How to buy Aterian (ATER) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Aterian shares.

Aterian Inc
+ $0.01 ( + 0.12%)

Aterian Inc (ATER) is a leading consumer electronics business based in the US. On 6 October Aterian shares plunged 13.44% to a closing position of $8.44. Over the last 12 months, Aterian's share price has fallen by 5.57% from $8.62. Aterian is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 120 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Aterian

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

How has coronavirus impacted Aterian's share price?

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

Its last market close was $8.13, which is 50.18% up on its pre-crash value of $4.05 and 472.54% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $1.42.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Aterian shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $394.72 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 $1,786.81.

Aterian share price (NASDAQ:ATER)

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

Aterian shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-15.
Previous close$8.13
Change %0.123%
Information last updated 2021-10-13.
52-week range$3.04 - $48.99
50-day moving average$9.4954
200-day moving average$14.3102
Wall St. target price$18.2
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-6.992
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Fees for buying 100x Aterian 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
Freetrade logo £0 No minimum £2.66
£594.85 total
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eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $50 £2.96
£595.15 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £5.92
£598.11 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.31
£593.49 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £3.25
£595.44 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £18.16
£610.35 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £17.16
£609.35 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £17.19
£609.38 total
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Is it a good time to buy Aterian stock?

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Aterian price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $8.14

1 week (2021-10-08) 5.03%
1 month (2021-09-16) -18.27%
3 months (2021-07-15) -29.83%
6 months (2021-04-15) -66.20%
1 year (2020-10-15) -5.57%
2 years (2019-10-15) 21.49%


Revenue TTM $216.6 million
Gross profit TTM $85.3 million
Return on assets TTM -8.74%
Return on equity TTM -181.24%
Profit margin -75.72%
Book value $5.442
Market capitalisation $379.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Aterian shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "ATER.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 7.0 million Aterian shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 7.3% down from 7.5 million last month.

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

Short interest ratio (SIR)

Aterian's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Aterian shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Aterian shares traded daily (recently around 58.1 million). Aterian's SIR currently stands at 0.12. In other words for every 100,000 Aterian shares traded daily on the market, roughly 120 shares are currently held short.

However Aterian's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Aterian shares, or, against the total number of tradable Aterian shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Aterian's short interest could be expressed as 0.15% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Aterian shares in existence, roughly 150 shares are currently held short) or 0.4762% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Aterian shares, roughly 476 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 Aterian.

Find out more about how you can short Aterian stock.

Aterian share dividends

We're not expecting Aterian to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. Typically it's companies that have been around for longer that pay dividends ( Aterian had its IPO on 12 June 2019). However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Aterian's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.04 up to $48.99. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Aterian's is 3.2127. This would suggest that Aterian's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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