How to buy Universe Pharmaceuticals (UPC) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Universe Pharmaceuticals shares.

Universe Pharmaceuticals Inc (UPC) is a publicly traded drug manufacturers-specialty and generic business based in China. In the week up to 26 September Universe Pharmaceuticals shares plunged 9.76% to a closing position of $0.5685. Over the last 12 months, Universe Pharmaceuticals's share price has fallen by 7.50% from $2.53. Universe Pharmaceuticals is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Universe Pharmaceuticals

  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: UPC in this case.
  5. Research Universe Pharmaceuticals shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Universe Pharmaceuticals shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 100x Universe Pharmaceuticals 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
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £1.03
£207.60 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £9.90
£216.47 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £2.07
£208.64 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £14.02
£220.59 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.21
£206.78 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £11.09
£217.66 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £1.03
£207.60 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £12.08
£218.65 total
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Universe Pharmaceuticals share price (NASDAQ:UPC)

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

Universe Pharmaceuticals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $2.3402

1 week (2022-09-28) 320.29%
1 month (2022-09-02) 325.80%
3 months (2022-07-05) 282.20%
6 months (2022-04-05) 98.32%
1 year (2021-10-05) -4.09%

Is it a good time to buy Universe Pharmaceuticals stock?

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All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

Is Universe Pharmaceuticals under- or over-valued?

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

P/E ratio

Universe Pharmaceuticals's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 3x. In other words, Universe Pharmaceuticals shares trade at around 3x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

However, Universe Pharmaceuticals's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the drug manufacturers-specialty & generic industry or those of similar companies.

EBITDA

Universe Pharmaceuticals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $7.2 million (£0.0 million).

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

To put that into context you can compare it against similar companies.

Universe Pharmaceuticals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-03.
Open$2.36
High$2.38
Low$2.2838
Close$2.3402
Previous close$2.34
Change$0.0002
Change %0.0085%
Volume203,827
Information last updated 2022-09-29.
52-week range$0.5 - $2.55
50-day moving average$0.5994
200-day moving average$1.064
PE ratio2.5217
Dividend yield$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$0.23

Do Universe Pharmaceuticals shares pay dividends?

We're not expecting Universe Pharmaceuticals to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. Typically it's companies that have been around for longer that pay dividends (Universe Pharmaceuticals had its IPO on 23 March 2021). However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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