How to buy CorVel Corporation stock - 05 March

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How to buy CorVel Corporation stock

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CorVel Corporation is an insurance brokers business based in the US. CorVel Corporation shares (CRVL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. CorVel Corporation employs 3,824 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$554.2 million.

How to buy shares in CorVel Corporation

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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 CorVel Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CRVL. 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 CorVel Corporation 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 CorVel Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of CorVel Corporation. 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.

CorVel Corporation share price

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CorVel Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$44.67 - USD$110.795
50-day moving average USD$103.4926
200-day moving average USD$94.1675
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 42.458
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.38

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Is it a good time to buy CorVel Corporation stock?

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Is CorVel Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

CorVel Corporation's P/E ratio

CorVel Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 42x. In other words, CorVel Corporation shares trade at around 42x 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.

CorVel Corporation's EBITDA

CorVel Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$77.9 million.

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

CorVel Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$554.2 million
Operating margin TTM 9.86%
Gross profit TTM USD$125.9 million
Return on assets TTM 7.76%
Return on equity TTM 21.47%
Profit margin 7.81%
Book value $11.733
Market capitalisation USD$1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting CorVel Corporation shares

There are currently 208,565 CorVel Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as CorVel Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 7.2% down from 224,629 last month.

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

CorVel Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

CorVel Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of CorVel Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of CorVel Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 37715.189873418). CorVel Corporation's SIR currently stands at 5.53. In other words for every 100,000 CorVel Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5530 shares are currently held short.

However CorVel Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of CorVel Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable CorVel Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case CorVel Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 CorVel Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0232% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable CorVel Corporation shares, roughly 23 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 CorVel Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short CorVel Corporation stock.

CorVel Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting CorVel Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have CorVel Corporation's shares ever split?

CorVel Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 27 June 2013. 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 CorVel Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for CorVel Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted CorVel Corporation's share price.

CorVel Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, CorVel Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $44.67 up to $110.795. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CRVL.US volatility(beta: 0.92)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 CorVel Corporation's is 0.9173. This would suggest that CorVel Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

CorVel Corporation overview

CorVel Corporation provides workers' compensation solutions for employers, third party administrators, insurance companies, and government agencies seeking to control costs and promote positive outcomes. It enables its clients to intervene and connect to the critical intelligence they need to proactively manage risk. The company offers network solutions services, including automated medical fee auditing, preferred provider management and reimbursement services, retrospective utilization review, facility claim review, professional review, pharmacy services, directed care services, Medicare solutions, clearinghouse services, independent medical examinations, and inpatient medical bill review. It also provides a range of patient management services, such as claims management, case management, 24/7 nurse triage, utilization management, vocational rehabilitation, life care planning, disability management, liability claims management, and auto claims management. CorVel Corporation has a partnership with PeerWell to bring remote musculoskeletal recovery to injured workers with cancelled or postponed surgery. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Irvine, California.

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