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Forrester Research, Inc is a consulting services business based in the US. Forrester Research shares (FORR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Forrester Research employs 1,798 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$449 million.
|52-week range||USD$27.14 - USD$47.44|
|50-day moving average||USD$44.0057|
|200-day moving average||USD$41.1508|
|Wall St. target price||USD$50.5|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.2 (0.47%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.53|
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Valuing Forrester Research stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Forrester Research's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Forrester Research's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 79x. In other words, Forrester Research shares trade at around 79x 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.
Forrester Research's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.1534. 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 Forrester Research's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Forrester Research's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$46.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Forrester Research's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$449 million|
|Operating margin TTM||4.89%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$268.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.14%|
|Return on equity TTM||5.81%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$798.8 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 413,809 Forrester Research shares held short by investors – that's known as Forrester Research's "short interest". This figure is 3.4% down from 428,241 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Forrester Research shares can be evaluated.
Forrester Research's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Forrester Research shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Forrester Research shares traded daily (recently around 45423.600439078). Forrester Research's SIR currently stands at 9.11. In other words for every 100,000 Forrester Research shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9110 shares are currently held short.
However Forrester Research's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Forrester Research shares, or, against the total number of tradable Forrester Research shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Forrester Research's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Forrester Research shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0447% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Forrester Research shares, roughly 45 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 Forrester Research.
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We're not expecting Forrester Research to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Forrester Research's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 7 February 2000. 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 Forrester Research shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Forrester Research shares which in turn could have impacted Forrester Research's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Forrester Research's shares have ranged in value from as little as $27.14 up to $47.44. 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 Forrester Research's is 1.0822. This would suggest that Forrester Research'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).
Forrester Research, Inc. operates as an independent research and advisory services company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Research, Consulting, and Events segments. Its primary subscription research product is Research, which offers clients with access to its research designed to inform their strategic decision-making. The company also provides Playbooks, a set of integrated reports and tools to tackle critical business initiatives; SiriusDecisions Research that delivers operational intelligence and fact-based insight to functional marketing, sales, and product leaders of business-to-business (B2B) organizations and their teams; and SiriusDecisions Command Center to offer performance benchmarking metrics in a self-service platform to aid sales, marketing, and product leaders in planning, uncovering new opportunities, and making business cases. In addition, it offers leadership boards that are peer groups for executives and other senior leaders at large organizations; executive programs with a trusted partner who help the executives and their teams establish and tackle their initiatives; and certification courses for leaders and their teams. Further, the company's analytics products and services include Customer Experience Index, a framework for assessing and measuring customer experience quality; Consumer Technographics, a quantitative research program; Business Technographics to provide assessments of what motivates businesses to choose certain technologies and vendors, as well as measures and reports on the current information consumption patterns of key influencers for technology purchases; and FeedbackNow, a customer experience cloud solution. Additionally, it offers advisory and project consulting services; and hosts various events. The company was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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