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How to buy Willamette Valley Vineyards stock | $6.35

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Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc is a beverages-wineries & distilleries business based in the US. Willamette Valley Vineyards shares (WVVI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Willamette Valley Vineyards employs 132 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$26.2 million.

How to buy shares in Willamette Valley Vineyards

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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 Willamette Valley Vineyards. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: WVVI. 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 Willamette Valley Vineyards 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$6.35, 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 Willamette Valley Vineyards, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Willamette Valley Vineyards. 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.

Willamette Valley Vineyards share price

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Willamette Valley Vineyards shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-03.
Latest market close USD$6.35
52-week range USD$4.5 - USD$7.05
50-day moving average USD$6.3163
200-day moving average USD$6.2512
Wall St. target price N/A
PE ratio 15.1039
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.433

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Is it a good time to buy Willamette Valley Vineyards stock?

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Willamette Valley Vineyards price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.35 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-25) -5.65%
1 month (2020-11-06) 3.76%
3 months (2020-09-04) 1.60%
6 months (2020-06-05) 3.76%
1 year (2019-12-05) -8.64%
2 years (2018-12-04) -11.08%
3 years (2017-12-05) -23.40%
5 years (2015-12-04) -12.29%

Is Willamette Valley Vineyards under- or over-valued?

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

Willamette Valley Vineyards's P/E ratio

Willamette Valley Vineyards's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Willamette Valley Vineyards shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Willamette Valley Vineyards's EBITDA

Willamette Valley Vineyards's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$6.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Willamette Valley Vineyards's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Willamette Valley Vineyards financials

Revenue TTM USD$26.2 million
Operating margin TTM 17.64%
Gross profit TTM USD$15.3 million
Return on assets TTM 4.07%
Return on equity TTM 6.32%
Profit margin 12.12%
Book value $6.498
Market capitalisation USD$32.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Willamette Valley Vineyards shares

There are currently 1,904 Willamette Valley Vineyards shares held short by investors – that's known as Willamette Valley Vineyards's "short interest". This figure is 53.3% down from 4,077 last month.

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

Willamette Valley Vineyards's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Willamette Valley Vineyards's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Willamette Valley Vineyards shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Willamette Valley Vineyards shares traded daily (recently around 3525.9259259259). Willamette Valley Vineyards's SIR currently stands at 0.54. In other words for every 100,000 Willamette Valley Vineyards shares traded daily on the market, roughly 540 shares are currently held short.

However Willamette Valley Vineyards's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Willamette Valley Vineyards shares, or, against the total number of tradable Willamette Valley Vineyards shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Willamette Valley Vineyards's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Willamette Valley Vineyards shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0004% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Willamette Valley Vineyards shares, roughly 0 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 Willamette Valley Vineyards.

Find out more about how you can short Willamette Valley Vineyards stock.

Willamette Valley Vineyards share dividends

We're not expecting Willamette Valley Vineyards to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Willamette Valley Vineyards share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Willamette Valley Vineyards's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.5 up to $7.05. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WVVI.US volatility(beta: 0.82)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 Willamette Valley Vineyards's is 0.8241. This would suggest that Willamette Valley Vineyards's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Willamette Valley Vineyards overview

Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc. produces and sells wine in the United States and internationally. It primarily offers Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Methode Champenoise Brut, Rose, and Riesling branded wines under the Willamette Valley Vineyards label; Semi-Sparkling Muscat branded wine under the Tualatin Estate Vineyards label; Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Cabernet Franc, Tempranillo, Malbec, The Griffin, and Viognier branded wines under the Griffin Creek label; and Oregon Blossom branded wine under the Oregon Cellars label. The company also provides Pinot Noir and Chardonnay branded wine under the Elton label; Chrysologue, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon branded wine under the Pambrun label; and Frontiere Syrah, Graviére Syrah, Voyageur Syrah, Bourgeois Grenache, and Voltigeur Viognier branded wine under the Maison Bleue label, as well as offers wines under the Natoma and Metis labels. It owns and leases approximately 914 acres of land. The company markets and sells its wine products directly through sales at the winery; and mailing lists, as well as through distributors and wine brokers. Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Turner, Oregon.

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