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How to buy Genius Sports stock

Learn how to easily invest in Genius Sports stock.

Genius Sports Limited

London-based sports-betting company Genius Sports is planning to go public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), also known as a blank check company. SPACs are companies with no commercial operations that exist purely to raise capital through IPOs. No date has been announced yet.

The SPAC, dMY Technology Group (DMYTU) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

How to buy shares in Genius Sports

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  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – GENI – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  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.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Genius Sports stock price (NYSE: GENI)

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Genius Sports shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
52-week range$9.80 - $25.18
50-day moving average $17.73
200-day moving average $18.63
Wall St. target price$30.14
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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Is it a good time to buy Genius Sports stock?

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Is Genius Sports under- or over-valued?

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

Genius Sports's EBITDA

Genius Sports's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $20.9 million.

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

To put Genius Sports's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Genius Sports financials

Revenue TTM $168.1 million
Gross profit TTM $35.7 million
Return on assets TTM 0%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -16.73%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation $3.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Genius Sports shares

There are currently 4.1 million Genius Sports shares held short by investors – that's known as Genius Sports's "short interest". This figure is 58.7% down from 9.9 million last month.

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

Genius Sports's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Genius Sports's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Genius Sports shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Genius Sports shares traded daily (recently around 1.6 million). Genius Sports's SIR currently stands at 2.56. In other words for every 100,000 Genius Sports shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2560 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare Genius Sports's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However Genius Sports's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Genius Sports shares, or, against the total number of tradable Genius Sports shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Genius Sports's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Genius Sports shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0619% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Genius Sports shares, roughly 62 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 Genius Sports.

Find out more about how you can short Genius Sports stock.

Genius Sports share dividends

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

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Genius Sports overview

Genius Sports Limited develops and sells technology-led products and services to the sports, sports betting, and sports media industries. It offers technology infrastructure for the collection, integration, and distribution of live data of sports leagues; streaming solutions, comprising of technology, automatic production, and distribution for sports to commercialize video footage of their games; and end-to-end integrity services to sports leagues, such as full-time active monitoring technology, which uses mathematical algorithms to identify and flag suspicious betting activity in global betting markets, as well as full suite of online and offline educational and consultancy services. The company also provides live sports data collection; pre-game and in-game odds feeds; risk management services, including customer profiling, monitoring of incoming bets, automated acceptance and rejection of bets, and limit setting; live streaming services; creation, delivery, and measurement services for personalized online marketing campaigns; and fan engagement widgets for digital publishers that offer live game statistics and betting-related content. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Genius Sports is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 19.248% of Genius Sports shares are held by insiders and 15.192% by institutions.
How many people work for Genius Sports?
Latest data suggests 1,500 work at Genius Sports.
When does the fiscal year end for Genius Sports?
Genius Sports's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Genius Sports based?
Genius Sports's address is: 10 Bloomsbury Way, London, United Kingdom, WC1A 2SL

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