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How to buy Ceridian HCM Holding stock | $102.16

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Ceridian HCM Holding Inc is a software-application business based in the US. Ceridian HCM Holding shares (CDAY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ceridian HCM Holding employs 5,011 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$841.5 million.

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Ceridian HCM Holding share price

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Ceridian HCM Holding shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$102.16
52-week rangeUSD$38.4 - USD$111.93
50-day moving average USD$97.8452
200-day moving average USD$84.8012
Wall St. target priceUSD$97.33
PE ratio 1358.7654
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.081

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Is it a good time to buy Ceridian HCM Holding stock?

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Ceridian HCM Holding price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $102.16 from 2021-01-11

1 week (2021-01-07) -1.50%
1 month (2020-12-16) 5.20%
3 months (2020-10-16) 13.52%
6 months (2020-07-16) 26.36%
1 year (2020-01-16) 40.29%
2 years (2019-01-16) 177.08%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-13) N/A

Is Ceridian HCM Holding under- or over-valued?

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

Ceridian HCM Holding's P/E ratio

Ceridian HCM Holding's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1359x. In other words, Ceridian HCM Holding shares trade at around 1359x 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.

Ceridian HCM Holding's PEG ratio

Ceridian HCM Holding's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.3581. 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 Ceridian HCM Holding's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ceridian HCM Holding's EBITDA

Ceridian HCM Holding's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$95.5 million.

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

Ceridian HCM Holding financials

Revenue TTM USD$841.5 million
Operating margin TTM 8.76%
Gross profit TTM USD$407.3 million
Return on assets TTM 0.81%
Return on equity TTM 0.61%
Profit margin 1.4%
Book value $13.792
Market capitalisation USD$16.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ceridian HCM Holding shares

There are currently 5.3 million Ceridian HCM Holding shares held short by investors – that's known as Ceridian HCM Holding's "short interest". This figure is 28.6% down from 7.4 million last month.

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

Ceridian HCM Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ceridian HCM Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ceridian HCM Holding shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ceridian HCM Holding shares traded daily (recently around 1.1 million). Ceridian HCM Holding's SIR currently stands at 4.65. In other words for every 100,000 Ceridian HCM Holding shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4650 shares are currently held short.

However Ceridian HCM Holding's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ceridian HCM Holding shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ceridian HCM Holding shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ceridian HCM Holding's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ceridian HCM Holding shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0759% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ceridian HCM Holding shares, roughly 76 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 Ceridian HCM Holding.

Find out more about how you can short Ceridian HCM Holding stock.

Ceridian HCM Holding share dividends

We're not expecting Ceridian HCM Holding to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Ceridian HCM Holding share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ceridian HCM Holding's shares have ranged in value from as little as $38.4 up to $111.93. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CDAY.US volatility(beta: 1.38)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 Ceridian HCM Holding's is 1.3771. This would suggest that Ceridian HCM Holding's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Ceridian HCM Holding overview

Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. operates as a human capital management (HCM) software company in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers Dayforce, a cloud HCM platform that provides human resources (HR), payroll, benefits, workforce management, and talent management functionality; and Powerpay, a cloud platform, which offers scalable and straightforward payroll and HR solutions. It also provides Bureau solutions for payroll and payroll-related services. The company sells its solutions through sales force and third-party channels. Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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