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FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc is an information technology services business based in the US. FLEETCOR Technologies shares (FLT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. FLEETCOR Technologies employs 8,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.6 billion.

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  3. Search for FLEETCOR Technologies Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FLT. 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 FLEETCOR Technologies 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$241.86, 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 FLEETCOR Technologies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of FLEETCOR Technologies. 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 FLEETCOR Technologies's share price?

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

Its last market close was USD$241.86, which is 21.71% down on its pre-crash value of USD$308.92 and 43.53% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$168.51.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of FLEETCOR Technologies shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$537.48 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$757.02.

FLEETCOR Technologies share price

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FLEETCOR Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-21.
Latest market closeUSD$241.86
52-week rangeUSD$168.51 - USD$327.48
50-day moving average USD$242.9832
200-day moving average USD$238.2633
Wall St. target priceUSD$287.1
PE ratio 27.4337
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$8.626

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Is it a good time to buy FLEETCOR Technologies stock?

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FLEETCOR Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $241.86

1 week (2020-09-11) N/A
1 month (2020-08-18) N/A
3 months (2020-06-22) -8.51%
6 months (2020-03-20) 29.32%
1 year (2019-09-18) N/A
2 years (2018-09-18) N/A
3 years (2017-09-18) N/A
5 years (2015-09-18) N/A

Is FLEETCOR Technologies under- or over-valued?

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

FLEETCOR Technologies's P/E ratio

FLEETCOR Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, FLEETCOR Technologies shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

FLEETCOR Technologies's PEG ratio

FLEETCOR Technologies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0161. 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 FLEETCOR Technologies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

FLEETCOR Technologies's EBITDA

FLEETCOR Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.3 billion.

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

FLEETCOR Technologies financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 43.71%
Gross profit TTM USD$2.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.2%
Return on equity TTM 22.52%
Profit margin 29.88%
Book value $35.294
Market capitalisation USD$20.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting FLEETCOR Technologies shares

There are currently 3.1 million FLEETCOR Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as FLEETCOR Technologies's "short interest". This figure is 17.3% up from 2.7 million last month.

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

FLEETCOR Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

FLEETCOR Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of FLEETCOR Technologies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of FLEETCOR Technologies shares traded daily (recently around 777185.14851485). FLEETCOR Technologies's SIR currently stands at 4.04. In other words for every 100,000 FLEETCOR Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4040 shares are currently held short.

However FLEETCOR Technologies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of FLEETCOR Technologies shares, or, against the total number of tradable FLEETCOR Technologies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case FLEETCOR Technologies's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 FLEETCOR Technologies shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0431% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable FLEETCOR Technologies shares, roughly 43 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 FLEETCOR Technologies.

Find out more about how you can short FLEETCOR Technologies stock.

FLEETCOR Technologies's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like FLEETCOR Technologies.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

FLEETCOR Technologies's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 24.09

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and FLEETCOR Technologies's overall score of 24.09 (as at 08/01/2020) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 27th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like FLEETCOR Technologies is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

FLEETCOR Technologies's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.18/100

FLEETCOR Technologies's environmental score of 5.18 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that FLEETCOR Technologies is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

FLEETCOR Technologies's social score

Social score: 20.31/100

FLEETCOR Technologies's social score of 20.31 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that FLEETCOR Technologies is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

FLEETCOR Technologies's governance score

Governance score: 13.6/100

FLEETCOR Technologies's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that FLEETCOR Technologies is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

FLEETCOR Technologies's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. FLEETCOR Technologies scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that FLEETCOR Technologies has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2020-08-01.

Total ESG score 24.09
Total ESG percentile 27.04
Environmental score 5.18
Environmental score percentile 9
Social score 20.31
Social score percentile 9
Governance score 13.6
Governance score percentile 9
Level of controversy 2

FLEETCOR Technologies share dividends

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

FLEETCOR Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, FLEETCOR Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $168.51 up to $327.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FLT.US volatility(beta: 1.43)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 FLEETCOR Technologies's is 1.4348. This would suggest that FLEETCOR Technologies's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

FLEETCOR Technologies overview

FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. operates as a business payments company that simplifies the way businesses manage and pay expenses. The company's portfolio of brands help companies automate, secure, digitize, and control payments on behalf of employees and suppliers. It offers payment solutions in five primary categories, including fuel, lodging, tolls, corporate payments, and gift. The company provides fuel payment solutions to businesses and government entities that operate vehicle fleets, as well as to oil and leasing companies, and fuel marketers. Its fuel payment products are in the form of plastic cards, electronic RFID tags, mobile apps, and paper vouchers to purchase fuel, oil, vehicle maintenance supplies and services, and building supplies. The company offers lodging payment solutions to businesses that have employees who travel overnight for work purposes; to airlines to accommodate traveling crews and distressed passengers whose flights have been canceled; and electronic toll and parking payments products to businesses and consumers in the form of RFID tags affixed to vehicles' windshields, as well as prepaid paper vouchers. Its corporate payments solutions enable customers to manage and control electronic payments across enterprise, optimize corporate spending, and offer innovative services. The company's gift card product management and processing services comprise card design, production and packaging, delivery and fulfillment, card and account management, transaction processing, promotion development and management, website design and hosting, program analytics, and card distribution channel management. It also provides other payment products for vehicle maintenance, employee benefit payment, and long haul transportation-related services. The company serves businesses, partners, merchants, and payment network in North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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