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How to buy Aurora Cannabis shares in Ireland | $4.71

6 steps guide to buying and managing Aurora Cannabis share in just a few minutes.

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Aurora Cannabis Inc is a drug manufacturers-specialty & generic business based in the US. Aurora Cannabis shares (ACB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Aurora Cannabis employs 2,731 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of USD$1.9 billion.

How to buy shares in Aurora Cannabis from Ireland

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Aurora Cannabis Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ACB. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Aurora Cannabis reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$4.71, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Aurora Cannabis, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Aurora Cannabis. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Aurora Cannabis shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$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 USD$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 closeUSD$4.71
52-week rangeUSD$3.71 - USD$27.84
50-day moving average USD$9.8055
200-day moving average USD$8.5402
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 48.8889
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.216

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 (2021-01-07) -53.78%
1 month (2020-12-17) -51.59%
3 months (2020-10-16) 17.16%
6 months (2020-07-17) -60.35%
1 year (2020-01-17) 121.13%
2 years (2019-01-17) -28.31%
3 years (2018-01-17) -52.52%
5 years (2016-01-15) 1,177.46%

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

Shorting Aurora Cannabis shares

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.

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