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How to buy Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation stock

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Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corporation Limited is an electrical equipment & parts business based in the US. Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares (APWC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation employs 1,227 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation share price

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Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-18.
52-week range$0.89 - $7.92
50-day moving average $5.42
200-day moving average $2.85
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 84.6882
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.05

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Is Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's P/E ratio

Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable 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 85x. In other words, Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares trade at around 85x 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.

Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's EBITDA

Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $13.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $295.7 million
Operating margin TTM 2.98%
Gross profit TTM $24.8 million
Return on assets TTM 1.81%
Return on equity TTM 2.05%
Profit margin 0.24%
Book value $10.88
Market capitalisation $59.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares

There are currently 23,490 Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 296.3% up from 5,927 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 469800). Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.05. In other words for every 100,000 Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 50 shares are currently held short.

However Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0071% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation shares, roughly 7 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 Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation stock.

Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.89 up to $7.92. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

APWC.US volatility(beta: 1.14)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 Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation's is 1.1392. This would suggest that Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation'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).

Asia Pacific Wire-and-Cable Corporation overview

Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corporation Limited, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes telecommunications, power cable, and enameled and electronic wire products in Singapore, Thailand, Australia, the People's Republic of China, and other markets in the Asia Pacific region. The company offers telecommunications cable products, including copper-based and fiber optic cables for telephone and data transmissions; and armored and unarmored low voltage power transmission cable, which is used to transmit electricity to and within commercial and residential buildings, as well as to outdoor installations, such as street lights, traffic signals, and other signs. It also provides enameled wire for use in the assembly of a range of electrical products consisting of oil-filled transformers, refrigerator motors, telephones, radios, televisions, fan motors, air conditioner compressors, and other electric appliances. In addition, the company distributes wire and cable products; and offers project engineering services in the supply, delivery, and installation of power cables, as well as fabrication services for converting raw materials to wire and cable products. It serves government organizations, electric contracting firms, electrical dealers, and wire and cable factories. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corporation Limited is a subsidiary of Pacific Electric Wire & Cable Co.

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