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How to buy Equus Total Return (EQS) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Equus Total Return stocks.

Equus Total Return is an asset management business based in the US. Equus Total Return stocks (EQS.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $1.94 – an increase of 0.83% over the previous week. Equus Total Return employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $6,000.

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  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Equus Total Return stock price (NYSE:EQS)

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Equus Total Return shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$2.44
52-week range$1.60 - $2.91
50-day moving average $2.35
200-day moving average $2.23
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 521.2766
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.09

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Is it a good time to buy Equus Total Return stock?

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Equus Total Return price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.44 from 2022-01-20

1 week (2022-01-14) 0.83%
1 month (2021-12-21) 2.95%
3 months (2021-10-21) 10.41%
6 months (2021-07-21) 0.41%
1 year (2021-01-21) 42.69%
2 years (2020-01-21) 44.38%
3 years (2019-01-18) 28.42%
5 years (2017-01-20) 17.87%

Is Equus Total Return under- or over-valued?

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

Equus Total Return's P/E ratio

Equus Total Return's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 521x. In other words, Equus Total Return shares trade at around 521x 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.

Equus Total Return financials

Revenue TTM $6,000
Gross profit TTM $318,000
Return on assets TTM -6.24%
Return on equity TTM -322.5%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $2.68
Market capitalisation $32.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Equus Total Return share dividends

We're not expecting Equus Total Return to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Equus Total Return's shares ever split?

Equus Total Return's shares were split on a 110:100 basis on 28 November 2001. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 110 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Equus Total Return shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Equus Total Return shares which in turn could have impacted Equus Total Return's share price.

Equus Total Return share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Equus Total Return's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.6 up to $2.91. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EQS.US volatility(beta: 1.1)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Equus Total Return's is 1.1004. This would suggest that Equus Total Return's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Equus Total Return overview

Equus Total Return, Inc. is a business development company (BDC) specializing in leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, corporate partnerships/joint ventures, growth and expansion capital, acquisition financing, roll-up acquisition strategies, operational turnarounds, recapitalizations of existing businesses, special situations, equity and equity-oriented securities issued by privately owned companies, debt securities including subordinate debt, debt convertible into common or preferred stock, or debt combined with warrants and common and preferred stock, and preferred equity financing. It invests in small to mid-sized companies and acts as a lead investor. It invests in technology, telecommunication, financial services, natural resource and industrial manufacturing and services. It invests in companies engaged in the alternative energy, real estate, healthcare, education, e-learning, leisure and entertainment, and foreign investment sector in the United States, China, India, and Europe. It investments include common and preferred stock, debt convertible into common or preferred stock, debt combined with warrants and options, and other rights to acquire common or preferred stock. It seeks to invest in companies between $1 million to $25 million with revenues between $5 million and $150 million with EBITDA between $2 million to $50 million.

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