Atlantic American Corporation (AAME) is a leading insurance-life business based in the US. It opened the day at $1.98 after a previous close of $2.07. During the day the price has varied from a low of $1.98 to a high of $1.98. The latest price was $1.98 (25 minute delay). Atlantic American is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 151 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Atlantic American's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $2.28, which is 12.31% down on its pre-crash value of $2.6 and 18.13% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $1.93.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Atlantic American shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $1,159.42 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 $1,181.34.
|52-week range||$1.58 - $2.82|
|50-day moving average||$2.1597|
|200-day moving average||$2.0019|
|Dividend yield||$0.02 (0.93%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.058|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-17.84%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||-4.81%|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||-10.00%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||13.79%|
|1 year (2020-01-16)||4.21%|
|2 years (2019-01-17)||-20.80%|
|3 years (2018-01-17)||-40.81%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||-55.51%|
Valuing Atlantic American stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Atlantic American's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Atlantic American's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 37x. In other words, Atlantic American shares trade at around 37x 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.
Atlantic American's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.1 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Atlantic American's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$187.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||2.07%|
|Gross profit TTM||$13.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.63%|
|Return on equity TTM||1.3%|
|Market capitalisation||$43.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 5,858 Atlantic American shares held short by investors – that's known as Atlantic American's "short interest". This figure is 21.1% down from 7,428 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Atlantic American shares can be evaluated.
Atlantic American's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Atlantic American shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Atlantic American shares traded daily (recently around 15832.432432432). Atlantic American's SIR currently stands at 0.37. In other words for every 100,000 Atlantic American shares traded daily on the market, roughly 370 shares are currently held short.
However Atlantic American's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of tradable Atlantic American shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Atlantic American's short interest could be expressed as 0.0006% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Atlantic American shares, roughly 1 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 Atlantic American.
Find out more about how you can short Atlantic American stock.
We're not expecting Atlantic American to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Atlantic American's shares were split on a 5:4 basis on 4 November 1986. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Atlantic American shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Atlantic American shares which in turn could have impacted Atlantic American's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Atlantic American's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.58 up to $2.82. 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 Atlantic American's is 0.2593. This would suggest that Atlantic American's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Atlantic American Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides life and health, and property and casualty insurance products in the United States. It operates through American Southern and Bankers Fidelity segments. The company offers property and casualty insurance products, including business automobile insurance coverage for state governments, local municipalities, and other motor pools and fleets; and inland marine and general liability insurance products. It also provides surety bond coverage for school bus transportation and subdivision construction, as well as performance and payment bonds. In addition, it provides term, individual and group whole life insurance, as well as medicare supplement and other accident and health insurance products. The company markets its products through independent agents and brokers. Atlantic American Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
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