How to buy Ocugen (OCGN) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Ocugen shares.

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Ocugen Inc is a biotechnology business with stocks listed in the US. Ocugen shares (OCGN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$5.97 – a decrease of 1% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.

How to buy shares in Ocugen

  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 Ocugen. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: OCGN. 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 Ocugen 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$5.4, 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 Ocugen, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Ocugen. 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.

Ocugen stock price (NASDAQ:OCGN)

Use our graph to track the performance of OCGN stocks over time.

Ocugen shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-12-04.
52-week rangeUS$0.285 - US$18.77
50-day moving average US$8.4182
200-day moving average US$8.1493
Target priceUS$8.88
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$-0.253

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Ocugen price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $5.97

1 week (2021-12-01) -1.00%
3 months (2021-09-08) -16.03%
6 months (2021-06-08) -41.12%
1 year (2020-12-08) 1,873.55%
2 years (2019-12-06) 1,355.74%
3 years (2018-12-07) -79.48%
5 years (2016-12-08) -94.79%

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Ocugen financials

Operating margin TTM 12148347%
Gross profit TTM US$-5,099,160
Return on assets TTM -32.56%
Return on equity TTM -72.19%
Profit margin 0%
Book value 0.538
Market capitalisation US$1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Ocugen share dividends

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

Have Ocugen's shares ever split?

Ocugen's shares were split on a 1:60 basis on 29 September 2019. So if you had owned 60 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ocugen shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 5900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ocugen shares which in turn could have impacted Ocugen's share price.

Ocugen share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ocugen's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$0.285 up to US$18.77. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Ocugen's is 4.324. This would suggest that Ocugen's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Ocugen overview

Ocugen, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the developing gene therapies to cure blindness diseases. The company's pipeline product includes OCU400, a novel gene therapy product candidate restoring retinal integrity and function across a range of genetically diverse inherited retinal diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa and leber congenital amaurosis; OCU410, gene therapy candidate for the treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD); and OCU200, a novel fusion protein that is in preclinical development stage for the treatment of diabetic macular edema, diabetic retinopathy, and wet AMD. Ocugen, Inc. has a strategic partnership with CanSino Biologics Inc. for gene therapy co-development and manufacturing; and Bharat Biotech for the commercialization of COVAXIN in the United States market. The company is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

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