DGSE Companies is in the consumer cyclical sector and trades as part of the retail apparel and specialty industry. The company CEO is John R Loftus. DGSE Companies Inc is in the business of buying and selling jewelry, diamonds, fine watches, rare coins and currency, precious metal bullion products, scrap gold, silver, platinum and palladium as well as collectibles and other valuables.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The DGSE shares had a previous change of 5.00% which opened at 0.50 and closed at 0.46. It moved to an intraday high of 0.50 and a low of 0.44.

SeekingAlpha:  DGSE reports FY results

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, DGSE shares returned 11.06% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.70%. Over three months, it changed 2.70%. In one year it has changed -45.94% and within that year its 52-week high was 0.95 and its 52-week low was 0.37. DGSE stock is 24.86% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 0.55 and a 50 day moving average of 0.44. Right now, DGSE stock is trading -16.09% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  DGSE reports FY results

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $12.4m with 26.9m shares outstanding and a float of 24.3m shares. Trading volume was 18,269 shares and has experienced an average volume of 50,201 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for DGSE Companies was 0.07 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 6.60.

The next earnings report will be: 05-10-2019

The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of DGSE Companies; it is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -15.80% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 9.90% of insider ownership and 1.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 17,633, which was 0.07% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.29. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.



I calculated the beta to be -0.21

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 11.77%, return on assets is 7.16%, profit margin is -0.87%, price-to-sales is 0.47 and price-to-book is 1.50.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 0  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 2  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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