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How to buy Fabrinet (FN) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Fabrinet stocks.
Fabrinet is an electronic components business based in the US. Fabrinet stocks (FN.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $91.28 – a decrease of 4.56% over the previous week. Fabrinet employs 12,189 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2 billion.
How to buy shares in Fabrinet
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- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – FN – 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 Fabrinet?
- Has coronavirus impacted Fabrinet shares?
- Fabrinet shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Fabrinet stock a buy or sell?
- Fabrinet performance over time
- Are Fabrinet shares over-valued?
- Fabrinet's financials
- How volatile are Fabrinet shares?
- Does Fabrinet pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Fabrinet stock price (NYSE:FN)Use our graph to track the performance of FN stocks over time.
Fabrinet shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$112.71|
|52-week range||$77.30 - $126.28|
|50-day moving average||$117.56|
|200-day moving average||$100.53|
|Wall St. target price||$117.75|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$4.27|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Fabrinet stock?
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Fabrinet price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-14)||-4.56%|
|1 month (2021-12-23)||-4.50%|
|3 months (2021-10-22)||16.92%|
|6 months (2021-07-23)||22.22%|
|1 year (2021-01-22)||31.33%|
|2 years (2020-01-24)||68.05%|
|3 years (2019-01-24)||101.88%|
|5 years (2017-01-24)||183.40%|
Is Fabrinet under- or over-valued?
Valuing Fabrinet stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Fabrinet's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Fabrinet's P/E ratio
Fabrinet's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Fabrinet shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).
Fabrinet's PEG ratio
Fabrinet's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.19. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Fabrinet's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Fabrinet's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $197.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Fabrinet's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.07%|
|Gross profit TTM||$221.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||6.45%|
|Return on equity TTM||14.9%|
|Market capitalisation||$4.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Fabrinet share dividends
We're not expecting Fabrinet to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Fabrinet share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Fabrinet's shares have ranged in value from as little as $77.3 up to $126.28. 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 Fabrinet's is 0.8743. This would suggest that Fabrinet's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Fabrinet provides optical packaging and precision optical, electro-mechanical, and electronic manufacturing services in North America, the Asia-Pacific, and Europe. The company offers a range of advanced optical and electro-mechanical capabilities in the manufacturing process, including process design and engineering, supply chain management, manufacturing, printed circuit board assembly, advanced packaging, integration, final assembly, and testing. Its products include switching products, including reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexers, optical amplifiers, modulators, and other optical components and modules that enable network managers to route voice, video, and data communications traffic through fiber optic cables at various wavelengths, speeds, and over various distances. The company's products also comprise tunable lasers, transceivers, and transponders; and active optical cables, which provide high-speed interconnect capabilities for data centers and computing clusters, as well as Infiniband, Ethernet, fiber channel, and optical backplane connectivity. In addition, it provides solid state, diode-pumped, gas, and fiber lasers used in semiconductor processing, biotechnology and medical device, metrology, and material processing industries; and differential pressure, micro-gyro, fuel, and other sensors used in automobiles, as well as non-contact temperature measurement sensors for the medical industry. Further, the company designs and fabricates application-specific crystals, lenses, prisms, mirrors, laser components, and substrates; and other custom and standard borosilicate, clear fused quartz, and synthetic fused silica glass products. It serves original equipment manufacturers of optical communication components, modules and sub-systems, industrial lasers, automotive components, medical devices, and sensors.
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