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Palantir Technologies Inc
NYSE: PLTR - USD
SOFTWARE-INFRASTRUCTURE
$24.43
- $0.35 ( - 1.41%)

Palantir Technologies Inc (PLTR) is a leading software-infrastructure business based in the US. It opened the day at $21.85 after a previous close of $22.18. During the day the price has varied from a low of $21.71 to a high of $22.41. The latest price was $21.71 (25 minute delay). Palantir Technologies is listed on the NYSE and employs 2,593 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Palantir Technologies stock price (NYSE: PLTR)

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Palantir Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Open$21.85
High$22.41
Low$21.71
Close$21.71
Previous close$22.18
Change $-0.47
Change % -2.119%
Volume 15,676,275
Information last updated 2021-10-23.
52-week range$9.60 - $45.00
50-day moving average $25.45
200-day moving average $23.79
Wall St. target price$24.76
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.79

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Is it a good time to buy Palantir Technologies stock?

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Palantir Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $21.71 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) -9.54%
1 month (2021-09-24) -23.98%
3 months (2021-07-23) -0.46%
6 months (2021-04-23) -7.26%
1 year (2020-10-23) 128.77%
2 years (2019-10-20) N/A
3 years (2018-10-20) N/A
5 years (2016-10-20) N/A

Is Palantir Technologies under- or over-valued?

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

Palantir Technologies's PEG ratio

Palantir Technologies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.2382. 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 Palantir Technologies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Palantir Technologies financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Gross profit TTM $740.1 million
Return on assets TTM -31.8%
Return on equity TTM -90.32%
Profit margin -95.14%
Book value $1.07
Market capitalisation $47.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Palantir Technologies shares

There are currently 72.4 million Palantir Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as Palantir Technologies's "short interest". This figure is 17.9% up from 61.4 million last month.

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

Palantir Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Palantir Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Palantir Technologies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Palantir Technologies shares traded daily (recently around 57.5 million). Palantir Technologies's SIR currently stands at 1.26. In other words for every 100,000 Palantir Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1260 shares are currently held short.

However Palantir Technologies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Palantir Technologies shares, or, against the total number of tradable Palantir Technologies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Palantir Technologies's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Palantir Technologies shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0429% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Palantir Technologies shares, roughly 43 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 Palantir Technologies.

Find out more about how you can short Palantir Technologies stock.

Palantir Technologies share dividends

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

Palantir Technologies overview

Palantir Technologies Inc. builds and deploys software platforms for the intelligence community in the United States to assist in counterterrorism investigations and operations. The company provides Palantir Gotham, a software platform for government operatives in the defense and intelligence sectors, which enables users to identify patterns hidden deep within datasets, ranging from signals intelligence sources to reports from confidential informants, as well as facilitates the handoff between analysts and operational users, helping operators plan and execute real-world responses to threats that have been identified within the platform. It also offers Palantir Foundry, a platform that transforms the ways organizations operate by creating a central operating system for their data; and allows individual users to integrate and analyze the data they need in one place. Palantir Technologies Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Palantir Technologies is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 12.78% of Palantir Technologies shares are held by insiders and 24.22% by institutions.
How many people work for Palantir Technologies?
Latest data suggests 2,593 work at Palantir Technologies.
When does the fiscal year end for Palantir Technologies?
Palantir Technologies's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Palantir Technologies based?
Palantir Technologies's address is: 1555 Blake Street, Denver, CO, United States, 80202
What is Palantir Technologies's ISIN number?
Palantir Technologies's international securities identification number is: US69608A1088

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