Document Security Systems Inc. (AMEX:DSS) went up by 10.37% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $7.62. The company’s stock price has collected 21.14% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/09/21 that DSS Invests $40 Million into American Pacific Bancorp
Is It Worth Investing in Document Security Systems Inc. (AMEX :DSS) Right Now?
Document Security Systems Inc. (AMEX:DSS) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 9.87 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for DSS is at 1.95. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 1 analysts out of 1 who provided ratings for Document Security Systems Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $5.00. DSS currently public float of 51.46M and currently shorts hold a 0.31% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of DSS was 4.07M shares.
DSS’s Market Performance
DSS stocks went up by 21.14% for the week, with a monthly jump of 11.19% and a quarterly performance of -46.01%, while its annual performance rate touched -73.25%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 8.98% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 6.36% for Document Security Systems Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 18.82% for DSS stocks with a simple moving average of -54.49% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of DSS
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for DSS stocks, with Aegis Capital repeating the rating for DSS by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for DSS in the upcoming period, according to Aegis Capital is $14 based on the research report published on June 24th of the previous year 2020.
Dawson James, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see DSS reach a price target of $4. The rating they have provided for DSS stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on July 22nd, 2013.
DSS Trading at 6.93% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought DSS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -80.45% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 6.36%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 8.98%, as shares surge +16.41% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -16.29% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, DSS rose by +21.14%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -71.83% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $1.2645. In addition, Document Security Systems Inc. saw -76.12% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at DSS starting from DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC, who purchase 33,750 shares at the price of $0.10 back on Sep 13. After this action, DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC now owns 91,301,128 shares of Document Security Systems Inc., valued at $3,375 using the latest closing price.
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC, the 10% Owner of Document Security Systems Inc., purchase 20,000 shares at $0.10 during a trade that took place back on Sep 10, which means that DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS INC is holding 91,267,378 shares at $2,000 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for DSS
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -61.73 for the present operating margin
- +29.41 for the gross margin
The net margin for Document Security Systems Inc. stands at +20.49. The total capital return value is set at -22.45, while invested capital returns managed to touch 7.59. Equity return is now at value -7.00, with -6.10 for asset returns.
Based on Document Security Systems Inc. (DSS), the company’s capital structure generated 3.18 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 3.08. Total debt to assets is 2.54, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 2.60. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 2.52.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.00, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.07. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.29 and the total asset turnover is 0.30. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.40.