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Superconductor Technologies Inc is a semiconductor equipment & materials business based in the US. Superconductor Technologies shares (SCON) are listed on the OTCQB and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Superconductor Technologies employs 26 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$572,000.

How to buy shares in Superconductor Technologies

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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 Superconductor Technologies. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SCON. 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 Superconductor Technologies 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, 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 Superconductor Technologies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Superconductor Technologies. 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.

Superconductor Technologies share price

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Superconductor Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-09.
Latest market closeUSD$1
52-week rangeUSD$0.77 - USD$5.77
50-day moving average USD$0.9586
200-day moving average USD$2.9046
Wall St. target priceUSD$9
PE ratio 0.3141
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.754

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Is it a good time to buy Superconductor Technologies stock?

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Superconductor Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-11) N/A
1 month (2020-12-22) 13.64%
3 months (2020-10-18) N/A
6 months (2020-07-18) N/A
1 year (2020-01-18) N/A
2 years (2019-01-18) N/A
3 years (2018-01-18) N/A
5 years (2016-01-18) N/A

Is Superconductor Technologies under- or over-valued?

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

Superconductor Technologies's P/E ratio

Superconductor Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 0x. In other words, Superconductor Technologies shares trade at around 0x recent earnings.

Superconductor Technologies financials

Revenue TTM USD$572,000
Gross profit TTM USD$-3,017,000
Return on assets TTM -96.62%
Return on equity TTM -209.82%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $1.021
Market capitalisation USD$3.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Superconductor Technologies shares

There are currently 243,898 Superconductor Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as Superconductor Technologies's "short interest". This figure is 61.3% up from 151,198 last month.

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

Superconductor Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Superconductor Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Superconductor Technologies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Superconductor Technologies shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). Superconductor Technologies's SIR currently stands at 0.24. In other words for every 100,000 Superconductor Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 240 shares are currently held short.

However Superconductor Technologies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Superconductor Technologies shares, or, against the total number of tradable Superconductor Technologies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Superconductor Technologies's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Superconductor Technologies shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.0886% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Superconductor Technologies shares, roughly 89 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 Superconductor Technologies.

Find out more about how you can short Superconductor Technologies stock.

Superconductor Technologies share dividends

We're not expecting Superconductor Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Superconductor Technologies's shares ever split?

Superconductor Technologies's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 10 September 2020. So if you had owned 10 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 Superconductor Technologies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Superconductor Technologies shares which in turn could have impacted Superconductor Technologies's share price.

Superconductor Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Superconductor Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.77 up to $5.77. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SCON.US volatility(beta: 1.51)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (OTCQB average) beta is 1, while Superconductor Technologies's is 1.5129. This would suggest that Superconductor Technologies's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Superconductor Technologies overview

Superconductor Technologies Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and commercializes high temperature superconductor materials and related technologies in the United States. It is also involved in developing conductus superconducting wire for power applications. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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