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How to buy Ames National Corporation (ATLO) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Ames National Corporation stocks.
Ames National Corporation is a banks-regional business based in the US. Ames National Corporation stocks (ATLO.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $23.27 – a decrease of 0.85% over the previous week. Ames National Corporation employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $65.7 million.
How to buy shares in Ames National Corporation
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ATLO – 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.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Ames National Corporation?
- Has coronavirus impacted Ames National Corporation shares?
- Ames National Corporation shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Ames National Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- Ames National Corporation performance over time
- Are Ames National Corporation shares over-valued?
- Ames National Corporation's financials
- How volatile are Ames National Corporation shares?
- Does Ames National Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have Ames National Corporation shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Ames National Corporation stock price (NASDAQ:ATLO)Use our graph to track the performance of ATLO stocks over time.
Ames National Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$24.61|
|52-week range||$21.36 - $27.03|
|50-day moving average||$24.54|
|200-day moving average||$24.34|
|Wall St. target price||N/A|
|Dividend yield||$1.03 (4.19%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.61|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Ames National Corporation stock?
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Ames National Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-21)||-0.89%|
|1 month (2021-12-28)||0.82%|
|3 months (2021-10-28)||-0.57%|
|6 months (2021-07-28)||2.67%|
|1 year (2021-01-28)||7.47%|
|2 years (2020-01-28)||-9.62%|
|3 years (2019-01-28)||25.11|
|5 years (2017-01-27)||32.3|
Is Ames National Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing Ames National Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ames National Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Ames National Corporation's P/E ratio
Ames National Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Ames National Corporation shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Ames National Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$65.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||47.37%|
|Gross profit TTM||$59.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.19%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.44%|
|Market capitalisation||$225.8 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Ames National Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 37.45% of net profits
Recently Ames National Corporation has paid out, on average, around 37.45% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.19% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ames National Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 4.19% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ames National Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.03 per share.
While Ames National Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Ames National Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Ames National Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 14 February 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 January 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Ames National Corporation's shares ever split?
Ames National Corporation's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 17 July 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ames National Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ames National Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Ames National Corporation's share price.
Ames National Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Ames National Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $21.3605 up to $27.0275. 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 Ames National Corporation's is 0.7228. This would suggest that Ames National Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Ames National Corporation overview
Ames National Corporation operates as a multi-bank holding company that provides banking products and services primarily in Adams, Boone, Clarke, Hancock, Polk, Marshall, Ringgold, Story, Taylor, and Union counties in the central, north-central, and south-central Iowa. The company accepts a range of deposits, including checking and savings accounts; and time deposits, such as money market accounts and certificates of deposit. It also provides loans, such as short-term and medium-term commercial and agricultural real estate, residential real estate loans, equipment, vehicle, and home improvement loans; personal loans and lines of credit; agricultural and business operating loans and lines of credit; and originates mortgage loans for sale into the secondary market. In addition, the company offers cash management, merchant credit card processing, safe deposit box, wire transfer, direct deposit of payroll and social security check, and automated/video teller machine access services; and automatic drafts for various accounts, as well as wealth management services. Further, it provides farm management, investment, and custodial services for individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations; and online management, mobile and and private banking services. Ames National Corporation was founded in 1903 and is based in Ames, Iowa. .
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