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Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a drug manufacturers—specialty & generic business based in the US. Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares (ADMS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Adamas Pharmaceuticals employs 136 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$69.8 million.

How to buy shares in Adamas Pharmaceuticals

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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 Adamas Pharmaceuticals. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ADMS. 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 Adamas Pharmaceuticals 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$4.18, 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 Adamas Pharmaceuticals, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Adamas Pharmaceuticals. 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 Adamas Pharmaceuticals's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Adamas Pharmaceuticals's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was USD$4.18, which is 27.81% down on its pre-crash value of USD$5.79 and 120.00% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$1.9.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$484.06 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$784.25.

Adamas Pharmaceuticals share price

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Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-26.
Latest market close USD$4.18
52-week range USD$1.9 - USD$6.88
50-day moving average USD$3.9803
200-day moving average USD$3.625
Wall St. target price USD$9.19
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-4.252

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Is it a good time to buy Adamas Pharmaceuticals stock?

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Adamas Pharmaceuticals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.18 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-24) -2.79%
1 month (2020-10-30) 37.50%
3 months (2020-09-01) -18.36%
6 months (2020-06-01) 55.39%
1 year (2019-11-29) -29.75%
2 years (2018-11-30) -59.18%
3 years (2017-12-01) -88.37%
5 years (2015-12-01) -74.68%

Adamas Pharmaceuticals financials

Revenue TTM USD$69.8 million
Gross profit TTM USD$52.2 million
Return on assets TTM -18.69%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -89.12%
Book value $0.709
Market capitalisation USD$124.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares

There are currently 1.2 million Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares held short by investors – that's known as Adamas Pharmaceuticals's "short interest". This figure is 60.2% up from 748,527 last month.

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

Adamas Pharmaceuticals's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Adamas Pharmaceuticals's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily (recently around 191562.4600639). Adamas Pharmaceuticals's SIR currently stands at 6.26. In other words for every 100,000 Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6260 shares are currently held short.

However Adamas Pharmaceuticals's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares, or, against the total number of tradable Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Adamas Pharmaceuticals's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0499% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Adamas Pharmaceuticals shares, roughly 50 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Adamas Pharmaceuticals.

Find out more about how you can short Adamas Pharmaceuticals stock.

Adamas Pharmaceuticals share dividends

We're not expecting Adamas Pharmaceuticals to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Adamas Pharmaceuticals share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Adamas Pharmaceuticals's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.9 up to $6.88. 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 Adamas Pharmaceuticals's is 2.5744. This would suggest that Adamas Pharmaceuticals's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Adamas Pharmaceuticals overview

Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of medicines for patients suffering from chronic neurologic disorders in the United States. The company offers GOCOVRI, an extended release capsule for the treatment of dyskinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease receiving levodopa-based therapy, with or without concomitant dopaminergic medications. It is also developing ADS-5102 that is in Phase III clinical study to treat walking impairment in patients with multiple sclerosis and other indications; and ADS-4101, which has completed two Phase I studies for treating partial onset seizures in patients with epilepsy. In addition, the company offers Namzaric (memantine hydrochloride extended release and donepezil hydrochloride) capsules for the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of an Alzheimer's type. The company was formerly known as NeuroMolecular Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in July 2007. Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Emeryville, California.

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