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How to buy 21Vianet Group stock | $18.32

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21Vianet Group Inc
- $0.11 ( - 0.60%)

21Vianet Group Inc is an information technology services business based in the US. 21Vianet Group shares (VNET) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. 21Vianet Group employs 2,599 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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21Vianet Group stock price (NASDAQ: VNET)

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21Vianet Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$18.32
52-week range$14.11 - $44.45
50-day moving average $18.50
200-day moving average $21.75
Wall St. target price$36.07
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.13

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Is it a good time to buy 21Vianet Group stock?

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21Vianet Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $18.32 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) 4.51%
1 month (2021-09-24) 3.68%
3 months (2021-07-23) 15.95%
6 months (2021-04-23) -37.67%
1 year (2020-10-23) -23.28%
2 years (2019-10-23) 128.71%
3 years (2018-10-23) 91.03%
5 years (2016-10-21) 143.29%

Is 21Vianet Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing 21Vianet Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of 21Vianet Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

21Vianet Group's EBITDA

21Vianet Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.4 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a 21Vianet Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

21Vianet Group financials

Revenue TTM $5.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.8%
Gross profit TTM $1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.83%
Return on equity TTM -8.71%
Profit margin -9.99%
Book value $47.85
Market capitalisation $2.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting 21Vianet Group shares

There are currently 5.2 million 21Vianet Group shares held short by investors – that's known as 21Vianet Group's "short interest". This figure is 16.7% up from 4.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting 21Vianet Group shares can be evaluated.

21Vianet Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

21Vianet Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of 21Vianet Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of 21Vianet Group shares traded daily (recently around 1.1 million). 21Vianet Group's SIR currently stands at 4.66. In other words for every 100,000 21Vianet Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4660 shares are currently held short.

However 21Vianet Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of 21Vianet Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable 21Vianet Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case 21Vianet Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 21Vianet Group shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0658% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable 21Vianet Group shares, roughly 66 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 21Vianet Group.

Find out more about how you can short 21Vianet Group stock.

21Vianet Group share dividends

We're not expecting 21Vianet Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

21Vianet Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, 21Vianet Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.11 up to $44.45. 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 21Vianet Group's is 0.2497. This would suggest that 21Vianet Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

21Vianet Group overview

VNET Group, Inc. , an investment holding company, provides hosting and related services to Internet companies, government entities, blue-chip enterprises, and small-to mid-sized enterprises in the People's Republic of China. It offers hosting and related services to house servers and networking equipment in its data centers, and connects them through a data transmission network. The company's hosting and related services include managed hosting services that offer data center space to house its customers' servers and networking equipment, and provide tailored server administration services; and interconnectivity services that enable customers to connect their servers with internet backbones and other networks through its border gateway protocol network or single-line, dual-line, or multiple-line network. Its hosting and related services also comprise cloud services that enable businesses to run their applications over the internet using its IT infrastructure; virtual private network services; hybrid IT Services, which provide customers with a complete package of infrastructure service offerings; and other value-added services, such as firewall, server load balancing, data backup and recovery, data center management, server management, and backup server services. In addition, the company provides traffic charts and analysis, gateway monitoring for servers, domain name system setup, defense mechanism against distributed denial of service attacks, basic setting of switches and routers, and virus protections; and managed network service. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 32 self-built data centers housing 49,876 cabinets and 52 partnered data centers housing with 3,677 cabinets.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of 21Vianet Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 17.931% of 21Vianet Group shares are held by insiders and 80.618% by institutions.
How many people work for 21Vianet Group?
Latest data suggests 2,599 work at 21Vianet Group.
When does the fiscal year end for 21Vianet Group?
21Vianet Group's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is 21Vianet Group based?
21Vianet Group's address is: Guanjie Building, Beijing, China, 100016
What is 21Vianet Group's ISIN number?
21Vianet Group's international securities identification number is: US90138A1034
What is 21Vianet Group's CUSIP number?
21Vianet Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 90138A103

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