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How to buy ACI Worldwide stock
Learn how to easily invest in ACI Worldwide stock.
ACI Worldwide Inc is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. ACI Worldwide shares (ACIW) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. ACI Worldwide employs 3,610 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.4 billion.
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ACI Worldwide stock price (NASDAQ: ACIW)Use our graph to track the performance of ACIW stocks over time.
ACI Worldwide shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$20.50|
|52-week range||$20.42 - $36.01|
|50-day moving average||$24.97|
|200-day moving average||$28.99|
|Wall St. target price||$36.83|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.28|
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Is it a good time to buy ACI Worldwide stock?
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ACI Worldwide price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-22)||-1.91%|
|1 month (2022-08-29)||-13.21%|
|3 months (2022-06-29)||-21.06%|
|6 months (2022-03-25)||N/A|
|1 year (2021-09-29)||-33.91%|
|2 years (2020-09-29)||-20.11%|
|3 years (2019-09-27)||30.68|
|5 years (2017-09-28)||22.93|
Is ACI Worldwide stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing ACI Worldwide stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of ACI Worldwide's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
ACI Worldwide's P/E ratio
ACI Worldwide's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, ACI Worldwide shares trade at around 16x 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.
ACI Worldwide's EBITDA
ACI Worldwide's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $310.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a ACI Worldwide's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
ACI Worldwide financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||17.45%|
|Gross profit TTM||$731.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.94%|
|Return on equity TTM||12.74%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
ACI Worldwide share dividends
We're not expecting ACI Worldwide to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have ACI Worldwide's shares ever split?
ACI Worldwide's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 10 July 2014. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your ACI Worldwide shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for ACI Worldwide shares which in turn could have impacted ACI Worldwide's share price.
ACI Worldwide share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, ACI Worldwide's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.42 up to $36.0091. 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 ACI Worldwide's is 1.0979. This would suggest that ACI Worldwide'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).
ACI Worldwide overview
ACI Worldwide, Inc. , a software company, develops, markets, installs, and supports a range of software products and solutions for facilitating digital payments to banks, merchants, and billers worldwide. The company offers ACI Acquiring, a merchant management system to deliver digital innovation, improve fraud prevention, and reduce interchange fees; ACI Issuing, a digital payments issuing solution; and ACI Enterprise Payments Platform that provides payment processing and orchestration capabilities for digital payments. It also provides ACI Low Value Real-Time Payments, a platform for processing real-time payments; and ACI High Value Real-Time Payments, a payments engine that offers multi-bank, multi-currency, 24x7 payment processing, and SWIFT messaging. In addition, the company offers ACI Omni Commerce, a scalable, omni-channel payment processing platform; ACI Secure eCommerce solution; ACI Fraud Management, a real-time approach to fraud management; ACI Digital Business Banking, a cloud-based digital banking platform; and ACI Speedpay, an integrated suite of digital billing, payment, disbursement, and communication services. The company offers electronic bill presentment and payment services to consumer finance, insurance, healthcare, higher education, utility, government, and mortgage sectors; implementation services, including product installations and configurations, and custom software modifications; and business and technical consultancy, on-site support, product education, and testing services, as well as distributes or acts as a sales agent for software developed by third parties. It markets its products under the ACI Worldwide brand.
ACI Worldwide in the news
Sweden's Westpay Enlists ACI Worldwide to Offer Omni-Commerce Payments to Merchants
Top 10 Stock Picks of Amy Minella’s Cardinal Capital
Merchant Risk Council Appoints ACI Worldwide’s Amanda Mickleburgh as Co-Chair of European Advisory Board
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of ACI Worldwide is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.075% of ACI Worldwide shares are held by insiders and 98.753% by institutions. How many people work for ACI Worldwide?
Latest data suggests 3,610 work at ACI Worldwide. When does the fiscal year end for ACI Worldwide?
ACI Worldwide's fiscal year ends in December. Where is ACI Worldwide based?
ACI Worldwide's address is: 2811 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL, United States, 33134 What is ACI Worldwide's ISIN number?
ACI Worldwide's international securities identification number is: US0044981019 What is ACI Worldwide's CUSIP number?
ACI Worldwide's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 004498101
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