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How to buy Ambow Education Holding stock

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Ambow Education Holding Ltd is an education & training services business based in the US. Ambow Education Holding shares (AMBO) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ambow Education Holding employs 2,158 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of USD$59.9 million.

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  3. Search for Ambow Education Holding. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AMBO. 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 Ambow Education Holding 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. 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 Ambow Education Holding, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Ambow Education Holding. 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.

Ambow Education Holding share price

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Ambow Education Holding shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-24.
52-week rangeUSD$1.1 - USD$5.35
50-day moving average USD$2.7152
200-day moving average USD$2.6256
Wall St. target priceUSD$55.39
PE ratio 9.6992
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.266

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Is Ambow Education Holding under- or over-valued?

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

Ambow Education Holding's P/E ratio

Ambow Education Holding's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Ambow Education Holding shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

Ambow Education Holding financials

Gross profit TTM USD$195 million
Return on assets TTM -6.09%
Return on equity TTM -63.8%
Profit margin -16.14%
Book value $1.605
Market capitalisation USD$59.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ambow Education Holding shares

There are currently 129,398 Ambow Education Holding shares held short by investors – that's known as Ambow Education Holding's "short interest". This figure is 18.5% up from 109,213 last month.

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

Ambow Education Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ambow Education Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ambow Education Holding shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ambow Education Holding shares traded daily (recently around 462135.71428571). Ambow Education Holding's SIR currently stands at 0.28. In other words for every 100,000 Ambow Education Holding shares traded daily on the market, roughly 280 shares are currently held short.

However Ambow Education Holding's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ambow Education Holding shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ambow Education Holding shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ambow Education Holding's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ambow Education Holding shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ambow Education Holding shares, roughly 0 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 Ambow Education Holding.

Find out more about how you can short Ambow Education Holding stock.

Ambow Education Holding share dividends

We're not expecting Ambow Education Holding to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Ambow Education Holding's shares ever split?

Ambow Education Holding's shares were split on a 1:30 basis on 4 September 2015. So if you had owned 30 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 Ambow Education Holding shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ambow Education Holding shares which in turn could have impacted Ambow Education Holding's share price.

Ambow Education Holding share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ambow Education Holding's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.1 up to $5.35. 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 Ambow Education Holding's is -16.3447. This would suggest that Ambow Education Holding's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Ambow Education Holding has bucked the trend.

Ambow Education Holding overview

Ambow Education Holding Ltd. provides educational and career enhancement services and products to students, recent graduates, and corporate employees and management in the People's Republic of China. The company operates through two segments, K-12 Schools and CP&CE Programs. The K-12 Schools segment provides educational services covering K-12 programs and tutoring services; and international education programs. The CP&CE Programs segment operates tutoring centers that provide classroom instruction, small class, and one-on-one tutoring services for students to perform better in school and prepare for important tests, primarily high school and university entrance exams; and educational curriculum through its web-based applications. This segment also offers educational software products include eBoPo, which offers full subjects, online practice tests, and instructions for K-12 level students; career enhancement services and products focusing on improving educational opportunities for primary and advanced degree school students, and employment opportunities for university graduates; and outbound and in-house management trainings for corporate clients. In addition, this segment provides students with training for professional skills, such as case studies, job environment simulation, and technical skills; soft skills, including time management, presentation, leadership, and interview techniques; and intellectualized operational services to corporate clients, colleges, and universities. As of December 31, 2019, the company had 60 centers and schools comprising 3 K-12 schools, 25 tutoring centers, 26 training offices, 5 career enhancement centers, and 1 career enhancement college. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

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