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How to buy Cardlytics stock | $80.16

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Cardlytics, Inc is an internet content & information business based in the US. Cardlytics shares (CDLX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cardlytics employs 472 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$199.4 million.

How to buy shares in Cardlytics

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Cardlytics. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CDLX. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Cardlytics reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$80.16, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Cardlytics, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Cardlytics. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Cardlytics share price

Use our graph to track the performance of CDLX stocks over time.

Cardlytics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-14.
Latest market close USD$80.16
52-week range USD$27.326 - USD$102.98
50-day moving average USD$72.8016
200-day moving average USD$65.5942
Wall St. target price USD$69.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.488

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Is it a good time to buy Cardlytics stock?

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Cardlytics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $80.16 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-11-25) -34.89%
1 month (2020-11-06) -11.49%
3 months (2020-09-04) 14.37%
6 months (2020-06-05) 0.38%
1 year (2019-12-06) 30.66%
2 years (2018-12-06) 471.35%
3 years (2017-12-02) N/A
5 years (2015-12-02) N/A

Cardlytics financials

Revenue TTM USD$199.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$79.5 million
Return on assets TTM -13.51%
Return on equity TTM -42.5%
Profit margin -18.86%
Book value $5.084
Market capitalisation USD$2.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Cardlytics shares

There are currently 4.6 million Cardlytics shares held short by investors – that's known as Cardlytics's "short interest". This figure is 13.9% up from 4.1 million last month.

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

Cardlytics's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Cardlytics's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cardlytics shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cardlytics shares traded daily (recently around 608315.52631579). Cardlytics's SIR currently stands at 7.6. In other words for every 100,000 Cardlytics shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7600 shares are currently held short.

However Cardlytics's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cardlytics shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cardlytics shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cardlytics's short interest could be expressed as 0.17% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cardlytics shares in existence, roughly 170 shares are currently held short) or 0.2002% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cardlytics shares, roughly 200 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 Cardlytics.

Find out more about how you can short Cardlytics stock.

Cardlytics share dividends

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

Cardlytics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cardlytics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $27.326 up to $102.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CDLX.US volatility(beta: 2.33)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 Cardlytics's is 2.3313. This would suggest that Cardlytics's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Cardlytics overview

Cardlytics, Inc. operates an advertising platform within financial institutions digital channels, which include online, mobile, email, and various real-time notifications in the United States and the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments, Cardlytics Direct and Other Platform Solutions. The company's platform is the Cardlytics Direct solution, a native bank advertising channel that enables marketers to reach consumers through their trusted and frequently visited online and mobile banking channels. It also provides solutions that enable marketers and marketing service providers to leverage the power of purchase intelligence outside the banking channel. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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