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How to buy Document Security Systems (DSS) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Document Security Systems stocks.

Document Security Systems is a specialty business services business based in the US. Document Security Systems stocks (DSS.US) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $1.82 – a decrease of 10.65% over the previous week. Document Security Systems employs 93 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $20.4 million.

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Document Security Systems stock price (NYSE MKT:DSS)

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Document Security Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$0.62
52-week range$0.64 - $4.88
50-day moving average $0.84
200-day moving average $1.64
Wall St. target price$5.00
PE ratio 1.1964
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.55

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Is it a good time to buy Document Security Systems stock?

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Document Security Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $0.6201 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) -10.65%
1 month (2021-12-17) -12.60%
3 months (2021-10-19) -46.54%
6 months (2021-07-19) -57.53%
1 year (2021-01-19) -88.73%
2 years (2020-01-17) 98.88%
3 years (2019-01-18) 0.94
5 years (2017-01-19) 0.87

Is Document Security Systems under- or over-valued?

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

Document Security Systems's P/E ratio

Document Security Systems's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, Document Security Systems shares trade at around 1x recent earnings.

Document Security Systems financials

Revenue TTM $20.4 million
Gross profit TTM $6.2 million
Return on assets TTM -9.11%
Return on equity TTM -1734.3%
Profit margin -95.34%
Book value $2.21
Market capitalisation $53.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Document Security Systems share dividends

We're not expecting Document Security Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Document Security Systems's shares ever split?

Document Security Systems's shares were split on a 1:30 basis on 7 May 2020. So if you had owned 30 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 Document Security Systems shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Document Security Systems shares which in turn could have impacted Document Security Systems's share price.

Document Security Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Document Security Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.64 up to $4.88. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Document Security Systems's is 8.1308. This would suggest that Document Security Systems's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

How has Coronavirus impacted Document Security Systems's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Document Security Systems's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $0.6201, which is 71.28% up on its pre-crash value of $0.1781 and 406.20% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $0.1225.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Document Security Systems stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $814.18 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 $2,456.82.

Document Security Systems overview

Document Security Systems, Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells packaging and security printing solutions. It operates through four segments: Direct Marketing/Online Sales Group, Premier Packaging, Digital Group, and IP Technology. The company offers printed materials, such as folding cartons and paperboard packaging, security paper, vital records, prescription paper, birth certificates, receipts, identification materials, entertainment tickets, secure coupons, and parts tracking forms; custom packaging services; and manufactures, markets, and sells mailers, photo sleeves, sophisticated custom folding cartons, and 3-dimensional direct mail solutions. It also provides AuthentiGuard, a brand authentication application; manages, licenses, and acquires intellectual property assets for monetizing these assets through investments in the development and commercialization of patented technologies, licensing, strategic partnerships, and commercial litigation. In addition, the company invests and acquires companies in the biohealth and biomedical fields; develops open-air defense initiatives, which curb transmission of air-borne infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis and influenza; and develops and acquires assets and investments in the securities trading and funds management arena. Further, it operates HWHGIG and HWH Marketplace, which are direct selling platforms that offers health, wealth, and happiness products; and markets and distributes health and wellness products under the Elevate brand; and develops blockchain security technologies for tracking and tracing solutions for supply chain logistics and cyber securities.

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