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How to buy PubMatic stock

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PubMatic, a Redwood City, California-based ad-tech company, completed an initial public offering through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). The company raised $118 million after selling 5.9 million shares at $20 each, up from the $16 to $18 range previously set. PubMatic's stock is now trading on the Nasdaq. It debuted at $25.12 per share.

How to buy shares in PubMatic

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for PubMatic. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PUBM. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until PubMatic reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of PubMatic, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of PubMatic. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

PubMatic share price

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PubMatic shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-09.
52-week rangeUSD$14.5 - USD$76.958
50-day moving average USD$53.0597
200-day moving average USD$42.5279
Wall St. target priceUSD$60.33
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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Is it a good time to buy PubMatic stock?

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Is PubMatic under- or over-valued?

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

PubMatic's PEG ratio

PubMatic's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 11.0705. 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 PubMatic's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

However, it's sensible to consider PubMatic's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.

PubMatic's EBITDA

PubMatic's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$41.6 million.

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

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

PubMatic financials

Revenue TTM USD$148.7 million
Operating margin TTM 21.35%
Gross profit TTM USD$107.6 million
Return on assets TTM 6.86%
Return on equity TTM 21.3%
Profit margin 17.89%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation USD$2.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting PubMatic shares

There are currently 2.4 million PubMatic shares held short by investors – that's known as PubMatic's "short interest". This figure is 23.4% up from 2.0 million last month.

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

PubMatic's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

PubMatic's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of PubMatic shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of PubMatic shares traded daily (recently around 933875.38461538). PubMatic's SIR currently stands at 2.6. In other words for every 100,000 PubMatic shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2600 shares are currently held short.

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

However PubMatic's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of PubMatic shares, or, against the total number of tradable PubMatic shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case PubMatic's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PubMatic shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.3551% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PubMatic shares, roughly 355 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 PubMatic.

Find out more about how you can short PubMatic stock.

PubMatic share dividends

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

PubMatic overview

PubMatic, Inc. provides a cloud infrastructure platform that enables real-time programmatic advertising transactions for Internet content creators and advertisers worldwide. The company's solutions include PubMatic Cloud, which offers a customizable platform as a service; Openwrap, a header bidding solution that provides enterprise-grade management and analytics tools; Openwrap OTT, a header bidding management solution for OTT; Openwrap SDK, a header bidding solution for in-app developers; private marketplace solutions; and media buyer consoles. In addition, it offers Real-Time Bidding (RTB) programmatic technologies, which provides various selling options across screens and ad formats; digital advertising inventory quality solutions to detect and filter out invalid traffic and other nefarious activity; Ad quality solutions targeting the reduction of security issues, quality issues, and performance issues; Identity Hub, an identity solution that allows for the use of any advertiser preferred user identifier in a scaled and privacy-compliant fashion; Audience Encore, an audience data platform; and cross-platform video, a sell side platform, which connects trusted video buyers to premium publishers. The company's platform supports an array of ad formats and digital device types, including mobile app, mobile web, desktop, display, video, over-the-top (OTT), connected television, and media. PubMatic, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

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