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How to buy AppFolio stock | $131.13

Learn how to easily invest in AppFolio stock.

AppFolio Inc is a software-application business based in the US. AppFolio shares (APPF) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. AppFolio employs 1,335 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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AppFolio stock price (NASDAQ: APPF)

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AppFolio shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$131.13
52-week range$110.22 - $186.59
50-day moving average $123.42
200-day moving average $133.84
Wall St. target price$114.67
PE ratio 33.1423
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.91

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AppFolio price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $131.13 from 2021-10-20

1 week (2021-10-12) 5.06%
1 month (2021-09-20) 9.40%
3 months (2021-07-21) -7.61%
6 months (2021-04-21) -10.84%
1 year (2020-10-21) -16.71%
2 years (2019-10-21) 48.69%
3 years (2018-10-19) 118.30%
5 years (2016-10-21) 587.62%

Is AppFolio under- or over-valued?

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

AppFolio's P/E ratio

AppFolio's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, AppFolio shares trade at around 33x recent earnings.

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

AppFolio's PEG ratio

AppFolio's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.3. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into AppFolio's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

AppFolio's EBITDA

AppFolio's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.3 million.

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

AppFolio financials

Revenue TTM $324.5 million
Gross profit TTM $191 million
Return on assets TTM -0.51%
Return on equity TTM 64.69%
Profit margin 43.04%
Book value $8.30
Market capitalisation $4.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting AppFolio shares

There are currently 931,722 AppFolio shares held short by investors – that's known as AppFolio's "short interest". This figure is 5.7% down from 987,879 last month.

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

AppFolio's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

AppFolio's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of AppFolio shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of AppFolio shares traded daily (recently around 107341.24423963). AppFolio's SIR currently stands at 8.68. In other words for every 100,000 AppFolio shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8680 shares are currently held short.

However AppFolio's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of AppFolio shares, or, against the total number of tradable AppFolio shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case AppFolio's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 AppFolio shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0574% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable AppFolio shares, roughly 57 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against AppFolio.

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AppFolio share dividends

We're not expecting AppFolio to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

AppFolio share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AppFolio's shares have ranged in value from as little as $110.22 up to $186.59. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

APPF.US volatility(beta: 1.03)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while AppFolio's is 1.0339. This would suggest that AppFolio'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).

AppFolio overview

AppFolio, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides industry-specific cloud-based business software solutions, services, and data analytics for the real estate industry. The company offers AppFolio Property Manager, a property management solution designed to address the operational and business requirements of property management companies and their business ecosystems; and AppFolio Investment Management, a cloud-based software solution for real estate investment managers of various sizes that provide tools and services designed to streamline their real estate investment management businesses. It also provides Value+ services that are designed to enhance, automate, and streamline processes and workflows for property management businesses, such as artificial intelligence leasing assistant, tenant screening, electronic payment, utility management, maintenance contact center, tenant debt collection, and mailing services. AppFolio, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of AppFolio is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.561% of AppFolio shares are held by insiders and 86.763% by institutions.
How many people work for AppFolio?
Latest data suggests 1,335 work at AppFolio.
When does the fiscal year end for AppFolio?
AppFolio's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is AppFolio based?
AppFolio's address is: 50 Castilian Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, 93117
What is AppFolio's ISIN number?
AppFolio's international securities identification number is: US03783C1009
What is AppFolio's CUSIP number?
AppFolio's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 03783C100

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