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How to buy Alpha Pro Tech (APT) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Alpha Pro Tech stocks.

Alpha Pro Tech is a building products & equipment business based in the US. Alpha Pro Tech stocks (APT.US) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $7.23 – an increase of 5.46% over the previous week. Alpha Pro Tech employs 121 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $63.1 million.

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Alpha Pro Tech stock price (NYSE MKT:APT)

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Alpha Pro Tech shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-20.
Latest market close$4.25
52-week range$3.76 - $12.35
50-day moving average $4.18
200-day moving average $5.60
Wall St. target price$16.75
PE ratio 12.2832
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.35

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Is it a good time to buy Alpha Pro Tech stock?

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Alpha Pro Tech price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.25 from 2022-05-19

1 week (2022-05-13) 5.46%
1 month (2022-04-21) 5.72%
3 months (2022-02-18) 2.91%
6 months (2021-11-19) -19.05%
1 year (2021-05-21) -50.00%
2 years (2020-05-21) -68.68%
3 years (2019-05-20) 19.72%
5 years (2017-05-19) 41.67%

Is Alpha Pro Tech under- or over-valued?

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

Alpha Pro Tech's P/E ratio

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

Alpha Pro Tech's EBITDA

Alpha Pro Tech's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.3 million.

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

Alpha Pro Tech financials

Revenue TTM $63.1 million
Operating margin TTM 8.63%
Gross profit TTM $25.3 million
Return on assets TTM 5%
Return on equity TTM 7.28%
Profit margin 7.22%
Book value $4.90
Market capitalisation $55.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Alpha Pro Tech share dividends

We're not expecting Alpha Pro Tech to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Alpha Pro Tech share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Alpha Pro Tech's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.76 up to $12.35. 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 (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Alpha Pro Tech's is -1.1161. This would suggest that Alpha Pro Tech's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Alpha Pro Tech has bucked the trend.

Alpha Pro Tech overview

Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. , together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of disposable protective apparel, infection control, and building supply products in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Disposable Protective Apparel and Building Supply. The Disposable Protective Apparel segment provides shoe covers, bouffant caps, coveralls, frocks, lab coats, and gowns, hoods, as well as face masks and shields. The Building Supply segment offers construction weatherization products, such as housewrap and housewrap accessories, including window and door flashing, and seam tape, and synthetic roof underlayment, as well as other woven material. The company markets its products under the Alpha Pro Tech brand name, as well as under private labels. Its products are used primarily in cleanrooms; industrial safety manufacturing environments; health care facilities, such as hospitals, laboratories, and dental offices; building and re-roofing sites.

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