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How to buy eGain Corporation (EGAN) stock

Learn how to easily invest in eGain Corporation stock.

eGain Corporation
-$0.07 (-0.61%)

eGain Corporation is a software-application business based in the US. eGain Corporation shares (EGAN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. eGain Corporation employs 522 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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eGain Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: EGAN)

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eGain Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$10.04
52-week range$8.50 - $20.88
50-day moving average $11.07
200-day moving average $10.74
Wall St. target price$16.25
PE ratio 52.4091
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.22

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Is it a good time to buy eGain Corporation stock?

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eGain Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $10.04 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-13) N/A
1 month (2021-06-24) -13.37%
3 months (2021-04-20) N/A
6 months (2021-01-20) N/A
1 year (2020-07-20) N/A
2 years (2019-07-20) N/A
3 years (2018-07-20) N/A
5 years (2016-07-20) N/A

Is eGain Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

eGain Corporation's P/E ratio

eGain 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 52x. In other words, eGain Corporation shares trade at around 52x 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.

eGain Corporation's PEG ratio

eGain Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.7467. 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 eGain Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

eGain Corporation's EBITDA

eGain Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $8.9 million.

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

eGain Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $77.1 million
Operating margin TTM 10.87%
Gross profit TTM $51.6 million
Return on assets TTM 6.12%
Return on equity TTM 19.07%
Profit margin 9.16%
Book value $1.37
Market capitalisation $358.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting eGain Corporation shares

There are currently 913,208 eGain Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as eGain Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 9.3% down from 1.0 million last month.

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

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

eGain Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of eGain Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of eGain Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 163951.16696589). eGain Corporation's SIR currently stands at 5.57. In other words for every 100,000 eGain Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5570 shares are currently held short.

However eGain Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of eGain Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable eGain Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case eGain Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 eGain Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0539% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable eGain Corporation shares, roughly 54 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 eGain Corporation.

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

eGain Corporation share dividends

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

Have eGain Corporation's shares ever split?

eGain Corporation's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 19 August 2003. So if you had owned 10 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 eGain Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for eGain Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted eGain Corporation's share price.

eGain Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, eGain Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.5 up to $20.88. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while eGain Corporation's is 0.2835. This would suggest that eGain Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

eGain Corporation overview

eGain Corporation operates as a software-as-a service provider of customer engagement solutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, India, and internationally. It provides eGain solution, a unified cloud software solution to automate, augment, and orchestrate customer engagement, including digital-first, omnichannel desktop, artificial intelligence (AI) and knowledge, and analytics and machine learning applications, as well as platform APIs and pre-built third-party connectors. The company's suite includes various applications for digital interaction, knowledge management, and AI-based process guidance. It also provides integrated analytics for contact centers and digital properties to measure, manage, and optimize resources. In addition, the company offers subscription services and customer support services; and consulting, implementation, and training services. It serves customers in various industry sectors, including the financial services, telecommunications, retail, government, healthcare, and utilities. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of eGain Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 33.468% of eGain Corporation shares are held by insiders and 54.644% by institutions.
How many people work for eGain Corporation?
Latest data suggests 522 work at eGain Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for eGain Corporation?
eGain Corporation's fiscal year ends in June.
Where is eGain Corporation based?
eGain Corporation's address is: 1252 Borregas Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, United States, 94089
What is eGain Corporation's ISIN number?
eGain Corporation's international securities identification number is: US28225C8064
What is eGain Corporation's CUSIP number?
eGain Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 28225C103

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