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How to buy Avaya stock

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Avaya Holdings Corp is a software-application business based in the US. Avaya shares (AVYA) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Avaya employs 8,266 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – AVYA – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Avaya share price

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Avaya shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$8.59 - $34.06
50-day moving average $29.52
200-day moving average $23.81
Wall St. target price$34.33
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-3.29

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Is it a good time to buy Avaya stock?

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Is Avaya under- or over-valued?

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

Avaya's EBITDA

Avaya's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $489 million.

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

Avaya financials

Revenue TTM $2.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.34%
Gross profit TTM $1.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.53%
Return on equity TTM -77.4%
Profit margin -21.72%
Book value $3.10
Market capitalisation $2.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Avaya shares

There are currently 10.2 million Avaya shares held short by investors – that's known as Avaya's "short interest". This figure is 11.2% up from 9.2 million last month.

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

Avaya's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Avaya's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Avaya shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Avaya shares traded daily (recently around 839871.89811011). Avaya's SIR currently stands at 12.17. In other words for every 100,000 Avaya shares traded daily on the market, roughly 12170 shares are currently held short.

However Avaya's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Avaya shares, or, against the total number of tradable Avaya shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Avaya's short interest could be expressed as 0.12% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Avaya shares in existence, roughly 120 shares are currently held short) or 0.1426% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Avaya shares, roughly 143 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Avaya.

Find out more about how you can short Avaya stock.

Avaya share dividends

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

Avaya share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Avaya's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.59 up to $34.06. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AVYA.US volatility(beta: 1.73)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Avaya's is 1.7253. This would suggest that Avaya's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Avaya overview

Avaya Holdings Corp. , through its subsidiaries, provides digital communications products, solutions, and services for businesses worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Products & Solutions and Services. The Products & Solutions segment offers unified communications and contact center platforms, applications, and devices. This segments unified communications and collaboration solutions enable organizations to provide their workers with a single application, or app, for all-channel calling, messaging, meetings, and team collaboration with the same ease of use as existing consumer apps; and contact center solutions enable customers to build a customized portfolio of applications driving customer engagement and customer value. Its communications solutions include voice, email, chat, social media, video, performance management, and third-party integration. The Services segment provides global support services, enterprise cloud and managed services, and professional services.

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