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How to buy BioNTech shares

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BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine (co-developed with Pfizer) has made headlines with the announcement of its 90% efficacy rate. But this early data is subject to change and the vaccine must pass rigorous testing by the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s (TGA) before it's approved for use in Australia.

BioNTech SE is a biotechnology business with stocks listed in the US. BioNTech shares (BNTX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$102.6 – a decrease of -INF% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.

How to buy shares in BioNTech

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  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, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for BioNTech. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BNTX. 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 BioNTech 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 last close price of US$102.6, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of BioNTech, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of BioNTech. 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.

BioNTech share price

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BioNTech shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-08.
52-week rangeUS$37 - US$131
50-day moving average US$105.3035
200-day moving average US$100.2671
Target priceUS$125.91
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$-0.5631

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BioNTech price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $102.6

1 month (2021-03-12) -0.66%
3 months (2021-01-12) -2.70%
6 months (2020-10-12) 15.62%
1 year (2020-04-09) 125.94%

BioNTech financials

Revenue TTM US$567.6 million
Gross profit TTM US$-222,037,000
Return on assets TTM -13.07%
Return on equity TTM 1.63%
Profit margin 3.15%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation US$27.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting BioNTech shares

There are currently 3.8 million BioNTech shares held short by investors – that's known as BioNTech's "short interest". This figure is 4.9% up from 3.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting BioNTech shares can be evaluated.

BioNTech's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

BioNTech's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of BioNTech shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of BioNTech shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). BioNTech's SIR currently stands at 2.66. In other words for every 100,000 BioNTech shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2660 shares are currently held short.

However BioNTech's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of BioNTech shares, or, against the total number of tradable BioNTech shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case BioNTech's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 BioNTech shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable BioNTech shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against BioNTech.

Find out more about how you can short BioNTech stock.

BioNTech share dividends

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

BioNTech overview

BioNTech SE, a biotechnology company, develops and commercializes immunotherapies for cancer and other infectious diseases. The company is involved in the developing of FixVac product candidates, including BNT111, which is in Phase I clinical trial for advance melanoma; BNT112 that is in Phase I/IIa trial for prostate cancer; BNT113, which is in Phase I/II trial to treat HPV+ head and neck cancers; BNT114 that is in Phase I clinical trial for triple negative breast cancer; BNT115 in a Phase I trial in ovarian cancer; and BNT116 for non-small cell lung cancer.It also develops neoantigen specific immunotherapies, such as Autogene cevumeran (BNT122), which is in Phase II clinical trial for first-line melanoma, as well as in Phase I clinical trial to treat multiple solid tumors; mRNA intratumoral immunotherapy comprising SAR441000 that is in Phase I clinical trial for solid tumors; and BNT141 and BNT142 to treat multiple solid tumors. In addition, the company develops RiboCytokines, which include BNT151, BNT152, and BNT153 for multiple solid tumors; chimeric antigen receptor T cell immunotherapies, such as BNT211 to treat multiple solid tumors, and BNT221 for other cancers; and checkpoint immunomodulators consisting of GEN1046 and GEN1042, which are in Phase I/II a clinical trial to treat multiple solid tumors. Further, it develops BNT321, an IgG1 monoclonal antibody, which is in Phase I/IIa clinical trial for pancreatic cancer; BNT411, small molecule immunomodulator product candidate for solid tumors; prophylactic vaccine for COVID-19 and Influenza; and infectious disease immunotherapies and rare disease protein replacement therapies. The company has collaborations with Genentech, Inc.; Sanofi S.A.; Genmab A/S; Genevant Sciences GmbH; Pfizer Inc.; Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., Ltd.; and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. BioNTech SE was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Mainz, Germany.

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