How to buy AdaptHealth stock - 21 April

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How to buy AdaptHealth stock

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AdaptHealth Corp is a medical devices business based in the US. AdaptHealth shares (AHCO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. AdaptHealth employs 4,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in AdaptHealth

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – AHCO – 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.

AdaptHealth share price

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AdaptHealth shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-15.
52-week range$13.60 - $39.76
50-day moving average $34.76
200-day moving average $33.00
Wall St. target price$45.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.66

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Is it a good time to buy AdaptHealth stock?

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Is AdaptHealth under- or over-valued?

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

AdaptHealth's EBITDA

AdaptHealth's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $171.8 million.

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

AdaptHealth financials

Revenue TTM $1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.52%
Gross profit TTM $191.3 million
Return on assets TTM 4.77%
Return on equity TTM -32.93%
Profit margin -6.1%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation $3.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting AdaptHealth shares

There are currently 3.3 million AdaptHealth shares held short by investors – that's known as AdaptHealth's "short interest". This figure is 54.3% up from 2.1 million last month.

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

AdaptHealth's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

AdaptHealth's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of AdaptHealth shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of AdaptHealth shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). AdaptHealth's SIR currently stands at 2.25. In other words for every 100,000 AdaptHealth shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2250 shares are currently held short.

However AdaptHealth's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of AdaptHealth shares, or, against the total number of tradable AdaptHealth shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case AdaptHealth's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 AdaptHealth shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0402% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable AdaptHealth shares, roughly 40 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 AdaptHealth.

Find out more about how you can short AdaptHealth stock.

AdaptHealth share dividends

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

AdaptHealth overview

AdaptHealth Corp. , together with its subsidiaries, provides home healthcare equipment, medical supplies, and home and related services in the United States. The company provides sleep therapy equipment, supplies, and related services, such as CPAP and bi-PAP services to individuals suffering from obstructive sleep apnea; home medical equipment (HME) to patients discharged from acute care and other facilities; oxygen and related chronic therapy services in the home; and other HME medical devices and supplies on behalf of chronically ill patients with diabetes care, wound care, urological, ostomy, and nutritional supply needs. It serves beneficiaries of Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payors. The company is headquartered in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. .

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