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How to buy Coupa Software Incorporated stock

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Coupa Software Incorporated is a software-application business based in the US. Coupa Software Incorporated shares (COUP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Coupa Software Incorporated employs 2,615 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$541.6 million.

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  3. Search for Coupa Software Incorporated. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: COUP. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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Coupa Software Incorporated share price

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Coupa Software Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-15.
52-week rangeUSD$150.885 - USD$377.042
50-day moving average USD$277.5154
200-day moving average USD$308.1925
Wall St. target priceUSD$339.2
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.107

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Is Coupa Software Incorporated under- or over-valued?

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

Coupa Software Incorporated's PEG ratio

Coupa Software Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 18.7036. 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 Coupa Software 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.

Coupa Software Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM USD$541.6 million
Gross profit TTM USD$319.9 million
Return on assets TTM -3.97%
Return on equity TTM -24.24%
Profit margin -33.25%
Book value $14.298
Market capitalisation USD$20.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Coupa Software Incorporated shares

There are currently 7.2 million Coupa Software Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as Coupa Software Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 0.8% down from 7.2 million last month.

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

Coupa Software Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Coupa Software Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Coupa Software Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Coupa Software Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 1.8 million). Coupa Software Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 3.9. In other words for every 100,000 Coupa Software Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3900 shares are currently held short.

However Coupa Software Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Coupa Software Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable Coupa Software Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Coupa Software Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Coupa Software Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.099% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Coupa Software Incorporated shares, roughly 99 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 Coupa Software Incorporated.

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Coupa Software Incorporated share dividends

We're not expecting Coupa Software Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Coupa Software Incorporated's shares ever split?

Coupa Software Incorporated's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 20 September 2016. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Coupa Software Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Coupa Software Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Coupa Software Incorporated's share price.

Coupa Software Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Coupa Software Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $150.885 up to $377.042. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

COUP.US volatility(beta: 1.45)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 Coupa Software Incorporated's is 1.4488. This would suggest that Coupa Software Incorporated's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Coupa Software Incorporated overview

Coupa Software Incorporated provides cloud-based business spend management platform. Its platform connects organizations with suppliers globally; and provides visibility into and control over how companies spend money, optimize supply chains, and manage liquidity, as well as enables businesses to achieve savings that drive profitability. The company's platform consists of procurement, invoicing, expense management, and payment modules that form the transactional engine for managing a company's business spend; and offers specialized modules, including strategic sourcing, contract management, contingent workforce, supplier risk management, supply chain design and planning, treasury management, and spend analysis. Its customers include businesses in various industries, including healthcare and pharmaceuticals, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and technology. The company markets its platform primarily through a direct sales force. Coupa Software Incorporated has a strategic partnership with Japan Cloud Computing L. P to establish a joint venture, Coupa K.

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