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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 1,370 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$288.8 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, AppFolio's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$159, which is 15.85% up on its pre-crash value of USD$133.8 and 96.27% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$81.01.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of AppFolio shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$678.37 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,200.45.
|Latest market close||USD$159|
|52-week range||USD$81.01 - USD$180.56|
|50-day moving average||USD$153.8386|
|200-day moving average||USD$143.128|
|Wall St. target price||USD$100|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.862|
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|1 week (2020-10-21)||1.00%|
|1 month (2020-10-01)||6.53%|
|3 months (2020-07-29)||13.38%|
|6 months (2020-04-29)||44.82%|
|1 year (2019-10-29)||67.44%|
|2 years (2018-10-29)||165.84%|
|3 years (2017-10-27)||243.04%|
|5 years (2015-10-29)||801.87%|
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 current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 188x. In other words, AppFolio shares trade at around 188x 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 "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 (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$22.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a AppFolio's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$288.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||4.64%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$154.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.06%|
|Return on equity TTM||23.33%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$5.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 1.0 million AppFolio shares held short by investors – that's known as AppFolio's "short interest". This figure is 2.6% down from 1.1 million 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) is the quantity of AppFolio shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of AppFolio shares traded daily (recently around 165308.88529887). AppFolio's SIR currently stands at 6.19. In other words for every 100,000 AppFolio shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6190 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 0.0649% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable AppFolio shares, roughly 65 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.
Find out more about how you can short AppFolio stock.
We're not expecting AppFolio to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Over the last 12 months, AppFolio's shares have ranged in value from as little as $81.01 up to $180.56. 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 AppFolio's is 1.1478. 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, Inc. provides industry-specific cloud-based business software solutions, services, and data analytics for the real estate and legal markets. The company offers AppFolio Property Manager, a cloud-based software solution for the real estate market that provides property managers of various sizes and tools and services designed to streamline their property management businesses; and AppFolio Investment Management, a cloud-based software solution for real estate investment managers of various sizes tools and services designed to streamline their real estate investment management businesses. It also provides MyCase, a legal practice and case management solution that provides managing calendars, contacts and documents, time tracking, billing and collections, and communicating with clients and sharing sensitive and privileged materials. In addition, the company offers Value+ services, such as Website design, electronic payment, tenant screening, insurance, contact center, premium leads, tenant debt collections, and utility management services. AppFolio, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.
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