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How to buy Taylor Devices stock | $11.75

Learn how to easily invest in Taylor Devices stock.

Taylor Devices Inc is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Taylor Devices shares (TAYD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Taylor Devices employs 115 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Taylor Devices stock price (NASDAQ: TAYD)

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Taylor Devices shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-18.
Latest market close$11.75
52-week range$8.99 - $12.43
50-day moving average $11.46
200-day moving average $11.73
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 38.8372
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.30

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Taylor Devices price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.75 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-15) 0.51%
1 month (2021-09-23) 3.52%
3 months (2021-07-23) 4.44%
6 months (2021-04-23) -1.26%
1 year (2020-10-22) 21.01%
2 years (2019-10-22) 6.82%
3 years (2018-10-22) 1.21%
5 years (2016-10-21) 14.4199

Is Taylor Devices under- or over-valued?

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

Taylor Devices's P/E ratio

Taylor Devices's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 39x. In other words, Taylor Devices shares trade at around 39x 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.

Taylor Devices's EBITDA

Taylor Devices's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $370,761.

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

Taylor Devices financials

Revenue TTM $24.1 million
Gross profit TTM $3.2 million
Return on assets TTM -3.39%
Return on equity TTM 2.65%
Profit margin 4.44%
Book value $11.72
Market capitalisation $40.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Taylor Devices shares

There are currently 4,401 Taylor Devices shares held short by investors – that's known as Taylor Devices's "short interest". This figure is 62.6% down from 11,766 last month.

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

Taylor Devices's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Taylor Devices's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Taylor Devices shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Taylor Devices shares traded daily (recently around 4314.7058823529). Taylor Devices's SIR currently stands at 1.02. In other words for every 100,000 Taylor Devices shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1020 shares are currently held short.

However Taylor Devices's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Taylor Devices shares, or, against the total number of tradable Taylor Devices shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Taylor Devices's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Taylor Devices shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0015% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Taylor Devices 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 Taylor Devices.

Find out more about how you can short Taylor Devices stock.

Taylor Devices share dividends

We're not expecting Taylor Devices to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Taylor Devices's shares ever split?

Taylor Devices's shares were split on a 105:100 basis on 11 December 1988. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 105 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Taylor Devices shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Taylor Devices shares which in turn could have impacted Taylor Devices's share price.

Taylor Devices share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Taylor Devices's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.99 up to $12.43. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TAYD.US volatility(beta: 0.91)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 Taylor Devices's is 0.9148. This would suggest that Taylor Devices's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Taylor Devices overview

Taylor Devices, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets shock absorption, rate control, and energy storage devices for use in machinery, equipment, and structures in North America, Asia, and internationally. The company's products include seismic dampers that are designed to mitigate the effects of earthquake tremors on structures; Fluidicshoks, which are compact shock absorbers primarily used in defense, aerospace, and commercial industries; and crane and industrial buffers, which are larger versions of the Fluidicshoks for industrial application on cranes and crane trolleys, truck docks, ladle and ingot cars, ore trolleys, and car stops. Its products also comprise self-adjusting shock absorbers that include versions of Fluidicshoks, and crane and industrial buffers, which automatically adjust to various impact conditions and are designed for high cycle application primarily in the heavy industry; liquid die springs that are used as component parts of machinery and equipment used in the manufacture of tools and dies; vibration dampers, which are primarily used by aerospace and defense industries to control the response of electronics and optical systems subjected to air, ship, or spacecraft vibration; machined springs used in the aerospace applications; and custom actuators for special aerospace and defense applications. The company markets its products through a network of sales representatives and distributors. Taylor Devices, Inc. was incorporated in 1955 and is headquartered in North Tonawanda, New York.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Taylor Devices is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 14.991% of Taylor Devices shares are held by insiders and 17.167% by institutions.
How many people work for Taylor Devices?
Latest data suggests 115 work at Taylor Devices.
When does the fiscal year end for Taylor Devices?
Taylor Devices's fiscal year ends in May.
Where is Taylor Devices based?
Taylor Devices's address is: 90 Taylor Drive, North Tonawanda, NY, United States, 14120
What is Taylor Devices's ISIN number?
Taylor Devices's international securities identification number is: US8771631053
What is Taylor Devices's CUSIP number?
Taylor Devices's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 877163105

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