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How to buy Brightcove stock | $14.5

Learn how to easily invest in Brightcove stock.

Brightcove Inc
+$0.16 (+1.41%)

Brightcove Inc is a software-application business based in the US. Brightcove shares (BCOV) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Brightcove employs 652 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Brightcove stock price (NASDAQ: BCOV)

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Brightcove shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Latest market close$14.50
52-week range$9.66 - $25.26
50-day moving average $13.63
200-day moving average $17.38
Wall St. target price$28.00
PE ratio 64.6286
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.18

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Is it a good time to buy Brightcove stock?

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Brightcove price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.5 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-20) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) 0.49%
3 months (2021-04-30) -0.14%
6 months (2021-01-27) N/A
1 year (2020-07-27) N/A
2 years (2019-07-27) N/A
3 years (2018-07-27) N/A
5 years (2016-07-27) N/A

Is Brightcove under- or over-valued?

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

Brightcove's P/E ratio

Brightcove's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 65x. In other words, Brightcove shares trade at around 65x 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.

Brightcove's EBITDA

Brightcove's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $15.1 million.

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

Brightcove financials

Revenue TTM $205.5 million
Operating margin TTM 5.2%
Gross profit TTM $121.3 million
Return on assets TTM 3.62%
Return on equity TTM 9.17%
Profit margin 3.49%
Book value $2.18
Market capitalisation $456.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Brightcove shares

There are currently 1.1 million Brightcove shares held short by investors – that's known as Brightcove's "short interest". This figure is 1.4% down from 1.1 million last month.

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

Brightcove's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Brightcove's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Brightcove shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Brightcove shares traded daily (recently around 231216.88311688). Brightcove's SIR currently stands at 4.62. In other words for every 100,000 Brightcove shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4620 shares are currently held short.

However Brightcove's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Brightcove shares, or, against the total number of tradable Brightcove shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Brightcove's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Brightcove shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.042% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Brightcove shares, roughly 42 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 Brightcove.

Find out more about how you can short Brightcove stock.

Brightcove share dividends

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

Brightcove share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Brightcove's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.66 up to $25.26. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BCOV.US volatility(beta: 0.82)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 Brightcove's is 0.8205. This would suggest that Brightcove's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Brightcove overview

Brightcove Inc. provides cloud-based services for video. Its flagship product includes Video Cloud, an online video platform that enables its customers to publish and distribute video to Internet-connected devices. The company also offers Brightcove Live, a solution for live streaming; Brightcove Beacon, an application that enables companies to launch over-the-top video experiences on mobile, web, and smart and connected TVs; Brightcove Player, a video player technology with a cloud-based service for creating and managing video player experiences; and Zencoder, a cloud-based video encoding service. In addition, it provides video solutions, such as Video Marketing Suite, a suite of video technologies to drive awareness, engagement, and conversion; Enterprise Video Suite, an enterprise-class platform for internal communications, employee training, live streaming, marketing, and e-commerce videos; and Virtual Events Experience, a platform to create customized, live, and virtual experiences. Further, it offers professional, support, and training services. The company serves media, sports, and entertainment companies, broadcasters, publishers, fashion and hospitality brands and corporations, faith-based institutions, retail and e-commerce platforms, and hi-tech organizations; and governments, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations through direct sales, referral and channel partners, and resellers in North America, Europe, Japan, the Asia Pacific, and internationally, as well as sells its products online.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Brightcove is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.844% of Brightcove shares are held by insiders and 92.916% by institutions.
How many people work for Brightcove?
Latest data suggests 652 work at Brightcove.
When does the fiscal year end for Brightcove?
Brightcove's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Brightcove based?
Brightcove's address is: 290 Congress Street, Boston, MA, United States, 02210
What is Brightcove's ISIN number?
Brightcove's international securities identification number is: US10921T1016
What is Brightcove's CUSIP number?
Brightcove's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 10921T101

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