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How to buy ADTRAN stock in Canada | $19.81

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ADTRAN is a communication equipment business based in the US. ADTRAN stocks (ADTN.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $21.22 – an increase of 1.49% over the previous week. ADTRAN employs 1,405 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $519.5 million.

How to buy ADTRAN stock in Canada

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  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: ADTN in this case.
  5. Research ADTRAN stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your ADTRAN stocks. It's that simple.

How has Coronavirus impacted ADTRAN's stock price?

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

Its last market close was $19.81, which is 52.75% up on its pre-crash value of $9.36 and 312.71% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $4.8.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of ADTRAN stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $599.55 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 $2,132.35.

ADTRAN stock price

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ADTRAN stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$19.81
52-week range$9.4942 - $21.79
50-day moving average $20.4582
200-day moving average $18.275
Wall St. target price$22.17
PE ratio 77.4182
Dividend yield $0.36 (1.68%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.275

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Is it a good time to buy ADTRAN stock?

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ADTRAN price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $19.81

1 month (2021-06-28) -8.41%
3 months (2021-04-28) 12.24%

Is ADTRAN under- or over-valued?

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

ADTRAN's P/E ratio

ADTRAN's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 77x. In other words, ADTRAN stocks trade at around 77x 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 stocks or simply that they're over-valued.

ADTRAN's PEG ratio

ADTRAN's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 11.04. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into ADTRAN's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.


ADTRAN's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$16.5 million.

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

ADTRAN financials

Revenue TTM USD$519.5 million
Operating margin TTM 0.02%
Gross profit TTM USD$218 million
Return on assets TTM 0.01%
Return on equity TTM 3.61%
Profit margin 2.55%
Book value $7.654
Market capitalisation USD$1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell ADTRAN stocks

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "ADTN.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 956,113 ADTRAN stocks held short by investors – that's known as ADTRAN's "short interest". This figure is 0.5% down from 960,615 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting ADTRAN stocks can be evaluated.

ADTRAN's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

ADTRAN's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of ADTRAN stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of ADTRAN stocks traded daily (recently around 233198.29268293). ADTRAN's SIR currently stands at 4.1. In other words for every 100,000 ADTRAN stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 4100 stocks are currently held short.

However ADTRAN's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of ADTRAN stocks, or, against the total number of tradable ADTRAN stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case ADTRAN's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 ADTRAN stocks in existence, roughly 20 stocks are currently held short) or 0.02% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable ADTRAN stocks, roughly 20 stocks are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against ADTRAN.

Find out more about how you can short ADTRAN stock.

ADTRAN stock dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 81.82% of net profits

Recently ADTRAN has paid out, on average, around 81.82% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.68% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), ADTRAN shareholders could enjoy a 1.68% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In ADTRAN's case, that would currently equate to about $0.36 per share.

ADTRAN's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

ADTRAN's most recent dividend payout was on 2 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their stocks by 18 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have ADTRAN stocks ever split?

ADTRAN stocks were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 December 2003. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your ADTRAN stocks – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower stock price could have impacted the market appetite for ADTRAN stocks which in turn could have impacted ADTRAN's stock price.

ADTRAN stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ADTRAN's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $9.4942 up to $21.79. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ADTN.US volatility(beta: 1.39)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while ADTRAN's is 1.3874. This would suggest that ADTRAN's stocks are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

ADTRAN overview

ADTRAN, Inc. provides networking and communications platforms and services for service providers, cable/multiple system operators, small- to medium-sized business, and distributed enterprises in the United States, Germany, Mexico, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Network Solutions, and Services & Support. It offers fiber to the premises and fiber to the node (FTTN) multi-service access nodes (MSAN); fiber aggregation and FTTN MSAN; network management and subscriber services control and orchestration software; software defined networking -controlled programmable network elements; fiber to the distribution point units; optical line terminals and transport solutions; IP-based digital subscriber line access multiplexers; cabinet and outside plant enclosures and services; transceivers, cables, and other miscellaneous materials; and other products, software, and services. The company also provides broadband customer premise solutions and point-to-point Ethernet optical network terminals; radio frequency over glass micro nodes; ethernet switches for multi-gigabit local area networking; SmartOS software licensing for residential gateway and Wi-Fi devices; cloud-based SaaS management platforms; Wi-Fi-enabled residential gateway products and accessories; managed mesh Wi-Fi solutions for cloud-managed connectivity; virtual wireless local area networks for business-class Wi-Fi and management; and pre-sale and post-sale technical support. In addition, it offers planning, engineering, program management, maintenance, installation, and commissioning services. Further, the company offers time division multiplexed and asynchronous transfer mode-based aggregation systems and customer devices; and high-bit-rate digital subscriber line, asymmetric digital subscriber line, and other technologies to deliver business and residential services. ADTRAN, Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama.

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