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Qumu Corporation is a software-application business based in the US. Qumu Corporation shares (QUMU) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Qumu Corporation employs 105 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$28.4 million.

How to buy shares in Qumu Corporation

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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 Qumu Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: QUMU. 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 Qumu Corporation 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$7.99, 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 Qumu Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Qumu Corporation. 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.

Qumu Corporation share price

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Qumu Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-29.
Latest market closeUSD$7.99
52-week rangeUSD$1.25 - USD$7.8
50-day moving average USD$5.5256
200-day moving average USD$4.8425
Wall St. target priceUSD$8
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.234

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Is it a good time to buy Qumu Corporation stock?

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Qumu Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.99 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-08) -3.73%
1 month (2020-12-15) 33.39%
3 months (2020-10-15) 82.00%
6 months (2020-07-15) 75.99%
1 year (2020-01-15) 218.33%
2 years (2019-01-15) 258.30%
3 years (2018-01-12) 248.91%
5 years (2016-01-15) 209.69%

Qumu Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$28.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$18.3 million
Return on assets TTM -8.54%
Return on equity TTM -165.38%
Profit margin -24.25%
Book value $0.406
Market capitalisation USD$106.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Qumu Corporation shares

There are currently 81,534 Qumu Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Qumu Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 3.1% down from 84,120 last month.

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

Qumu Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Qumu Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Qumu Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Qumu Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 189613.95348837). Qumu Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.43. In other words for every 100,000 Qumu Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 430 shares are currently held short.

However Qumu Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Qumu Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Qumu Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Qumu Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Qumu Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0077% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Qumu Corporation shares, roughly 8 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 Qumu Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Qumu Corporation stock.

Qumu Corporation share dividends

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

Have Qumu Corporation's shares ever split?

Qumu Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 10 April 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 Qumu Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Qumu Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Qumu Corporation's share price.

Qumu Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Qumu Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.25 up to $7.8. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

QUMU.US volatility(beta: 1.43)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 Qumu Corporation's is 1.4273. This would suggest that Qumu Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Qumu Corporation overview

Qumu Corporation provides tools to create, manage, secure, distribute, and deliver live and on-demand video content for the enterprises. It offers an end-to-end video creation, management, and delivery solution through the sale of software licenses and hardware, software on server appliance, software-enabled devices, and a cloud-hosted software-as-a-service platform. The company also provides maintenance and support, professional, and other services. The company markets its products to customers in the banking, finance and insurance, manufacturing, services and consulting, telecom and technology, and biotech and health care markets, as well as to government customers through direct sales and channel partners in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was formerly known as Rimage Corporation and changed its name to Qumu Corporation in September 2013. Qumu Corporation was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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