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How to buy Opiant Pharmaceuticals stock | $8.2

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Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biotechnology business based in the US. Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares (OPNT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Opiant Pharmaceuticals employs 21 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$27.4 million.

How to buy shares in Opiant Pharmaceuticals

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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 Opiant Pharmaceuticals. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: OPNT. 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 Opiant Pharmaceuticals 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$8.2, 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 Opiant Pharmaceuticals, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Opiant Pharmaceuticals. 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.

Opiant Pharmaceuticals share price

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Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-30.
Latest market closeUSD$8.2
52-week rangeUSD$6.79 - USD$15.2
50-day moving average USD$7.6068
200-day moving average USD$8.7935
Wall St. target priceUSD$41.33
PE ratio 4.4261
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.794

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Is it a good time to buy Opiant Pharmaceuticals stock?

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Opiant Pharmaceuticals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.2 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-11) N/A
1 month (2020-12-22) 1.74%
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) N/A
3 years (2018-01-18) N/A
5 years (2016-01-18) N/A

Is Opiant Pharmaceuticals under- or over-valued?

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

Opiant Pharmaceuticals's P/E ratio

Opiant Pharmaceuticals's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Opiant Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA

Opiant Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$9.5 million.

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

Opiant Pharmaceuticals financials

Revenue TTM USD$27.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$23.7 million
Return on assets TTM -0.74%
Return on equity TTM -0.32%
Profit margin -0.4%
Book value $8.347
Market capitalisation USD$34.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares

There are currently 5,370 Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares held short by investors – that's known as Opiant Pharmaceuticals's "short interest". This figure is 42.8% up from 3,760 last month.

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

Opiant Pharmaceuticals's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Opiant Pharmaceuticals's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily (recently around 14513.513513514). Opiant Pharmaceuticals's SIR currently stands at 0.37. In other words for every 100,000 Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily on the market, roughly 370 shares are currently held short.

However Opiant Pharmaceuticals's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares, or, against the total number of tradable Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Opiant Pharmaceuticals's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0013% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Opiant Pharmaceuticals 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 Opiant Pharmaceuticals.

Find out more about how you can short Opiant Pharmaceuticals stock.

Opiant Pharmaceuticals share dividends

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

Have Opiant Pharmaceuticals's shares ever split?

Opiant Pharmaceuticals's shares were split on a 1:100 basis on 31 December 2014. So if you had owned 100 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 Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Opiant Pharmaceuticals shares which in turn could have impacted Opiant Pharmaceuticals's share price.

Opiant Pharmaceuticals share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Opiant Pharmaceuticals's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.79 up to $15.2. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OPNT.US volatility(beta: 0.78)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 Opiant Pharmaceuticals's is 0.7824. This would suggest that Opiant Pharmaceuticals's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Opiant Pharmaceuticals overview

Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops medicines for addictions and drug overdose. The company offers NARCAN nasal spray, a treatment to reverse opioid overdoses. Its pipeline of product candidates includes treatments for opioid overdose; alcohol use disorders; acute cannabinoid overdose; and opioid use disorders. The company was formerly known as Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. and changed its name to Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in January 2016. Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

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