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Blockbuster bit the dust back in 2010 – filing for bankruptcy after consumers stopped heading out to rent physical DVDs in favour of streaming from the comfort of their homes. What remains of Blockbuster is now held by BB Liquidating, and interest in its stocks surged recently following threads on social media channels including Reddit.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Blockbuster's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$0.023, which is 78.26% up on its pre-crash value of USD$0.005 and 22,900.00% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$0.0001.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Blockbuster shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$800.00 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 USD$4,600.00.
|52-week range||USD$0.0001 - USD$0.14|
|50-day moving average||USD$0.0254|
|200-day moving average||USD$0.0124|
|Wall St. target price||USD$0.15|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$-1.261|
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|1 week (2021-04-13)||-22.27%|
|1 month (2021-03-19)||-25.65%|
|3 months (2021-01-20)||418.18%|
|6 months (2020-10-20)||242.00%|
|1 year (2020-04-20)||451.61%|
|2 years (2019-04-16)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-04-16)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-04-16)||N/A|
|Revenue TTM||USD$1.3 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$1.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-29.56%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$2.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 23.7 million Blockbuster shares held short by investors – that's known as Blockbuster's "short interest". This figure is 19.8% down from 29.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Blockbuster shares can be evaluated.
Blockbuster's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Blockbuster shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Blockbuster shares traded daily (recently around 5.9 million). Blockbuster's SIR currently stands at 3.98. In other words for every 100,000 Blockbuster shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3980 shares are currently held short.
However Blockbuster's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Blockbuster shares, or, against the total number of tradable Blockbuster shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Blockbuster's short interest could be expressed as 0.11% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Blockbuster shares in existence, roughly 110 shares are currently held short) or 0.1677% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Blockbuster shares, roughly 168 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 Blockbuster.
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