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How to buy Canaan stock

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Canaan Inc is a computer hardware business based in the US. Canaan shares (CAN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Canaan employs 248 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in Canaan

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  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CAN – 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.

Canaan share price

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Canaan shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-29.
52-week range$1.76 - $39.10
50-day moving average $20.02
200-day moving average $10.14
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.92

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Is it a good time to buy Canaan stock?

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Canaan financials

Revenue TTM $447.7 million
Gross profit TTM $37.8 million
Return on assets TTM -15.65%
Return on equity TTM -38.23%
Profit margin -48.05%
Book value $2.79
Market capitalisation $2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Canaan shares

There are currently 10.9 million Canaan shares held short by investors – that's known as Canaan's "short interest". This figure is 29.8% up from 8.4 million last month.

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

Canaan's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Canaan's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Canaan shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Canaan shares traded daily (recently around 20.9 million). Canaan's SIR currently stands at 0.52. In other words for every 100,000 Canaan shares traded daily on the market, roughly 520 shares are currently held short.

However Canaan's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Canaan shares, or, against the total number of tradable Canaan shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Canaan's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Canaan shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Canaan shares, roughly 0 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 Canaan.

Find out more about how you can short Canaan stock.

Canaan share dividends

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

Canaan overview

Canaan Inc. engages in the research, design, and sale of integrated circuit (IC) final system products by integrating IC products for bitcoin mining and related components primarily in the People's Republic of China. It is also involved in the assembly of system products; and supply chain and distribution of system products. The company has a strategic cooperation with Northern Data AG in the areas of artificial intelligence development, blockchain technology, and datacenter operations. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Hangzhou, the People's Republic of China. .

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