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How to buy Micro Focus International stock | $5.22

Learn how to easily invest in Micro Focus International stock.

Micro Focus International plc is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. Micro Focus International shares (MFGP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Micro Focus International employs 11,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Micro Focus International stock price (NYSE: MFGP)

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Micro Focus International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-10.
Latest market close$5.22
52-week range$2.67 - $8.06
50-day moving average $5.52
200-day moving average $6.39
Wall St. target price$7.20
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.243 (4.65%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-6.40

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Is it a good time to buy Micro Focus International stock?

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Micro Focus International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.22 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-08) 1.75%
1 month (2021-09-17) -1.14%
3 months (2021-07-16) -4.04%
6 months (2021-04-16) -29.55%
1 year (2020-10-16) 60.12%
2 years (2019-10-17) -64.12%
3 years (2018-10-17) 18.68
5 years (2016-10-13) N/A

Is Micro Focus International under- or over-valued?

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

Micro Focus International's EBITDA

Micro Focus International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $624.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Micro Focus International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Micro Focus International financials

Revenue TTM $3 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.56%
Gross profit TTM $2.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.02%
Return on equity TTM -53.67%
Profit margin -72.54%
Book value $9.10
Market capitalisation $1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Micro Focus International shares

There are currently 788,253 Micro Focus International shares held short by investors – that's known as Micro Focus International's "short interest". This figure is 39.4% down from 1.3 million last month.

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

Micro Focus International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Micro Focus International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Micro Focus International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Micro Focus International shares traded daily (recently around 344215.28384279). Micro Focus International's SIR currently stands at 2.29. In other words for every 100,000 Micro Focus International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2290 shares are currently held short.

However Micro Focus International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Micro Focus International shares, or, against the total number of tradable Micro Focus International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Micro Focus International's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Micro Focus International shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0024% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Micro Focus International shares, roughly 2 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 Micro Focus International.

Find out more about how you can short Micro Focus International stock.

Micro Focus International share dividends

We're not expecting Micro Focus International to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Micro Focus International's shares ever split?

Micro Focus International's shares were split on 29 April 2019. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Micro Focus International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new INF% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Micro Focus International shares which in turn could have impacted Micro Focus International's share price.

Micro Focus International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Micro Focus International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.6727 up to $8.0615. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Micro Focus International's is 2.5076. This would suggest that Micro Focus International's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Micro Focus International overview

Micro Focus International plc engages in the enterprise software business in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Canada, France, Japan, and internationally. The company offers infrastructure software products that are managed on a portfolio. Its product portfolio includes application modernization and connectivity, application delivery management, IT operations management, security and information management, and governance. Micro Focus International plc has a strategic collaboration with Microsoft Corporation to reduce government clients' infrastructure costs by bridging existing and emerging technologies to transform and modernize. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Newbury, the United Kingdom. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Micro Focus International is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.013% of Micro Focus International shares are held by insiders and 14.025% by institutions.
How many people work for Micro Focus International?
Latest data suggests 11,600 work at Micro Focus International.
When does the fiscal year end for Micro Focus International?
Micro Focus International's fiscal year ends in April.
Where is Micro Focus International based?
Micro Focus International's address is: The Lawn, Newbury, United Kingdom, RG14 1QN
What is Micro Focus International's ISIN number?
Micro Focus International's international securities identification number is: US5948374039
What is Micro Focus International's CUSIP number?
Micro Focus International's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 594837304

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