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How to buy Abcam PLC stock

Learn how to easily invest in Abcam PLC stock.

Abcam PLC is a biotechnology business based in the US. Abcam PLC shares (ABCM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Abcam PLC employs 1,682 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $350.4 million.

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Abcam PLC stock price (NASDAQ: ABCM)

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Abcam PLC shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$14.48
52-week range$12.54 - $24.00
50-day moving average $15.05
200-day moving average $16.68
Wall St. target price$20.81
PE ratio 209
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.07

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Abcam PLC price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.48 from 2022-09-27

1 week (2022-09-21) -7.06%
1 month (2022-08-26) -4.99%
3 months (2022-06-28) -0.55%
6 months (2022-03-28) -22.02%
1 year (2021-09-28) -28.81%
2 years (2020-09-24) N/A
3 years (2019-09-24) N/A
5 years (2017-09-24) N/A

Is Abcam PLC stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Abcam PLC's P/E ratio

Abcam PLC's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 209x. In other words, Abcam PLC shares trade at around 209x 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.

However, Abcam PLC's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the biotechnology industry or those of similar companies.


Abcam PLC's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $77.3 million.

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

To put Abcam PLC's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Abcam PLC financials

Revenue TTM $350.4 million
Operating margin TTM 14.61%
Gross profit TTM $227.7 million
Return on assets TTM 3.26%
Return on equity TTM 0.69%
Profit margin 2.08%
Book value $3.18
Market capitalisation $3.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Abcam PLC share dividends

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

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Have Abcam PLC's shares ever split?

Abcam PLC's shares were split on a 5:1 basis on 1 December 2010. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Abcam PLC shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 80% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Abcam PLC shares which in turn could have impacted Abcam PLC's share price.

Abcam PLC share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Abcam PLC's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.54 up to $24. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ABCM.US volatility(beta: 0.63)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Abcam PLC's is 0.6303. This would suggest that Abcam PLC's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

To put Abcam PLC's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

Abcam PLC overview

Abcam plc, a life science company, focuses on identifying, developing, and distributing reagents and tools for scientific research, diagnostics, and drug discovery. Its principal products include primary and secondary antibodies; conjugated antibodies and conjugation kits; singleplex and multiplex immunoassays; proteins and peptides that include cytokines; edited cell lines and lysates; and various other products, including cellular activity kits, miRNA kits, biochemicals, and cell signaling pathway tools. The company serves scientists and researchers in academic institutions and research institutes, as well as in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and diagnostics companies. It has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, China, Japan, and rest of the Asia Pacific. The company sells its products online. Abcam plc was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Abcam PLC is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.011% of Abcam PLC shares are held by insiders and 12.491% by institutions.
How many people work for Abcam PLC?
Latest data suggests 1,682 work at Abcam PLC.
When does the fiscal year end for Abcam PLC?
Abcam PLC's fiscal year ends in June.
Where is Abcam PLC based?
Abcam PLC's address is: Discovery Drive, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB2 0AX
What is Abcam PLC's ISIN number?
Abcam PLC's international securities identification number is: US0003802040

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