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How to buy Materialise stock

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Materialise NV is a software-application business based in the US. Materialise shares (MTLS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Materialise employs 2,177 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – MTLS – 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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Materialise share price

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Materialise shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-10.
52-week range$10.65 - $87.40
50-day moving average $60.96
200-day moving average $48.80
Wall St. target price$30.27
PE ratio 432.6804
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.10

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Is it a good time to buy Materialise stock?

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Is Materialise under- or over-valued?

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

Materialise's P/E ratio

Materialise's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 433x. In other words, Materialise shares trade at around 433x 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.

Materialise financials

Gross profit TTM $94 million
Return on assets TTM -0.15%
Return on equity TTM -5.27%
Profit margin -4.18%
Book value $3.05
Market capitalisation $2.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Materialise shares

There are currently 682,648 Materialise shares held short by investors – that's known as Materialise's "short interest". This figure is 24.9% up from 546,521 last month.

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

Materialise's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Materialise's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Materialise shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Materialise shares traded daily (recently around 458153.02013423). Materialise's SIR currently stands at 1.49. In other words for every 100,000 Materialise shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1490 shares are currently held short.

However Materialise's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Materialise shares, or, against the total number of tradable Materialise shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Materialise's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Materialise shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Materialise 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 Materialise.

Find out more about how you can short Materialise stock.

Materialise share dividends

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

Materialise share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Materialise's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.65 up to $87.4. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MTLS.US volatility(beta: 0.79)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 Materialise's is 0.7898. This would suggest that Materialise's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Materialise overview

Materialise NV provides additive manufacturing and medical software, and 3D printing services in Europe, the Americas, Europe and Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company's Materialise Software segment offers software through programs and platforms that enable and enhance the functionality of 3D printers and of 3D printing operations. Its software interfaces between various types of 3D printers; and various software applications and capturing technologies, including computer-aided design packages and 3D scanners. This segment serves 3D printing machine original equipment manufacturers; manufacturers in automotive, aerospace, consumer goods, and hearing aid industries; and 3D printing service bureaus through its sales force, Website, and third-party distributors. Its Materialise Medical segment provides medical software that allows medical-image based analysis and engineering, as well as patient-specific design of surgical devices and implants. It serves medical device companies, hospitals, universities, and industrial companies through its direct sales force, Website, and picture archiving and communication system partners. The company's Materialise Manufacturing segment provides 3D printing services, design and engineering services, and rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing of production parts to industrial and commercial customers.

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