Arco Platform Limited is an education & training services business based in the US. Arco Platform shares (ARCE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Arco Platform employs 2,746 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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Arco Platform shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$29.06|
|52-week range||$23.19 - $50.40|
|50-day moving average||$30.39|
|200-day moving average||$30.88|
|Wall St. target price||$40.25|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.08|
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Arco Platform price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-17)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-28)||-12.60%|
|3 months (2021-04-28)||6.96%|
|6 months (2021-01-24)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-24)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-24)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-24)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-24)||N/A|
Is Arco Platform under- or over-valued?
Valuing Arco Platform stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Arco Platform's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Arco Platform's P/E ratio
Arco Platform's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 347x. In other words, Arco Platform shares trade at around 347x 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.
Arco Platform's EBITDA
Arco Platform's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $233.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Arco Platform's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Arco Platform financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||14.5%|
|Gross profit TTM||$780.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.41%|
|Return on equity TTM||1.31%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Arco Platform shares
There are currently 1.5 million Arco Platform shares held short by investors – that's known as Arco Platform's "short interest". This figure is 19.4% up from 1.2 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Arco Platform shares can be evaluated.
Arco Platform's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Arco Platform's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Arco Platform shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Arco Platform shares traded daily (recently around 271128.62453532). Arco Platform's SIR currently stands at 5.38. In other words for every 100,000 Arco Platform shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5380 shares are currently held short.
However Arco Platform's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Arco Platform shares, or, against the total number of tradable Arco Platform shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Arco Platform's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Arco Platform shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0497% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Arco Platform shares, roughly 50 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 Arco Platform.
Find out more about how you can short Arco Platform stock.
Arco Platform share dividends
We're not expecting Arco Platform to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Arco Platform share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Arco Platform's shares have ranged in value from as little as $23.19 up to $50.4. 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 Arco Platform's is 0.8752. This would suggest that Arco Platform's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Arco Platform overview
Arco Platform Limited, a technology company in the education sector, provides a pedagogical system with technology-enabled features to deliver educational content to private schools in Brazil. The company's curriculum solutions provide educational content from basic to secondary education K-12 curriculum in printed and digital formats delivered through its platform. As of March 31, 2021, it had a network consisted of 6,119 partner schools and 1,785,576 enrolled students. The company's activities also comprise editing, publishing, advertising, and sale of educational content for private schools. It serves students, teachers, administrators, and parents. Arco Platform Limited was founded in 1941 and is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. .
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Arco Platform is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.128% of Arco Platform shares are held by insiders and 107.101% by institutions. How many people work for Arco Platform?
Latest data suggests 2,746 work at Arco Platform. When does the fiscal year end for Arco Platform?
Arco Platform's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Arco Platform based?
Arco Platform's address is: Rua Augusta 2840, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, 01412-100 What is Arco Platform's ISIN number?
Arco Platform's international securities identification number is: KYG045531061 What is Arco Platform's CUSIP number?
Arco Platform's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: G04553106
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