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How to buy American Resources Corporation stock | $1.95

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American Resources Corporation is a thermal coal business based in the US. American Resources Corporation shares (AREC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. American Resources Corporation employs 10 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$7.3 million.

How to buy shares in American Resources Corporation

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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 American Resources Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AREC. 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 American Resources Corporation 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$1.95, 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 American Resources Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of American Resources Corporation. 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.

American Resources Corporation share price

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American Resources Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$1.95
52-week rangeUSD$0.38 - USD$2.28
50-day moving average USD$1.6579
200-day moving average USD$1.4722
Wall St. target priceUSD$3.75
PE ratio 0.1606
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.271

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Is it a good time to buy American Resources Corporation stock?

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American Resources Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.95 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-08) -8.88%
1 month (2020-12-15) 6.56%
3 months (2020-10-15) 11.11%
6 months (2020-07-15) 37.32%
1 year (2020-01-15) 242.11%
2 years (2019-01-15) -80.30%
3 years (2018-01-11) N/A
5 years (2016-01-11) N/A

Is American Resources Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

American Resources Corporation's P/E ratio

American Resources Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 0x. In other words, American Resources Corporation shares trade at around 0x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

American Resources Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$7.3 million
Gross profit TTM USD$-5,831,282
Return on assets TTM -25.63%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.261
Market capitalisation USD$61.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting American Resources Corporation shares

There are currently 318,321 American Resources Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as American Resources Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 44% down from 568,724 last month.

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

American Resources Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

American Resources Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of American Resources Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of American Resources Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 2.1 million). American Resources Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.15. In other words for every 100,000 American Resources Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 150 shares are currently held short.

However American Resources Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of American Resources Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable American Resources Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case American Resources Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 American Resources Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0132% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable American Resources Corporation shares, roughly 13 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 American Resources Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short American Resources Corporation stock.

American Resources Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting American Resources Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have American Resources Corporation's shares ever split?

American Resources Corporation's shares were split on a 1:30 basis on 24 May 2017. 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 American Resources Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for American Resources Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted American Resources Corporation's share price.

American Resources Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, American Resources Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.38 up to $2.28. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while American Resources Corporation's is -10.3006. This would suggest that American Resources Corporation's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, American Resources Corporation has bucked the trend.

American Resources Corporation overview

American Resources Corporation supplies raw materials for the global infrastructure marketplace. The company focuses on the extraction and processing of metallurgical carbon used in steelmaking. It has a portfolio of operations located in the Central Appalachian basin of eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Fishers, Indiana.

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