How to buy PagerDuty stock - 06 March

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How to buy PagerDuty stock

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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$200.2 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. 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.

PagerDuty share price

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PagerDuty shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$12.33 - USD$58.36
50-day moving average USD$50.1327
200-day moving average USD$36.9063
Wall St. target priceUSD$47.1
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.214

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PagerDuty financials

Revenue TTM USD$200.2 million
Gross profit TTM USD$141.8 million
Return on assets TTM -5.71%
Return on equity TTM -16.85%
Profit margin -28.57%
Book value $4.58
Market capitalisation USD$3.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting PagerDuty shares

There are currently 7.0 million PagerDuty shares held short by investors – that's known as PagerDuty's "short interest". This figure is 27.6% down from 9.6 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 1.1 million). PagerDuty's SIR currently stands at 6.38. In other words for every 100,000 PagerDuty shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6380 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 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PagerDuty shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.1028% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PagerDuty shares, roughly 103 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 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. PagerDuty, Inc. has partners with Tata Consultancy Services Limited to accelerate digital transformation. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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