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Atlantic American Corporation is an insurance-life business based in the US. Atlantic American Corporation shares (AAME) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Atlantic American Corporation employs 151 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$187.7 million.

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  3. Search for Atlantic American Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AAME. 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 Atlantic American 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$2.28, 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 Atlantic American Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Atlantic American 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.

Atlantic American Corporation share price

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Atlantic American Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$2.28
52-week rangeUSD$1.58 - USD$2.82
50-day moving average USD$2.1597
200-day moving average USD$2.0019
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 37.069
Dividend yield USD$0.02 (0.93%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.058

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

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Atlantic American Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.28 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2021-01-07) -3.39%
1 month (2020-12-17) 2.24%
3 months (2020-10-16) 3.64%
6 months (2020-07-17) 31.03%
1 year (2020-01-16) 20.00%
2 years (2019-01-16) -8.80%
3 years (2018-01-16) 3.3
5 years (2016-01-15) 4.45

Is Atlantic American Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Atlantic American Corporation's P/E ratio

Atlantic American 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 37x. In other words, Atlantic American Corporation shares trade at around 37x 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.

Atlantic American Corporation's EBITDA

Atlantic American Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$5.1 million.

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

Atlantic American Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$187.7 million
Operating margin TTM 2.07%
Gross profit TTM USD$13.5 million
Return on assets TTM 0.63%
Return on equity TTM 1.3%
Profit margin 0.85%
Book value $6.268
Market capitalisation USD$43.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Atlantic American Corporation shares

There are currently 5,858 Atlantic American Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Atlantic American Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 21.1% down from 7,428 last month.

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

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

Atlantic American Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Atlantic American Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Atlantic American Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 15832.432432432). Atlantic American Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.37. In other words for every 100,000 Atlantic American Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 370 shares are currently held short.

However Atlantic American Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Atlantic American Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Atlantic American Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Atlantic American Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Atlantic American Corporation shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0006% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Atlantic American Corporation shares, roughly 1 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 Atlantic American Corporation.

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

Atlantic American Corporation share dividends

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

Have Atlantic American Corporation's shares ever split?

Atlantic American Corporation's shares were split on a 5:4 basis on 4 November 1986. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Atlantic American Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Atlantic American Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Atlantic American Corporation's share price.

Atlantic American Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Atlantic American Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.58 up to $2.82. 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 Atlantic American Corporation's is 0.2593. This would suggest that Atlantic American Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Atlantic American Corporation overview

Atlantic American Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides life and health, and property and casualty insurance products in the United States. It operates through American Southern and Bankers Fidelity segments. The company offers property and casualty insurance products, including business automobile insurance coverage for state governments, local municipalities, and other motor pools and fleets; and inland marine and general liability insurance products. It also provides surety bond coverage for school bus transportation and subdivision construction, as well as performance and payment bonds. In addition, it provides term, individual and group whole life insurance, as well as medicare supplement and other accident and health insurance products. The company markets its products through independent agents and brokers. Atlantic American Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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