Dougherty & Company lowered the target price for Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. (AMEX: APT) from “one buy” to “one neutral”. The rating was released on March 30, 2010.
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The latest exchanges, performances and moving averages give us the following picture
The Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. share price (AMEX: APT) rose 9.87% to close Friday’s market session at $ 7.79, up from yesterday’s close. The share price fluctuated between $ 7.10 and $ 7.83 throughout the trading session with trading volume of 955,335 shares, which is a significant change from the three-month average volume. of 356.18,000 shares. The company’s share price has fluctuated 6.86% in the last five trades and -2.99% in the last 30 trades, which is a significant change from the start of this year. Despite the fact that the stock price has fallen by -39.89% in the last 6 months and -20.18% has been subtracted from its value in the previous 3 months. The APT stock is trading at a margin of -0.77%, -3.83% and -33.03% outside of the 20-day, 50-day and 200-day simple moving average prices.
At the close of the markets, APT deals in the Industrial field. The stock is trading -69.51% below its 52 week high and 11.76% above its 52 week low. For example, looking at both the price and the 52 week high and low metrics will give you a clearer picture of where the price is heading. The company’s weighted alpha is -62.18. A positive weighted alpha indicates that the company did well during the year, while an alpha less than 0 indicates that the company did poorly.
What do Alpha Pro Tech Ltd.’s profitability and valuation ratios tell us? on the action?
As for the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently 29.40% and the profit margin is 23.60%, and the company reported a gross margin of 47.50%. Profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross margin ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the profitability of the business by comparing net profit and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap reached a total value of $ 102.98 million in the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all the outstanding shares of a company and it is used to measure the market value of a company. The price / earnings ratio of Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. (AMEX: APT) is 4.24. The price / earnings ratio is a method of evaluating the value of companies by comparing them to their earnings per share. The forward P / E stands at 6.72. The forward price / earnings ratio is calculated using the expected earnings for determining the next year’s P / E. The stock achieved an effective price / sales ratio of 0.96 which reflects the cost of sales to the market. The company managed a price-to-book ratio of 1.68, which equates to the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in stocks controlled by the management of a company because a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and never act against the wishes of management and will always try to doing what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 9.70% of the shares of Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. are owned by insiders and 39.80% are owned by financial institutions. Millar Donna, director of Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. (APT) sold 16,800 shares of the company on June 15 at a price of $ 8.02 for a total amount of $ 0.13 million. In another insider trading, Garcia David R, director of Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. (AMEX: APT) sold 5,000 shares of the company on May 26 for a total value of $ 41,081.0 at a price of $ 8.22. An insider trading that took place on March 19, the director of Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. RITOTA JOHN sold 15,000 shares of the company for a total price of $ 0.17 million at a price of $ 11.25 per share.