How to buy Alterity Therapeutics (ATHE) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Alterity Therapeutics shares.

Alterity Therapeutics Limited (ATHE) is a leading biotechnology business based in the US. It opened the day at $1.36 after a previous close of $1.36. During the day the price has varied from a low of $1.3201 to a high of $1.38. The latest price was $1.37 (25 minute delay). Alterity Therapeutics is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 11 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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

How has coronavirus impacted Alterity Therapeutics's share price?

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

Its last market close was $1.28, which is 42.98% up on its pre-crash value of $0.7299 and 357.14% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $0.28.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Alterity Therapeutics shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $888.89 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 $1,580.25.

Alterity Therapeutics share price (NASDAQ:ATHE)

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

Alterity Therapeutics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-28.
Previous close$1.36
Change %0.7353%
Information last updated 2021-09-26.
52-week range$1.09 - $2.48
50-day moving average$1.3324
200-day moving average$1.3963
Wall St. target price$4
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-0.42
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Is it a good time to buy Alterity Therapeutics stock?

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Alterity Therapeutics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $1.37

1 week (2021-09-21) 6.20%
1 month (2021-08-27) -1.44%
3 months (2021-06-28) 1.37
6 months (2021-03-26) -6.16%
1 year (2020-09-28) -33.82%
2 years (2019-09-27) 15.13%
3 years (2018-09-28) -31.84%
5 years (2016-09-28) -71.40%


Revenue TTM $4.3 million
Gross profit TTM $4 million
Return on assets TTM -46.5%
Return on equity TTM -81.39%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.9
Market capitalisation $53.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Alterity Therapeutics shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "ATHE.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 851,629 Alterity Therapeutics shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 1.1% up from 842,056 last month.

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

Short interest ratio (SIR)

Alterity Therapeutics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Alterity Therapeutics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Alterity Therapeutics shares traded daily (recently around 3.4 million). Alterity Therapeutics's SIR currently stands at 0.25. In other words for every 100,000 Alterity Therapeutics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 250 shares are currently held short.

However Alterity Therapeutics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Alterity Therapeutics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Alterity Therapeutics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Alterity Therapeutics's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Alterity Therapeutics shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0254% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Alterity Therapeutics shares, roughly 25 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 Alterity Therapeutics.

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

Alterity Therapeutics share dividends

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

Have Alterity Therapeutics's shares ever split?

Alterity Therapeutics's shares were split on a 1:6 basis on 24 March 2016. So if you had owned 6 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 Alterity Therapeutics shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 500% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Alterity Therapeutics shares which in turn could have impacted Alterity Therapeutics's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Alterity Therapeutics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.09 up to $2.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ATHE.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 Alterity Therapeutics's is 1.1003. This would suggest that Alterity Therapeutics'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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