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How to buy Aurora Cannabis stock in Canada | $4.71

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Aurora Cannabis Inc is a drug manufacturers-specialty & generic business based in the US. Aurora Cannabis shares (ACB.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $4.71 – an increase of 17.16% over the previous week. Aurora Cannabis employs 2,731 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of $1.9 billion.

How to buy shares in Aurora Cannabis

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

How has Coronavirus impacted Aurora Cannabis's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Aurora Cannabis's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $4.71, which is 64.54% up on its pre-crash value of $1.67 and 685.00% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.6.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Aurora Cannabis shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $341.30 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 $2,355.00.

Aurora Cannabis share price

Use our graph to track the performance of ACB stocks over time.

Aurora Cannabis shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-13.
Latest market close$4.71
52-week range$3.71 - $27.84
50-day moving average $9.8055
200-day moving average $8.5402
PE ratio 48.8889
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.216

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Is it a good time to buy Aurora Cannabis stock?

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Aurora Cannabis price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $4.71

1 week (2021-01-13) -56.83%
1 month (2020-12-18) -50.94%
3 months (2020-10-20) 3.29%
6 months (2020-07-20) -59.19%
1 year (2020-01-17) 121.13%
2 years (2019-01-18) -26.86%
3 years (2018-01-19) -56.27%
5 years (2016-01-20) 1,183.38%

Is Aurora Cannabis under- or over-valued?

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

Aurora Cannabis's P/E ratio

Aurora Cannabis's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 49x. In other words, Aurora Cannabis shares trade at around 49x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Aurora Cannabis financials

Gross profit TTM USD$-33,539,000
Return on assets TTM -6.71%
Return on equity TTM -103.28%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $3.439
Market capitalisation USD$1.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Aurora Cannabis shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "ACB.US"
  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 36.5 million Aurora Cannabis shares held short by investors – that's known as Aurora Cannabis's "short interest". This figure is 11.4% down from 41.2 million last month.

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

Aurora Cannabis's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Aurora Cannabis's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Aurora Cannabis shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Aurora Cannabis shares traded daily (recently around 44.0 million). Aurora Cannabis's SIR currently stands at 0.83. In other words for every 100,000 Aurora Cannabis shares traded daily on the market, roughly 830 shares are currently held short.

However Aurora Cannabis's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Aurora Cannabis shares, or, against the total number of tradable Aurora Cannabis shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Aurora Cannabis's short interest could be expressed as 0.2% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Aurora Cannabis shares in existence, roughly 200 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Aurora Cannabis 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 Aurora Cannabis.

Find out more about how you can short Aurora Cannabis stock.

Aurora Cannabis share dividends

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

Have Aurora Cannabis's shares ever split?

Aurora Cannabis's shares were split on a 1:12 basis on 11 May 2020. So if you had owned 12 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 Aurora Cannabis shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Aurora Cannabis shares which in turn could have impacted Aurora Cannabis's share price.

Aurora Cannabis share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Aurora Cannabis's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.71 up to $27.84. 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 average) beta is 1, while Aurora Cannabis's is 3.2601. This would suggest that Aurora Cannabis's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Aurora Cannabis overview

Aurora Cannabis Inc. produces and distributes medical cannabis products worldwide. It is vertically integrated and horizontally diversified across various segments of the cannabis value chain, including facility engineering and design, cannabis breeding, genetics research, production, derivatives, high value-add product development, home cultivation, wholesale, and retail distribution. The company produces various strains of dried cannabis, cannabis oil and capsules, and topical kits for medical patients. It also sells vaporizers; consumable vaporizer accessories, including valves, screens, etc.; and herb mills for using CanniMed herbal cannabis products, as well as grinders and vaporizer lockable containers. In addition, the company engages in the development of medical cannabis products at various stages of development, including oral, topical, edible, and inhalable products; and operation of CanvasRX, a network of cannabis counseling and outreach centers. Further, it provides patient counselling services; design and construction services; and cannabis analytical product testing services. The company's brand portfolio includes Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael '71, Daily Special, AltaVie, MedReleaf, CanniMed, Whistler, Woodstock, and ROAR Sports. Aurora Cannabis Inc. is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada.

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