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How to buy Alpha Pro Tech stock | $8.24

Learn how to easily invest in Alpha Pro Tech stock.

Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd is a building products & equipment business based in the US. Alpha Pro Tech shares (APT) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Alpha Pro Tech employs 115 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Alpha Pro Tech stock price (NYSE MKT: APT)

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Alpha Pro Tech shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-31.
Latest market close$8.24
52-week range$6.97 - $24.98
50-day moving average $8.30
200-day moving average $10.54
Wall St. target price$16.75
PE ratio 6.5917
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.82

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Alpha Pro Tech price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.24 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-25) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) 0.49%
3 months (2021-05-05) -4.41%
6 months (2021-02-01) N/A
1 year (2020-08-01) N/A
2 years (2019-08-01) N/A
3 years (2018-08-01) N/A
5 years (2016-08-01) N/A

Is Alpha Pro Tech under- or over-valued?

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

Alpha Pro Tech's P/E ratio

Alpha Pro Tech's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Alpha Pro Tech shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.

Alpha Pro Tech's EBITDA

Alpha Pro Tech's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $32.5 million.

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

Alpha Pro Tech financials

Revenue TTM $107.7 million
Operating margin TTM 29.45%
Gross profit TTM $50.5 million
Return on assets TTM 32.57%
Return on equity TTM 49.85%
Profit margin 23.64%
Book value $4.64
Market capitalisation $160.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Alpha Pro Tech shares

There are currently 1.1 million Alpha Pro Tech shares held short by investors – that's known as Alpha Pro Tech's "short interest". This figure is 35.9% down from 1.8 million last month.

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

Alpha Pro Tech's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Alpha Pro Tech's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Alpha Pro Tech shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Alpha Pro Tech shares traded daily (recently around 485985.71428571). Alpha Pro Tech's SIR currently stands at 2.31. In other words for every 100,000 Alpha Pro Tech shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2310 shares are currently held short.

However Alpha Pro Tech's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Alpha Pro Tech shares, or, against the total number of tradable Alpha Pro Tech shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Alpha Pro Tech's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Alpha Pro Tech shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.0935% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Alpha Pro Tech shares, roughly 94 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 Alpha Pro Tech.

Find out more about how you can short Alpha Pro Tech stock.

Alpha Pro Tech share dividends

We're not expecting Alpha Pro Tech to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Alpha Pro Tech share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Alpha Pro Tech's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.97 up to $24.98. 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 (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Alpha Pro Tech's is -1.623. This would suggest that Alpha Pro Tech's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Alpha Pro Tech has bucked the trend.

Alpha Pro Tech overview

Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. , together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of disposable protective apparel, infection control, and building supply products in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Disposable Protective Apparel and Building Supply. The Disposable Protective Apparel segment provides shoe covers, bouffant caps, coveralls, frocks, lab coats, and gowns, hoods, as well as face masks and shields. The Building Supply segment offers construction weatherization products, such as housewrap, synthetic roof underlayment, and other woven materials. The company markets its products under the Alpha Pro Tech brand name, as well as under private labels. Its products are used primarily in cleanrooms; industrial safety manufacturing environments; health care facilities, such as hospitals, laboratories, and dental offices; building and re-roofing sites; and pharmaceutical markets.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Alpha Pro Tech is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 9.958% of Alpha Pro Tech shares are held by insiders and 39.582% by institutions.
How many people work for Alpha Pro Tech?
Latest data suggests 115 work at Alpha Pro Tech.
When does the fiscal year end for Alpha Pro Tech?
Alpha Pro Tech's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Alpha Pro Tech based?
Alpha Pro Tech's address is: 60 Centurian Drive, Markham, ON, Canada, L3R 9R2
What is Alpha Pro Tech's ISIN number?
Alpha Pro Tech's international securities identification number is: US0207721095
What is Alpha Pro Tech's CUSIP number?
Alpha Pro Tech's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 020772109

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