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How to buy Richardson Electronics stock | $5.85

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Richardson Electronics, Ltd is an electronic components business based in the US. Richardson Electronics shares (RELL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Richardson Electronics employs 394 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$156.8 million.

How to buy shares in Richardson Electronics

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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 Richardson Electronics. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RELL. 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 Richardson Electronics 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$5.85, 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 Richardson Electronics, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Richardson Electronics. 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.

Richardson Electronics share price

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Richardson Electronics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-12.
Latest market closeUSD$5.85
52-week rangeUSD$2.9701 - USD$6
50-day moving average USD$4.737
200-day moving average USD$4.4315
Wall St. target priceUSD$12.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.24 (4.08%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.59

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Is it a good time to buy Richardson Electronics stock?

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Richardson Electronics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.85 from 2021-01-11

1 week (2021-01-08) -0.51%
1 month (2020-12-16) 24.20%
3 months (2020-10-16) 30.87%
6 months (2020-07-16) 39.29%
1 year (2020-01-16) 3.90%
2 years (2019-01-16) -23.33%
3 years (2018-01-16) 8.165
5 years (2016-01-15) 13.37%

Is Richardson Electronics under- or over-valued?

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

Richardson Electronics's EBITDA

Richardson Electronics's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.4 million.

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

Richardson Electronics financials

Revenue TTM USD$156.8 million
Gross profit TTM USD$49.7 million
Return on assets TTM -0.43%
Return on equity TTM -1.52%
Profit margin -1.17%
Book value $9.058
Market capitalisation USD$77 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Richardson Electronics shares

There are currently 3,830 Richardson Electronics shares held short by investors – that's known as Richardson Electronics's "short interest". This figure is 30.1% up from 2,944 last month.

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

Richardson Electronics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Richardson Electronics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Richardson Electronics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Richardson Electronics shares traded daily (recently around 22529.411764706). Richardson Electronics's SIR currently stands at 0.17. In other words for every 100,000 Richardson Electronics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 170 shares are currently held short.

However Richardson Electronics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Richardson Electronics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Richardson Electronics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Richardson Electronics's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Richardson Electronics shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0004% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Richardson Electronics 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 Richardson Electronics.

Find out more about how you can short Richardson Electronics stock.

Richardson Electronics share dividends

We're not expecting Richardson Electronics to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Richardson Electronics's shares ever split?

Richardson Electronics's shares were split on a 110:100 basis on 26 October 1987. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 110 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Richardson Electronics shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Richardson Electronics shares which in turn could have impacted Richardson Electronics's share price.

Richardson Electronics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Richardson Electronics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.9701 up to $6. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RELL.US volatility(beta: 0.64)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 Richardson Electronics's is 0.6423. This would suggest that Richardson Electronics's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Richardson Electronics overview

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. engages in the power and microwave technologies, customized display solutions, and healthcare equipment businesses in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and Latin America. The company's Power and Microwave Technologies Group segment provides engineered solutions, power grid and microwave tubes, and related consumables; technical services for microwave and industrial equipment; flat panel detector solutions, replacement parts, tubes, and service training for diagnostic imaging equipment; customized display solutions; and power conversion and RF and microwave components for broadcast transmission, CO2 laser cutting, diagnostic imaging, dielectric and induction heating, high energy transfer, high voltage switching, plasma, power conversion, radar, and radiation oncology applications. Its products are used to control, switch, or amplify electrical power signals, as well as are used as display devices in alternative energy, healthcare, aviation, communications, industrial, marine, military, scientific, and semiconductor markets. The company's Canvys segment provides custom display solutions, such as touch screens, protective panels, all-in-one computers, custom enclosures, specialized cabinet finishes, application specific software packages, and certification services to corporate enterprise, financial, industrial, and medical original equipment manufacturer markets. Its Healthcare segment manufactures, refurbishes, and distributes diagnostic imaging replacement parts for CT and MRI systems; replacement CT and MRI tubes; MRI coils, cold heads, and RF amplifiers; hydrogen thyratrons, klystrons, and magnetrons; flat panel detector upgrades; and additional replacement solutions, as well as offers CT service training. This segment serves hospitals, medical centers, asset management companies, independent service organizations, and multi-vendor service providers. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in LaFox, Illinois.

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