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How to buy Atlas (ATCO) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Atlas stocks.

Atlas is an asset management business based in the US. Atlas stocks (ATCO.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $13.87 – an increase of 1.08% over the previous week. Atlas employs 5,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.6 billion.

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ATCO – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. 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.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Atlas stock price (NYSE:ATCO)

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Atlas shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$13.99
52-week range$10.61 - $16.35
50-day moving average $14.06
200-day moving average $14.13
Wall St. target price$18.25
PE ratio 22.1543
Dividend yield $0.5 (3.61%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.62

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Is it a good time to buy Atlas stock?

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Atlas price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $13.99 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-21) 1.08%
1 month (2021-12-29) -0.50%
3 months (2021-10-29) -0.07%
6 months (2021-07-29) 1.23%
1 year (2021-01-29) 24.47%
2 years (2020-01-28) 12.28%
3 years (2019-01-28) 48.36%
5 years (2017-01-27) 38.38%

Is Atlas under- or over-valued?

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

Atlas's P/E ratio

Atlas's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Atlas shares trade at around 22x 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.

Atlas's EBITDA

Atlas's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1 billion.

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

Atlas financials

Revenue TTM $1.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 42.81%
Gross profit TTM $995.8 million
Return on assets TTM 4.31%
Return on equity TTM 6.27%
Profit margin 14.68%
Book value $13.87
Market capitalisation $3.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Atlas share dividends

24%

Dividend payout ratio: 24.19% of net profits

Recently Atlas has paid out, on average, around 24.19% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.61% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Atlas shareholders could enjoy a 3.61% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Atlas's case, that would currently equate to about $0.5 per share.

While Atlas's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Atlas is investing more in its future growth.

Atlas's most recent dividend payout was on 31 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 January 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Atlas's shares ever split?

Atlas's shares were split on 28 February 2020.

Atlas share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Atlas's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.6102 up to $16.3508. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ATCO.US volatility(beta: 1.04)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Atlas's is 1.0411. This would suggest that Atlas's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Atlas overview

Atlas Corp. operates as an asset manager and operator. The company, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent charter owner and manager of containerships. The company charters its containerships under long-term and fixed-rate time charters to various container liner companies. As of March 10, 2020, it operated a fleet of 118 containerships. It also provides fast-track mobile turbine power to various industries. In addition, the company plans, finances, constructs, and commissions permanent power plants.

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