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How to buy Clear Secure stock | $39.75

Learn how to easily invest in Clear Secure stock.

Clear Secure went public June 30 on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol YOU. The company offered 13.2 million shares in its IPO, at a price of $31.

Near midday, though, shares had climbed past $43 after opening at $38.

Some shares had been offered to Robinhood users under its IPO Access feature.

How to buy shares in Clear Secure

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  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – YOU – 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.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Clear Secure stock price (NYSE: YOU)

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Clear Secure shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-11.
Latest market close$39.75
52-week range$38.26 - $65.70
50-day moving average $44.59
200-day moving average $46.15
Wall St. target price$50.33
PE ratio 344.5807
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.12

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Is it a good time to buy Clear Secure stock?

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Clear Secure price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $39.75 from 2021-10-14

1 week (2021-10-08) 0.08%
1 month (2021-09-16) -7.82%
3 months (2021-07-16) -6.03%
6 months (2021-04-12) N/A
1 year (2020-10-12) N/A
2 years (2019-10-12) N/A
3 years (2018-10-12) N/A
5 years (2016-10-12) N/A

Is Clear Secure under- or over-valued?

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

Clear Secure's P/E ratio

Clear Secure's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 345x. In other words, Clear Secure shares trade at around 345x 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.

However, Clear Secure's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the software-application industry or those of similar companies.

Clear Secure's EBITDA

Clear Secure's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $29.5 million.

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

To put Clear Secure's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Clear Secure financials

Revenue TTM $215.3 million
Gross profit TTM $157.1 million
Return on assets TTM 0%
Return on equity TTM -9999999%
Profit margin 8.17%
Book value $1.04
Market capitalisation $6.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Clear Secure shares

There are currently 925,034 Clear Secure shares held short by investors – that's known as Clear Secure's "short interest". This figure is 64.9% up from 560,893 last month.

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

Clear Secure's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Clear Secure's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Clear Secure shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Clear Secure shares traded daily (recently around 486860). Clear Secure's SIR currently stands at 1.9. In other words for every 100,000 Clear Secure shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1900 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare Clear Secure's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However Clear Secure's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Clear Secure shares, or, against the total number of tradable Clear Secure shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Clear Secure's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Clear Secure shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.017% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Clear Secure shares, roughly 17 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 Clear Secure.

Find out more about how you can short Clear Secure stock.

Clear Secure share dividends

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

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Clear Secure overview

Clear Secure, Inc. focuses on operating as a holding company for Alclear Holdings LLC that provides a member-centric secure identity platform using biometric data in the United States. The company's secure identity platform uses biometrics to automate the identity verification process through CLEAR lanes in airports. Its secure identity platform is a multi-layered infrastructure consisting of front-end, including enrollment, verification, and linking; and robust, secure, and scalable back-end. The company also offers CLEAR Plus, a consumer aviation subscription service, which enables access to predictable and fast experiences through entry lanes in airport security checkpoints across the nation, as well as a broader network; CLEAR app, a consumer-facing digital product that facilitates new user enrollment and member engagement from their mobile device; and CLEAR Pass for CBP Mobile Passport Control, a mobile app that enables digital submission of U. S. Customs and Border Protection forms and U.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Clear Secure is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 66.404% of Clear Secure shares are held by insiders and 68.607% by institutions.
How many people work for Clear Secure?
Latest data suggests 1,400 work at Clear Secure.
When does the fiscal year end for Clear Secure?
Clear Secure's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Clear Secure based?
Clear Secure's address is: 65 East 55th Street, New York, NY, United States, 10022
What is Clear Secure's ISIN number?
Clear Secure's international securities identification number is: US18467V1098

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