How to buy AFT Pharmaceuticals (AFP) shares

Learn how to easily invest in AFT Pharmaceuticals shares.

AFT Pharmaceuticals Limited

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AFT Pharmaceuticals Limited is a drug manufacturers-specialty & generic business based in Australia. AFT Pharmaceuticals shares (AFP) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. AFT Pharmaceuticals has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $113.1 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in AFT Pharmaceuticals

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Our table below can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for AFT Pharmaceuticals. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: AFP. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until AFT Pharmaceuticals reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of AFT Pharmaceuticals. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

AFT Pharmaceuticals stock price (ASX:AFP)

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AFT Pharmaceuticals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
52-week range$3.64 - $5.25
50-day moving average $4.2817
200-day moving average $4.3085
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 64.9254
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.067

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Is it a good time to buy AFT Pharmaceuticals stock?

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AFT Pharmaceuticals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$4.59

1 month (2021-06-25) 9.29%

Is AFT Pharmaceuticals under- or over-valued?

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

AFT Pharmaceuticals's P/E ratio

AFT Pharmaceuticals's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 65x. In other words, AFT Pharmaceuticals shares trade at around 65x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

AFT Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA

AFT Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $11 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a AFT Pharmaceuticals's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

AFT Pharmaceuticals financials

Revenue TTM $113.1 million
Operating margin TTM 9.47%
Gross profit TTM $48.7 million
Return on assets TTM 6.97%
Return on equity TTM 28.91%
Profit margin 6.88%
Book value 0.35
Market capitalisation $455.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

AFT Pharmaceuticals share dividends

We're not expecting AFT Pharmaceuticals to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

AFT Pharmaceuticals share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AFT Pharmaceuticals's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.64 up to $5.25. 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 (AU average) beta is 1, while AFT Pharmaceuticals's is 0.1714. This would suggest that AFT Pharmaceuticals's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

AFT Pharmaceuticals overview

AFT Pharmaceuticals Limited develops, licenses, distributes, and sells pharmaceutical products in New Zealand, Australia, Southeast Asia, and internationally. The company offers products for use in the areas of allergy, cold and flu, digestive health, eye care, first aid, nail and oral care, pain management, skin care, and other products, as well as supplements. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.

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