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How to buy Accelerate Diagnostics stock

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Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc is a diagnostics & research business based in the US. Accelerate Diagnostics shares (AXDX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Accelerate Diagnostics employs 224 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$11.2 million.

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  3. Search for Accelerate Diagnostics. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AXDX. 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 Accelerate Diagnostics 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. 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 Accelerate Diagnostics, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Accelerate Diagnostics. 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.

Accelerate Diagnostics share price

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Accelerate Diagnostics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-08.
52-week rangeUSD$6.82 - USD$19.11
50-day moving average USD$9.6037
200-day moving average USD$9.6028
Wall St. target priceUSD$12.33
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.599

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Accelerate Diagnostics financials

Revenue TTM USD$11.2 million
Gross profit TTM USD$4.5 million
Return on assets TTM -34.73%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.187
Market capitalisation USD$550.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Accelerate Diagnostics shares

There are currently 8.9 million Accelerate Diagnostics shares held short by investors – that's known as Accelerate Diagnostics's "short interest". This figure is 1% up from 8.8 million last month.

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

Accelerate Diagnostics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Accelerate Diagnostics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Accelerate Diagnostics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Accelerate Diagnostics shares traded daily (recently around 326922.92358804). Accelerate Diagnostics's SIR currently stands at 27.09. In other words for every 100,000 Accelerate Diagnostics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 27090 shares are currently held short.

However Accelerate Diagnostics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Accelerate Diagnostics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Accelerate Diagnostics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Accelerate Diagnostics's short interest could be expressed as 0.14% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Accelerate Diagnostics shares in existence, roughly 140 shares are currently held short) or 0.2417% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Accelerate Diagnostics shares, roughly 242 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 20% would generally be considered very high, pointing to a pessimistic outlook for the share price, with a discouraging number of investors currently willing to bet against Accelerate Diagnostics.

Find out more about how you can short Accelerate Diagnostics stock.

Accelerate Diagnostics share dividends

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

Accelerate Diagnostics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Accelerate Diagnostics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.82 up to $19.11. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AXDX.US volatility(beta: 2.03)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 Accelerate Diagnostics's is 2.0303. This would suggest that Accelerate Diagnostics's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Accelerate Diagnostics overview

Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc., an in vitro diagnostics company, provides solutions for the diagnosis of serious infections in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. The company offers Accelerate Pheno system, an in vitro diagnostic platform for the identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing of pathogens associated with serious or health care-associated infections, including gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. It also provides the Accelerate PhenoTest, a test kit for the system, which provides identify and antibiotic susceptibility testing results for patients suspected of bacteremia or fungemia, both life-threatening conditions with high morbidity and mortality risk. The company was formerly known as Accelr8 Technology Corporation and changed its name to Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. in December 2012. Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona.

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