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How to buy Twist Bioscience Corporation stock

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Twist Bioscience Corporation is a diagnostics & research business based in the US. Twist Bioscience Corporation shares (TWST) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Twist Bioscience Corporation employs 525 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$101.1 million.

How to buy shares in Twist Bioscience Corporation

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  3. Search for Twist Bioscience Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TWST. 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 Twist Bioscience 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. 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 Twist Bioscience Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Twist Bioscience 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.

Twist Bioscience Corporation share price

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Twist Bioscience Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-24.
52-week rangeUSD$18.52 - USD$214.07
50-day moving average USD$171.0964
200-day moving average USD$113.7349
Wall St. target priceUSD$153.75
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-4.792

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Twist Bioscience Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$101.1 million
Gross profit TTM USD$28.7 million
Return on assets TTM -16.4%
Return on equity TTM -31.63%
Profit margin -115.92%
Book value $13.122
Market capitalisation USD$6.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Twist Bioscience Corporation shares

There are currently 1.8 million Twist Bioscience Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Twist Bioscience Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 22.4% down from 2.4 million last month.

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

Twist Bioscience Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Twist Bioscience Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Twist Bioscience Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Twist Bioscience Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 784200). Twist Bioscience Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.35. In other words for every 100,000 Twist Bioscience Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2350 shares are currently held short.

However Twist Bioscience Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Twist Bioscience Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Twist Bioscience Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Twist Bioscience Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Twist Bioscience Corporation shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0396% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Twist Bioscience Corporation shares, roughly 40 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 Twist Bioscience Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Twist Bioscience Corporation stock.

Twist Bioscience Corporation share dividends

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

Twist Bioscience Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Twist Bioscience Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.52 up to $214.07. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TWST.US volatility(beta: 0.8)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 Twist Bioscience Corporation's is 0.803. This would suggest that Twist Bioscience Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Twist Bioscience Corporation overview

Twist Bioscience Corporation, a synthetic biology company, manufactures and sells synthetic DNA-based products. The company's DNA synthesis platform enables the manufacturing of synthetic DNA by writing DNA on a silicon chip. It offers synthetic DNA-based products, including synthetic genes, tools for sample preparation, antibody libraries for drug discovery and development, and DNA as a digital data storage medium. The company has a collaboration agreement with ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Ltd. Twist Bioscience Corporation was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

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