How to buy AgroFresh Solutions shares | 05 March price $2.25

How to buy AgroFresh Solutions shares | $2.25

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AgroFresh Solutions, Inc (AGFS) is a leading farm products business based in the US. It opened the day at $2.35 after a previous close of $2.36. During the day the price has varied from a low of $2.235 to a high of $2.35. The latest price was $2.25 (25 minute delay). AgroFresh Solutions is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 292 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in AgroFresh Solutions

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

AgroFresh Solutions share price

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AgroFresh Solutions shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-05.
Previous close$2.36
Change $-0.11
Change % -4.661%
Volume 43,452
Information last updated 2021-03-02.
52-week range$1 - $3.79
50-day moving average $2.2333
200-day moving average $2.3649
Wall St. target price$4
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.672
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Is it a good time to buy AgroFresh Solutions stock?

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AgroFresh Solutions price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $2.25

1 week (2021-02-26) -5.86%
1 month (2021-02-05) -1.32%
3 months (2020-12-04) -10.00%
6 months (2020-09-04) -11.07%
1 year (2020-03-05) 5.63%
2 years (2019-03-05) -53.99%
3 years (2018-03-05) -71.23%
5 years (2016-03-04) -55.00%

Is AgroFresh Solutions under- or over-valued?

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

AgroFresh Solutions's PEG ratio

AgroFresh Solutions's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.25. 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 AgroFresh Solutions's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

AgroFresh Solutions's EBITDA

AgroFresh Solutions's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $71.1 million (£0.0 million).

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

AgroFresh Solutions financials

Revenue TTM $166.7 million
Operating margin TTM 14.12%
Gross profit TTM $125 million
Return on assets TTM 1.8%
Return on equity TTM -19.06%
Profit margin -42.77%
Book value $5.197
Market capitalisation $131.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell AgroFresh Solutions shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "AGFS.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 738,201 AgroFresh Solutions shares held short by investors – that's known as AgroFresh Solutions's "short interest". This figure is 5.2% down from 778,457 last month.

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

AgroFresh Solutions's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

AgroFresh Solutions's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of AgroFresh Solutions shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of AgroFresh Solutions shares traded daily (recently around 344953.73831776). AgroFresh Solutions's SIR currently stands at 2.14. In other words for every 100,000 AgroFresh Solutions shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2140 shares are currently held short.

However AgroFresh Solutions's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of AgroFresh Solutions shares, or, against the total number of tradable AgroFresh Solutions shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case AgroFresh Solutions's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 AgroFresh Solutions shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0324% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable AgroFresh Solutions shares, roughly 32 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 AgroFresh Solutions.

Find out more about how you can short AgroFresh Solutions stock.

AgroFresh Solutions share dividends

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

AgroFresh Solutions share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AgroFresh Solutions's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1 up to $3.79. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AGFS.US volatility(beta: 1.1)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 AgroFresh Solutions's is 1.1041. This would suggest that AgroFresh Solutions's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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AgroFresh Solutions overview

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. provides science-based solutions, data-driven technologies, and services to enhance the quality and extend the shelf life of fresh produce. It offers solutions in various fresh produce categories, including apples, bananas, cherries, citrus, and pears, as well as avocados, kiwifruits, melons, ornamentals, peaches and nectarines, plums, tomatoes, and others. The company supports growers, packers, and retailers by providing post-harvest solutions across the industry to enhance crop values while conserving planet's resources and reducing food waste. The company's flagship product is the SmartFresh system that regulates the post-harvest ripening effects of ethylene to preserve the texture, firmness, taste, and appearance of produce during storage, transportation, and retail display. It also provides Harvista technology for use in pre-harvest management of pome fruit, apples, pears, cherries, and blueberries. In addition, the company is developing RipeLock, a packaging- based freshness technology solution for fruits and vegetables; FreshCloud, a suite of monitoring and screening solutions; and LandSpring, a 1-Methylcyclopropene technology targeted to transplanted vegetable seedlings. It operates in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, as well as Latin America and the Asia Pacific. The company was formerly known as Boulevard Acquisition Corp. and changed its name to AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. in July 2015. AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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