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How to buy Akerna (KERN) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Akerna shares.
Akerna is a health information services business based in the US. Akerna stocks (KERN.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $3.84 – a decrease of 11.9% over the previous week. Akerna employs 144 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $19.9 million.
How to buy shares in Akerna
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- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – KERN – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- 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.
- Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
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Akerna stock price (NASDAQ:KERN)Use our graph to track the performance of KERN stocks over time.
Akerna shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$1.48|
|52-week range||$1.57 - $10.44|
|50-day moving average||$2.21|
|200-day moving average||$3.27|
|Wall St. target price||$5.88|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-1.40|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Akerna stock?
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Akerna price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-13)||-11.90%|
|1 month (2021-12-20)||-24.10%|
|3 months (2021-10-20)||-50.00%|
|6 months (2021-07-20)||-59.23%|
|1 year (2021-01-20)||-75.04%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||-83.26%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||10.057|
|5 years (2017-01-16)||N/A|
|Revenue TTM||$19.9 million|
|Gross profit TTM||$9.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-25.75%|
|Return on equity TTM||-70.95%|
|Market capitalisation||$50.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Akerna share dividends
We're not expecting Akerna to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Akerna share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Akerna's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.57 up to $10.438. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Akerna's is 2.8148. This would suggest that Akerna's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Akerna Corp. provides enterprise software solutions that enable regulatory compliance and inventory management in United States and Canada. The company offers MJ Platform, an enterprise resource planning compliance system to the cannabis industry, including state-legal marijuana, hemp, and CBD industry; and Leaf Data Systems, a compliance tracking system designed for government agencies. It also provides consulting services to cannabis industry; business intelligence, an infrastructure as a service tool, which delivers supply chain analytics for the cannabis, hemp, and CBD industries; and Last Call Analytics, a subscription analytics tool for alcohol brands to analyze their retail sales analytics. In addition, the company operates seed-to-sale platform that allows cultivators to track and report various stage of their cannabis growing operations, production, and sales processes. Further, it offers cannabis cultivation management and software to manage and optimize operational workflow in business analytics; and cannabis tracking technology that provides seed-to-sale-to-self data. Akerna Corp.
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