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How to buy Taylor Devices stock

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 123 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $32.6 million.

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Taylor Devices stock price (NASDAQ: TAYD)

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Taylor Devices shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-04.
Latest market close$10.65
52-week range$8.13 - $12.00
50-day moving average $9.42
200-day moving average $9.63
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 16.1364
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.66

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Taylor Devices price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $10.65 from 2022-10-03

1 week (2022-09-28) 7.47%
1 month (2022-09-02) 7.14%
3 months (2022-07-05) 21.16%
6 months (2022-04-05) 9.01%
1 year (2021-10-05) -5.33%
2 years (2020-10-05) 15.14%
3 years (2019-10-04) 10.86
5 years (2017-10-05) 13.05

Is Taylor Devices stock undervalued or overvalued?

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 16x. In other words, Taylor Devices shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Taylor Devices's EBITDA

Taylor Devices's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4.9 million.

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 $32.6 million
Operating margin TTM 10.82%
Gross profit TTM $8.6 million
Return on assets TTM 4.65%
Return on equity TTM 7.18%
Profit margin 9.37%
Book value $12.65
Market capitalisation $37.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

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 12 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 $8.13 up to $12. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TAYD.US volatility(beta: 0.7)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 0.7012. This would suggest that Taylor Devices's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Taylor Devices overview

Taylor Devices, Inc. engages in design, development, manufacture, and marketing of shock absorption, rate control, and energy storage devices for use in machinery, equipment, and structures in North America, Asia, and internationally. Its products include seismic dampers that are designed to mitigate the effects of earthquakes 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. The company's 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. It markets its products through a network of sales representatives and distributors. The company 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 14.466% of Taylor Devices shares are held by insiders and 19.73% by institutions.
How many people work for Taylor Devices?
Latest data suggests 123 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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