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How to buy UFP Technologies stock | $62.7

Learn how to easily invest in UFP Technologies stock.

UFP Technologies Inc is a packaging & containers business based in the US. UFP Technologies shares (UFPT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. UFP Technologies employs 860 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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UFP Technologies stock price (NASDAQ: UFPT)

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UFP Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-18.
Latest market close$62.70
52-week range$36.69 - $71.17
50-day moving average $64.35
200-day moving average $59.10
Wall St. target price$78.00
PE ratio 30.118
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.12

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UFP Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $62.7 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) -1.75%
1 month (2021-09-24) 0.79%
3 months (2021-07-23) 4.71%
6 months (2021-04-23) 24.50%
1 year (2020-10-23) 58.65%
2 years (2019-10-24) 56.79%
3 years (2018-10-24) 102.19%
5 years (2016-10-24) 133.96%

Is UFP Technologies under- or over-valued?

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

UFP Technologies's P/E ratio

UFP Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 30x. In other words, UFP Technologies shares trade at around 30x 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.

UFP Technologies's EBITDA

UFP Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $28.6 million.

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

UFP Technologies financials

Revenue TTM $187.7 million
Operating margin TTM 10.83%
Gross profit TTM $44.7 million
Return on assets TTM 6.13%
Return on equity TTM 9.02%
Profit margin 8.54%
Book value $24.74
Market capitalisation $480.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting UFP Technologies shares

There are currently 47,132 UFP Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as UFP Technologies's "short interest". This figure is 11.7% down from 53,348 last month.

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

UFP Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

UFP Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of UFP Technologies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of UFP Technologies shares traded daily (recently around 26628.248587571). UFP Technologies's SIR currently stands at 1.77. In other words for every 100,000 UFP Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1770 shares are currently held short.

However UFP Technologies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of UFP Technologies shares, or, against the total number of tradable UFP Technologies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case UFP Technologies's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 UFP Technologies shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0078% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable UFP Technologies shares, roughly 8 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 UFP Technologies.

Find out more about how you can short UFP Technologies stock.

UFP Technologies share dividends

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

UFP Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, UFP Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $36.69 up to $71.17. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

UFPT.US volatility(beta: 1.01)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 UFP Technologies's is 1.0148. This would suggest that UFP Technologies's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

UFP Technologies overview

UFP Technologies, Inc. designs and custom manufactures components, subassemblies, products, and packaging utilizing specialized foams, films, and plastics primarily for the medical market. Its single-use and single-patient devices and components are used in a range of medical devices, disposable wound care products, infection prevention, minimally invasive surgery, wearables, orthopedic soft goods, and orthopedic implant packaging. The company also provides engineered products and components to customers in the automotive, aerospace and defense, consumer, electronics, and industrial markets. The applications of these products include military uniform and gear components, automotive interior trim, athletic padding, environmentally protective packaging, air filtration, abrasive nail files, and protective cases and inserts. It markets and sells its products in the United States principally through a direct sales force, as well as independent manufacturer representatives. UFP Technologies, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of UFP Technologies is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 8.963% of UFP Technologies shares are held by insiders and 85.216% by institutions.
How many people work for UFP Technologies?
Latest data suggests 860 work at UFP Technologies.
When does the fiscal year end for UFP Technologies?
UFP Technologies's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is UFP Technologies based?
UFP Technologies's address is: 100 Hale Street, Newburyport, MA, United States, 01950-3504
What is UFP Technologies's ISIN number?
UFP Technologies's international securities identification number is: US9026731029
What is UFP Technologies's CUSIP number?
UFP Technologies's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 902673102

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