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Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc is a software—application business based in the US. Cornerstone OnDemand shares (CSOD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cornerstone OnDemand employs 2,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$629 million.

How to buy shares in Cornerstone OnDemand

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  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 Cornerstone OnDemand. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CSOD. 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 Cornerstone OnDemand 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$41.2, 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 Cornerstone OnDemand, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Cornerstone OnDemand. 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 Cornerstone OnDemand's share price?

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

Its last market close was USD$41.2, which is 28.01% down on its pre-crash value of USD$57.23 and 85.42% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$22.22.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Cornerstone OnDemand shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$437.23 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$692.57.

Cornerstone OnDemand share price

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Cornerstone OnDemand shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$41.2
52-week range USD$22.22 - USD$64.45
50-day moving average USD$35.8926
200-day moving average USD$35.8415
Wall St. target price USD$42.78
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.303

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Is it a good time to buy Cornerstone OnDemand stock?

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Cornerstone OnDemand price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $41.2 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-17) -2.02%
1 month (2020-10-23) 5.02%
3 months (2020-08-24) 17.55%
6 months (2020-05-22) 14.38%
1 year (2019-11-22) -31.88%
2 years (2018-11-23) -16.70%
3 years (2017-11-24) 9.78%
5 years (2015-11-24) 20.05%

Is Cornerstone OnDemand under- or over-valued?

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

Cornerstone OnDemand's PEG ratio

Cornerstone OnDemand's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.7053. 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 Cornerstone OnDemand's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Cornerstone OnDemand's EBITDA

Cornerstone OnDemand's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$59.8 million.

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

Cornerstone OnDemand financials

Revenue TTM USD$629 million
Operating margin TTM 4.11%
Gross profit TTM USD$427.3 million
Return on assets TTM 1.1%
Return on equity TTM -10.35%
Profit margin -2.79%
Book value $3.771
Market capitalisation USD$2.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Cornerstone OnDemand shares

There are currently 3.1 million Cornerstone OnDemand shares held short by investors – that's known as Cornerstone OnDemand's "short interest". This figure is 2.5% down from 3.2 million last month.

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

Cornerstone OnDemand's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Cornerstone OnDemand's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cornerstone OnDemand shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cornerstone OnDemand shares traded daily (recently around 669326.4516129). Cornerstone OnDemand's SIR currently stands at 4.65. In other words for every 100,000 Cornerstone OnDemand shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4650 shares are currently held short.

However Cornerstone OnDemand's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cornerstone OnDemand shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cornerstone OnDemand shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cornerstone OnDemand's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cornerstone OnDemand shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0512% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cornerstone OnDemand shares, roughly 51 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 Cornerstone OnDemand.

Find out more about how you can short Cornerstone OnDemand stock.

Cornerstone OnDemand share dividends

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

Cornerstone OnDemand share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cornerstone OnDemand's shares have ranged in value from as little as $22.22 up to $64.45. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CSOD.US volatility(beta: 1.29)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 Cornerstone OnDemand's is 1.2874. This would suggest that Cornerstone OnDemand's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Cornerstone OnDemand overview

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides learning and people development solutions through software-as-a-service model worldwide. Its enterprise people development solution comprises four product suites, such as Recruiting Suite that helps organizations to attract, hire, and onboard the right employees; Learning Suite, which provides robust, a modern learning management software to supports compliance, knowledge sharing, and employee-driven development training; Performance Suite that provides tools to manage goal setting, performance reviews, competency assessments, development plans, continuous feedback, compensation management, and succession planning; and HR Suite, which provides an aggregated view of all employee data with workforce planning, self-service management, and compliance reporting capabilities. The company also offers professional services, including application configuration, system integration, business process re-engineering, change management, and training. Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. sells its software, content, and services directly through its sales force and indirectly through its domestic and international network of distributors. It serves business services, financial services, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, insurance, manufacturing, retail, and technology industries. Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

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