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How to buy BlackLine stock | $103.97

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BlackLine, Inc
NASDAQ: BL - USD
SOFTWARE-INFRASTRUCTURE
$113.77
+$0.28 (+0.25%)

BlackLine, Inc is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. BlackLine shares (BL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. BlackLine employs 1,380 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 – BL – 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.
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BlackLine stock price (NASDAQ: BL)

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BlackLine shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
Latest market close$103.97
52-week range$71.20 - $154.61
50-day moving average $111.03
200-day moving average $115.96
Wall St. target price$140.40
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.48

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Is it a good time to buy BlackLine stock?

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BlackLine price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $103.97 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-23) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) -8.69%
3 months (2021-05-03) -7.55%
6 months (2021-01-30) N/A
1 year (2020-07-30) N/A
2 years (2019-07-30) N/A
3 years (2018-07-30) N/A
5 years (2016-07-30) N/A

Is BlackLine under- or over-valued?

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

BlackLine's PEG ratio

BlackLine's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 10.304. 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 BlackLine's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

BlackLine's EBITDA

BlackLine's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.8 million.

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

BlackLine financials

Revenue TTM $368 million
Gross profit TTM $282.8 million
Return on assets TTM -0.87%
Return on equity TTM -16.21%
Profit margin -19.85%
Book value $5.85
Market capitalisation $6.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting BlackLine shares

There are currently 5.2 million BlackLine shares held short by investors – that's known as BlackLine's "short interest". This figure is 2.9% up from 5.1 million last month.

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

BlackLine's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

BlackLine's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of BlackLine shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of BlackLine shares traded daily (recently around 303845.32248693). BlackLine's SIR currently stands at 17.21. In other words for every 100,000 BlackLine shares traded daily on the market, roughly 17210 shares are currently held short.

However BlackLine's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of BlackLine shares, or, against the total number of tradable BlackLine shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case BlackLine's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 BlackLine shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.1015% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable BlackLine shares, roughly 102 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 BlackLine.

Find out more about how you can short BlackLine stock.

BlackLine share dividends

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

BlackLine share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BlackLine's shares have ranged in value from as little as $71.2 up to $154.61. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BL.US volatility(beta: 0.9)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while BlackLine's is 0.8971. This would suggest that BlackLine's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

BlackLine overview

BlackLine, Inc. provides cloud-based solutions to automate and streamline accounting and finance operations in the United States and internationally. It offers financial close management solutions that include account reconciliations providing a centralized workspace from which users can collaborate to complete account reconciliations; transaction matching that analyzes and reconciles high volumes of individual transactions from different sources of data based upon user-configured logic; task management, which enables users to create and manage processes and task lists; journal entry that allows users to manually or automatically generate, review, and post manual journal entries; variance analysis that monitors and identifies anomalous fluctuations in balance sheet and income statement account balances; consolidation integrity manager that manages the automated system-to-system tie-out process that occurs during the consolidation phase of the financial close; and compliance that facilitates compliance-related initiatives, consolidates project management, and provides visibility over control self-assessments and testing. The company also provides cash application that drives end-to-end process from an invoice to cash in the bank. In addition, it offers intercompany workflow that stores permissions by entity and transaction type, ensuring that both the initiator and the approver of the intercompany transaction are authorized to conduct business; intercompany processing, which records an organization's intercompany transactions; and netting and settlement that generates a real-time, aggregated settlement matrix, which shows the balance of transactions across an entire organization. The company sells its solutions primarily through direct sales force to multinational corporations, large domestic enterprises, and mid-market companies across various industries. BlackLine, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of BlackLine is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 9.138% of BlackLine shares are held by insiders and 97.222% by institutions.
How many people work for BlackLine?
Latest data suggests 1,380 work at BlackLine.
When does the fiscal year end for BlackLine?
BlackLine's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is BlackLine based?
BlackLine's address is: 21300 Victory Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA, United States, 91367
What is BlackLine's ISIN number?
BlackLine's international securities identification number is: US09239B1098
What is BlackLine's CUSIP number?
BlackLine's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 092382100

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