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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, 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.
Afterpay stock price (ASX:APT)Use our graph to track the performance of APT stocks over time.
Afterpay shares at a glance
|52-week range||$81.85 - $160.05|
|50-day moving average||$124.2139|
|200-day moving average||$116.1352|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.55|
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Is it a good time to buy Afterpay stock?
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Afterpay price performance over time
|1 week (2021-10-20)||0.44%|
|1 month (2021-09-28)||-0.33%|
|3 months (2021-07-28)||28.09%|
|6 months (2021-04-28)||8.92%|
|1 year (2020-10-27)||32.12%|
|2 years (2019-10-25)||332.80%|
|3 years (2018-10-26)||1,015.30%|
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 $166.6 million (£91 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Afterpay's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$836 million|
|Gross profit TTM||$586.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-1.59%|
|Return on equity TTM||-14.17%|
|Market capitalisation||$36.7 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 $81.85 up to $160.05. 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 1.996. This would suggest that Afterpay's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Afterpay Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides payments solutions to customers, merchants, and businesses. Its Afterpay Asia Pacific segment operates the Afterpay platforms in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. The company's Afterpay North America segment operates the Afterpay platforms in the United States and Canada. Its Clearpay segment operates the Clearpay platforms in the United Kingdom and Europe. The company's Pay Now segment provides 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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