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How to buy Parsons Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in Parsons Corporation stock.

Parsons Corporation is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Parsons Corporation shares (PSN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Parsons Corporation employs 15,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – PSN – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Parsons Corporation stock price (NYSE: PSN)

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Parsons Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-25.
Latest market close$31.45
52-week range$30.55 - $45.00
50-day moving average $33.78
200-day moving average $36.99
Wall St. target price$39.14
PE ratio 27.4183
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.53

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Parsons Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $31.45 from 2022-01-25

1 week (2022-01-19) -2.24%
1 month (2021-12-23) -6.84%
3 months (2021-10-26) -12.00%
6 months (2021-07-26) -19.26%
1 year (2021-01-26) -18.63%
2 years (2020-01-24) -26.52%
3 years (2019-01-22) N/A
5 years (2017-01-22) N/A

Is Parsons Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Parsons Corporation's P/E ratio

Parsons Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Parsons Corporation shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

Parsons Corporation's EBITDA

Parsons Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $239.6 million.

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

Parsons Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $3.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.7%
Gross profit TTM $876.9 million
Return on assets TTM 1.6%
Return on equity TTM 319.35%
Profit margin 1.54%
Book value $17.84
Market capitalisation $3.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Parsons Corporation share dividends

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

Parsons Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Parsons Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $30.549 up to $45. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PSN.US volatility(beta: 1.06)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 Parsons Corporation's is 1.0646. This would suggest that Parsons Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Parsons Corporation overview

Parsons Corporation provides technology based solutions in the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets in North America, the Middle East, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Federal Solutions and Critical Infrastructure. The company offers cyber security and intelligence services, as well as offensive and defensive cybersecurity platforms, tools, and operations to U. S. Department of Defense and the United States intelligence community; space and geospatial solutions, such as geospatial intelligence, threat analytics, space situational awareness, small satellite launch and integration, satellite ground systems, fight dynamics, and command, and control solutions to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, National Reconnaissance Office, and multiple units within the U. S. Department of Defense.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Parsons Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.464% of Parsons Corporation shares are held by insiders and 101.173% by institutions.
How many people work for Parsons Corporation?
Latest data suggests 15,500 work at Parsons Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Parsons Corporation?
Parsons Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Parsons Corporation based?
Parsons Corporation's address is: 5875 Trinity Parkway, Centreville, VA, United States, 20120
What is Parsons Corporation's ISIN number?
Parsons Corporation's international securities identification number is: US70202L1026
What is Parsons Corporation's CUSIP number?
Parsons Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 70202L102

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