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Crocs, Inc is a footwear & accessories business based in the US. Crocs shares (CROX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Crocs employs 3,803 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.2 billion.

How to buy shares in Crocs

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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 Crocs. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CROX. 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 Crocs 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$51.52, 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 Crocs, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Crocs. 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 Crocs's share price?

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

Its last market close was USD$51.52, which is 28.77% up on its pre-crash value of USD$36.7 and 513.33% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$8.4.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Crocs shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$334.57 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$1,374.55.

Crocs share price

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Crocs shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeUSD$51.52
52-week rangeUSD$8.4 - USD$54.48
50-day moving average USD$44.0123
200-day moving average USD$34.3294
Wall St. target priceUSD$49
PE ratio 28.6966
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.776

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Is it a good time to buy Crocs stock?

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Crocs price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $51.52 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-10-23) -1.96%
1 month (2020-10-01) 14.01%
3 months (2020-07-30) 37.24%
6 months (2020-04-30) 112.45%
1 year (2019-10-30) 33.71%
2 years (2018-10-30) 143.02%
3 years (2017-10-30) 390.20%
5 years (2015-10-30) 377.04%

Is Crocs under- or over-valued?

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

Crocs's P/E ratio

Crocs'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, Crocs 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.

Crocs's EBITDA

Crocs's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$164.2 million.

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

Crocs financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 11.64%
Gross profit TTM USD$617.1 million
Return on assets TTM 11.34%
Return on equity TTM 91.68%
Profit margin 10.37%
Book value $2.326
Market capitalisation USD$3.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Crocs shares

There are currently 2.5 million Crocs shares held short by investors – that's known as Crocs's "short interest". This figure is 4.8% up from 2.4 million last month.

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

Crocs's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Crocs's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Crocs shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Crocs shares traded daily (recently around 1.2 million). Crocs's SIR currently stands at 2.11. In other words for every 100,000 Crocs shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2110 shares are currently held short.

However Crocs's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Crocs shares, or, against the total number of tradable Crocs shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Crocs's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Crocs shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0507% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Crocs 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 Crocs.

Find out more about how you can short Crocs stock.

Crocs share dividends

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

Have Crocs's shares ever split?

Crocs's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 June 2007. 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 Crocs shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Crocs shares which in turn could have impacted Crocs's share price.

Crocs share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Crocs's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.4 up to $54.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CROX.US volatility(beta: 1.74)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 Crocs's is 1.7369. This would suggest that Crocs's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Crocs overview

Crocs, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes casual lifestyle footwear and accessories for men, women, and children worldwide. It offers various footwear products, including clogs, sandals, flips and slides, shoes, and boots under the Crocs brand name. The company sells its products in approximately 85 countries through wholesalers and distributors, as well as through stores and e-commerce sites. As of December 31, 2019, it had 109 retail stores; 65 kiosks and store-in-stores; 193 outlet stores; and 13 company-operated e-commerce sites. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Niwot, Colorado.

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