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How to buy Hurco Companies (HURC) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Hurco Companies stocks.
Hurco Companies is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Hurco Companies stocks (HURC.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $33.56 – a decrease of 3.79% over the previous week. Hurco Companies employs 706 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $248 million.
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- Can I buy shares in Hurco Companies?
- Has coronavirus impacted Hurco Companies shares?
- Hurco Companies shares summary
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- Is Hurco Companies stock a buy or sell?
- Hurco Companies performance over time
- Are Hurco Companies shares over-valued?
- Hurco Companies's financials
- How volatile are Hurco Companies shares?
- Does Hurco Companies pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Hurco Companies stock price (NASDAQ:HURC)Use our graph to track the performance of HURC stocks over time.
Hurco Companies shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$26.39|
|52-week range||$26.45 - $38.11|
|50-day moving average||$30.50|
|200-day moving average||$31.81|
|Wall St. target price||$38.00|
|Dividend yield||$0.56 (2.17%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.44|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Hurco Companies stock?
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Hurco Companies price performance over time
|1 week (2022-05-19)||-4.11%|
|1 month (2022-04-22)||-10.57%|
|3 months (2022-02-25)||-22.29%|
|6 months (2021-11-26)||-16.90%|
|1 year (2021-05-26)||-22.61%|
|2 years (2020-05-22)||-14.18%|
|3 years (2019-05-24)||36.9|
|5 years (2017-05-25)||28.3|
Is Hurco Companies under- or over-valued?
Valuing Hurco Companies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Hurco Companies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Hurco Companies's P/E ratio
Hurco Companies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Hurco Companies shares trade at around 19x 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.
Hurco Companies's EBITDA
Hurco Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $18.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Hurco Companies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Hurco Companies financials
|Revenue TTM||$248 million|
|Operating margin TTM||6.24%|
|Gross profit TTM||$56.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.03%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.07%|
|Market capitalisation||$182.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Hurco Companies share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 43.75% of net profits
Recently Hurco Companies has paid out, on average, around 43.75% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.17% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Hurco Companies shareholders could enjoy a 2.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Hurco Companies's case, that would currently equate to about $0.56 per share.
While Hurco Companies's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Hurco Companies may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Hurco Companies's most recent dividend payout was on 11 April 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 March 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Hurco Companies share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Hurco Companies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $26.45 up to $38.1128. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Hurco Companies's is 0.4309. This would suggest that Hurco Companies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Hurco Companies overview
Hurco Companies, Inc. , an industrial technology company, designs, manufactures, and sells computerized machine tools to companies in the metal cutting industry worldwide. The company's principal products include general-purpose computerized machine tools, including vertical and horizontal machining centers, turning centers, and toolroom machines. It also provides computer control systems and related software for press brake applications. In addition, the company offers machine tool components, automation integration equipment, and solutions for job shops; and software options, control upgrades, and accessories and replacement parts for its products, as well as customer service, training, and applications support services. It serves independent job shops and specialized short-run production applications within large manufacturing operations, as well as precision tool, die, and mold manufacturers in aerospace, defense, medical equipment, energy, automotive/transportation, electronics, and computer industries. The company sells its products under the Hurco, Milltronics, and Takumi brands through independent agents and distributors, as well as through its direct sales and service organizations.
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