How to buy ACM Research (ACMR) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in ACM Research shares.

ACM Research Inc (ACMR) is a leading semiconductor equipment and materials business based in the US. In the week up to 22 January ACM Research shares plunged 11.91% to a closing position of $73.62. Over the last 12 months, ACM Research's share price has fallen by 15.22% from $97.6. ACM Research is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 543 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in ACM Research

  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: ACMR in this case.
  5. Research ACM Research shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your ACM Research shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has coronavirus impacted ACM Research's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, ACM Research's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $73.62, which is 47.41% up on its pre-crash value of $38.72 and 361.57% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $15.95.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of ACM Research shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $738.09 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 $2,072.40.

ACM Research share price (NASDAQ:ACMR)

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

ACM Research shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$79.3
Change %4.3506%
Information last updated 2022-01-16.
52-week range$60.84 - $144.807
50-day moving average$86.5714
200-day moving average$89.4352
Wall St. target price$133.26
PE ratio61.9637
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$1.431
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Fees for buying 10x ACM Research shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £3.07
£617.49 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.54
£615.95 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £3.07
£617.49 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £10.53
£624.95 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £18.09
£632.51 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £17.21
£631.63 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £6.14
£620.56 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £17.18
£631.60 total
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Is it a good time to buy ACM Research stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

Is ACM Research under- or over-valued?

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

P/E ratio

ACM Research's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 62x. In other words, ACM Research shares trade at around 62x 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.


ACM Research's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $26.9 million (£20 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a ACM Research's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.


Revenue TTM $210.2 million
Operating margin TTM 11.9%
Gross profit TTM $69.6 million
Return on assets TTM 4.08%
Return on equity TTM 15.47%
Profit margin 14.62%
Book value $8.87
Market capitalisation $1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

ACM Research share dividends

We're not expecting ACM Research to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. Typically it's companies that have been around for longer that pay dividends (ACM Research had its IPO on 2 November 2017). However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ACM Research's shares have ranged in value from as little as $60.84 up to $144.807. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ACMR.US volatility(beta: 0.56)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 ACM Research's is 0.5577. This would suggest that ACM Research's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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