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How to buy Amicus Therapeutics stock | $22.64

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Amicus Therapeutics, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Amicus Therapeutics shares (FOLD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Amicus Therapeutics employs 584 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$226.9 million.

How to buy shares in Amicus Therapeutics

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 Amicus Therapeutics. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FOLD. 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 Amicus Therapeutics 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$22.64, 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 Amicus Therapeutics, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Amicus Therapeutics. 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.

Amicus Therapeutics share price

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Amicus Therapeutics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-19.
Latest market close USD$22.64
52-week range USD$6.25 - USD$17.67
50-day moving average USD$14.3515
200-day moving average USD$13.5894
Wall St. target price USD$19.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.13

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Is it a good time to buy Amicus Therapeutics stock?

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Amicus Therapeutics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.64 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-25) -0.53%
1 month (2020-11-06) 10.60%
3 months (2020-09-04) 66.35%
6 months (2020-06-05) 75.64%
1 year (2019-12-05) 125.95%
2 years (2018-12-04) 128.23%
3 years (2017-12-05) 80.98%
5 years (2015-12-04) 115.00%

Amicus Therapeutics financials

Revenue TTM USD$226.9 million
Gross profit TTM USD$160.3 million
Return on assets TTM -21.04%
Return on equity TTM -60.97%
Profit margin -129.1%
Book value $1.398
Market capitalisation USD$4.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Amicus Therapeutics shares

There are currently 29.8 million Amicus Therapeutics shares held short by investors – that's known as Amicus Therapeutics's "short interest". This figure is 1.3% down from 30.2 million last month.

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

Amicus Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Amicus Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Amicus Therapeutics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Amicus Therapeutics shares traded daily (recently around 2.0 million). Amicus Therapeutics's SIR currently stands at 15.23. In other words for every 100,000 Amicus Therapeutics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 15230 shares are currently held short.

However Amicus Therapeutics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Amicus Therapeutics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Amicus Therapeutics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Amicus Therapeutics's short interest could be expressed as 0.12% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Amicus Therapeutics shares in existence, roughly 120 shares are currently held short) or 0.116% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Amicus Therapeutics shares, roughly 116 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Amicus Therapeutics.

Find out more about how you can short Amicus Therapeutics stock.

Amicus Therapeutics share dividends

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

Amicus Therapeutics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Amicus Therapeutics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.25 up to $17.67. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FOLD.US volatility(beta: 1.17)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 Amicus Therapeutics's is 1.1704. This would suggest that Amicus Therapeutics's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Amicus Therapeutics overview

Amicus Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies to treat a range of rare and orphan diseases. The company offers Galafold, an orally administered small molecule pharmacological chaperone for the treatment of Fabry disease. It is also conducting Phase 3 (ATB200-03) clinical study of AT-GAA for Pompe disease. The company has collaboration and license agreements with Nationwide Children's Hospital and University of Pennsylvania. Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Cranbury, New Jersey.

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