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Quotient Technology Inc is an advertising agencies business based in the US. Quotient Technology shares (QUOT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Quotient Technology employs 1,072 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$421.9 million.

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  3. Search for Quotient Technology. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: QUOT. 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 Quotient Technology 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. At last close price of USD$7.37, 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 Quotient Technology, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Quotient Technology. 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.

Quotient Technology share price

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Quotient Technology shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-19.
Latest market close USD$7.37
52-week range USD$4.55 - USD$11.42
50-day moving average USD$8.2178
200-day moving average USD$7.7702
Wall St. target price USD$11.16
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.314

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Is it a good time to buy Quotient Technology stock?

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Quotient Technology price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.37 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-13) 3.22%
1 month (2020-10-22) -15.48%
3 months (2020-08-21) -18.56%
6 months (2020-05-22) 19.26%
1 year (2019-11-22) -29.54%
2 years (2018-11-21) -38.02%
3 years (2017-11-22) -39.34%
5 years (2015-11-20) 8.70%

Is Quotient Technology under- or over-valued?

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

Quotient Technology's PEG ratio

Quotient Technology's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.88. 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 Quotient Technology's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Quotient Technology's EBITDA

Quotient Technology's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$3.8 million.

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

Quotient Technology financials

Revenue TTM USD$421.9 million
Gross profit TTM USD$172.6 million
Return on assets TTM -3.05%
Return on equity TTM -18.08%
Profit margin -11.77%
Book value $2.896
Market capitalisation USD$664.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Quotient Technology shares

There are currently 2.9 million Quotient Technology shares held short by investors – that's known as Quotient Technology's "short interest". This figure is 2.8% up from 2.8 million last month.

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

Quotient Technology's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Quotient Technology's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Quotient Technology shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Quotient Technology shares traded daily (recently around 431962.93494705). Quotient Technology's SIR currently stands at 6.61. In other words for every 100,000 Quotient Technology shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6610 shares are currently held short.

However Quotient Technology's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Quotient Technology shares, or, against the total number of tradable Quotient Technology shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Quotient Technology's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Quotient Technology shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.037% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Quotient Technology shares, roughly 37 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 Quotient Technology.

Find out more about how you can short Quotient Technology stock.

Quotient Technology share dividends

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

Quotient Technology share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Quotient Technology's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.55 up to $11.42. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

QUOT.US volatility(beta: 1.04)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Quotient Technology's is 1.0355. This would suggest that Quotient Technology'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).

Quotient Technology overview

Quotient Technology Inc., a digital marketing company, provides technology and services that offers power integrated digital promotions and media programs for consumer packaged goods (CPGs) brands and retailers. The company offers programs across its network, including its flagship consumer brand and retail partners' properties. It also operates Quotient Retailer iQ, a digital platform to engage with shoppers across their websites, mobiles, e-commerce, and social channels. It serves approximately 700 CPGs, representing approximately 2,000 brands, including various food, beverage, personal, and household product manufacturers; retail partners representing various classes of trade, such as grocery retailers, as well as drug, dollar, club, and mass merchandise channels; and consumers visiting its websites, mobile properties, and social channels. The company was formerly known as Incorporated and changed its name to Quotient Technology Inc. in October 2015. Quotient Technology Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

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