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How to buy Universal Security Instruments stock

Learn how to easily invest in Universal Security Instruments stock.

Universal Security Instruments Inc is a security & protection services business based in the US. Universal Security Instruments shares (UUU) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Universal Security Instruments employs 12 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $19.5 million.

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Universal Security Instruments stock price (NYSE MKT: UUU)

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Universal Security Instruments shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$3.97
52-week range$2.27 - $5.79
50-day moving average $3.69
200-day moving average $3.46
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.13

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Is it a good time to buy Universal Security Instruments stock?

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Universal Security Instruments price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.97 from 2022-09-27

1 week (2022-09-17) N/A
1 month (2022-08-25) 7.30%
3 months (2022-06-28) 8.77%
6 months (2022-03-24) -1.00%
1 year (2021-09-28) -30.23%
2 years (2020-09-28) 120.56%
3 years (2019-09-27) 380.63%
5 years (2017-09-28) 126.87%

Is Universal Security Instruments stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Universal Security Instruments's EBITDA

Universal Security Instruments's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5,802.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Universal Security Instruments's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Universal Security Instruments financials

Revenue TTM $19.5 million
Gross profit TTM $6 million
Return on assets TTM -0.03%
Return on equity TTM -4.3%
Profit margin -1.02%
Book value $1.96
Market capitalisation $8.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Universal Security Instruments share dividends

We're not expecting Universal Security Instruments to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Universal Security Instruments's shares ever split?

Universal Security Instruments's shares were split on a 4:3 basis on 16 October 2006. So if you had owned 3 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Universal Security Instruments shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 25% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Universal Security Instruments shares which in turn could have impacted Universal Security Instruments's share price.

Universal Security Instruments share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Universal Security Instruments's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.27 up to $5.79. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

UUU.US volatility(beta: 1.53)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Universal Security Instruments's is 1.5254. This would suggest that Universal Security Instruments's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Universal Security Instruments overview

Universal Security Instruments, Inc. , together with its subsidiary, designs, markets, and distributes safety and security products for use in homes and businesses in the United States and internationally. It offers a line of safety alarms, including units powered by replaceable batteries, sealed batteries, and battery backup alarms; and smoke alarms, which include hearing impaired and heat alarms, as well as carbon monoxide alarms, door chimes, ventilation products, ground fault circuit interrupters, and other electrical devices under the UNIVERSAL and USI Electric trade names. The company provides its products to wholesale distributors; chain, discount, and television retailers; home center stores; catalog and mail order companies; electrical and lighting distributors, and manufactured housing companies; and other distributors. It also sells its products through independent sales organizations and sales representatives, as well as through its own sales catalogs and brochures, and website. The company was incorporated in 1969 and is headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Universal Security Instruments is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 15.627% of Universal Security Instruments shares are held by insiders and 23.982% by institutions.
How many people work for Universal Security Instruments?
Latest data suggests 12 work at Universal Security Instruments.
When does the fiscal year end for Universal Security Instruments?
Universal Security Instruments's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is Universal Security Instruments based?
Universal Security Instruments's address is: 11407 Cronhill Drive, Owings Mills, MD, United States, 21117-6218
What is Universal Security Instruments's ISIN number?
Universal Security Instruments's international securities identification number is: US9138213023
What is Universal Security Instruments's CUSIP number?
Universal Security Instruments's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 913821104

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