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How to buy CoreLogic stock

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CoreLogic, Inc is an information technology services business based in the US. CoreLogic shares (CLGX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. CoreLogic employs 5,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.8 billion.

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

CoreLogic share price

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CoreLogic shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-24.
52-week rangeUSD$24.3557 - USD$90.7
50-day moving average USD$79.1358
200-day moving average USD$73.7508
Wall St. target priceUSD$75.73
PE ratio 29.0479
Dividend yield USD$1.1 (1.27%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.92

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Is CoreLogic under- or over-valued?

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

CoreLogic's P/E ratio

CoreLogic's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 29x. In other words, CoreLogic shares trade at around 29x 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.

CoreLogic's PEG ratio

CoreLogic's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6725. 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 CoreLogic's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

CoreLogic's EBITDA

CoreLogic's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$459.8 million.

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

CoreLogic financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 16.83%
Gross profit TTM USD$882.4 million
Return on assets TTM 4.56%
Return on equity TTM 23.01%
Profit margin 12.77%
Book value $14.115
Market capitalisation USD$6.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting CoreLogic shares

There are currently 2.7 million CoreLogic shares held short by investors – that's known as CoreLogic's "short interest". This figure is 16% up from 2.3 million last month.

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

CoreLogic's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

CoreLogic's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of CoreLogic shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of CoreLogic shares traded daily (recently around 995125.92592593). CoreLogic's SIR currently stands at 2.7. In other words for every 100,000 CoreLogic shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2700 shares are currently held short.

However CoreLogic's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of CoreLogic shares, or, against the total number of tradable CoreLogic shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case CoreLogic's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 CoreLogic shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.035% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable CoreLogic shares, roughly 35 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 CoreLogic.

Find out more about how you can short CoreLogic stock.

CoreLogic share dividends

40%

Dividend payout ratio: 40.47% of net profits

Recently CoreLogic has paid out, on average, around 40.47% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.52% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), CoreLogic shareholders could enjoy a 1.52% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In CoreLogic's case, that would currently equate to about $1.1 per share.

While CoreLogic's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that CoreLogic may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

CoreLogic's most recent dividend payout was on 15 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have CoreLogic's shares ever split?

CoreLogic's shares were split on a 10000:5709 basis on 2 June 2010. So if you had owned 5709 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10000 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your CoreLogic shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 42.9% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for CoreLogic shares which in turn could have impacted CoreLogic's share price.

CoreLogic share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, CoreLogic's shares have ranged in value from as little as $24.3557 up to $90.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CLGX.US volatility(beta: 1.15)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 CoreLogic's is 1.1473. This would suggest that CoreLogic's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

CoreLogic overview

CoreLogic, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides property information, insight, analytics, and data-enabled solutions in North America, Western Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Property Intelligence & Risk Management Solutions (PIRM) and Underwriting & Workflow Solutions (UWS). The PIRM segment combines property information, mortgage information, and consumer information to deliver housing market and property-level insights, predictive analytics, and risk management capabilities. It also offers proprietary technology and software platforms to access, automate, or track the information and assist its clients with decision-making and compliance tools in the real estate industry, insurance industry, and the single and multifamily industry. This segment primarily serves commercial banks, mortgage lenders and brokers, investment banks, fixed-income investors, real estate agents, MLS companies, property and casualty insurance companies, title insurance companies, government agencies, and government-sponsored enterprises. The UWS segment combines property, mortgage, and consumer information to provide comprehensive mortgage origination and monitoring solutions, including underwriting-related solutions, and data-enabled valuations and appraisals. This segment also provides proprietary technology and software platforms to access, automate, or track the information and assist its clients with vetting and onboarding prospects, and meeting compliance regulations, as well as understanding, evaluating, and monitoring property values. It primarily serves mortgage lenders and servicers, mortgage brokers, credit unions, commercial banks, fixed-income investors, government agencies, and property and casualty insurance companies. The company was formerly known as The First American Corporation and changed its name to CoreLogic, Inc. in June 2010. CoreLogic, Inc. was incorporated in 1894 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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