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How to buy Universe Pharmaceuticals stock | $2.29

Learn how to easily invest in Universe Pharmaceuticals stock.

Universe Pharmaceuticals INC
+ $0.01 ( + 0.44%)

Universe Pharmaceuticals INC is a biotechnology business based in the US. Universe Pharmaceuticals shares (UPC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Universe Pharmaceuticals stock price (NASDAQ: UPC)

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Universe Pharmaceuticals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-28.
Latest market close$2.29
52-week range$2.23 - $7.22
50-day moving average $2.37
200-day moving average $2.84
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 3.8975
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.60

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Is it a good time to buy Universe Pharmaceuticals stock?

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Universe Pharmaceuticals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $2.29 from 2021-10-27

1 week (2021-10-21) -2.14%
1 month (2021-09-28) -11.58%
3 months (2021-07-28) -4.58%
6 months (2021-04-28) -38.93%
1 year (2020-10-24) N/A
2 years (2019-10-24) N/A
3 years (2018-10-24) N/A
5 years (2016-10-24) N/A

Is Universe Pharmaceuticals under- or over-valued?

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

Universe Pharmaceuticals's P/E ratio

Universe 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, Universe 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.

However, Universe Pharmaceuticals's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the biotechnology industry or those of similar companies.

Universe Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA

Universe Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $13.7 million.

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

To put Universe Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Universe Pharmaceuticals financials

Revenue TTM $38.6 million
Operating margin TTM 34.33%
Gross profit TTM $14.1 million
Return on assets TTM 17.61%
Return on equity TTM 28.26%
Profit margin 24.95%
Book value $2.33
Market capitalisation $50.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Universe Pharmaceuticals shares

There are currently 38,756 Universe Pharmaceuticals shares held short by investors – that's known as Universe Pharmaceuticals's "short interest". This figure is 52.1% down from 80,958 last month.

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

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

Universe Pharmaceuticals's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Universe Pharmaceuticals shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Universe Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily (recently around 143540.74074074). Universe Pharmaceuticals's SIR currently stands at 0.27. In other words for every 100,000 Universe Pharmaceuticals shares traded daily on the market, roughly 270 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare Universe Pharmaceuticals's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However Universe Pharmaceuticals's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Universe Pharmaceuticals shares, or, against the total number of tradable Universe Pharmaceuticals shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Universe Pharmaceuticals's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Universe Pharmaceuticals shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0042% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Universe Pharmaceuticals shares, roughly 4 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 Universe Pharmaceuticals.

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

Universe Pharmaceuticals share dividends

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

Universe Pharmaceuticals overview

Universe Pharmaceuticals INC, a pharmaceutical company, engages in the manufacture, marketing, distribution, and sale of traditional Chinese medicine derivative products in China. It offers products for the treatment and relief for common chronic health conditions in the elderly for the physical wellness and longevity; and cold and flu medications. The company also distributes and sells third-party producers, including biomedical drugs, medical instruments, traditional Chinese medicine pieces products, and dietary supplements. Its customers include pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, clinics, and drugstore chains. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Ji'an, China. Universe Pharmaceuticals INC operates as a subsidiary of Sununion Holding Group Limited. .

Universe Pharmaceuticals in the news

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Universe Pharmaceuticals is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 67.457% of Universe Pharmaceuticals shares are held by insiders and 0.229% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Universe Pharmaceuticals?
Universe Pharmaceuticals's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is Universe Pharmaceuticals based?
Universe Pharmaceuticals's address is: No. 265, Jingjiu Avenue, Ji'an, China
What is Universe Pharmaceuticals's ISIN number?
Universe Pharmaceuticals's international securities identification number is: KYG9442G1047

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