Should you buy Align Technology stock? (NasdaqGS:ALGN). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.
(Align Technology stock price per share)
||ALGN Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
|ALGN Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety)||$20.27|
|PE Ratio versus Sector||72% higher than other Healthcare stocks|
|PE Ratio versus Industry||453% higher than other Medical Devices stocks|
|Free Cash Flow Jitter||165%|
This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.
Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.
As of the latest analysis, there are 2,331,572 shares shorted. With 73,568,292 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 772,000, it would take at least 3.02 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.
We believe that Align Technology may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?
Align Technology looks overpriced right now. If you're looking for a bargain in the stock market, you should probably look elsewhere for a great deal. This might still be a great stock to own—but it's not on sale right now.
Does Align Technology have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.
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