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How to buy PTC stock | $134.14
Learn how to easily invest in PTC stock.
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 6,648 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
How to buy shares in PTC
- Compare share trading platforms.Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – PTC – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- 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.
- Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
What's in this guide?
- PTC shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is PTC stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short PTC shares?
- Is PTC suitable for ethical investing?
- Are PTC shares over-valued?
- PTC's financials
- How volatile are PTC shares?
- Does PTC pay a dividend?
- Have PTC shares ever split?
- Other common questions
PTC stock price (NASDAQ: PTC)Use our graph to track the performance of PTC stocks over time.
PTC shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$134.14|
|52-week range||$79.36 - $153.73|
|50-day moving average||$140.84|
|200-day moving average||$136.72|
|Wall St. target price||$156.83|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.88|
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PTC price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-21)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-07-01)||-6.18%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||2.44%|
|6 months (2021-01-28)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-28)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-28)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-28)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-28)||N/A|
Is PTC under- or over-valued?
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 P/E ratio
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 71x. In other words, PTC shares trade at around 71x 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 PEG ratio
PTC's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.1564. 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 $392.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a PTC's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$1.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||20.72%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||5.26%|
|Return on equity TTM||15.1%|
|Market capitalisation||$15.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting PTC shares
There are currently 1.6 million PTC shares held short by investors – that's known as PTC's "short interest". This figure is 1.1% down from 1.6 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)
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 514581.84818482). PTC's SIR currently stands at 3.03. In other words for every 100,000 PTC shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3030 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 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PTC shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0148% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PTC shares, roughly 15 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.
PTC's environmental, social and governance track record
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.
PTC's total ESG risk score
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 12/31/2018) 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.).
PTC's environmental score
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.
PTC's social score
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.
PTC's governance score
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.
PTC's controversy score
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.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|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|
PTC share dividends
We're not expecting PTC to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have PTC's shares ever split?
PTC's shares were split on a 2:5 basis on 27 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.
PTC share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, PTC's shares have ranged in value from as little as $79.36 up to $153.73. 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 1.2198. 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 ThingWorx, an IIoT platform that enables customers to address digital transformation of their operations, products, and services; ThingWorx Solution Central, a centralized portal in the cloud that allows users of ThingWorx to discover, deploy, and manage ThingWorx applications; and ThingWorx Kepware, which enables users to connect, manage, monitor, and control disparate devices and software applications. The company also provides Vuforia Studio, a cloud-based tool that enables industrial enterprises to author and publish augmented reality (AR) experiences; Vuforia Expert Capture that chronicles the real-time movements of a person wearing an AR headset; Vuforia Engine technology for application development; Vuforia Chalk, a collaboration and remote assistance solution; and Vuforia Spatial Toolbox technology to accelerate the development of spatial computing prototypes and use cases. In addition, it offers Onshape, a cloud-native multi-tenant platform that unites computer-aided design with data management, collaboration tools, and real-time analytics; Creo, a suite of product design software, which provides capabilities for design, real-time simulation, additive manufacturing, design flexibility, advanced assembly design, piping and cabling design, advanced surfacing, virtual prototyping, and other design functions; and Windchill, a product lifecycle management software. Further, the company provides Integrity, an application lifecycle management solution; Servigistics, service parts management solution; and consulting, implementation, training, cloud, and license and support services.
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PTC Beats on Earnings and Revenues in Q3, Raises Outlook
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PTC price target raised to $170 from $165 at Mizuho
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of PTC is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 10.011% of PTC shares are held by insiders and 89.861% by institutions. How many people work for PTC?
Latest data suggests 6,648 work at PTC. When does the fiscal year end for PTC?
PTC's fiscal year ends in September. Where is PTC based?
PTC's address is: 121 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA, United States, 02210 What is PTC's ISIN number?
PTC's international securities identification number is: US69370C1009 What is PTC's CUSIP number?
PTC's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 69370C100
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