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How to buy Vuzix Corporation stock | $8.31

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Vuzix Corporation is a consumer electronics business based in the US. Vuzix Corporation shares (VUZI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Vuzix Corporation employs 90 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$7.7 million.

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  3. Search for Vuzix Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: VUZI. 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 Vuzix 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$8.31, 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 Vuzix Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Vuzix 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.

Vuzix Corporation share price

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Vuzix Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-21.
Latest market closeUSD$8.31
52-week rangeUSD$0.86 - USD$5.31
50-day moving average USD$4.3629
200-day moving average USD$3.1729
Wall St. target priceUSD$6.83
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.858

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Is it a good time to buy Vuzix Corporation stock?

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Vuzix Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.31 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-05) -5.78%
1 month (2020-12-12) N/A
3 months (2020-10-12) 75.32%
6 months (2020-07-12) N/A
1 year (2020-01-12) N/A
2 years (2019-01-12) N/A
3 years (2018-01-12) 8.55
5 years (2016-01-12) 55.62%

Vuzix Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$7.7 million
Gross profit TTM USD$-4,408,121
Return on assets TTM -57.16%
Return on equity TTM -107.4%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.67
Market capitalisation USD$190.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Vuzix Corporation shares

There are currently 4.4 million Vuzix Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Vuzix Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 15.7% down from 5.2 million last month.

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

Vuzix Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Vuzix Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Vuzix Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Vuzix Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 3.4 million). Vuzix Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.3. In other words for every 100,000 Vuzix Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1300 shares are currently held short.

However Vuzix Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Vuzix Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Vuzix Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Vuzix Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Vuzix Corporation shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.1137% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Vuzix Corporation shares, roughly 114 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 Vuzix Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Vuzix Corporation stock.

Vuzix Corporation share dividends

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

Have Vuzix Corporation's shares ever split?

Vuzix Corporation's shares were split on a 1:75 basis on 6 February 2013. So if you had owned 75 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 Vuzix Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 7400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Vuzix Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Vuzix Corporation's share price.

Vuzix Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vuzix Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.86 up to $5.31. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VUZI.US volatility(beta: 2.08)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 Vuzix Corporation's is 2.0849. This would suggest that Vuzix Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Vuzix Corporation overview

Vuzix Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and sells augmented reality (AR) wearable display and computing devices in North America, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and internationally. The company offers its products in the form of smart glasses and AR glasses. Its products include monocular smart glasses for enterprise, industrial, commercial, and medical markets; and blade smart sunglasses for applications ranging from basic text messaging and answering the phone to overlaying mapping directions, menus, weather, events, stock quotes, video conferencing, sports updates, social feeds, bio-metrics, and others. The company is also developing a binocular AR smart glasses product that provides the user a live, direct, or indirect view of a real-world environment. Its AR wearable display devices are worn like eyeglasses or attach to a head worn mount to view, record, and interact with video and digital content, such as computer data, the Internet, social media, and entertainment applications. In addition, the company offers an app store on its Website, which enables users to download and purchase applications, including third party applications; applications that provide the benefits of smart glasses to users; and Vuzix Remote Assist that offers remote telepresence capabilities. Further, it provides waveguide optics and design reference kits; custom and engineering solutions; and defense and security products. Vuzix Corporation offers its products directly to enterprise and end users, as well as through specialty retailers, online retailers, distributors, value-added resellers, and Web stores. The company was formerly known as Icuiti Corporation and changed its name to Vuzix Corporation in 2007. Vuzix Corporation was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in West Henrietta, New York.

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