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Chewy, Inc is an internet retail business based in the US. Chewy shares (CHWY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Chewy employs 12,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$5.9 billion.

How to buy shares in Chewy

  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 Chewy. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CHWY. 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 Chewy 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$68.89, 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 Chewy, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Chewy. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted Chewy's share price?

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

Its last market close was USD$68.89, which is 55.87% up on its pre-crash value of USD$30.4 and 234.09% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$20.62.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Chewy shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$1,139.68 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 USD$2,442.84.

Chewy share price

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Chewy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-21.
Latest market closeUSD$68.89
52-week rangeUSD$22.341 - USD$70.72
50-day moving average USD$59.4274
200-day moving average USD$50.4949
Wall St. target priceUSD$64.27
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.646

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Is it a good time to buy Chewy stock?

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Chewy price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $68.89 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-10-16) 2.45%
1 month (2020-09-25) 23.02%
3 months (2020-07-24) 49.89%
6 months (2020-04-24) 56.43%
1 year (2019-10-25) 147.89%
2 years (2018-10-22) N/A
3 years (2017-10-22) N/A
5 years (2015-10-22) N/A

Chewy financials

Revenue TTM USD$5.9 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM -13.98%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -3.74%
Book value $-0.908
Market capitalisation USD$28.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Chewy shares

There are currently 12.4 million Chewy shares held short by investors – that's known as Chewy's "short interest". This figure is 20.8% down from 15.7 million last month.

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

Chewy's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Chewy's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Chewy shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Chewy shares traded daily (recently around 5.9 million). Chewy's SIR currently stands at 2.09. In other words for every 100,000 Chewy shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2090 shares are currently held short.

However Chewy's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Chewy shares, or, against the total number of tradable Chewy shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Chewy's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Chewy shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.1916% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Chewy shares, roughly 192 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 Chewy.

Find out more about how you can short Chewy stock.

Chewy share dividends

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

Chewy overview

Chewy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the pure-play e-commerce business in the United States. The company provides pet food and treats, pet supplies and pet medications, and other pet-health products, as well as pet services for dogs, cats, fish, birds, small pets, horses, and reptiles through its retail Website, as well as its mobile applications. It offers approximately 60,000 products from 2,000 partner brands. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Dania Beach, Florida. Chewy, Inc. is a subsidiary of PetSmart, Inc.

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