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How to buy PAE Incorporated (PAE) stock

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PAE Incorporated
NASDAQ: PAE - USD
SPECIALTY BUSINESS SERVICES
$9.38
-$0.02 (-0.21%)

PAE Incorporated is a specialty business services business based in the US. PAE Incorporated shares (PAE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PAE Incorporated employs 20,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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PAE Incorporated stock price (NASDAQ: PAE)

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PAE Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-15.
Latest market close$8.12
52-week range$7.51 - $10.24
50-day moving average $8.88
200-day moving average $8.78
Wall St. target price$13.40
PE ratio 51.9429
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.18

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PAE Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.12 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-12) N/A
1 month (2021-06-23) -11.83%
3 months (2021-04-19) N/A
6 months (2021-01-19) N/A
1 year (2020-07-19) N/A
2 years (2019-07-19) N/A
3 years (2018-07-19) N/A
5 years (2016-07-19) N/A

Is PAE Incorporated under- or over-valued?

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

PAE Incorporated's P/E ratio

PAE Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 52x. In other words, PAE Incorporated shares trade at around 52x 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.

PAE Incorporated's EBITDA

PAE Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $148 million.

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

PAE Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $2.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.53%
Gross profit TTM $616.5 million
Return on assets TTM 3.91%
Return on equity TTM 11.04%
Profit margin 0.57%
Book value $0.70
Market capitalisation $846 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting PAE Incorporated shares

There are currently 2.4 million PAE Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as PAE Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 6.4% down from 2.5 million last month.

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

PAE Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

PAE Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of PAE Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of PAE Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 428849.54954955). PAE Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 5.55. In other words for every 100,000 PAE Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5550 shares are currently held short.

However PAE Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of PAE Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable PAE Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case PAE Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PAE Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0466% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PAE Incorporated shares, roughly 47 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 PAE Incorporated.

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PAE Incorporated share dividends

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

PAE Incorporated overview

PAE Incorporated provides operational solutions and outsourced services for the United States government, other allied governments, international organizations, and companies. The company operates through two segments, Global Mission Services and National Security Solutions. The Global Mission Services segment engages in logistics and stability operations, including lifecycle logistics operations, humanitarian, and stability operations; infrastructure management, such as mission operations support, space development and operations, and test and training ranges; and force readiness comprising the maintenance and repair of military and civilian vehicle fleets and aircraft. The National Security Solutions segment offers counter-threat solutions, such as training support and counter-terrorism solutions; information optimization services, including business process outsourcing services to government agencies, such as citizenship processing and litigation services, and systems support; and intelligence solutions comprising intelligence analysis, mission support, program management, engineering, and training solutions. PAE Incorporated was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of PAE Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 9.247% of PAE Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 88.937% by institutions.
How many people work for PAE Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 20,000 work at PAE Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for PAE Incorporated?
PAE Incorporated's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is PAE Incorporated based?
PAE Incorporated's address is: 7799 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA, United States, 22043-2408
What is PAE Incorporated's ISIN number?
PAE Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US69290Y1091
What is PAE Incorporated's CUSIP number?
PAE Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 38286G109

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