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Afterpay Limited is a software—infrastructure business based in Australia. Afterpay shares (APT) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $101.06 – an increase of 4.49% over the previous week. Afterpay has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $450.3 million.
How to buy shares in Afterpay
- 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.
- 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.
- Search for Afterpay. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: APT. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Afterpay reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of $101.06, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Afterpay. 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.
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How has coronavirus impacted Afterpay's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Afterpay's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $101.06, which is 61.42% up on its pre-crash value of $38.99 and 1,161.67% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $8.01.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Afterpay shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $233.80 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 $2,654.85.
Afterpay share priceUse our graph to track the performance of APT stocks over time.
Afterpay shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$101.06|
|52-week range||AUDA$8.01 - AUDA$98.68|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$81.8978|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$61.103|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$-0.185|
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Is it a good time to buy Afterpay stock?
The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.
Afterpay price performance over time
|1 week (2020-10-19)||3.61%|
|1 month (2020-09-25)||33.06%|
|3 months (2020-07-24)||44.76%|
|6 months (2020-04-24)||274.16%|
|1 year (2019-10-25)||244.91%|
|2 years (2018-10-26)||788.83%|
|3 years (2017-10-26)||1,781.94%|
|5 years (2015-10-22)||N/A|
Is Afterpay under- or over-valued?
Valuing Afterpay stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Afterpay's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Afterpay's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $9.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Afterpay's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$450.3 million|
|Operating margin TTM||0.86%|
|Gross profit TTM||$316 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.2%|
|Return on equity TTM||-2.87%|
|Market capitalisation||$29.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Afterpay share dividends
We're not expecting Afterpay to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Afterpay share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Afterpay's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.01 up to $98.68. 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 Afterpay's is 3.1794. This would suggest that Afterpay's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Afterpay Limited provides payments solutions for customers, merchants, and businesses in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company operates through Afterpay ANZ, Afterpay US, Clearpay, and Pay Now segments. The company offers Afterpay and Clearpay services; and Pay Now services comprising mobility, health, and e-services. The company was formerly known as Afterpay Touch Group Limited and changed its name to Afterpay Limited in November 2019. Afterpay Limited was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Melbourne, Australia.
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