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PJT Partners Inc is a capital markets business based in the US. PJT Partners shares (PJT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PJT Partners employs 749 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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PJT Partners stock price (NYSE: PJT)

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PJT Partners shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$84.38
52-week range$65.02 - $85.70
50-day moving average $79.05
200-day moving average $74.55
Wall St. target price$92.83
PE ratio 18.1112
Dividend yield $0.2 (0.24%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.66

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Is it a good time to buy PJT Partners stock?

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PJT Partners price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $84.38 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-08) 2.18%
1 month (2021-09-17) 9.63%
3 months (2021-07-16) 17.92%
6 months (2021-04-16) 20.89%
1 year (2020-10-16) 25.01%
2 years (2019-10-17) 109.64%
3 years (2018-10-17) 75.90%
5 years (2016-10-17) 221.69%

Is PJT Partners under- or over-valued?

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

PJT Partners's P/E ratio

PJT Partners's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, PJT Partners shares trade at around 18x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

PJT Partners's PEG ratio

PJT Partners's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.36. 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 PJT Partners's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

PJT Partners financials

Revenue TTM $1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 24.63%
Gross profit TTM $1 billion
Return on assets TTM 22.32%
Return on equity TTM 34.63%
Profit margin 11.86%
Book value $5.84
Market capitalisation $3.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting PJT Partners shares

There are currently 796,920 PJT Partners shares held short by investors – that's known as PJT Partners's "short interest". This figure is 8.7% up from 733,296 last month.

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

PJT Partners's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

PJT Partners's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of PJT Partners shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of PJT Partners shares traded daily (recently around 152666.66666667). PJT Partners's SIR currently stands at 5.22. In other words for every 100,000 PJT Partners shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5220 shares are currently held short.

However PJT Partners's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of PJT Partners shares, or, against the total number of tradable PJT Partners shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case PJT Partners's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PJT Partners shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0355% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PJT Partners shares, roughly 36 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 PJT Partners.

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PJT Partners share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 61.41% of net profits

Recently PJT Partners has paid out, on average, around 61.41% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.24% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), PJT Partners shareholders could enjoy a 0.24% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In PJT Partners's case, that would currently equate to about $0.2 per share.

PJT Partners's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

PJT Partners's most recent dividend payout was on 17 October 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

PJT Partners share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, PJT Partners's shares have ranged in value from as little as $65.0235 up to $85.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PJT.US volatility(beta: 0.93)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 PJT Partners's is 0.9286. This would suggest that PJT Partners's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

PJT Partners overview

PJT Partners Inc. , an investment bank, provides various strategic and shareholder advisory, restructuring and special situations, and capital markets advisory services to corporations, financial sponsors, institutional investors, and governments worldwide. It offers a range of financial advisory and transaction execution capabilities, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, minority investments, asset swaps, divestitures, and activism defense. The company also advices companies, creditors, and financial sponsors on exchanges, recapitalizations, reorganizations, debt repurchases, and distressed mergers and acquisitions. In addition, it offers private fund advisory and fundraising services for various investment strategies, including private equity, hedge fund, real estate, and secondary advisory groups. The company was formerly known as Blackstone Advisory Inc. and changed its name to PJT Partners Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of PJT Partners is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 8.161% of PJT Partners shares are held by insiders and 67.139% by institutions.
How many people work for PJT Partners?
Latest data suggests 749 work at PJT Partners.
When does the fiscal year end for PJT Partners?
PJT Partners's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is PJT Partners based?
PJT Partners's address is: 280 Park Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10017
What is PJT Partners's ISIN number?
PJT Partners's international securities identification number is: US69343T1079
What is PJT Partners's CUSIP number?
PJT Partners's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 69343T107

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