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How to buy Akumin stock | $2.78

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Akumin Inc
NASDAQ: AKU - USD
DIAGNOSTICS & RESEARCH
$3.04
-$0.11 (-3.49%)

Akumin Inc is a diagnostics & research business based in the US. Akumin shares (AKU) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – AKU – 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.
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Akumin stock price (NASDAQ: AKU)

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Akumin shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
Latest market close$2.78
52-week range$2.65 - $3.89
50-day moving average $3.12
200-day moving average $3.20
Wall St. target price$4.78
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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Is it a good time to buy Akumin stock?

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Akumin price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.78 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-24) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) -17.01%
3 months (2021-05-04) -6.40%
6 months (2021-01-31) N/A
1 year (2020-07-31) N/A
2 years (2019-07-31) N/A
3 years (2018-07-31) N/A
5 years (2016-07-31) N/A

Is Akumin under- or over-valued?

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

Akumin's EBITDA

Akumin's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $45.3 million.

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

Akumin financials

Revenue TTM $241.8 million
Operating margin TTM 10.05%
Gross profit TTM $73.3 million
Return on assets TTM 2.03%
Return on equity TTM -12.89%
Profit margin -9.08%
Book value $1.93
Market capitalisation $224.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Akumin shares

There are currently 28,454 Akumin shares held short by investors – that's known as Akumin's "short interest". This figure is 32.1% down from 41,926 last month.

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

Akumin's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Akumin's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Akumin shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Akumin shares traded daily (recently around 177837.5). Akumin's SIR currently stands at 0.16. In other words for every 100,000 Akumin shares traded daily on the market, roughly 160 shares are currently held short.

However Akumin's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Akumin shares, or, against the total number of tradable Akumin shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Akumin's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Akumin shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0008% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Akumin shares, roughly 1 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 Akumin.

Find out more about how you can short Akumin stock.

Akumin share dividends

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

Akumin share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Akumin's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.65 up to $3.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AKU.US volatility(beta: 1.34)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 Akumin's is 1.3431. This would suggest that Akumin's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Akumin overview

Akumin Inc. provides outpatient diagnostic imaging services in the United States. Its centers offer physicians with imaging capabilities to facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders and reduce unnecessary invasive procedures. The company provides various medical imaging services, including magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, positron emission tomography, nuclear medicine, mammography, ultrasound, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, and other diagnostic or interventional radiology procedures; and online medical bill payment services. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated 127 outpatient diagnostic imaging centers located in Florida, Texas, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, and Kansas. Akumin Inc. is headquartered in Plantation, Florida.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Akumin is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 22.757% of Akumin shares are held by insiders and 38.634% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Akumin?
Akumin's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Akumin based?
Akumin's address is: 8300 West Sunrise Boulevard, Plantation, FL, United States, 33322
What is Akumin's ISIN number?
Akumin's international securities identification number is: CA01021F1099

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