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How to buy A-Mark Precious Metals stock | $30.82

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A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc is a capital markets business based in the US. A-Mark Precious Metals shares (AMRK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. A-Mark Precious Metals employs 215 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$5.8 billion.

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A-Mark Precious Metals share price

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A-Mark Precious Metals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$30.82
52-week rangeUSD$6.7872 - USD$35.7777
50-day moving average USD$30.0342
200-day moving average USD$27.2432
Wall St. target priceUSD$43.5
PE ratio 3.7512
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$7.451

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A-Mark Precious Metals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $30.82 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-07) 7.95%
1 month (2020-12-17) -2.56%
3 months (2020-10-15) -17.59%
6 months (2020-07-15) 43.62%
1 year (2020-01-15) 258.79%
2 years (2019-01-15) 163.19%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 67.23%

Is A-Mark Precious Metals under- or over-valued?

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

A-Mark Precious Metals's P/E ratio

A-Mark Precious Metals's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, A-Mark Precious Metals shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

A-Mark Precious Metals's EBITDA

A-Mark Precious Metals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$59 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a A-Mark Precious Metals's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

A-Mark Precious Metals financials

Revenue TTM USD$5.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.96%
Gross profit TTM USD$67 million
Return on assets TTM 4.03%
Return on equity TTM 57.28%
Profit margin 0.91%
Book value $16.151
Market capitalisation USD$198.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting A-Mark Precious Metals shares

There are currently 61,779 A-Mark Precious Metals shares held short by investors – that's known as A-Mark Precious Metals's "short interest". This figure is 1.9% up from 60,626 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting A-Mark Precious Metals shares can be evaluated.

A-Mark Precious Metals's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

A-Mark Precious Metals's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of A-Mark Precious Metals shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of A-Mark Precious Metals shares traded daily (recently around 56677.981651376). A-Mark Precious Metals's SIR currently stands at 1.09. In other words for every 100,000 A-Mark Precious Metals shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1090 shares are currently held short.

However A-Mark Precious Metals's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of A-Mark Precious Metals shares, or, against the total number of tradable A-Mark Precious Metals shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case A-Mark Precious Metals's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 A-Mark Precious Metals shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0162% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable A-Mark Precious Metals shares, roughly 16 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 A-Mark Precious Metals.

Find out more about how you can short A-Mark Precious Metals stock.

A-Mark Precious Metals share dividends

41%

Dividend payout ratio: 40.76% of net profits

Recently A-Mark Precious Metals has paid out, on average, around 40.76% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), A-Mark Precious Metals shareholders could enjoy a 0% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In A-Mark Precious Metals's case, that would currently equate to about $N/A per share.

While A-Mark Precious Metals's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that A-Mark Precious Metals may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

A-Mark Precious Metals's most recent dividend payout was on 30 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

A-Mark Precious Metals share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, A-Mark Precious Metals's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.7872 up to $35.7777. 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 A-Mark Precious Metals's is -0.4614. This would suggest that A-Mark Precious Metals's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, A-Mark Precious Metals has bucked the trend.

A-Mark Precious Metals overview

A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a precious metals trading company. It operates in three segments: Wholesale Trading & Ancillary Services, Secured Lending, and Direct Sales. The company sells gold, silver, platinum, and palladium in the form of bars, plates, powders, wafers, grains, ingots, and coins, as well as markets precious metal products on television, radio, and the internet, as well as through telephonic sales. It also provides financing and other services relating to the purchase and sale of bullion and numismatics; provides storage for precious metals and numismatic coins for financial institutions, dealers, investors, and collectors; and offers a range of logistics services, including storage, shipping, handling, receiving, processing, packing, and inventorying of precious metals and custom coins. In addition, the company provides custom fabricated gold and silver bullion and other specialty products, as well as various services comprising consignment and customized finance programs. It serves mints, manufacturers and fabricators, refiners, coin and bullion dealers, e-commerce retailers, banks and other financial institutions, commodity brokerage houses, retail customers, industrial users of precious metals, investors, collectors, and retail customers. The company has operations in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Africa, and Australia. A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California.

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