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Technical Communications Corporation is a communication equipment business based in the US. Technical Communications Corporation shares (TCCO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Technical Communications Corporation employs 21 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$4.1 million.

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Technical Communications Corporation share price

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Technical Communications Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-19.
Latest market closeUSD$4.56
52-week rangeUSD$1.72 - USD$5.49
50-day moving average USD$4.3761
200-day moving average USD$3.7879
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 14
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.34

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Technical Communications Corporation price performance over time

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Is Technical Communications Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Technical Communications Corporation's P/E ratio

Technical Communications Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Technical Communications Corporation shares trade at around 14x 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.

Technical Communications Corporation's EBITDA

Technical Communications Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$645,687.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Technical Communications Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Technical Communications Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$4.1 million
Gross profit TTM USD$2.4 million
Return on assets TTM -18.37%
Return on equity TTM -50.82%
Profit margin -22.17%
Book value $0.737
Market capitalisation USD$8.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Technical Communications Corporation shares

There are currently 302,452 Technical Communications Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Technical Communications Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 7235.7% up from 4,123 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Technical Communications Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Technical Communications Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Technical Communications Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Technical Communications Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Technical Communications Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). Technical Communications Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.29. In other words for every 100,000 Technical Communications Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 290 shares are currently held short.

However Technical Communications Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Technical Communications Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Technical Communications Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Technical Communications Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.16% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Technical Communications Corporation shares in existence, roughly 160 shares are currently held short) or 0.2006% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Technical Communications Corporation shares, roughly 201 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 Technical Communications Corporation.

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Technical Communications Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Technical Communications Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Technical Communications Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Technical Communications Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.72 up to $5.49. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TCCO.US volatility(beta: 2.04)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 Technical Communications Corporation's is 2.0378. This would suggest that Technical Communications Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Technical Communications Corporation overview

Technical Communications Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, distribution, marketing, and sale of communications security devices, systems, and services worldwide. The company primarily provides data, video, fax, and voice networks. Its products include government systems, such as CSD 3324 SE secure telephone, fax and data system; CSD 3324 SP telephone and fax system; DSD 72A-SP military bulk ciphering system; and DSP 9000 radio encryption system, as well as the HSE 6000 squad radio headset and telephone encryptor for public safety special operations, land mobile radio applications, and for military applications. The company also provides network security systems comprising network encryption systems with centralized key and device management for IP, SONET/SDH, and frame relay networks to secure data in transit from local area network to local area network and across wide area networks. In addition, it offers secure office systems, such as CSD 4100 executive secure telephone and CipherTalk 8500 Internet protocol (IP)-based secure wireless phone. The company's products are used to protect confidentiality in communications between radios, landline telephones, mobile phones, facsimile machines, data network equipment over wires, fiber optic cables, radio waves, and microwave and satellite links. Further, it offers funded research and development, and technology development services. The company serves various markets, including foreign and domestic governmental agencies, law enforcement and military agencies, telecommunications carriers, financial institutions, and multinational companies requiring protection of mission-critical information. It sells directly to customers, original equipment manufacturers, and value-added resellers using its in-house sales force, as well as domestic and international representatives, consultants, and distributors. Technical Communications Corporation was founded in 1961 and is based in Concord, Massachusetts.

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