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Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc is a chemicals business based in the US. Rayonier Advanced Materials shares (RYAM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Rayonier Advanced Materials employs 4,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.7 billion.

How to buy shares in Rayonier Advanced Materials

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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 Rayonier Advanced Materials. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RYAM. 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 Rayonier Advanced Materials 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$4.73, 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 Rayonier Advanced Materials, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Rayonier Advanced Materials. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted Rayonier Advanced Materials's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Rayonier Advanced Materials's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$4.73, which is 41.86% up on its pre-crash value of USD$2.75 and 408.60% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$0.93.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Rayonier Advanced Materials shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$410.77 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,592.59.

Rayonier Advanced Materials share price

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Rayonier Advanced Materials shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-19.
Latest market close USD$4.73
52-week range USD$0.9001 - USD$5.885
50-day moving average USD$4.0947
200-day moving average USD$3.1837
Wall St. target price USD$5.72
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (6.31%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.326

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Is it a good time to buy Rayonier Advanced Materials stock?

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Rayonier Advanced Materials price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.73 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-13) 6.05%
1 month (2020-10-22) 4.19%
3 months (2020-08-21) 60.34%
6 months (2020-05-22) 155.68%
1 year (2019-11-22) 34.76%
2 years (2018-11-21) -67.47%
3 years (2017-11-22) -73.91%
5 years (2015-11-20) -55.46%

Is Rayonier Advanced Materials under- or over-valued?

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

Rayonier Advanced Materials's EBITDA

Rayonier Advanced Materials's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$127.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Rayonier Advanced Materials's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Rayonier Advanced Materials financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.7 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$54.2 million
Return on assets TTM -0.61%
Return on equity TTM -9.84%
Profit margin 1.21%
Book value $11.055
Market capitalisation USD$356 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Rayonier Advanced Materials shares

There are currently 2.3 million Rayonier Advanced Materials shares held short by investors – that's known as Rayonier Advanced Materials's "short interest". This figure is 4.5% down from 2.4 million last month.

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

Rayonier Advanced Materials's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Rayonier Advanced Materials's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Rayonier Advanced Materials shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Rayonier Advanced Materials shares traded daily (recently around 501712.5). Rayonier Advanced Materials's SIR currently stands at 4.64. In other words for every 100,000 Rayonier Advanced Materials shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4640 shares are currently held short.

However Rayonier Advanced Materials's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Rayonier Advanced Materials shares, or, against the total number of tradable Rayonier Advanced Materials shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Rayonier Advanced Materials's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Rayonier Advanced Materials shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0435% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Rayonier Advanced Materials shares, roughly 44 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 Rayonier Advanced Materials.

Find out more about how you can short Rayonier Advanced Materials stock.

Rayonier Advanced Materials share dividends

We're not expecting Rayonier Advanced Materials to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Rayonier Advanced Materials share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Rayonier Advanced Materials's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.9001 up to $5.885. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Rayonier Advanced Materials's is 3.4532. This would suggest that Rayonier Advanced Materials's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Rayonier Advanced Materials overview

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. manufactures and sells cellulose specialty products in the United States, China, Japan, Europe, Latin America, other Asian countries, Canada, and internationally. The company operates through High Purity Cellulose, Forest Products, Paperboard, and Pulp & Newsprint segments. Its products include cellulose specialties, which are natural polymers that are used as raw materials to manufacture a range of consumer-oriented products, such as cigarette filters, liquid crystal displays, impact-resistant plastics, thickeners for food products, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, high-tenacity rayon yarn for tires and industrial hoses, food casings, paints, and lacquers. The company also offers commodity products, such as commodity viscose used in woven applications, including rayon textiles for clothing and other fabrics, as well as in non-woven applications comprising baby wipes, cosmetic and personal wipes, industrial wipes, and mattress ticking; and absorbent materials consisting of fluff fibers that are used as an absorbent medium in disposable baby diapers, feminine hygiene products, incontinence pads, convalescent bed pads, industrial towels and wipes, and non-woven fabrics. In addition, it provides finished dimensional lumber for use in the construction of residential and multi-family homes, light industrial, and commercial facilities, as well as in the home repair and remodel markets. Further, the company offers paperboards for packaging, printing documents, brochures, promotional materials, paperback books or catalog covers, file folders, tags, and tickets; high-yield pulps to produce paperboard and packaging products, printing and writing papers, and various other paper products; and newsprint, a paper grade used to print newspapers, advertising materials, and other publications. Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

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