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How to buy Usio stock | $2.67

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Usio, Inc is an information technology services business based in the US. Usio shares (USIO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Usio employs 51 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$30.2 million.

How to buy shares in Usio

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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 Usio. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: USIO. 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 Usio 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$2.67, 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 Usio, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Usio. 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.

Usio share price

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Usio shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-29.
Latest market closeUSD$2.67
52-week rangeUSD$0.752 - USD$3.59
50-day moving average USD$1.8779
200-day moving average USD$1.9997
Wall St. target priceUSD$4.1
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.323

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Is it a good time to buy Usio stock?

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Usio price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.67 from 2020-12-31

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Usio financials

Revenue TTM USD$30.2 million
Gross profit TTM USD$5.9 million
Return on assets TTM -4.63%
Return on equity TTM -37.78%
Profit margin -15.17%
Book value $0.519
Market capitalisation USD$69.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Usio shares

There are currently 50,229 Usio shares held short by investors – that's known as Usio's "short interest". This figure is 226.4% up from 15,389 last month.

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

Usio's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Usio's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Usio shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Usio shares traded daily (recently around 456627.27272727). Usio's SIR currently stands at 0.11. In other words for every 100,000 Usio shares traded daily on the market, roughly 110 shares are currently held short.

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

Find out more about how you can short Usio stock.

Usio share dividends

We're not expecting Usio to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Usio's shares ever split?

Usio's shares were split on a 1:15 basis on 23 July 2015. So if you had owned 15 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Usio shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Usio shares which in turn could have impacted Usio's share price.

Usio share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Usio's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.752 up to $3.59. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

USIO.US volatility(beta: 1.58)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 Usio's is 1.5774. This would suggest that Usio's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Usio overview

Usio, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated electronic payment processing services to merchants and businesses in the United States. The company offers various types of automated clearing house (ACH) processing; and credit, prepaid card, and debit card-based processing services. Its ACH processing services include Represented Check, a consumer non-sufficient funds check that is represented for payment electronically rather than through the paper check collection system; and Accounts Receivable Check Conversion, a consumer paper check payment that is converted into an e-check. The company also offers merchant account services for the processing of card-based transactions through the VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and JCB networks, including online terminal services accessed through a website or retail services accessed through a physical terminal. In addition, it provides a proprietary web-based customer service application that allows companies to process one-time and recurring payments through e-checks or credit cards; and an interactive voice response telephone system to companies, which accept payments directly from consumers over the telephone using e-checks or credit cards. Further, the company offers prepaid and incentive card issuance services; and operates a prepaid core-processing platform. It markets and sells ACH products and services primarily through resellers; and markets and sells prepaid card program directly to corporations and to consumers through the internet. The company was formerly known as Payment Data Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Usio, Inc. in June 2019. Usio, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

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