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How to buy AutoWeb stock

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AutoWeb, Inc is an internet content & information business based in the US. AutoWeb shares (AUTO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. AutoWeb employs 171 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$96.7 million.

How to buy shares in AutoWeb

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for AutoWeb. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AUTO. 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 AutoWeb 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. 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 AutoWeb, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of AutoWeb. 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.

AutoWeb share price

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AutoWeb shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
52-week range USD$0.6104 - USD$5.97
50-day moving average USD$3.7174
200-day moving average USD$1.9679
Wall St. target price USD$5.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.601

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Is it a good time to buy AutoWeb stock?

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AutoWeb financials

Revenue TTM USD$96.7 million
Gross profit TTM USD$22.6 million
Return on assets TTM -13.76%
Return on equity TTM -49.99%
Profit margin -10.7%
Book value $1.269
Market capitalisation USD$53.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting AutoWeb shares

There are currently 656,637 AutoWeb shares held short by investors – that's known as AutoWeb's "short interest". This figure is 20.3% down from 823,449 last month.

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

AutoWeb's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

AutoWeb's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of AutoWeb shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of AutoWeb shares traded daily (recently around 781710.71428571). AutoWeb's SIR currently stands at 0.84. In other words for every 100,000 AutoWeb shares traded daily on the market, roughly 840 shares are currently held short.

However AutoWeb's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of AutoWeb shares, or, against the total number of tradable AutoWeb shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case AutoWeb's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 AutoWeb shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0785% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable AutoWeb shares, roughly 79 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 AutoWeb.

Find out more about how you can short AutoWeb stock.

AutoWeb share dividends

We're not expecting AutoWeb to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have AutoWeb's shares ever split?

AutoWeb's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 12 July 2012. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your AutoWeb shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for AutoWeb shares which in turn could have impacted AutoWeb's share price.

AutoWeb share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AutoWeb's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.6104 up to $5.97. 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 AutoWeb's is 2.5019. This would suggest that AutoWeb's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

AutoWeb overview

AutoWeb, Inc. operates as a digital marketing company for the automotive industry in the United States. It assists automotive retail dealers and manufacturers to market and sell new and used vehicles to consumers through its programs. The company's products include new vehicle lead program, which allows consumers to submit requests for pricing and availability of specific makes and models; and used vehicle lead program, which allows consumers to search for used vehicles according to search parameters, such as price, make, model, mileage, year, and location of the vehicle. The company's products and services also comprise WebLeads+ that offers various coupon options, which display marketing messages to consumers visiting the dealer's Website; and Payment Pro, a dealer Website conversion tool that offers consumers real-time online monthly payment information, as well as sells fixed placement advertising across its Website to automotive advertisers. It owns and operates automotive Websites that offers consumers with the information and tools to aid them with their automotive purchase decisions; direct marketing platform that enables manufacturers to selectively target in-market consumers during the often-extended vehicle shopping process; and click traffic referral program, a pay-per-click advertising program that offer targeted offers to consumers based on make, model, and geographic location. The company was formerly known as Autobytel Inc. and changed its name to AutoWeb, Inc. in October 2017. AutoWeb, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is based in Tampa, Florida.

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