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How to buy Alimera Sciences (ALIM) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Alimera Sciences shares.

Alimera Sciences is a drug manufacturers-specialty & generic business based in the US. Alimera Sciences stocks (ALIM.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $8.98 – a decrease of 6.71% over the previous week. Alimera Sciences employs 130 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $58.8 million.

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Is it a good time to buy Alimera Sciences stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Alimera Sciences's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Alimera Sciences's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $4.515, which is 31.69% down on its pre-crash value of $6.61 and 57.86% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $2.8602.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Alimera Sciences stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $503.77 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 $678.97.

Alimera Sciences stock price (NASDAQ:ALIM)

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Alimera Sciences shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-10.
Latest market close$4.52
52-week range$3.94 - $12.25
50-day moving average $5.09
200-day moving average $7.21
Wall St. target price$14.83
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.20

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Alimera Sciences price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.515 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-06) -6.33%
1 month (2021-12-16) -1.85%
3 months (2021-10-15) 2.61%
6 months (2021-07-16) -48.81%
1 year (2021-01-15) -31.59%
2 years (2020-01-16) -35.04%
3 years (2019-01-16) 443.98%
5 years (2017-01-13) 255.51%

Is Alimera Sciences under- or over-valued?

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

Alimera Sciences's EBITDA

Alimera Sciences's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4.9 million.

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

Alimera Sciences financials

Revenue TTM $58.8 million
Operating margin TTM 3.95%
Gross profit TTM $43.9 million
Return on assets TTM 2.66%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -2.11%
Book value $-0.48
Market capitalisation $33 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Alimera Sciences share dividends

We're not expecting Alimera Sciences to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Alimera Sciences's shares ever split?

Alimera Sciences's shares were split on a 1:15 basis on 14 November 2019. So if you had owned 15 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Alimera Sciences shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Alimera Sciences shares which in turn could have impacted Alimera Sciences's share price.

Alimera Sciences share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Alimera Sciences's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.94 up to $12.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ALIM.US volatility(beta: 1.63)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 Alimera Sciences's is 1.6325. This would suggest that Alimera Sciences's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Alimera Sciences overview

Alimera Sciences, Inc. , a pharmaceutical company, engages in the development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals in the United States and internationally. It offers ILUVIEN, an intravitreal implant for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME), which is a disease of the retina that affects individuals with diabetes and could lead to severe vision loss and blindness; and to prevent relapse in recurrent non-infectious uveitis affecting the posterior segment of the eye. The company sells its products to physician offices, pharmacies, and hospitals through direct sales and distributors. It has a collaboration agreement with EyePoint Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. for the development and sale of insert technology to deliver other corticosteroids to the back of the eye for the treatment and prevention of eye diseases in humans or to treat diabetic macular edema. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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