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PagerDuty, Inc is a software—application business based in the US. PagerDuty shares (PD) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PagerDuty employs 669 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$189.2 million.

How to buy shares in PagerDuty

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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 PagerDuty. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PD. 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 PagerDuty 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. At last close price of USD$30.46, 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 PagerDuty, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of PagerDuty. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted PagerDuty's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, PagerDuty's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$30.46, which is 30.93% up on its pre-crash value of USD$21.04 and 147.04% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$12.33.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of PagerDuty shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$757.68 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,297.29.

PagerDuty share price

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PagerDuty shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-16.
Latest market closeUSD$30.46
52-week rangeUSD$12.33 - USD$37.24
50-day moving average USD$27.7023
200-day moving average USD$26.2528
Wall St. target priceUSD$30
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.214

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Is it a good time to buy PagerDuty stock?

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PagerDuty price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $30.46 from 2020-10-16

1 week (2020-10-22) 6.24%
1 month (2020-09-29) 11.21%
3 months (2020-07-29) 1.74%
6 months (2020-04-29) 41.67%
1 year (2019-10-29) 35.26%
2 years (2018-10-25) N/A
3 years (2017-10-25) N/A
5 years (2015-10-25) N/A

PagerDuty financials

Revenue TTM USD$189.2 million
Gross profit TTM USD$141.8 million
Return on assets TTM -5.99%
Return on equity TTM -15.93%
Profit margin -27.41%
Book value $4.308
Market capitalisation USD$2.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting PagerDuty shares

There are currently 9.6 million PagerDuty shares held short by investors – that's known as PagerDuty's "short interest". This figure is 48.4% up from 6.5 million last month.

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

PagerDuty's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

PagerDuty's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of PagerDuty shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of PagerDuty shares traded daily (recently around 3.0 million). PagerDuty's SIR currently stands at 3.19. In other words for every 100,000 PagerDuty shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3190 shares are currently held short.

However PagerDuty's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of PagerDuty shares, or, against the total number of tradable PagerDuty shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case PagerDuty's short interest could be expressed as 0.12% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PagerDuty shares in existence, roughly 120 shares are currently held short) or 0.1474% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PagerDuty shares, roughly 147 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 PagerDuty.

Find out more about how you can short PagerDuty stock.

PagerDuty share dividends

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

PagerDuty overview

PagerDuty, Inc. operates a platform for real-time operations in the United States and internationally. Its platform harnesses digital signals from virtually any software-enabled system or device, combines it with human response data, and orchestrates teams to take the right actions in real time. The company's platform provides event intelligence, incident response, on-call management, business visibility, and advanced analytics solutions to address digital operations management requirements. It serves various industries, including software and technology, telecommunications, retail, travel and hospitality, media and entertainment, and financial services. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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