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How to buy STRATA Skin Sciences stock | $1.59

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STRATA Skin Sciences, Inc is a medical devices business based in the US. STRATA Skin Sciences shares (SSKN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. STRATA Skin Sciences employs 115 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$25.3 million.

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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 STRATA Skin Sciences. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SSKN. 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 STRATA Skin Sciences 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$1.59, 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 STRATA Skin Sciences, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of STRATA Skin Sciences. 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.

STRATA Skin Sciences share price

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STRATA Skin Sciences shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-07.
Latest market closeUSD$1.59
52-week rangeUSD$0.752 - USD$2.44
50-day moving average USD$1.4182
200-day moving average USD$1.3567
Wall St. target priceUSD$3.92
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.241

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Is it a good time to buy STRATA Skin Sciences stock?

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STRATA Skin Sciences price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.59 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-07) 8.16%
1 month (2020-12-15) 0.63%
3 months (2020-10-15) 29.27%
6 months (2020-07-15) 29.27%
1 year (2020-01-15) -28.38%
2 years (2019-01-15) -45.17%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 52.88%

Is STRATA Skin Sciences under- or over-valued?

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

STRATA Skin Sciences's EBITDA

STRATA Skin Sciences's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$78,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a STRATA Skin Sciences's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

STRATA Skin Sciences financials

Revenue TTM USD$25.3 million
Gross profit TTM USD$20.3 million
Return on assets TTM -5%
Return on equity TTM -16.37%
Profit margin -17.74%
Book value $0.768
Market capitalisation USD$56.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting STRATA Skin Sciences shares

There are currently 7,895 STRATA Skin Sciences shares held short by investors – that's known as STRATA Skin Sciences's "short interest". This figure is 5.6% down from 8,359 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting STRATA Skin Sciences shares can be evaluated.

STRATA Skin Sciences's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

STRATA Skin Sciences's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of STRATA Skin Sciences shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of STRATA Skin Sciences shares traded daily (recently around 28196.428571429). STRATA Skin Sciences's SIR currently stands at 0.28. In other words for every 100,000 STRATA Skin Sciences shares traded daily on the market, roughly 280 shares are currently held short.

However STRATA Skin Sciences's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of STRATA Skin Sciences shares, or, against the total number of tradable STRATA Skin Sciences shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case STRATA Skin Sciences's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 STRATA Skin Sciences shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0005% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable STRATA Skin Sciences shares, roughly 1 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 STRATA Skin Sciences.

Find out more about how you can short STRATA Skin Sciences stock.

STRATA Skin Sciences share dividends

We're not expecting STRATA Skin Sciences to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have STRATA Skin Sciences's shares ever split?

STRATA Skin Sciences's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 7 April 2017. So if you had owned 5 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 STRATA Skin Sciences shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for STRATA Skin Sciences shares which in turn could have impacted STRATA Skin Sciences's share price.

STRATA Skin Sciences share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, STRATA Skin Sciences's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.752 up to $2.44. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SSKN.US volatility(beta: 2.48)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 STRATA Skin Sciences's is 2.4772. This would suggest that STRATA Skin Sciences's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

STRATA Skin Sciences overview

STRATA Skin Sciences, Inc., a medical technology company, develops, commercializes, and markets products for the treatment of dermatologic conditions in the United States and Asia. The company operates in two segments, Dermatology Recurring Procedures and Dermatology Procedures Equipment. Its products include XTRAC excimer laser and VTRAC lamp systems that are used for the treatment of skin disorders, such as psoriasis, vitiligo, atopic dermatitis, and eczema, among others. The company distributes its products internationally through distributors, and domestically directly to physicians. STRATA Skin Sciences, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

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