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ScanSource Inc is an electronics & computer distribution business based in the US. ScanSource shares (SCSC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. ScanSource employs 2,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|Latest market close||$37.05|
|52-week range||$19.44 - $38.49|
|50-day moving average||$36.00|
|200-day moving average||$30.95|
|Wall St. target price||$39.33|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.42|
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|1 week (2021-10-17)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-09-28)||4.22%|
|3 months (2021-07-28)||38.92%|
|6 months (2021-04-28)||25.30%|
|1 year (2020-10-27)||81.53%|
|2 years (2019-10-25)||17.92%|
|3 years (2018-10-26)||37.43|
|5 years (2016-10-27)||3.49%|
Valuing ScanSource stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of ScanSource's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
ScanSource's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 87x. In other words, ScanSource shares trade at around 87x 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.
ScanSource's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.73. 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 ScanSource's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
ScanSource's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $104.8 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a ScanSource's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$3.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||2.26%|
|Gross profit TTM||$350.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.65%|
|Return on equity TTM||6.44%|
|Market capitalisation||$939.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 269,537 ScanSource shares held short by investors – that's known as ScanSource's "short interest". This figure is 5.4% down from 284,888 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting ScanSource shares can be evaluated.
ScanSource's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of ScanSource shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of ScanSource shares traded daily (recently around 133434.15841584). ScanSource's SIR currently stands at 2.02. In other words for every 100,000 ScanSource shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2020 shares are currently held short.
However ScanSource's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of ScanSource shares, or, against the total number of tradable ScanSource shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case ScanSource's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 ScanSource shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0154% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable ScanSource shares, roughly 15 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 ScanSource.
Find out more about how you can short ScanSource stock.
We're not expecting ScanSource to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
ScanSource's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 5 June 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your ScanSource shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for ScanSource shares which in turn could have impacted ScanSource's share price.
Over the last 12 months, ScanSource's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19.44 up to $38.49. 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 ScanSource's is 1.5619. This would suggest that ScanSource's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
ScanSource, Inc. distributes technology products and solutions in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Worldwide Barcode, Networking & Security; and Worldwide Communications & Services. The Worldwide Barcode, Networking & Security segment provides a portfolio of solutions primarily for enterprise mobile computing, data capture, barcode printing, point of sale (POS), payments, networking, electronic physical security, cyber security, and other technologies. This segment offers data capture and POS solutions to automate the collection, processing, and communication of information for commercial and industrial applications, including retail sales, distribution, shipping, inventory control, materials handling, warehouse management, and health care applications. It also provides electronic physical security products, such as identification, access control, video surveillance, intrusion-related, and wireless and networking infrastructure products. The Worldwide Communications & Services segment offers a portfolio of solutions primarily for communications technologies and services comprising voice, video conferencing, wireless, data networking, cable, unified communications and collaboration, cloud, and technology services, as well as IP networks and other solutions for various vertical markets, such as education, healthcare, and government.
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