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TransAct Technologies Incorporated is a computer hardware business based in the US. TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares (TACT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. TransAct Technologies Incorporated employs 112 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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TransAct Technologies Incorporated share price

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TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$3.26 - $12.47
50-day moving average $11.57
200-day moving average $9.36
Wall St. target price$16.00
PE ratio 59.14
Dividend yield $0.09 (0.75%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.30

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Is it a good time to buy TransAct Technologies Incorporated stock?

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Is TransAct Technologies Incorporated under- or over-valued?

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

TransAct Technologies Incorporated's P/E ratio

TransAct 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 59x. In other words, TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares trade at around 59x 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.

TransAct Technologies Incorporated's PEG ratio

TransAct Technologies Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.91. 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 TransAct 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.

TransAct Technologies Incorporated's EBITDA

TransAct Technologies Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.4 million.

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

TransAct Technologies Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $30.6 million
Gross profit TTM $12.9 million
Return on assets TTM -13.05%
Return on equity TTM -20.05%
Profit margin -18.4%
Book value $3.39
Market capitalisation $107 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares

There are currently 15,723 TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as TransAct Technologies Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 1.5% up from 15,491 last month.

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

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

TransAct Technologies Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 31446). TransAct Technologies Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 0.5. In other words for every 100,000 TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 500 shares are currently held short.

However TransAct Technologies Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case TransAct Technologies Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.002% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable TransAct Technologies Incorporated 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 TransAct Technologies Incorporated.

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TransAct Technologies Incorporated share dividends

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

Have TransAct Technologies Incorporated's shares ever split?

TransAct Technologies Incorporated's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 4 April 2004. 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 TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted TransAct Technologies Incorporated's share price.

TransAct Technologies Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, TransAct Technologies Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.26 up to $12.47. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TACT.US volatility(beta: 2)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 TransAct Technologies Incorporated's is 1.995. This would suggest that TransAct Technologies Incorporated's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

TransAct Technologies Incorporated overview

TransAct Technologies Incorporated designs, develops, and markets transaction-based and specialty printers and terminals in the United States and internationally. Its thermal and inkjet printers and terminals to generates labels, coupons, and transaction records, such as receipts, tickets, and other documents, as well as printed logging and plotting of data. The company also provides consumable products, including POS receipt paper, inkjet cartridges, ribbons, and other printing supplies, as well as replacement parts; maintenance, repair, and testing services; and refurbished printers. In addition, it offers EPICENTRAL print system, a software solution that enables casino operators to create promotional coupons and marketing messages, and print them at the slot machine; and technical support services, as well as spare parts and accessories. Further, the company provides BOHA! terminal for the food service technology solution market that combines hardware and software components in a device that includes an operating system, touchscreen, and one or two thermal print mechanisms. It markets its products under the BOHA!, AccuDate, Epic, EPICENTRAL, Ithaca, and Printrex brands for restaurant, point of sale automation and banking, casino and gaming, lottery, oil and gas, and hospitality markets, as well as government. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, resellers, and distributors, as well as directly to end-users through online Webstore transactsupplies.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of TransAct Technologies Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.037% of TransAct Technologies Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 52.858% by institutions.
How many people work for TransAct Technologies Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 112 work at TransAct Technologies Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for TransAct Technologies Incorporated?
TransAct Technologies Incorporated's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is TransAct Technologies Incorporated based?
TransAct Technologies Incorporated's address is: One Hamden Center, Hamden, CT, United States, 06518
What is TransAct Technologies Incorporated's ISIN number?
TransAct Technologies Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US8929181035
What is TransAct Technologies Incorporated's CUSIP number?
TransAct Technologies Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 892918103

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