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How to buy Atlas stock | $14.37

Learn how to easily invest in Atlas stock.

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.

How to buy shares in Atlas

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  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.
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Atlas stock price (NYSE: ATCO)

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Atlas shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$14.37
52-week range$8.21 - $16.49
50-day moving average $15.19
200-day moving average $14.12
Wall St. target price$17.63
PE ratio 24.495
Dividend yield $0.5 (3.53%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.59

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Is it a good time to buy Atlas stock?

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Atlas price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.37 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-15) -1.24%
1 month (2021-09-23) -7.41%
3 months (2021-07-23) 10.62%
6 months (2021-04-23) 1.77%
1 year (2020-10-22) 54.52%
2 years (2019-10-22) 27.62%
3 years (2018-10-22) 69.86%
5 years (2016-10-21) 13.06%

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 P/E ratio

Atlas's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, Atlas shares trade at around 24x recent earnings.

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

Atlas's EBITDA

Atlas's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $970.2 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 $1.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 40.66%
Gross profit TTM $995.8 million
Return on assets TTM 3.96%
Return on equity TTM 5.82%
Profit margin 14.62%
Book value $15.02
Market capitalisation $3.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Atlas shares

There are currently 5.7 million Atlas shares held short by investors – that's known as Atlas's "short interest". This figure is 14.9% down from 6.7 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 877408.32049307). Atlas's SIR currently stands at 6.49. In other words for every 100,000 Atlas shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6490 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 0.077% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Atlas shares, roughly 77 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Atlas.

Find out more about how you can short Atlas stock.

Atlas share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 27.67% of net profits

Recently Atlas has paid out, on average, around 27.67% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.44% 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 3.44% 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 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 October 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Atlas's shares ever split?

Atlas's shares were split on 27 February 2020.

Atlas share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Atlas's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.2121 up to $16.49. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ATCO.US volatility(beta: 1.07)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 1.0677. 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. operates as an asset manager and operator. The company, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent charter owner and manager of containerships. The company charters its containerships under long-term and fixed-rate time charters to various container liner companies. As of March 10, 2020, it operated a fleet of 118 containerships. It also provides fast-track mobile turbine power to various industries. In addition, the company plans, finances, constructs, and commissions permanent power plants.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Atlas is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 26.34% of Atlas shares are held by insiders and 70.678% by institutions.
How many people work for Atlas?
Latest data suggests 5,300 work at Atlas.
When does the fiscal year end for Atlas?
Atlas's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Atlas based?
Atlas's address is: 23 Berkeley Square, London, United Kingdom, W1J 6HE
What is Atlas's ISIN number?
Atlas's international securities identification number is: MHY0436Q1098
What is Atlas's CUSIP number?
Atlas's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: Y0436Q109

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