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How to buy Data I/O Corporation (DAIO) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Data I/O Corporation stocks.

Data I/O Corporation is an electronic components business based in the US. Data I/O Corporation stocks (DAIO.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $7.2 – the same closing value as a week prior. Data I/O Corporation employs 88 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $24.4 million.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Data I/O Corporation's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Data I/O Corporation's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $4.75, which is 7.37% up on its pre-crash value of $4.4 and 102.99% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $2.34.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Data I/O Corporation stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $709.37 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,169.97.

Data I/O Corporation stock price (NASDAQ:DAIO)

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Data I/O Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-11.
Latest market close$4.75
52-week range$4.19 - $7.52
50-day moving average $4.92
200-day moving average $5.76
Wall St. target price$8.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.24

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Data I/O Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.75 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-07) 4.75
1 month (2021-12-16) 3.49%
3 months (2021-10-15) -25.90%
6 months (2021-07-16) -13.48%
1 year (2021-01-15) -13.16%
2 years (2020-01-16) 11.76%
3 years (2019-01-16) 5.6
5 years (2017-01-13) 11.95%

Is Data I/O Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Data I/O Corporation's EBITDA

Data I/O Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $85,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Data I/O Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Data I/O Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $24.4 million
Gross profit TTM $11.1 million
Return on assets TTM -1.44%
Return on equity TTM -9.94%
Profit margin -8.17%
Book value $2.29
Market capitalisation $42 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Data I/O Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Data I/O Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Data I/O Corporation's shares ever split?

Data I/O Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 21 August 1983. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Data I/O Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Data I/O Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Data I/O Corporation's share price.

Data I/O Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Data I/O Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.19 up to $7.52. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DAIO.US volatility(beta: 0.86)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 Data I/O Corporation's is 0.8591. This would suggest that Data I/O Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Data I/O Corporation overview

Data I/O Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of programming and security deployment systems and services for electronic device manufacturers in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company's programming system products are used to program integrated circuits (ICs) with the specific data necessary for the ICs. It offers PSV handlers offline automated programming systems; SentriX, a security provisioning system; and RoadRunner and RoadRunner3 series handlers, an in-line automated programming systems. The company also provides LumenX Programmer; non-automated FlashPAK III programming systems; and Unifamily programmers, an offline low volume and engineering non-automated systems. In addition, it provides hardware support, system installation and repair, and device programming services. The company markets and sells its products to original equipment manufacturers in automotive and consumer electronics, Internet of Things and their programming center partners, and electronic manufacturing service contract manufacturers through direct sales, internal telesales, and indirect sales representatives and distributors. Data I/O Corporation was incorporated in 1969 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

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