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How to buy Nephros stock | $6.64

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Nephros, Inc is a medical instruments & supplies business based in the US. Nephros shares (NEPH) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Nephros employs 25 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$9.4 million.

How to buy shares in Nephros

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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 Nephros. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: NEPH. 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 Nephros 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$6.64, 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 Nephros, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Nephros. 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.

Nephros share price

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Nephros shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-04.
Latest market closeUSD$6.64
52-week rangeUSD$4.42 - USD$10.4018
50-day moving average USD$6.2991
200-day moving average USD$7.1696
Wall St. target priceUSD$12.92
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.518

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Nephros price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.64 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-11) -14.87%
1 month (2020-12-22) -13.32%
3 months (2020-10-18) N/A
6 months (2020-07-18) N/A
1 year (2020-01-18) N/A
2 years (2019-01-18) 1,006.67%
3 years (2018-01-18) 1,283.33%
5 years (2016-01-18) N/A

Nephros financials

Revenue TTM USD$9.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$6.1 million
Return on assets TTM -19.22%
Return on equity TTM -43.07%
Profit margin -44.22%
Book value $0.928
Market capitalisation USD$61.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Nephros shares

There are currently 7,139 Nephros shares held short by investors – that's known as Nephros's "short interest". This figure is 65.3% down from 20,563 last month.

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

Nephros's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Nephros's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Nephros shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Nephros shares traded daily (recently around 6999.0196078431). Nephros's SIR currently stands at 1.02. In other words for every 100,000 Nephros shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1020 shares are currently held short.

However Nephros's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Nephros shares, or, against the total number of tradable Nephros shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Nephros's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Nephros shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0012% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Nephros shares, roughly 1 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 Nephros.

Find out more about how you can short Nephros stock.

Nephros share dividends

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

Have Nephros's shares ever split?

Nephros's shares were split on a 1:9 basis on 10 July 2019. So if you had owned 9 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 Nephros shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 800% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Nephros shares which in turn could have impacted Nephros's share price.

Nephros share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Nephros's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.42 up to $10.4018. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NEPH.US volatility(beta: 0.91)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 Nephros's is 0.9144. This would suggest that Nephros's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Nephros overview

Nephros, Inc., a commercial-stage company, develops and sells liquid purification filters and hemodiafiltration (HDF) systems in the United States. It operates through two segments, Water Filtration and Renal Products. The company's ultrafilters are used in dialysis centers for the removal of biological contaminants from water and bicarbonate concentrate; and in hospitals for the prevention of infection from waterborne pathogens, such as legionella and pseudomonas, as well as in military and outdoor recreation, commercial, and other healthcare facilities. It offers HDF systems for use in conjunction with a hemodialysis machine that enables nephrologists to provide HDF treatment to patients with end stage renal disease; hemodiafilters for use as dialyzers in hemodialysis treatment; and water filters to health care, food service, hospitality, and convenience store markets under the AETHER brand name. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in South Orange, New Jersey.

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