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How to buy Unico American Corporation stock | $4.55

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Unico American Corporation is an insurance-property & casualty business based in the US. Unico American Corporation shares (UNAM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Unico American Corporation employs 72 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$32.4 million.

How to buy shares in Unico American Corporation

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Unico American Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: UNAM. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Unico American Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$4.55, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Unico American Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Unico American Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Unico American Corporation share price

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Unico American Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-30.
Latest market closeUSD$4.55
52-week rangeUSD$3.95 - USD$7.6991
50-day moving average USD$4.8941
200-day moving average USD$5.0889
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.4

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Unico American Corporation price performance over time

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Unico American Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$32.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$3.7 million
Return on assets TTM -8.7%
Return on equity TTM -46.1%
Profit margin -67.23%
Book value $6.991
Market capitalisation USD$24.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Unico American Corporation shares

There are currently 4,239 Unico American Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Unico American Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 4.1% down from 4,418 last month.

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

Unico American Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Unico American Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Unico American Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Unico American Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 8151.9230769231). Unico American Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.52. In other words for every 100,000 Unico American Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 520 shares are currently held short.

However Unico American Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Unico American Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Unico American Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Unico American Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Unico American Corporation shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0012% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Unico American Corporation shares, roughly 1 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 Unico American Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Unico American Corporation stock.

Unico American Corporation share dividends

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

Unico American Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Unico American Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.95 up to $7.6991. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Unico American Corporation's is -0.0761. This would suggest that Unico American Corporation's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Unico American Corporation has bucked the trend.

Unico American Corporation overview

Unico American Corporation, through its subsidiaries, underwrites property and casualty insurance in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. It provides property, casualty, health, and life insurance products, as well as insurance premium financing and membership association services. The company's commercial property coverage insures against loss or damage to buildings, inventory, and equipment from natural disasters, including hurricanes, windstorms, hail, water, explosions, and severe winter weather, as well as other events, such as theft and vandalism, fires, storms, and financial loss due to business interruption resulting from covered property damage. It also provides commercial liability coverage that insures against third party liability from accidents occurring on the insured's premises or arising out of its operation; and writes policies to insure commercial property and commercial liability risks on a mono-line basis. In addition, the company offers group dental and vision insurance policies, as well as health and life insurance for individuals and groups. Unico American Corporation markets its insurance products primarily through a network of independent brokers and agents. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Calabasas, California.

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