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How to buy Commvault Systems stock | $55.37

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Commvault Systems, Inc is a software-application business based in the US. Commvault Systems shares (CVLT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Commvault Systems employs 2,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$685.2 million.

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  3. Search for Commvault Systems. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CVLT. 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 Commvault Systems 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$55.37, 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 Commvault Systems, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Commvault Systems. 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.

Commvault Systems share price

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Commvault Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$55.37
52-week rangeUSD$24.26 - USD$57.28
50-day moving average USD$49.2056
200-day moving average USD$42.9656
Wall St. target priceUSD$52.83
PE ratio 547.625
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.076

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Commvault Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $55.37 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-14) -3.25%
1 month (2020-12-22) -0.93%
3 months (2020-10-21) 32.88%
6 months (2020-07-21) 42.63%
1 year (2020-01-21) 21.59%
2 years (2019-01-18) -11.45%
3 years (2018-01-19) 5.37%
5 years (2016-01-21) 78.93%

Is Commvault Systems under- or over-valued?

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

Commvault Systems's P/E ratio

Commvault Systems's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 548x. In other words, Commvault Systems shares trade at around 548x 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.

Commvault Systems's PEG ratio

Commvault Systems's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.26. 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 Commvault Systems's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Commvault Systems's EBITDA

Commvault Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$28.3 million.

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

Commvault Systems financials

Revenue TTM USD$685.2 million
Operating margin TTM 1.68%
Gross profit TTM USD$553.8 million
Return on assets TTM 0.87%
Return on equity TTM -7.73%
Profit margin -4.47%
Book value $8.985
Market capitalisation USD$2.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Commvault Systems shares

There are currently 1.9 million Commvault Systems shares held short by investors – that's known as Commvault Systems's "short interest". This figure is 2.6% up from 1.8 million last month.

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

Commvault Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Commvault Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Commvault Systems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Commvault Systems shares traded daily (recently around 300581.33116883). Commvault Systems's SIR currently stands at 6.16. In other words for every 100,000 Commvault Systems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6160 shares are currently held short.

However Commvault Systems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Commvault Systems shares, or, against the total number of tradable Commvault Systems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Commvault Systems's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Commvault Systems shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0505% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Commvault Systems shares, roughly 51 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 Commvault Systems.

Find out more about how you can short Commvault Systems stock.

Commvault Systems share dividends

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

Commvault Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Commvault Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $24.26 up to $57.28. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CVLT.US volatility(beta: 0.77)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 Commvault Systems's is 0.7706. This would suggest that Commvault Systems's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Commvault Systems overview

Commvault Systems, Inc. provides data protection and information management software applications and related services in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, and China. It offers Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery, a backup and recovery solution for enterprises; and Commvault HyperScale Technology, an add-on for Commvault Complete that delivers an on-premises, cloud-like infrastructure to support scale-out secondary storage. The company also provides Commvault Orchestrate, an automated service delivery technology that enables users to provision, sync, and validate data in various environments for IT needs, such as disaster recovery testing, development testing operations, and workload migrations; Commvault Venture ? Hedvig, a storage platform provides multi-protocol support required across block, file, and object storage with native application, hypervisor, container, and cloud integration; and Commvault Venture ? Metallic offers software-as-a-service backup and recovery solutions; and Commvault Activate, a solution, which allow customers to comply with privacy regulations. In addition, it sells appliances that integrate the software with hardware for use in a range of business needs and use cases; and offers professional and customer support services. The company sells its software and related services directly through its sales force to large enterprises, small and medium sized businesses, and government agencies, as well as indirectly through its network of value-added resellers, systems integrators, corporate resellers, and original equipment manufacturers. It licenses its software applications to customers in the banking, insurance and financial services, government, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and medical services, technology, legal, manufacturing, utility, and energy industries. The company has strategic relationships with Atos, Cisco, Citrix, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Netapp, Amazon Web Serv

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