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How to buy Playtika Holding (PLTK) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Playtika Holding stock.

Playtika Holding Corp
-$0.47 (-2.07%)

Chinese mobile games developer Playtika completed its initial public offering, the largest of 2021 so far, raising $1.88 billion after selling 69.5 million shares at $27 each, well above the $22 to $24 price range.

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Playtika Holding stock price (NASDAQ: PLTK)

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Playtika Holding shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-24.
Latest market close$27.43
52-week range$21.94 - $36.06
50-day moving average $23.99
200-day moving average $27.06
Wall St. target price$37.60
PE ratio 98.9362
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.24

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Is it a good time to buy Playtika Holding stock?

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Playtika Holding price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $27.43 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-17) N/A
1 month (2021-06-28) 12.00%
3 months (2021-04-28) -4.69%
6 months (2021-01-24) N/A
1 year (2020-07-24) N/A
2 years (2019-07-24) N/A
3 years (2018-07-24) N/A
5 years (2016-07-24) N/A

Is Playtika Holding under- or over-valued?

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

Playtika Holding's P/E ratio

Playtika Holding's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 99x. In other words, Playtika Holding shares trade at around 99x recent earnings.

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

However, Playtika Holding's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the electronic gaming & multimedia industry or those of similar companies.

Playtika Holding's EBITDA

Playtika Holding's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $605 million.

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

To put Playtika Holding's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Playtika Holding financials

Revenue TTM $2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 19.74%
Gross profit TTM $1.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 16.97%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 3.72%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation $9.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Playtika Holding shares

There are currently 13.5 million Playtika Holding shares held short by investors – that's known as Playtika Holding's "short interest". This figure is 9.6% up from 12.3 million last month.

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

Playtika Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Playtika Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Playtika Holding shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Playtika Holding shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). Playtika Holding's SIR currently stands at 9.93. In other words for every 100,000 Playtika Holding shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9930 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare Playtika Holding's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However Playtika Holding's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Playtika Holding shares, or, against the total number of tradable Playtika Holding shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Playtika Holding's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Playtika Holding shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.1595% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Playtika Holding shares, roughly 160 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 Playtika Holding.

Find out more about how you can short Playtika Holding stock.

Playtika Holding share dividends

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

Playtika Holding overview

Playtika Holding Corp. develops mobile games in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company owns a portfolio of casual and casino-themed games. It distributes its games to the end customer through various web and mobile platforms, such as Apple, Facebook, Google, and other web and mobile platforms and its own proprietary platforms. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Herzliya Pituarch, Israel. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Playtika Holding is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 79.438% of Playtika Holding shares are held by insiders and 18.699% by institutions.
How many people work for Playtika Holding?
Latest data suggests 3,800 work at Playtika Holding.
When does the fiscal year end for Playtika Holding?
Playtika Holding's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Playtika Holding based?
Playtika Holding's address is: HaChoshlim Street 8, Herzliya Pituach, Israel

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