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How to buy SunLink Health Systems stock | $1.27

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SunLink Health Systems, Inc is a medical care facilities business based in the US. SunLink Health Systems shares (SSY) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in SunLink Health Systems

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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 SunLink Health Systems. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SSY. 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 SunLink Health Systems 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$1.27, 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 SunLink Health Systems, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of SunLink Health Systems. 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.

SunLink Health Systems share price

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SunLink Health Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-29.
Latest market closeUSD$1.27
52-week rangeUSD$0.6208 - USD$1.65
50-day moving average USD$1.1859
200-day moving average USD$1.0337
Wall St. target priceUSD$2.35
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.246

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Is it a good time to buy SunLink Health Systems stock?

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SunLink Health Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.27 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-12) N/A
1 month (2020-12-23) 13.39%
3 months (2020-10-19) N/A
6 months (2020-07-19) N/A
1 year (2020-01-19) N/A
2 years (2019-01-19) N/A
3 years (2018-01-19) N/A
5 years (2016-01-19) N/A

Is SunLink Health Systems under- or over-valued?

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

SunLink Health Systems's EBITDA

SunLink Health Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$983,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a SunLink Health Systems's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

SunLink Health Systems financials

Revenue TTM USD$46.6 million
Gross profit TTM USD$5.1 million
Return on assets TTM -1%
Return on equity TTM -5.2%
Profit margin -2.62%
Book value $1.943
Market capitalisation USD$8.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting SunLink Health Systems shares

There are currently 5,356 SunLink Health Systems shares held short by investors – that's known as SunLink Health Systems's "short interest". This figure is 193% up from 1,828 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting SunLink Health Systems shares can be evaluated.

SunLink Health Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

SunLink Health Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of SunLink Health Systems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of SunLink Health Systems shares traded daily (recently around 89266.666666667). SunLink Health Systems's SIR currently stands at 0.06. In other words for every 100,000 SunLink Health Systems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 60 shares are currently held short.

However SunLink Health Systems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of SunLink Health Systems shares, or, against the total number of tradable SunLink Health Systems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case SunLink Health Systems's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 SunLink Health Systems shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0016% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable SunLink Health Systems shares, roughly 2 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 SunLink Health Systems.

Find out more about how you can short SunLink Health Systems stock.

SunLink Health Systems share dividends

We're not expecting SunLink Health Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have SunLink Health Systems's shares ever split?

SunLink Health Systems's shares were split on 21 November 1994.

SunLink Health Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SunLink Health Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.6208 up to $1.65. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SSY.US volatility(beta: 1.38)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while SunLink Health Systems's is 1.3759. This would suggest that SunLink Health Systems's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

SunLink Health Systems overview

SunLink Health Systems, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides healthcare products and services in the southeastern United States. It operates through two segments, Healthcare Services and Pharmacy. The Healthcare Services segment owns and operates an 84-bed community hospital, which includes an 18-bed geriatric psychiatry unit and a 66-bed nursing home in Mississippi; as well as offers information technology services. This segment also owns unimproved lands. The Pharmacy segment offers institutional and non-institutional pharmacy services; and durable medical equipment products and services, which consist of the sale and rental of products for institutional clients or to patients in institutional settings and patient-administered home care, as well as retail pharmacy products and services. SunLink Health Systems, Inc. was founded in 1959 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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