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A10 Networks, Inc is a software—infrastructure business based in the US. A10 Networks shares (ATEN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. A10 Networks employs 810 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$219.4 million.

How to buy shares in A10 Networks

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for A10 Networks. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ATEN. 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 A10 Networks reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, 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 USD$7.69, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of A10 Networks, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of A10 Networks. Optimize 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.

How has coronavirus impacted A10 Networks's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, A10 Networks's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$7.69, which is 5.46% up on its pre-crash value of USD$7.27 and 124.20% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$3.43.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of A10 Networks shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$650.74 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 USD$1,114.51.

A10 Networks share price

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A10 Networks shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$7.69
52-week range USD$3.43 - USD$9.21
50-day moving average USD$7.0918
200-day moving average USD$7.1821
Wall St. target price USD$13.25
PE ratio 148.4
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.044

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A10 Networks price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.69 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-24) -5.41%
1 month (2020-10-30) 14.09%
3 months (2020-09-01) -8.23%
6 months (2020-06-01) 12.92%
1 year (2019-11-29) 15.29%
2 years (2018-11-30) 22.06%
3 years (2017-12-01) -2.29%
5 years (2015-12-01) -2.04%

Is A10 Networks under- or over-valued?

Valuing A10 Networks stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of A10 Networks's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

A10 Networks's P/E ratio

A10 Networks's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 148x. In other words, A10 Networks shares trade at around 148x recent earnings.

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

A10 Networks's EBITDA

A10 Networks's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$17.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a A10 Networks's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

A10 Networks financials

Revenue TTM USD$219.4 million
Operating margin TTM 2.98%
Gross profit TTM USD$163.7 million
Return on assets TTM 1.64%
Return on equity TTM 3.57%
Profit margin 1.7%
Book value $1.43
Market capitalisation USD$569.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting A10 Networks shares

There are currently 1.5 million A10 Networks shares held short by investors – that's known as A10 Networks's "short interest". This figure is 2.8% down from 1.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting A10 Networks shares can be evaluated.

A10 Networks's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

A10 Networks's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of A10 Networks shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of A10 Networks shares traded daily (recently around 845781.97674419). A10 Networks's SIR currently stands at 1.72. In other words for every 100,000 A10 Networks shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1720 shares are currently held short.

However A10 Networks's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of A10 Networks shares, or, against the total number of tradable A10 Networks shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case A10 Networks's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 A10 Networks shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.029% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable A10 Networks shares, roughly 29 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 A10 Networks.

Find out more about how you can short A10 Networks stock.

A10 Networks share dividends

We're not expecting A10 Networks to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

A10 Networks share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, A10 Networks's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.43 up to $9.21. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ATEN.US volatility(beta: 0.97)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while A10 Networks's is 0.9719. This would suggest that A10 Networks's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

A10 Networks overview

A10 Networks, Inc. provides software and hardware solutions in the United States, Japan, other Asia Pacific and EMEA countries, and Latin America. The company offers Thunder application delivery controller (ADC) that provides advanced server load balancing; Lightning ADC, a cloud-native software-as-a-service platform to boost the delivery and security of applications and micro services; and Thunder carrier grade networking product, which offers standards-compliant address and protocol translation services for service provider networks. It also provides Thunder threat protection system for the protection of networks and server resources against massive distributed denial of service attacks; Thunder secure sockets layer (SSL) insight solution that decrypts SSL-encrypted traffic and forwards it to a third-party security device for deep packet inspection; and Thunder convergent firewall, which addresses various critical security capabilities in one package by consolidating various security and networking functions in a single appliance. In addition, the company offers intelligent management and automation tools comprising harmony controller that provides intelligent management, automation, and analytics for secure application delivery in multi-cloud environment; and aGalaxy TPS, a multi-device network management solution. The company delivers its solutions on optimized hardware appliances, bare metal software, containerized software, virtual appliances, and cloud-native software. It serves cloud providers, Web-scale businesses, service providers, government organizations, and enterprises in the telecommunications, technology, industrial, retail, government, financial, gaming, and education industries. The company markets its products through sales organizations, as well as distribution channel partners, including distributors, value added resellers, and system integrators. A10 Networks, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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