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Blackbaud, Inc is a software—application business based in the US. Blackbaud shares (BLKB) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Blackbaud employs 3,611 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$914.6 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Blackbaud's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was USD$58.09, which is 23.14% down on its pre-crash value of USD$75.58 and 51.99% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$38.22.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Blackbaud shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$616.55 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$730.77.
|Latest market close||USD$58.09|
|52-week range||USD$38.22 - USD$87.37|
|50-day moving average||USD$58.1429|
|200-day moving average||USD$57.5275|
|Wall St. target price||USD$65.71|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.48 (0.97%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.46|
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|1 week (2020-10-22)||-0.75%|
|1 month (2020-09-29)||1.38%|
|3 months (2020-07-29)||2.72%|
|6 months (2020-04-29)||2.98%|
|1 year (2019-10-29)||-33.30%|
|2 years (2018-10-29)||-14.38%|
|3 years (2017-10-27)||-43.27%|
|5 years (2015-10-29)||-4.71%|
Valuing Blackbaud stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Blackbaud's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Blackbaud's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 126x. In other words, Blackbaud shares trade at around 126x 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.
Blackbaud's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.7332. 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 Blackbaud's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Blackbaud's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$117.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Blackbaud's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$914.6 million|
|Operating margin TTM||5.45%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$483.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.65%|
|Return on equity TTM||5.71%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$2.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 3.3 million Blackbaud shares held short by investors – that's known as Blackbaud's "short interest". This figure is 5% down from 3.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Blackbaud shares can be evaluated.
Blackbaud's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Blackbaud shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Blackbaud shares traded daily (recently around 399948.96467722). Blackbaud's SIR currently stands at 8.21. In other words for every 100,000 Blackbaud shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8210 shares are currently held short.
However Blackbaud's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Blackbaud shares, or, against the total number of tradable Blackbaud shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Blackbaud's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Blackbaud shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0762% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Blackbaud shares, roughly 76 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 Blackbaud.
Find out more about how you can short Blackbaud stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 9.88% of net profits
Recently Blackbaud has paid out, on average, around 9.88% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.97% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Blackbaud shareholders could enjoy a 0.97% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Blackbaud's case, that would currently equate to about $0.48 per share.
While Blackbaud's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Blackbaud is investing more in its future growth.
Blackbaud's most recent dividend payout was on 13 March 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 27 February 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Blackbaud's shares have ranged in value from as little as $38.22 up to $87.37. 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 Blackbaud's is 1.1671. This would suggest that Blackbaud'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).
Blackbaud, Inc. provides cloud software solutions to nonprofits, foundations, companies, education institutions, healthcare organizations, and individual change agents in the United States and internationally. The company offers fundraising and relationship management solutions and services, including Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT, Blackbaud CRM, Blackbaud eTapestry, Blackbaud TeamRaiser, everydayhero, Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising, and Blackbaud Guided Fundraising and Blackbaud Volunteer Network Fundraising; and marketing and engagement solutions, such as Blackbaud Luminate Online, Blackbaud Online Express, Blackbaud Attentive.ly, and Blackbaud School Website System. It also provides Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT, Blackbaud Tuition Management, and Blackbaud Financial Aid Management Aid financial management solutions and services; and Blackbaud Grantmaking and Blackbaud Award Management grant and award management solutions. In addition, the company offers organizational and program management solutions and services comprising Blackbaud Student Information System, Blackbaud Learning Management System, Blackbaud Enrollment Management System, Blackbaud Altru, and Blackbaud Church Management; and YourCause social responsibility solutions. Further, it provides Blackbaud Merchant Services and Blackbaud Purchase Cards payment services; and Blackbaud's Intelligence for Good solutions, as well as donor acquisition, prospect research, data enrichment, and benchmarking and performance management solutions and services. Additionally, the company offers customer support and maintenance, professional and managed, and training services. It sells its solutions and related services through its direct sales force. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina.
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