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How to buy Alphatec stock | $12.09

Learn how to easily invest in Alphatec stock.

Alphatec Holdings Inc is a medical devices business based in the US. Alphatec shares (ATEC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Alphatec employs 296 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Alphatec stock price (NASDAQ: ATEC)

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Alphatec shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$12.09
52-week range$8.27 - $19.36
50-day moving average $13.39
200-day moving average $14.49
Wall St. target price$21.81
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.27

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Alphatec price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.09 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-13) -0.90%
1 month (2021-09-21) -13.89%
3 months (2021-07-23) -14.32%
6 months (2021-04-23) -27.65%
1 year (2020-10-22) 29.30%
2 years (2019-10-22) 112.11%
3 years (2018-10-22) 276.64%
5 years (2016-10-21) 94.69%

Alphatec financials

Revenue TTM $191.5 million
Gross profit TTM $102.5 million
Return on assets TTM -14.15%
Return on equity TTM -74.1%
Profit margin -54.09%
Book value $2.13
Market capitalisation $1.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Alphatec shares

There are currently 6.3 million Alphatec shares held short by investors – that's known as Alphatec's "short interest". This figure is 11% up from 5.7 million last month.

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

Alphatec's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Alphatec's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Alphatec shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Alphatec shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). Alphatec's SIR currently stands at 6.04. In other words for every 100,000 Alphatec shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6040 shares are currently held short.

However Alphatec's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Alphatec shares, or, against the total number of tradable Alphatec shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Alphatec's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Alphatec shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0926% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Alphatec shares, roughly 93 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 Alphatec.

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Alphatec share dividends

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

Have Alphatec's shares ever split?

Alphatec's shares were split on a 1:12 basis on 24 August 2016. So if you had owned 12 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Alphatec shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Alphatec shares which in turn could have impacted Alphatec's share price.

Alphatec share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Alphatec's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.27 up to $19.36. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ATEC.US volatility(beta: 1.8)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 Alphatec's is 1.8048. This would suggest that Alphatec's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Alphatec overview

Alphatec Holdings, Inc. , a medical technology company, designs, develops, and advances technologies for the surgical treatment of spinal disorders. The company offers SafeOp Neural InformatiX System, an Alpha InformatiX product platform designed to reduce the risk of intraoperative nerve injury; squadron lateral retractor designed to maximize patient outcomes; Sigma transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion pedicle-based access system that provides direct visualization of anatomical landmarks; Sigma PTP Access and Patient Positioning System; Invictus Spinal Fixation System, a thoracolumbar fixation system to treat a range of pathologies; and Invictus MIS SingleStep System designed to improve surgical efficiency without compromising accuracy. It also provides Invictus Modular Fixation Systems designed to increase adaptability with the power of screw modularity; OsseoScrew system to restore the integrity of the spinal column; Arsenal spinal fixation system, a comprehensive thoracolumbar fixation platform to fix a range of degenerative to deformity pathologies and surgical procedures; Aspida Anterior Lumbar Plating System, a fixation system for anterior lumbar interbody fusion; AMP Anti-Migration Plate; solanas posterior cervico/thoracic fixation system and avalon occipital plate; OCT Spinal Fixation System; trestle luxe anterior cervical plate system; and Insignia Anterior Cervical Plate System. In addition, the company offers IdentiTi Porous Ti, Transcend Lateral, and Battalion Posterior Interbody Implants; and biologics consisting of Cervical Structural Allograft Spacers, 3D ProFuse Demineralized Bone Scaffold, Neocore Osteoconductive Matrix, Alphagraft Demineralized and Cellular Bone Matrix, and Amnioshield Amniotic Tissue Barrier. Further, it develops EOS imaging products. It sells its products through a network of independent distributors and direct sales representatives in the United States.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Alphatec is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 31.733% of Alphatec shares are held by insiders and 48.746% by institutions.
How many people work for Alphatec?
Latest data suggests 296 work at Alphatec.
When does the fiscal year end for Alphatec?
Alphatec's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Alphatec based?
Alphatec's address is: 1950 Camino Vida Roble, Carlsbad, CA, United States, 92008
What is Alphatec's ISIN number?
Alphatec's international securities identification number is: US02081G2012
What is Alphatec's CUSIP number?
Alphatec's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 02081G102

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