How to buy Exact Sciences (EXAS) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Exact Sciences shares.

Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) is a leading diagnostics and research business based in the US. It opened the day at $116.58 after a previous close of $116.84. During the day the price has varied from a low of $115.1018 to a high of $120.14. The latest price was $119.7 (25 minute delay). Exact Sciences is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 4,800 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Exact Sciences

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

How has coronavirus impacted Exact Sciences's share price?

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

Its last market close was $74.03, which is 25.96% down on its pre-crash value of $99.98 and 110.01% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $35.2512.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Exact Sciences shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $499.27 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 $783.24.

Exact Sciences share price (NASDAQ:EXAS)

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Exact Sciences shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open$116.58
High$120.14
Low$115.1018
Close$119.7
Previous close$116.84
Change$2.86
Change %2.4478%
Volume746,731
Information last updated 2022-01-17.
52-week range$69.75 - $159.54
50-day moving average$82.6306
200-day moving average$102.8117
Wall St. target price$129.88
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-4.889
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£446.55 total
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£454.01 total
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£460.72 total
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£458.98 total
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£459.38 total
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Is it a good time to buy Exact Sciences stock?

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Financials

Revenue TTM $1.8 billion
Gross profit TTM $1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM -10.08%
Return on equity TTM -28.24%
Profit margin -46.5%
Book value $20.074
Market capitalisation $13.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Exact Sciences share dividends

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

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Exact Sciences's shares have ranged in value from as little as $69.75 up to $159.54. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EXAS.US volatility(beta: 1.2)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 Exact Sciences's is 1.2007. This would suggest that Exact Sciences'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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