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How to buy PowerSchool stock | $22.84

Learn how to easily invest in PowerSchool stock.

PowerSchool Holdings Inc
+ $0.68 ( + 2.96%)

PowerSchool Holdings Inc is a software-application business based in the US. PowerSchool shares (PWSC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PowerSchool employs 2,605 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in PowerSchool

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – PWSC – 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.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

PowerSchool stock price (NYSE: PWSC)

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PowerSchool shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-18.
Latest market close$22.84
52-week range$17.57 - $36.56
50-day moving average $28.41
200-day moving average $27.01
Wall St. target price$36.25
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.12

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Is it a good time to buy PowerSchool stock?

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PowerSchool price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.84 from 2021-10-20

1 week (2021-10-14) -2.81%
1 month (2021-09-21) -15.84%
3 months (2021-07-17) N/A
6 months (2021-04-17) N/A
1 year (2020-10-17) N/A
2 years (2019-10-17) N/A
3 years (2018-10-17) N/A
5 years (2016-10-17) N/A

Is PowerSchool under- or over-valued?

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

PowerSchool's EBITDA

PowerSchool's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $135.9 million.

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

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

PowerSchool financials

Revenue TTM $495.2 million
Operating margin TTM 9.49%
Gross profit TTM $286.1 million
Return on assets TTM 0%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -3.93%
Book value $10.59
Market capitalisation $4.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting PowerSchool shares

There are currently 3.2 million PowerSchool shares held short by investors – that's known as PowerSchool's "short interest". This figure is 243.8% up from 918,870 last month.

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

PowerSchool's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

PowerSchool's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of PowerSchool shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of PowerSchool shares traded daily (recently around 1.2 million). PowerSchool's SIR currently stands at 2.64. In other words for every 100,000 PowerSchool shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2640 shares are currently held short.

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

However PowerSchool's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of PowerSchool shares, or, against the total number of tradable PowerSchool shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case PowerSchool's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PowerSchool shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0722% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PowerSchool shares, roughly 72 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 PowerSchool.

Find out more about how you can short PowerSchool stock.

PowerSchool share dividends

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

PowerSchool overview

PowerSchool Holdings, Inc. provides cloud-based software to the K-12 education market. Its solution is embedded in school workflows and is used on daily basis by educators, students, administrators, and parents in schools and districts representing approximately 45 million students worldwide. Its cloud-based technology platform helps schools and districts manage state reporting and related compliance, special education, finance, HR, talent, registration, attendance, funding, learning, instruction, grading, college and career readiness, assessments, and analytics in one place. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Folsom, California. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of PowerSchool is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.537% of PowerSchool shares are held by insiders and 58.976% by institutions.
How many people work for PowerSchool?
Latest data suggests 2,605 work at PowerSchool.
When does the fiscal year end for PowerSchool?
PowerSchool's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is PowerSchool based?
PowerSchool's address is: 150 Parkshore Drive, Folsom, CA, United States, 95630
What is PowerSchool's ISIN number?
PowerSchool's international securities identification number is: US73939C1062

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