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How to buy Fastly stock | $44.89

Learn how to easily invest in Fastly stock.

Fastly Inc is a software-application business based in the US. Fastly shares (FSLY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fastly employs 993 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Fastly stock price (NYSE: FSLY)

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Fastly shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$44.89
52-week range$36.62 - $122.75
50-day moving average $42.84
200-day moving average $50.84
Wall St. target price$37.43
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.59

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Fastly price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $44.89 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-06) 13.36%
1 month (2021-09-17) 0.04%
3 months (2021-07-16) -10.20%
6 months (2021-04-16) -35.90%
1 year (2020-10-16) -46.98%
2 years (2019-10-16) 101.12%
3 years (2018-10-13) N/A
5 years (2016-10-13) N/A

Fastly financials

Revenue TTM $323.2 million
Gross profit TTM $170.9 million
Return on assets TTM -7.53%
Return on equity TTM -22.72%
Profit margin -55.22%
Book value $8.87
Market capitalisation $5.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Fastly shares

There are currently 16.7 million Fastly shares held short by investors – that's known as Fastly's "short interest". This figure is 1.2% down from 16.9 million last month.

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

Fastly's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fastly's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fastly shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fastly shares traded daily (recently around 2.4 million). Fastly's SIR currently stands at 6.87. In other words for every 100,000 Fastly shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6870 shares are currently held short.

However Fastly's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Fastly shares, or, against the total number of tradable Fastly shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Fastly's short interest could be expressed as 0.14% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Fastly shares in existence, roughly 140 shares are currently held short) or 0.1767% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Fastly shares, roughly 177 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 Fastly.

Find out more about how you can short Fastly stock.

Fastly share dividends

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

Fastly share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fastly's shares have ranged in value from as little as $36.62 up to $122.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FSLY.US volatility(beta: 1.13)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Fastly's is 1.1257. This would suggest that Fastly's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Fastly overview

Fastly, Inc. operates an edge cloud platform for processing, serving, and securing its customer's applications in the United States, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and internationally. The edge cloud is a category of Infrastructure as a Service that enables developers to build, secure, and deliver digital experiences at the edge of the internet. It is a programmable platform designed for web and application delivery. The company offers Compute@Edge; developer hub that includes solution library patterns and recipes, API and language references, change logs, and Fastly Fiddle solutions; device detection and geolocation, edge dictionaries, edge access control lists, and edge authentication services; full site delivery services, such as dynamic site acceleration, origin shield, instant purge, surrogate keys, real-time logging and stats, and cloud optimizer services; and streaming solutions and services, including live streaming, media shield, and origin connect. It also provides edge security solutions, such as DDoS protection, edge web application firewall (WAF), transport layer security (TLS), platform TLS, and compliance services; unified web application and API protection solutions that includes runtime self-application protection, advanced rate limiting, API protection, account takeover protection, bot management, and next generation WAF. In addition, the company offers edge applications, such as load balancers and image optimizers; video on demand; and managed edge delivery services.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Fastly is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 6.217% of Fastly shares are held by insiders and 65.511% by institutions.
How many people work for Fastly?
Latest data suggests 993 work at Fastly.
When does the fiscal year end for Fastly?
Fastly's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Fastly based?
Fastly's address is: 475 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, United States, 94107
What is Fastly's ISIN number?
Fastly's international securities identification number is: US31188V1008
What is Fastly's CUSIP number?
Fastly's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 31188V100

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