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How to buy Newtek Business Services stock in Canada

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Newtek Business Services Corp (NEWT) is a leading asset management business based in the US. It opened the day at $25.6 after a previous close of $25.69. During the day the price has varied from a low of $25.6 to a high of $26.4. The latest price was $26.31 (25 minute delay). Newtek Business Services is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 110 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Newtek Business Services share price

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Newtek Business Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-11.
Open$25.6
High$26.4
Low$25.6
Close$26.31
Previous close$25.69
Change $0.62
Change % 2.4134%
Volume 90,166
Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$11.6009 - $28.1027
50-day moving average $26.65
200-day moving average $21.0832
Wall St. target price$23
PE ratio 16.8082
Dividend yield $2.053 (7.56%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.59

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Newtek Business Services price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $26.31

1 week (2021-04-28) -3.98%
1 month (2021-04-08) -4.47%
3 months (2021-02-08) 21.52%
6 months (2020-11-06) 58.49%
1 year (2020-05-08) 77.17%
2 years (2019-05-08) 16.47%
3 years (2018-05-08) 40.85%
5 years (2016-05-06) 103.17%

Is Newtek Business Services under- or over-valued?

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

Newtek Business Services's P/E ratio

Newtek Business Services's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, Newtek Business Services shares trade at around 17x 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.

Newtek Business Services's PEG ratio

Newtek Business Services's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.28. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Newtek Business Services's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Newtek Business Services's EBITDA

Newtek Business Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$50.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Newtek Business Services's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Newtek Business Services financials

Revenue TTM USD$92.2 million
Operating margin TTM 54.14%
Gross profit TTM USD$92.2 million
Return on assets TTM 3.81%
Return on equity TTM 10.16%
Profit margin 36.46%
Book value $15.446
Market capitalisation USD$608.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Newtek Business Services shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "NEWT.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 291,149 Newtek Business Services shares held short by investors – that's known as Newtek Business Services's "short interest". This figure is 20.7% down from 367,212 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Newtek Business Services shares can be evaluated.

Newtek Business Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Newtek Business Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Newtek Business Services shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Newtek Business Services shares traded daily (recently around 189057.79220779). Newtek Business Services's SIR currently stands at 1.54. In other words for every 100,000 Newtek Business Services shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1540 shares are currently held short.

However Newtek Business Services's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Newtek Business Services shares, or, against the total number of tradable Newtek Business Services shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Newtek Business Services's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Newtek Business Services shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0138% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Newtek Business Services shares, roughly 14 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 Newtek Business Services.

Find out more about how you can short Newtek Business Services stock.

Newtek Business Services share dividends

1%

Dividend payout ratio: 1.02% of net profits

Recently Newtek Business Services has paid out, on average, around 1.02% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.9% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Newtek Business Services shareholders could enjoy a 7.9% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Newtek Business Services's case, that would currently equate to about $2.053 per share.

While Newtek Business Services's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Newtek Business Services is investing more in its future growth.

Newtek Business Services's most recent dividend payout was on 31 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Newtek Business Services's shares ever split?

Newtek Business Services's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 23 October 2014. So if you had owned 5 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 Newtek Business Services shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Newtek Business Services shares which in turn could have impacted Newtek Business Services's share price.

Newtek Business Services share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Newtek Business Services's shares have ranged in value from as little as $11.6009 up to $28.1027. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NEWT.US volatility(beta: 1.22)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 Newtek Business Services's is 1.2162. This would suggest that Newtek Business Services'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).

Newtek Business Services overview

Newtek Business Services Corp. is a business development company specializing in providing financial and business services to the small-and medium-sized business market in the United States. The firm also seeks to invest in early stage businesses. The firm seeks to makes both debt and equity investments. Under debt investments, it focuses on first lien loans, which have terms of 1 to 25 years; second lien loans, which have terms of 5 to 25 years, and unsecured loans, which are provided to meet short-term funding needs and are repaid within 6 to 12 months. It operates through Electronic Payment Processing, Managed Technology Solutions, Small Business Finance, and Capcos segments. The company originates small business administration loans for the purpose of acquiring commercial real estate, machinery, equipment, and inventory, as well as to refinance debt and fund franchises, working capital, and business acquisitions; and offers small business loan servicing and consulting services to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and various other financial institutions, as well as provides management services. Its electronic payment processing services include credit and debit card processing, check approval, ancillary processing equipment and software to merchants, eCommerce, electronic solutions to accept non-cash payments, check conversion, remote deposit capture, ACH processing, and electronic gift and loyalty card programs. The company also provides Website hosting, dedicated server, and cloud hosting services; Web design and development; Internet marketing; data storage and backup and other related services; and ecommerce services, such as payment processing, online shopping cart tools, Website design and Web related services; Accounts Receivable Financing, and The Secure Gateway. In addition, it offers Newtek Advantage, a mobile, real-time operating platform enabling a business to access data on a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or PC for eCommerce, credit/debit transactions, Website statistics, payroll, insurance

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