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How to buy Rackspace stock

Rackspace is now publicly trading under the ticker RXT.

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Rackspace Technology, Inc is a software—infrastructure business based in the US. Rackspace Technology shares (RXT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Rackspace Technology

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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 Rackspace Technology Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RXT. 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 Rackspace 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$18.34, 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 Rackspace Technology, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Rackspace 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.

Rackspace Technology share price

Use our graph to track the performance of RXT stocks over time.

Rackspace Technology shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-20.
Latest market closeUSD$18.34
52-week rangeUSD$15.25 - USD$22.75
50-day moving average USD$18.2613
200-day moving average USD$18.2613
Wall St. target priceUSD$27.67
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 Rackspace Technology stock?

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Rackspace Technology price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $18.34

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5 years (2015-09-18) N/A

Is Rackspace Technology under- or over-valued?

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

Rackspace Technology's EBITDA

Rackspace Technology's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$584.1 million.

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

Rackspace Technology financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.27%
Gross profit TTM USD$1 billion
Return on assets TTM 0%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -7.41%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation USD$3.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Rackspace Technology shares

There are currently 3.0 million Rackspace Technology shares held short by investors – that's known as Rackspace Technology's "short interest". This figure is 2.2% up from 2.9 million last month.

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

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

Rackspace Technology's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Rackspace Technology shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Rackspace Technology shares traded daily (recently around 5.7 million). Rackspace Technology's SIR currently stands at 0.52. In other words for every 100,000 Rackspace Technology shares traded daily on the market, roughly 520 shares are currently held short.

However Rackspace Technology's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Rackspace Technology shares, or, against the total number of tradable Rackspace Technology shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Rackspace Technology's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Rackspace Technology shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0643% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Rackspace Technology shares, roughly 64 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 Rackspace Technology.

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

Rackspace Technology share dividends

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

Rackspace Technology overview

Rackspace Technology, Inc. operates as a multi cloud technology services company worldwide. It operates through Multicloud Services and Apps & Cross Platform segments. The Multicloud Services segment provides public and private cloud managed services, which allow customers to determine, manage, and optimize the right infrastructure, platforms, and services; and professional services related to designing and building multi cloud solutions and cloud-native applications. The Apps & Cross Platform segment includes managed applications, managed security, and data services, as well as professional services related to designing and implementing application, security, and data services. The company serves automotive, digital agencies, education, energy, financial services, gaming, government, healthcare, manufacturing, media and entertainment, non-profit, retail, and public sectors. Rackspace Technology, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

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