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How to buy RADA Electronic Industries stock

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RADA Electronic Industries Ltd is an aerospace & defense business based in the US. RADA Electronic Industries shares (RADA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  3. Search for RADA Electronic Industries. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RADA. 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 RADA Electronic 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. 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 RADA Electronic Industries, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of RADA Electronic 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.

RADA Electronic Industries share price

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RADA Electronic Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$2.05 - USD$14.8
50-day moving average USD$11.1891
200-day moving average USD$8.2824
Wall St. target priceUSD$17
PE ratio 104.7692
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.13

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Is RADA Electronic Industries under- or over-valued?

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

RADA Electronic Industries's P/E ratio

RADA Electronic 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 105x. In other words, RADA Electronic Industries shares trade at around 105x 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.

RADA Electronic Industries's PEG ratio

RADA Electronic Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.714. 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 RADA Electronic Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

RADA Electronic Industries's EBITDA

RADA Electronic Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$6.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a RADA Electronic Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

RADA Electronic Industries financials

Revenue TTM USD$76.2 million
Operating margin TTM 7.22%
Gross profit TTM USD$28.3 million
Return on assets TTM 4%
Return on equity TTM 9.94%
Profit margin 7.4%
Book value $1.647
Market capitalisation USD$595.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting RADA Electronic Industries shares

There are currently 226,527 RADA Electronic Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as RADA Electronic Industries's "short interest". This figure is 1% down from 228,895 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting RADA Electronic Industries shares can be evaluated.

RADA Electronic Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

RADA Electronic Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of RADA Electronic Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of RADA Electronic Industries shares traded daily (recently around 686445.45454545). RADA Electronic Industries's SIR currently stands at 0.33. In other words for every 100,000 RADA Electronic Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 330 shares are currently held short.

However RADA Electronic Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of RADA Electronic Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable RADA Electronic Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case RADA Electronic Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 RADA Electronic Industries shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0063% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable RADA Electronic Industries shares, roughly 6 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 RADA Electronic Industries.

Find out more about how you can short RADA Electronic Industries stock.

RADA Electronic Industries share dividends

We're not expecting RADA Electronic Industries to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have RADA Electronic Industries's shares ever split?

RADA Electronic Industries's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 14 September 2016. So if you had owned 2 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 RADA Electronic Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for RADA Electronic Industries shares which in turn could have impacted RADA Electronic Industries's share price.

RADA Electronic Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, RADA Electronic Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.05 up to $14.8. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RADA.US volatility(beta: 1.02)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 RADA Electronic Industries's is 1.024. This would suggest that RADA Electronic Industries's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

RADA Electronic Industries overview

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. develops, manufactures, markets, and sells defense electronics to various air forces and companies worldwide. It offers military avionic systems, including flight data recorders for fighter aircraft; digital video/audio/data recorders; high definition digital video/audio/data recording for fighter and trainer aircrafts; a range of head-up-displays color video cameras for fighter aircraft; and various ground debriefing solutions. The company also provides avionics solutions, such as mission data recorders and debriefing solutions and HUD video cameras; avionics for unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs) comprising interface control processors, engine control computers, payload management computers, and others; and compact MEMS-based multiple-sensor aided inertial navigation systems (INS) for UAVs and backup INS for manned aircraft. In addition, it offers land-based tactical radars for defense forces and critical infrastructure protection solutions. The company has strategic relationships with Embraer S.A., Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., Lockheed Martin Corporation, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., Elbit Systems Ltd., Leonardo DRS, Ascent Vision Technologies, and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Netanya, Israel.

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