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How to buy Computer Task Group Incorporated stock

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Computer Task Group, Incorporated is an information technology services business based in the US. Computer Task Group Incorporated shares (CTG) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Computer Task Group Incorporated employs 3,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$366.1 million.

How to buy shares in Computer Task Group Incorporated

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  3. Search for Computer Task Group Incorporated. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CTG. 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 Computer Task Group Incorporated 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. 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 Computer Task Group Incorporated, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Computer Task Group Incorporated. 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.

Computer Task Group Incorporated share price

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Computer Task Group Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-15.
52-week rangeUSD$3.8 - USD$11.05
50-day moving average USD$9.2741
200-day moving average USD$6.9969
Wall St. target priceUSD$12
PE ratio 19.7359
Dividend yield USD$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.53

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Is Computer Task Group Incorporated under- or over-valued?

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

Computer Task Group Incorporated's P/E ratio

Computer Task Group Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, Computer Task Group Incorporated shares trade at around 20x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Computer Task Group Incorporated's PEG ratio

Computer Task Group Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9722. 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 Computer Task Group Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Computer Task Group Incorporated's EBITDA

Computer Task Group Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$12.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Computer Task Group Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Computer Task Group Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM USD$366.1 million
Operating margin TTM 2.6%
Gross profit TTM USD$77 million
Return on assets TTM 3.56%
Return on equity TTM 10.48%
Profit margin 2.09%
Book value $5.239
Market capitalisation USD$158.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Computer Task Group Incorporated shares

There are currently 28,708 Computer Task Group Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as Computer Task Group Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 29.7% down from 40,852 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Computer Task Group Incorporated shares can be evaluated.

Computer Task Group Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Computer Task Group Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Computer Task Group Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Computer Task Group Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 92606.451612903). Computer Task Group Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 0.31. In other words for every 100,000 Computer Task Group Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 310 shares are currently held short.

However Computer Task Group Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Computer Task Group Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable Computer Task Group Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Computer Task Group Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Computer Task Group Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0023% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Computer Task Group Incorporated shares, roughly 2 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 Computer Task Group Incorporated.

Find out more about how you can short Computer Task Group Incorporated stock.

Computer Task Group Incorporated share dividends

We're not expecting Computer Task Group Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Computer Task Group Incorporated's shares ever split?

Computer Task Group Incorporated's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 2 June 1997. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Computer Task Group Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Computer Task Group Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Computer Task Group Incorporated's share price.

Computer Task Group Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Computer Task Group Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.8 up to $11.05. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CTG.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 Computer Task Group Incorporated's is 0.7711. This would suggest that Computer Task Group Incorporated's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Computer Task Group Incorporated overview

Computer Task Group, Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, provides information and technology services in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India. It provides business process transformation solutions, which include strategic advisory, data strategy, digital workplace, enterprise platforms, information disclosure, and regulatory and compliance services; technology transformation solutions, such as application development, automation, cloud, data management, enterprise platform implementation, and testing services; and operations transformation solutions consisting of application support, IT operations support, cloud, and infrastructure. The company provides IT and other staffing services, including managed staffing, staff augmentation, and volume staffing services. It serves financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, and energy industries, as well as technology service providers. Computer Task Group, Incorporated was Incorporated in 1966 and is headquartered in Amherst, New York. .

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