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How to buy BlackBerry stock | $11.30

Learn how to easily invest in BlackBerry stock.

BlackBerry Limited (BB) is a leading software-infrastructure business based in the US. It opened the day at $10.81 after a previous close of $10.81. During the day the price has varied from a low of $10.80 to a high of $11.40. The latest price was $11.30 (25 minute delay). BlackBerry is listed on the NYSE and employs 3,497 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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How to buy shares in BlackBerry

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – BB – 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.

How has coronavirus impacted BlackBerry's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, BlackBerry's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last close price was $11.30, which is 46.81% up on its pre-crash value of $6.01 and 318.52% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $2.70.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of BlackBerry shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $553.94 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 $1.00.

BlackBerry stock price (NYSE: BB)

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BlackBerry shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-08-27.
Previous close$10.81
Change $0.49
Change % 4.5328%
Volume 12,554,909
Information last updated 2021-10-16.
52-week range$4.44 - $28.77
50-day moving average $10.17
200-day moving average $10.39
Wall St. target price$8.29
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.15

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BlackBerry price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.3 from 2021-10-19

1 week (2021-10-14) 10.14%
1 month (2021-09-17) 12.66%
3 months (2021-07-21) 4.44%
6 months (2021-04-21) 30.48%
1 year (2020-10-21) 121.57%
2 years (2019-10-21) 116.89%
3 years (2018-10-19) 21.24%
5 years (2016-10-21) 53.32%

Is BlackBerry under- or over-valued?

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

BlackBerry's EBITDA

BlackBerry's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $88 million.

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

BlackBerry financials

Revenue TTM $777 million
Gross profit TTM $643 million
Return on assets TTM -4.33%
Return on equity TTM -40.29%
Profit margin -83.78%
Book value $2.33
Market capitalisation $5.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting BlackBerry shares

There are currently 40.2 million BlackBerry shares held short by investors – that's known as BlackBerry's "short interest". This figure is 9.1% up from 36.8 million last month.

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

BlackBerry's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

BlackBerry's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of BlackBerry shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of BlackBerry shares traded daily (recently around 10.1 million). BlackBerry's SIR currently stands at 3.99. In other words for every 100,000 BlackBerry shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3990 shares are currently held short.

However BlackBerry's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of BlackBerry shares, or, against the total number of tradable BlackBerry shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case BlackBerry's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 BlackBerry shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0784% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable BlackBerry shares, roughly 78 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against BlackBerry.

Find out more about how you can short BlackBerry stock.

BlackBerry share dividends

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

Have BlackBerry's shares ever split?

BlackBerry's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 20 August 2007. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your BlackBerry shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for BlackBerry shares which in turn could have impacted BlackBerry's share price.

BlackBerry share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BlackBerry's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.44 up to $28.77. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BB.US volatility(beta: 1.05)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 BlackBerry's is 1.0539. This would suggest that BlackBerry'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).

BlackBerry overview

BlackBerry Limited provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments worldwide. The company leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to deliver solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, safety, and data privacy; and endpoint security management, encryption, and embedded systems. It offers BlackBerry Spark software platform that includes a suite of security software products and services comprising BlackBerry UEM, BlackBerry Dynamics, and BlackBerry Workspaces solutions; and BlackBerry Spark SDK to promote the evolution of a platform ecosystem by enabling enterprise and independent software vendor developers to integrate the security features of BlackBerry Spark into their own mobile and web applications. The company also provides BlackBerry Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, including BlackBerry QNX, BlackBerry Certicom, BlackBerry Radar, BlackBerry Jarvis, BlackBerry AtHoc, BlackBerry Alert, SecuSUITE, and other IoT applications. As of February 28, 2021, it owned approximately 38,000 worldwide patents and applications. The company has a partnership with the University of Windsor to develop and deliver a cybersecurity curriculum for the university's graduate master's program in applied computing; and an agreement with Amazon Web Services, Inc. to develop and market BlackBerry's IVY, an intelligent vehicle data platform.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of BlackBerry is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.512% of BlackBerry shares are held by insiders and 50.213% by institutions.
How many people work for BlackBerry?
Latest data suggests 3,497 work at BlackBerry.
When does the fiscal year end for BlackBerry?
BlackBerry's fiscal year ends in February.
Where is BlackBerry based?
BlackBerry's address is: 2200 University Avenue East, Waterloo, ON, Canada, N2K 0A7
What is BlackBerry's ISIN number?
BlackBerry's international securities identification number is: CA09228F1036
What is BlackBerry's CUSIP number?
BlackBerry's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 058925108

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