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PTC Inc is a software—application business based in the US. PTC shares (PTC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PTC employs 6,169 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.4 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, PTC's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was USD$87.62, which is 1.13% down on its pre-crash value of USD$88.62 and 99.59% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$43.9.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of PTC shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$574.16 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,032.16.
|Latest market close||USD$87.62|
|52-week range||USD$43.9 - USD$96.59|
|50-day moving average||USD$85.9789|
|200-day moving average||USD$79.0589|
|Wall St. target price||USD$100.29|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.75|
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|1 week (2020-10-21)||0.74%|
|1 month (2020-10-01)||4.15%|
|3 months (2020-07-29)||4.27%|
|6 months (2020-04-29)||25.24%|
|1 year (2019-10-29)||36.46%|
|2 years (2018-10-29)||10.84%|
|3 years (2017-10-27)||31.90%|
|5 years (2015-10-29)||157.25%|
Valuing PTC stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of PTC's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
PTC's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 115x. In other words, PTC shares trade at around 115x 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.
PTC's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.4757. 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 PTC's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
PTC's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$290.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a PTC's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$1.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||17%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$930.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.95%|
|Return on equity TTM||6.85%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$10.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 1.8 million PTC shares held short by investors – that's known as PTC's "short interest". This figure is 2.1% up from 1.8 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting PTC shares can be evaluated.
PTC's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of PTC shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of PTC shares traded daily (recently around 897344.60784314). PTC's SIR currently stands at 2.04. In other words for every 100,000 PTC shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2040 shares are currently held short.
However PTC's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of PTC shares, or, against the total number of tradable PTC shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case PTC's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PTC shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0199% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PTC shares, roughly 20 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 PTC.
Find out more about how you can short PTC stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like PTC.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 25.33
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and PTC's overall score of 25.33 (as at 10/01/2020) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 23rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like PTC is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 5.28/100
PTC's environmental score of 5.28 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that PTC is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 16.16/100
PTC's social score of 16.16 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that PTC is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 9.89/100
PTC's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that PTC is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. PTC scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that PTC has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||25.33|
|Total ESG percentile||22.78|
|Environmental score percentile||8|
|Social score percentile||8|
|Governance score percentile||8|
|Level of controversy||2|
We're not expecting PTC to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
PTC's shares were split on a 2:5 basis on 28 February 2006. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your PTC shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 150% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for PTC shares which in turn could have impacted PTC's share price.
Over the last 12 months, PTC's shares have ranged in value from as little as $43.9 up to $96.59. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while PTC's is 1.2146. This would suggest that PTC'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).
PTC Inc. operates as software and services company in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Software Products and Professional Services. It offers Creo, a suite of product design software that provides capabilities for design flexibility, advanced assembly design, piping and cabling design, advanced surfacing, comprehensive virtual prototyping, and other design functions; Windchill, a product lifecycle management software; ThingWorx, which includes cloud-based tools that allow customers to connect products and devices to the cloud; and Vuforia Studio, a cloud-based tool that enables industrial enterprises to author and publish augmented reality experiences. The company also provides consulting, implementation, training, cloud, and license and support services. PTC Inc. markets its products primarily through third-party resellers and strategic partners. The company was formerly known as Parametric Technology Corporation and changed its name to PTC Inc. in January 2013. PTC Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
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