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How to buy AptarGroup stock | $129.53

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AptarGroup, Inc is a packaging & containers business based in the US. AptarGroup shares (ATR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. AptarGroup employs 14,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.9 billion.

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  3. Search for AptarGroup. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ATR. 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 AptarGroup 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$129.53, 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 AptarGroup, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of AptarGroup. 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.

AptarGroup share price

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AptarGroup shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$129.53
52-week rangeUSD$79.1025 - USD$136.37
50-day moving average USD$128.5806
200-day moving average USD$118.659
Wall St. target priceUSD$129.86
PE ratio 43.0794
Dividend yield USD$1.44 (1.06%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.15

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Is it a good time to buy AptarGroup stock?

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AptarGroup price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $129.53 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-12) -6.24%
1 month (2020-12-18) -3.41%
3 months (2020-10-19) 12.49%
6 months (2020-07-17) 8.48%
1 year (2020-01-17) 10.41%
2 years (2019-01-18) 32.59%
3 years (2018-01-19) 46.18%
5 years (2016-01-19) 90.15%

Is AptarGroup under- or over-valued?

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

AptarGroup's P/E ratio

AptarGroup's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 43x. In other words, AptarGroup shares trade at around 43x recent earnings.

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

AptarGroup's PEG ratio

AptarGroup's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.5751. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into AptarGroup's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

AptarGroup's EBITDA

AptarGroup's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$568.6 million.

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

AptarGroup financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.49%
Gross profit TTM USD$1 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.08%
Return on equity TTM 12.64%
Profit margin 7.34%
Book value $27.196
Market capitalisation USD$8.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting AptarGroup shares

There are currently 353,871 AptarGroup shares held short by investors – that's known as AptarGroup's "short interest". This figure is 12.3% down from 403,614 last month.

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

AptarGroup's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

AptarGroup's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of AptarGroup shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of AptarGroup shares traded daily (recently around 172620). AptarGroup's SIR currently stands at 2.05. In other words for every 100,000 AptarGroup shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2050 shares are currently held short.

However AptarGroup's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of AptarGroup shares, or, against the total number of tradable AptarGroup shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case AptarGroup's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 AptarGroup shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0061% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable AptarGroup shares, roughly 6 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 AptarGroup.

Find out more about how you can short AptarGroup stock.

AptarGroup share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 40.79% of net profits

Recently AptarGroup has paid out, on average, around 40.79% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.06% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), AptarGroup shareholders could enjoy a 1.06% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In AptarGroup's case, that would currently equate to about $1.44 per share.

While AptarGroup's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that AptarGroup may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

AptarGroup's most recent dividend payout was on 18 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 27 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have AptarGroup's shares ever split?

AptarGroup's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 10 May 2007. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your AptarGroup shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for AptarGroup shares which in turn could have impacted AptarGroup's share price.

AptarGroup share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AptarGroup's shares have ranged in value from as little as $79.1025 up to $136.37. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ATR.US volatility(beta: 0.62)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while AptarGroup's is 0.6178. This would suggest that AptarGroup's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

AptarGroup overview

AptarGroup, Inc. provides a range of packaging, dispensing, and sealing solutions primarily for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer health care, injectable, and food and beverage markets. The company operates through three segments: Beauty + Home, Pharma, and Food + Beverage. The Beauty + Home segment primarily sells pumps, closures, aerosol valves, accessories, and sealing solutions to the personal care and home care markets; and pumps and decorative components components to the beauty market. The Pharma segment provides pumps for nasal allergy treatments; and metered dose inhaler valves for respiratory ailments, such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases in pharmaceutical market; and elastomer for injectable primary packaging components. The Food + Beverage segment offers dispensing and non-dispensing closures, elastomeric flow control components, spray pumps, and aerosol valves to the food and beverage markets. The company also manufactures and sells elastomeric primary packaging components for injectable market, which include stoppers for infusion, antibiotic, lyophilization, and diagnostic vials; and pre-filled syringe components, such as plungers, needle shields, tip caps and cartridges, and dropper bulbs and syringe plungers. The company sells its products through own sales force, as well as independent representatives and distributors in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. AptarGroup, Inc. has a strategic partnership with PureCycle Technologies LLC to develop ultra-pure recycled polypropylene into dispensing applications; and a collaboration with Sonmol for developing a digital therapies and services platform targeting respiratory and other diseases. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

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