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TESSCO Technologies Incorporated is a communication equipment business based in the US. TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares (TESS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. TESSCO Technologies Incorporated employs 678 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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TESSCO Technologies Incorporated share price

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TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$4.12 - $8.59
50-day moving average $7.49
200-day moving average $6.88
Wall St. target price$20.00
PE ratio 69.6512
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.09

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Is TESSCO Technologies Incorporated under- or over-valued?

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

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's P/E ratio

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 70x. In other words, TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares trade at around 70x 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.

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's PEG ratio

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.91. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's EBITDA

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $521.7 million
Gross profit TTM $91.8 million
Return on assets TTM -6.95%
Return on equity TTM -31.08%
Profit margin -3.81%
Book value $9.06
Market capitalisation $68 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares

There are currently 39,905 TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 2.7% up from 38,840 last month.

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

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 28708.633093525). TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 1.39. In other words for every 100,000 TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1390 shares are currently held short.

However TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0083% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares, roughly 8 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 TESSCO Technologies Incorporated.

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TESSCO Technologies Incorporated share dividends

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

Have TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's shares ever split?

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 26 May 2010. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's share price.

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.1172 up to $8.59. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TESS.US volatility(beta: 1.14)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 TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's is 1.1362. This would suggest that TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated overview

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated architects and delivers product and value chain solutions to support wireless systems in the United States. The company offers base station infrastructure products, including base station antennas, cable and transmission lines, small towers, lightning protection devices, connectors, power systems, enclosures, grounding products, jumpers, miscellaneous hardware products, and mobile antennas to build, repair, and upgrade wireless broadband systems, as well as connector installation, custom jumper assembly, site kitting, and logistics integration services. It also provides network systems products, such as fixed and mobile broadband radio equipment, wireless networking filtering and distributed antenna systems, two-way radios, and security and surveillance products, as well as training classes, technical support, and engineering design services. In addition, the company offers installation, test, and maintenance products comprising analysis equipment; and various frequency, voltage, and power-measuring devices, as well as tools, hardware, GPS and safety products, and replacement and component parts and supplies to install, tune, and maintain wireless communications equipment. Further, it provides mobile devices, such as cellular and smart phones; and data device accessories, including power supplies, cases, screen protectors, speakers, mobile amplifiers, bluetooth and corded headsets, mounts, car antennas, music accessories, and data and memory cards. The company sells its products to carrier and public network operators, tower owners, program managers, contractors and integrators, private system operators, federal governments, state and local governments, manufacturers, value-added resellers, retail carrier stores and their independent agents, and other retailers under the Ventev brand. TESSCO Technologies Incorporated was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of TESSCO Technologies Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 24.931% of TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 55.914% by institutions.
How many people work for TESSCO Technologies Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 678 work at TESSCO Technologies Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for TESSCO Technologies Incorporated?
TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is TESSCO Technologies Incorporated based?
TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's address is: 11126 McCormick Road, Hunt Valley, MD, United States, 21031
What is TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's ISIN number?
TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US8723861071
What is TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's CUSIP number?
TESSCO Technologies Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 872386107

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