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How to buy Advanced Energy Industries stock | $97.41

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Advanced Energy Industries, Inc is an electrical equipment & parts business based in the US. Advanced Energy Industries shares (AEIS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Advanced Energy Industries employs 10,917 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.4 billion.

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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 Advanced Energy Industries. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AEIS. 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 Advanced Energy Industries 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$97.41, 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 Advanced Energy Industries, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Advanced Energy Industries. 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.

Advanced Energy Industries share price

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Advanced Energy Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$97.41
52-week rangeUSD$33.38 - USD$104.43
50-day moving average USD$94.8421
200-day moving average USD$75.6169
Wall St. target priceUSD$107.78
PE ratio 36.9996
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.673

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Is it a good time to buy Advanced Energy Industries stock?

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Advanced Energy Industries price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $97.41 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-07) -12.66%
1 month (2020-12-17) -3.19%
3 months (2020-10-16) 32.96%
6 months (2020-07-16) 38.98%
1 year (2020-01-16) 31.30%
2 years (2019-01-16) 113.57%
3 years (2018-01-16) 35.59%
5 years (2016-01-15) 274.80%

Is Advanced Energy Industries under- or over-valued?

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

Advanced Energy Industries's P/E ratio

Advanced Energy Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 37x. In other words, Advanced Energy Industries shares trade at around 37x 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.

Advanced Energy Industries's PEG ratio

Advanced Energy Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.41. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Advanced Energy Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Advanced Energy Industries's EBITDA

Advanced Energy Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$216.1 million.

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

Advanced Energy Industries financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.28%
Gross profit TTM USD$327.8 million
Return on assets TTM 6.55%
Return on equity TTM 14.52%
Profit margin 7.45%
Book value $20.071
Market capitalisation USD$3.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Advanced Energy Industries shares

There are currently 908,180 Advanced Energy Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Advanced Energy Industries's "short interest". This figure is 16% down from 1.1 million last month.

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

Advanced Energy Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Advanced Energy Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Advanced Energy Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Advanced Energy Industries shares traded daily (recently around 228760.70528967). Advanced Energy Industries's SIR currently stands at 3.97. In other words for every 100,000 Advanced Energy Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3970 shares are currently held short.

However Advanced Energy Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Advanced Energy Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Advanced Energy Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Advanced Energy Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Advanced Energy Industries shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0369% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Advanced Energy Industries shares, roughly 37 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 Advanced Energy Industries.

Find out more about how you can short Advanced Energy Industries stock.

Advanced Energy Industries share dividends

We're not expecting Advanced Energy Industries to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Advanced Energy Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Advanced Energy Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $33.38 up to $104.43. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AEIS.US volatility(beta: 1.82)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 Advanced Energy Industries's is 1.8236. This would suggest that Advanced Energy Industries's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Advanced Energy Industries overview

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and supports precision power conversion, measurement, and control solutions worldwide. It offers process power solutions, including direct current (DC), pulsed DC, low frequency alternating current, high voltage, and radio frequency (RF) power supplies, as well as RF matching networks and remote plasma sources for reactive gas applications and RF instrumentation. The company also provides power control modules and thermal instrumentation products for rapid thermal processing, chemical vapor deposition, crystal growing, and other semiconductor and adjacent thin film applications, as well as in chemical processing, metal and glass manufacturing, and other general industrial power applications; and high voltage products for semiconductor wafer processing and metrology, electrostatic clamping of substrates, scientific instrumentation, mass spectrometry, and analytical X-ray systems for industrial and analytical applications. In addition, it offers gas detection and monitoring products for the automotive, energy, environmental control, aerospace, medical, and research industries; and embedded IEC 60601-1 for medical equipment or IEC 60950-1 for information technology equipment. Further, the company provides amplifiers, power supplies and generators, and electrostatic discharge sensors and monitors; electrostatic detection and measurement instrumentation products; and photonic-based measurement and monitoring solutions. In addition, it offers repair services, conversions, upgrades, and refurbishments and used equipment to companies. The company provides its products through direct sales force, independent sales representatives, channel partners, and distributors. Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

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