How to buy Acer Therapeutics shares

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Acer Therapeutics Inc (ACER) is a leading biotechnology business based in the US. Acer Therapeutics is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 20 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Acer Therapeutics

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  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: ACER in this case.
  5. Research Acer Therapeutics shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Acer Therapeutics shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

Acer Therapeutics share price

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Acer Therapeutics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range$1.08 - $6.1
50-day moving average $2.753
200-day moving average $2.9662
Wall St. target price$10
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-3.195
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Share dealing platform comparison

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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
eToro Free Stocks
0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
N/A
Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
Capital at risk. 0% commission but other fees may apply.
Stake
£0
£0
Zero platform fee
Join and receive a free share worth up to £100
Access unlimited commission-free trading on 3,800+ US stocks and ETFs with Stake. Capital at risk.
IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Acer Therapeutics stock?

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Acer Therapeutics financials

Gross profit TTM $0
Return on assets TTM -66.68%
Return on equity TTM -130.69%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.882
Market capitalisation $51.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Acer Therapeutics shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "ACER.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 365,770 Acer Therapeutics shares held short by investors – that's known as Acer Therapeutics's "short interest". This figure is 12.1% down from 416,056 last month.

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

Acer Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Acer Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Acer Therapeutics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Acer Therapeutics shares traded daily (recently around 213900.58479532). Acer Therapeutics's SIR currently stands at 1.71. In other words for every 100,000 Acer Therapeutics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1710 shares are currently held short.

However Acer Therapeutics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Acer Therapeutics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Acer Therapeutics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Acer Therapeutics's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Acer Therapeutics shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0488% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Acer Therapeutics shares, roughly 49 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 Acer Therapeutics.

Find out more about how you can short Acer Therapeutics stock.

Acer Therapeutics share dividends

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

Have Acer Therapeutics's shares ever split?

Acer Therapeutics's shares were split on a 96:1000 basis on 21 September 2017. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 96 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Acer Therapeutics shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 941.7% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Acer Therapeutics shares which in turn could have impacted Acer Therapeutics's share price.

Acer Therapeutics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Acer Therapeutics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.08 up to $6.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ACER.US volatility(beta: 1.35)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Acer Therapeutics's is 1.3501. This would suggest that Acer Therapeutics's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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Acer Therapeutics overview

Acer Therapeutics Inc., a pharmaceutical company, focuses on the acquisition, development, and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases. Its pipeline includes three clinical-stage candidates: EDSIVO for the treatment of vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome in patients with a confirmed type III collagen mutation; and ACER-001, a formulation of sodium phenylbutyrate for the treatment of various inborn errors of metabolism, including urea cycle disorders, maple syrup urine disease, and osanetant for the treatment of induced Vasomotor Symptoms. The company has a research collaboration agreement with the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) to develop emetine hydrochloride as a potential treatment for patients with COVID-19; and a license agreement with Sanofi to acquire worldwide rights to osanetant, a clinical-stage, selective, and non-peptide tachykinin NK3 receptor antagonist. Acer Therapeutics Inc. was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

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