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How to buy Atlas stock

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Atlas Corp is an asset management business based in the US. Atlas shares (ATCO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Atlas employs 5,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ATCO – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Atlas share price

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Atlas shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-28.
52-week range$5.71 - $14.70
50-day moving average $14.12
200-day moving average $11.97
Wall St. target price$15.79
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.5 (3.56%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.72

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Is it a good time to buy Atlas stock?

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Is Atlas under- or over-valued?

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

Atlas's EBITDA

Atlas's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $926.1 million.

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

Atlas financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 40.67%
Gross profit TTM $995.8 million
Return on assets TTM 4.2%
Return on equity TTM 5.62%
Profit margin 13.55%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation $3.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Atlas shares

There are currently 6.1 million Atlas shares held short by investors – that's known as Atlas's "short interest". This figure is 7.6% down from 6.6 million last month.

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

Atlas's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Atlas's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Atlas shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Atlas shares traded daily (recently around 604175.02477701). Atlas's SIR currently stands at 10.09. In other words for every 100,000 Atlas shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10090 shares are currently held short.

However Atlas's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Atlas shares, or, against the total number of tradable Atlas shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Atlas's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Atlas shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0726% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Atlas shares, roughly 73 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 Atlas.

Find out more about how you can short Atlas stock.

Atlas share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 30.12% of net profits

Recently Atlas has paid out, on average, around 30.12% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.56% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Atlas shareholders could enjoy a 3.56% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Atlas's case, that would currently equate to about $0.5 per share.

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

Atlas's most recent dividend payout was on 29 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Atlas share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Atlas's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.7085 up to $14.7001. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ATCO.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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Atlas's is 1.1418. This would suggest that Atlas'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).

Atlas overview

Atlas Corp. , through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent charter owner and manager of containerships. The company operates in two segments, Containership Leasing and Mobile Power Generation. It charters its containerships under long-term and fixed-rate time charters. As of March 1, 2021, the company operated a fleet of 127 containerships; a fleet of 30 gas turbines and 439 diesel generators. In addition, it owns a fleet of power generation assets, including gas turbines and other equipment; provides power solutions, such as plant design, installation of generating equipment and balance of plant, plant operation and service, and maintenance services. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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