How to buy New Relic stock - 06 March

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How to buy New Relic stock

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New Relic, Inc is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. New Relic shares (NEWR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. New Relic employs 2,217 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$654.6 million.

How to buy shares in New Relic

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for New Relic. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: NEWR. 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 New Relic 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. 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 New Relic, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of New Relic. 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.

New Relic share price

Use our graph to track the performance of NEWR stocks over time.

New Relic shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$33.49 - USD$81.1
50-day moving average USD$70.6341
200-day moving average USD$63.2374
Wall St. target priceUSD$71.33
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.88

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Is it a good time to buy New Relic stock?

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Is New Relic under- or over-valued?

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

New Relic's PEG ratio

New Relic's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 224.3611. 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 New Relic's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

New Relic financials

Revenue TTM USD$654.6 million
Gross profit TTM USD$496.3 million
Return on assets TTM -7.13%
Return on equity TTM -39.72%
Profit margin -24.27%
Book value $6.851
Market capitalisation USD$3.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting New Relic shares

There are currently 5.5 million New Relic shares held short by investors – that's known as New Relic's "short interest". This figure is 23.2% up from 4.5 million last month.

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

New Relic's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

New Relic's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of New Relic shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of New Relic shares traded daily (recently around 858563.35403727). New Relic's SIR currently stands at 6.44. In other words for every 100,000 New Relic shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6440 shares are currently held short.

However New Relic's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of New Relic shares, or, against the total number of tradable New Relic shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case New Relic's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 New Relic shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.1012% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable New Relic shares, roughly 101 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 New Relic.

Find out more about how you can short New Relic stock.

New Relic share dividends

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

New Relic share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, New Relic's shares have ranged in value from as little as $33.49 up to $81.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NEWR.US volatility(beta: 0.87)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 New Relic's is 0.8655. This would suggest that New Relic's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

New Relic overview

New Relic, Inc., a software-as-a-service company, provides platform that companies use to build, develop, and operate their digital businesses worldwide. It offers a suite of products on its open and extensible cloud-based platform, New Relic One Platform, which enables users to collect, store, and analyze telemetry data flowing through and about their software. It provides prebuilt dashboards and visualizations, as well as the ability to search across data types, create customized dashboards, and build applications that can be shared and customized by other users. The company offers customers with software code to add to their applications and infrastructure; open data application performance interfaces, and software development kits, as well as open source connectors and technologies for customers, partners, and third-party developers to extend its platform into their products; cloud-based architecture and big data database; and New Relic Application Performance Monitoring, Mobile, Browser, Synthetics, Infrastructure, and Insights products for analyzing data. It also provides New Relic chart builder, dashboards, and programmability features that allow customers to use connected data to build visuals; New Relic Applied Intelligence to spot abnormal behavior across billions of pieces of data; and New Relic Alerts, which provides a centralized notification system. It sells its products through direct sales organizations, and online and offline sales. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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