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How to buy ACM Research (ACMR) shares

Learn how to easily invest in ACM Research shares.

ACM Research is a semiconductor equipment & materials business based in the US. ACM Research stocks (ACMR.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $79.3 – a decrease of 3.86% over the previous week. ACM Research employs 543 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $210.2 million.

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  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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ACM Research stock price (NASDAQ:ACMR)

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ACM Research shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-16.
Latest market close$81.49
52-week range$60.84 - $144.81
50-day moving average $86.57
200-day moving average $89.44
Wall St. target price$133.26
PE ratio 61.9637
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.43

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Is it a good time to buy ACM Research stock?

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ACM Research price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $81.49 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-11) -2.52%
1 month (2021-12-16) 14.74%
3 months (2021-10-19) -27.42%
6 months (2021-07-19) 5.42%
1 year (2021-01-19) -22.18%
2 years (2020-01-17) 125.80%
3 years (2019-01-18) 734.08%
5 years (2017-01-15) N/A

Is ACM Research under- or over-valued?

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

ACM Research's P/E ratio

ACM Research's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 62x. In other words, ACM Research shares trade at around 62x 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.

ACM Research's EBITDA

ACM Research's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $26.9 million.

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

ACM Research financials

Revenue TTM $210.2 million
Operating margin TTM 11.9%
Gross profit TTM $69.6 million
Return on assets TTM 4.08%
Return on equity TTM 15.47%
Profit margin 14.62%
Book value $8.87
Market capitalisation $1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

ACM Research share dividends

We're not expecting ACM Research to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

ACM Research share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ACM Research's shares have ranged in value from as little as $60.84 up to $144.807. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ACMR.US volatility(beta: 0.56)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 ACM Research's is 0.5577. This would suggest that ACM Research's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

How has Coronavirus impacted ACM Research's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, ACM Research's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $81.49, which is 52.48% up on its pre-crash value of $38.72 and 410.91% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $15.95.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of ACM Research stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $738.09 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 $2,293.94.

ACM Research overview

ACM Research, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells single-wafer wet cleaning equipment for enhancing the manufacturing process and yield for integrated chips worldwide. It offers space alternated phase shift technology for flat and patterned wafer surfaces, which employs alternating phases of megasonic waves to deliver megasonic energy in a uniform manner on a microscopic level; timely energized bubble oscillation technology for patterned wafer surfaces at advanced process nodes, which provides cleaning for 2D and 3D patterned wafers with fine feature sizes; Tahoe technology for delivering cleaning performance using less sulfuric acid and hydrogen peroxide; and electro-chemical plating technology for advanced metal plating. The company markets and sells its products under the Ultra C brand name through direct sales force and third-party representatives. ACM Research, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Fremont, California. .

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