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How to buy Absolute Software Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in Absolute Software Corporation stock.

Absolute Software Corporation is a software-application business based in the US. Absolute Software Corporation shares (ABST) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Absolute Software Corporation

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ABST – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Absolute Software Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: ABST)

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Absolute Software Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$7.66
52-week range$7.96 - $20.87
50-day moving average $9.28
200-day moving average $12.11
Wall St. target price$18.75
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.262 (3.11%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.14

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Is it a good time to buy Absolute Software Corporation stock?

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Absolute Software Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.66 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -5.20%
1 month (2021-12-22) -17.28%
3 months (2021-10-22) -32.51%
6 months (2021-07-22) -44.01%
1 year (2021-01-22) -42.36%
2 years (2020-01-22) 10.69%
3 years (2019-01-22) 29.17%
5 years (2017-01-20) 50.20%

Is Absolute Software Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Absolute Software Corporation's EBITDA

Absolute Software Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Absolute Software Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put Absolute Software Corporation's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Absolute Software Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $136 million
Gross profit TTM $104.9 million
Return on assets TTM -0.6%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -4.73%
Book value $0.35
Market capitalisation $403 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Absolute Software Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Absolute Software Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

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Have Absolute Software Corporation's shares ever split?

Absolute Software Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 1 January 2008. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Absolute Software Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Absolute Software Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Absolute Software Corporation's share price.

Absolute Software Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Absolute Software Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.96 up to $20.8745. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ABST.US volatility(beta: 0.8)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 Absolute Software Corporation's is 0.8. This would suggest that Absolute Software Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

To put Absolute Software Corporation's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

Absolute Software Corporation overview

Absolute Software Corporation develops, markets, and provides cloud-based endpoint visibility and control platform for the management and security of computing devices, applications, and data for enterprise and public sector organizations. The company offers the Absolute platform to provide the connectivity, visibility, and control of data and devices of the operating system; to recover automatically to a secure operational state without user intervention; to support various other security controls and productivity tools from decay and vulnerabilities; and to enable measurement of the health, compliance, and state of decay of endpoint security controls and productivity tools self-healing if the application becomes uninstalled or broken. It also provides customer support, professional services, investigation services, support and education, and customer programs. The company markets its solutions through device original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and value added resellers, as well as directly to corporations, government agencies, educational institutions, financial services, healthcare sectors, and consumers. It operates in North America, Europe, and Africa, as well as the Asia-Pacific and Latin American regions. Absolute Software Corporation was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Absolute Software Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.614% of Absolute Software Corporation shares are held by insiders and 73.132% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Absolute Software Corporation?
Absolute Software Corporation's fiscal year ends in June.
Where is Absolute Software Corporation based?
Absolute Software Corporation's address is: Four Bentall Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V7X 1K8
What is Absolute Software Corporation's ISIN number?
Absolute Software Corporation's international securities identification number is: CA00386B1094

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