power shares traded daily (recently around 5.3 million). Polar Power's SIR currently stands at 0.14. In other words for every 100,000 Polar Power shares traded daily on the market, roughly 140 shares are currently held short.

However Polar Power's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Polar Power shares, or, against the total number of tradable Polar Power shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Polar Power's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Polar Power shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.126% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Polar Power shares, roughly 126 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 Polar Power.

Find out more about how you can short Polar Power stock.

Polar Power share dividends

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

Polar Power share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Polar Power's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.95 up to $6.64. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

POLA.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 Polar Power's is 0.5575. This would suggest that Polar Power's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Polar Power overview

Polar Power, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells direct current (DC), power generators, renewable energy, and cooling systems in the United States and internationally. It offers DC base power systems, DC hybrid power systems, and DC solar hybrid power systems. The company serves telecommunications, military, electric vehicle charging, cogeneration, distributed power, and uninterruptable power supply markets It sells its products through direct sales force, and a network of independent service providers and dealers. The company was formerly known as Polar Products, Inc. and changed its name to Polar Power, Inc. in October 1991. Polar Power, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is based in Gardena, California.

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