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How to buy Virco MfgCorporation stock

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Virco Mfg. Corporation is a furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the US. Virco MfgCorporation shares (VIRC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Virco MfgCorporation employs 825 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$160.4 million.

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  3. Search for Virco MfgCorporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: VIRC. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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Virco MfgCorporation share price

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Virco MfgCorporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-24.
52-week rangeUSD$1.95 - USD$4.61
50-day moving average USD$2.9845
200-day moving average USD$2.4113
Wall St. target priceUSD$4
PE ratio 44.6
Dividend yield USD$0.015 (0.42%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.15

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Is Virco MfgCorporation under- or over-valued?

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

Virco MfgCorporation's P/E ratio

Virco MfgCorporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 45x. In other words, Virco MfgCorporation shares trade at around 45x 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.

Virco MfgCorporation's EBITDA

Virco MfgCorporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Virco MfgCorporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Virco MfgCorporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$160.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$71.7 million
Return on assets TTM -1.05%
Return on equity TTM -1.57%
Profit margin -0.61%
Book value $3.757
Market capitalisation USD$54.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Virco MfgCorporation shares

There are currently 6,427 Virco MfgCorporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Virco MfgCorporation's "short interest". This figure is 57.6% down from 15,158 last month.

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

Virco MfgCorporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Virco MfgCorporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Virco MfgCorporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Virco MfgCorporation shares traded daily (recently around 42846.666666667). Virco MfgCorporation's SIR currently stands at 0.15. In other words for every 100,000 Virco MfgCorporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 150 shares are currently held short.

However Virco MfgCorporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Virco MfgCorporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Virco MfgCorporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Virco MfgCorporation's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Virco MfgCorporation shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0007% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Virco MfgCorporation 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 Virco MfgCorporation.

Find out more about how you can short Virco MfgCorporation stock.

Virco MfgCorporation share dividends

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

Have Virco MfgCorporation's shares ever split?

Virco MfgCorporation's shares were split on a 11:10 basis on 4 September 2002. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 11 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Virco MfgCorporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Virco MfgCorporation shares which in turn could have impacted Virco MfgCorporation's share price.

Virco MfgCorporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Virco MfgCorporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.95 up to $4.61. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VIRC.US volatility(beta: 1.28)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 Virco MfgCorporation's is 1.2796. This would suggest that Virco MfgCorporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Virco MfgCorporation overview

Virco Mfg. Corporation engages in the design, production, and distribution of furniture for the commercial and education markets in the United States. It offers seating products, including 4-leg chairs, cantilever chairs, tablet arm chairs with work surfaces and compact footprints, steel-frame rockers, stools, classroom chairs, stack and folding chairs, hard plastic seating, upholstered stack and ergonomic chairs, and plastic stack chairs. The company also provides folding, activity, office, computer, and mobile tables; and computer furniture, such as keyboard mouse trays, CPU holders, support columns, desks and workstations, specialty tables, instructor media stations and towers, and other products. In addition, it offers chair desks, combo units, and tablet arm and caster units, as well as a returns and credenzas. Additionally, the company provides administrative office furniture, including desks, returns, bookcases, storage cabinets, and other items, as well as wardrobe tower cabinets, file credenzas, and mobile pedestals; laboratory furniture comprising steel-based science tables, table bases, lab stools, and wood-frame science tables; mobile furniture, including mobile tables for cafeterias, mobile cabinets, and mobile chairs for school settings and offices; and handling and storage equipment, as well as manufactures stackable storage trucks. It serves educational institutions, convention centers and arenas, hospitality providers, government facilities, and places of worship through its sales and support teams, and dealer network. Virco Mfg. Corporation was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Torrance, California.

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