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How to buy Tilray stock in Canada

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Tilray, Inc is a drug manufacturers-specialty & generic business based in Canada. Tilray shares (APHA.TO) are listed on the TO and all prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. Tilray employs 1,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around C$611.1 million.

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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: APHA in this case.
  5. Research Tilray shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Tilray shares. It's that simple.

Tilray share price

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Tilray shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-05-07.
Latest market closeC$N/A
52-week rangeC$3.93 - C$30.7
50-day moving average C$23.6221
200-day moving average C$18.5165
Wall St. target priceC$18.54
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) C$0.116

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Is it a good time to buy Tilray stock?

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Is Tilray under- or over-valued?

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

Tilray's EBITDA

Tilray's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is CADC$9 million.

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

Tilray financials

Revenue TTM CADC$611.1 million
Gross profit TTM CADC$191 million
Return on assets TTM -1.31%
Return on equity TTM -34.14%
Profit margin -95.82%
Book value C$4.76
Market capitalisation CADC$4.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Tilray shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "APHA.TO"
  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 12.0 million Tilray shares held short by investors – that's known as Tilray's "short interest". This figure is 41.7% up from 8.4 million last month.

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

Tilray's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Tilray's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Tilray shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Tilray shares traded daily (recently around 3.4 million). Tilray's SIR currently stands at 3.52. In other words for every 100,000 Tilray shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3520 shares are currently held short.

However Tilray's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Tilray shares, or, against the total number of tradable Tilray shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Tilray's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Tilray shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Tilray shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

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

Find out more about how you can short Tilray stock.

Tilray share dividends

We're not expecting Tilray to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Have Tilray's shares ever split?

Tilray's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 8 December 2014. So if you had owned 10 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 Tilray shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Tilray shares which in turn could have impacted Tilray's share price.

Tilray share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Tilray's shares have ranged in value from as little as C$3.93 up to C$30.7. 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 (TO average) beta is 1, while Tilray's is 2.6198. This would suggest that Tilray's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Tilray overview

Aphria Inc. cultivates, processes, produces, markets, distributes, and sells medical cannabis in Canada and internationally. The company offers pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis, adult-use cannabis, and cannabis-derived extracts and derivative cannabis products under the Solei, RIFF, Good Supply, Aphria, P'tite Pof, and Broken Coast brands. It serves patients and consumers through distributors and online. The company is headquartered in Leamington, Canada.

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