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How to buy LightPath Technologies (LPTH) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in LightPath Technologies stocks.
LightPath Technologies is an electronic components business based in the US. LightPath Technologies stocks (LPTH.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $2.54 – an increase of 10.13% over the previous week. LightPath Technologies employs 353 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $38.1 million.
How to buy shares in LightPath Technologies
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- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – LPTH – 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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Is it a good time to buy LightPath Technologies stock?
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in LightPath Technologies?
- Has coronavirus impacted LightPath Technologies shares?
- LightPath Technologies shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is LightPath Technologies stock a buy or sell?
- LightPath Technologies performance over time
- LightPath Technologies's financials
- How volatile are LightPath Technologies shares?
- Does LightPath Technologies pay a dividend?
- Have LightPath Technologies shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted LightPath Technologies's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, LightPath Technologies's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $2.61, which is 43.68% up on its pre-crash value of $1.47 and 317.60% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $0.625.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of LightPath Technologies stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $1,221.00 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 $3,728.57.
LightPath Technologies stock price (NASDAQ:LPTH)Use our graph to track the performance of LPTH stocks over time.
LightPath Technologies shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$2.61|
|52-week range||$1.69 - $5.45|
|50-day moving average||$2.11|
|200-day moving average||$2.32|
|Wall St. target price||$3.43|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.15|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
LightPath Technologies price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-07)||10.13%|
|1 month (2021-12-16)||16.00%|
|3 months (2021-10-15)||30.50%|
|6 months (2021-07-16)||21.40%|
|1 year (2021-01-15)||-45.17%|
|2 years (2020-01-16)||284.39%|
|3 years (2019-01-16)||41.85%|
|5 years (2017-01-13)||44.20%|
Is LightPath Technologies under- or over-valued?
Valuing LightPath Technologies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of LightPath Technologies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
LightPath Technologies's EBITDA
LightPath Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $677,889.
The EBITDA is a measure of a LightPath Technologies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
LightPath Technologies financials
|Revenue TTM||$38.1 million|
|Gross profit TTM||$13.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-3.55%|
|Return on equity TTM||-11.41%|
|Market capitalisation||$63.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
LightPath Technologies share dividends
We're not expecting LightPath Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have LightPath Technologies's shares ever split?
LightPath Technologies's shares were split on a 1:8 basis on 3 March 2003. So if you had owned 8 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 LightPath Technologies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 700% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for LightPath Technologies shares which in turn could have impacted LightPath Technologies's share price.
LightPath Technologies share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, LightPath Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.69 up to $5.45. 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 LightPath Technologies's is 1.3193. This would suggest that LightPath Technologies's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
LightPath Technologies overview
LightPath Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes optical components and assemblies. The company offers precision molded glass aspheric optics, molded and diamond-turned infrared aspheric lenses, and other optical components used to produce products that manipulate light. Its products are used in defense products, medical devices, laser aided industrial tools, automotive safety applications, barcode scanners, optical data storage, hybrid fiber coax datacom, telecommunications, machine vision and sensors, and other industries. The company sells its products directly to customers in North America, Europe, and Asia, as well as through distributors and catalogs in the United States and internationally. LightPath Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.
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