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How to buy Mimecast (MIME) stock

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Mimecast Limited
NASDAQ: MIME - USD
SOFTWARE-INFRASTRUCTURE
$56.27
+$0.06 (+0.11%)

Mimecast Limited is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. Mimecast shares (MIME) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Mimecast employs 1,765 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Mimecast stock price (NASDAQ: MIME)

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Mimecast shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
Latest market close$49.99
52-week range$37.03 - $59.48
50-day moving average $53.50
200-day moving average $46.47
Wall St. target price$57.40
PE ratio 124.9111
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.45

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Mimecast price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $49.99 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-14) N/A
1 month (2021-06-25) -8.46%
3 months (2021-04-21) N/A
6 months (2021-01-21) N/A
1 year (2020-07-21) N/A
2 years (2019-07-21) N/A
3 years (2018-07-21) N/A
5 years (2016-07-21) N/A

Is Mimecast under- or over-valued?

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

Mimecast's P/E ratio

Mimecast's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 125x. In other words, Mimecast shares trade at around 125x 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.

Mimecast's PEG ratio

Mimecast's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.0131. 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 Mimecast's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Mimecast's EBITDA

Mimecast's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $73.3 million.

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

Mimecast financials

Revenue TTM $501.4 million
Operating margin TTM 7.02%
Gross profit TTM $379.7 million
Return on assets TTM 2.64%
Return on equity TTM 10.03%
Profit margin 5.93%
Book value $5.59
Market capitalisation $3.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Mimecast shares

There are currently 1.6 million Mimecast shares held short by investors – that's known as Mimecast's "short interest". This figure is 21.6% down from 2.1 million last month.

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

Mimecast's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Mimecast's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Mimecast shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Mimecast shares traded daily (recently around 533295.14563107). Mimecast's SIR currently stands at 3.09. In other words for every 100,000 Mimecast shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3090 shares are currently held short.

However Mimecast's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Mimecast shares, or, against the total number of tradable Mimecast shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Mimecast's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Mimecast shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0271% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Mimecast shares, roughly 27 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 Mimecast.

Find out more about how you can short Mimecast stock.

Mimecast share dividends

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

Mimecast share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Mimecast's shares have ranged in value from as little as $37.03 up to $59.4799. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MIME.US volatility(beta: 1.3)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Mimecast's is 1.2998. This would suggest that Mimecast's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Mimecast overview

Mimecast Limited provides cloud security and risk management services for corporate information and email. The company offers Mimecast Email Security solution, which protects against the delivery of malware, malicious URLs and attachments, spam, viruses, impersonation attacks, phishing, and spear-phishing attacks, including business email compromise, identity theft, extortion, fraud, and other attacks, while also preventing data leaks and other internal threats, as well as provides awareness training services. It also provides Cyber Resilience Extensions, such as Mimecast Enterprise Information Archiving that unifies email data to support e-discovery, forensic analysis, and compliance initiatives; Mimecast Business Continuity and Sync & Recover, which protects email and data against the threat of downtime as a result of system failure, natural disasters, planned maintenance, system upgrades, and migrations; and Mimecast Web Security service that protects against malicious web activity initiated by user action or malware and blocks access to inappropriate websites based on acceptable use policies. In addition, the company's Cyber Resilience Extensions also comprise Mimecast Secure Messaging, a secure and private channel to share sensitive information; Mimecast Health Care Pack, which prevents breaches and protects against data exfiltration transmissions; and Mimecast Large File Send that enables employees to create security and compliance risks when they turn to file sharing services. Further, it offers Threat Intelligence Dashboard, which displays cyber threat data specific to an organization by identifying users who pose the greatest cyber risk; and Mimecast Mobile and Desktop Apps for mobile, PC, and Mac users, as well as engages in data center operations. The company sells its services through direct sales and channel partners. Mimecast Limited was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Mimecast is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 10.258% of Mimecast shares are held by insiders and 84.835% by institutions.
How many people work for Mimecast?
Latest data suggests 1,765 work at Mimecast.
When does the fiscal year end for Mimecast?
Mimecast's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is Mimecast based?
Mimecast's address is: 1 Finsbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC2M 2PF
What is Mimecast's ISIN number?
Mimecast's international securities identification number is: GB00BYT5JK65
What is Mimecast's CUSIP number?
Mimecast's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: G14838109

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