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How to buy CounterPath Corporation stock | $3.4

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CounterPath Corporation is a software-application business based in the US. CounterPath Corporation shares (CPAH) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. CounterPath Corporation employs 72 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$13.9 million.

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  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 CounterPath Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CPAH. 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 CounterPath 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$3.4, 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 CounterPath Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of CounterPath 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.

CounterPath Corporation share price

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CounterPath Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$3.4
52-week rangeUSD$0.91 - USD$5.92
50-day moving average USD$3.01
200-day moving average USD$3.6808
Wall St. target priceUSD$3.38
PE ratio 31.4953
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.107

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CounterPath Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.4 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-14) -0.29%
1 month (2020-12-24) 0.89%
3 months (2020-10-22) 11.48%
6 months (2020-07-22) -31.86%
1 year (2020-01-22) 47.19%
2 years (2019-01-22) 139.93%
3 years (2018-01-22) 3.8
5 years (2016-01-22) 57.41%

Is CounterPath Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

CounterPath Corporation's P/E ratio

CounterPath 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 31x. In other words, CounterPath Corporation shares trade at around 31x 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.

CounterPath Corporation's EBITDA

CounterPath Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.1 million.

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

CounterPath Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$13.9 million
Operating margin TTM 7.39%
Gross profit TTM USD$10 million
Return on assets TTM 4.95%
Return on equity TTM 24.72%
Profit margin 5.3%
Book value $0.626
Market capitalisation USD$21.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting CounterPath Corporation shares

There are currently 1,775 CounterPath Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as CounterPath Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 92.3% down from 22,958 last month.

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

CounterPath Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

CounterPath Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of CounterPath Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of CounterPath Corporation shares traded daily (recently around inf billion). CounterPath Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0. In other words for every 100,000 CounterPath Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 0 shares are currently held short.

However CounterPath Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of CounterPath Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable CounterPath Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case CounterPath Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 CounterPath Corporation shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0002% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable CounterPath Corporation 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 CounterPath Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short CounterPath Corporation stock.

CounterPath Corporation share dividends

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

Have CounterPath Corporation's shares ever split?

CounterPath Corporation's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 2 November 2015. So if you had owned 10 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 CounterPath Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for CounterPath Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted CounterPath Corporation's share price.

CounterPath Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, CounterPath Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.91 up to $5.92. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CPAH.US volatility(beta: 1.72)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while CounterPath Corporation's is 1.7186. This would suggest that CounterPath Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

CounterPath Corporation overview

CounterPath Corporation designs, develops, and sells software and services that enable enterprises and telecommunication service providers to deliver unified communications services over Internet protocol based networks in North America and internationally. Its products include Bria softphone suite that enables consumers and business users to make VoIP audio and video calls, send instant messages, manage their presence, share their screen, and collaborate with other users using desktop computers and laptops, smartphones, and tablets; and Bria Solo, which offers individual users to deploy their own softphones for use against SIP-based call sever. The company also offers software development kits that deliver voice, video, and messaging capabilities for desktop computers and mobile devices; Stretto Platform, a carrier-grade software platform for enterprises and service providers; Bria Teams, which delivers centralized provisioning, messaging, presence, screen sharing, video conferencing, and collaboration; and Bria Enterprise, an application for enterprises, service providers, and telecommunication channel partners to leverage the Stretto Platform to procure, distribute, provide, and manage Bria Enterprise clients from the cloud; and hosted messaging and collaboration solutions. In addition, it provides subscription, support, and maintenance services; and professional and other services, such as product configuration and customization, implementation, engineering, and training. The company sells its products and services through its own and third-party online stores; directly using its in-house sales team; and its channel partners. It serves small, medium, and large enterprises; telecommunications service providers and Internet telephony service providers; original equipment manufacturers, value added distributors, and value added resellers serving the telecommunication market; and end users. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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