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How to buy Radware stock

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Radware Ltd is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. Radware shares (RDWR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Radware employs 1,037 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$248.3 million.

How to buy shares in Radware

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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 Radware. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RDWR. 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 Radware 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 Radware, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Radware. 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.

Radware share price

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Radware shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-13.
52-week rangeUSD$16.021 - USD$28.7
50-day moving average USD$26.4306
200-day moving average USD$25.2485
Wall St. target priceUSD$27.8
PE ratio 94.8007
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.301

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Is it a good time to buy Radware stock?

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Is Radware under- or over-valued?

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

Radware's P/E ratio

Radware's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 95x. In other words, Radware shares trade at around 95x 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.

Radware's PEG ratio

Radware's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.6913. 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 Radware's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Radware's EBITDA

Radware's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$19.7 million.

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

Radware financials

Revenue TTM USD$248.3 million
Operating margin TTM 3.62%
Gross profit TTM USD$206.9 million
Return on assets TTM 0.94%
Return on equity TTM 3.68%
Profit margin 5.7%
Book value $8.278
Market capitalisation USD$1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Radware shares

There are currently 1.0 million Radware shares held short by investors – that's known as Radware's "short interest". This figure is 6.7% down from 1.1 million last month.

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

Radware's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Radware's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Radware shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Radware shares traded daily (recently around 121440.96969697). Radware's SIR currently stands at 8.25. In other words for every 100,000 Radware shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8250 shares are currently held short.

However Radware's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Radware shares, or, against the total number of tradable Radware shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Radware's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Radware shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0286% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Radware shares, roughly 29 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 Radware.

Find out more about how you can short Radware stock.

Radware share dividends

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

Have Radware's shares ever split?

Radware's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 April 2013. So if you had owned 1 share 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 Radware shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Radware shares which in turn could have impacted Radware's share price.

Radware share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Radware's shares have ranged in value from as little as $16.021 up to $28.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RDWR.US volatility(beta: 0.97)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Radware's is 0.9722. This would suggest that Radware's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Radware overview

Radware Ltd. develops, manufactures, and markets cyber security and application delivery solutions for applications in physical, virtual, cloud, and software defined data centers worldwide. The company offers DefensePro, a real-time network attack prevention device; AppWall, a Web application firewall; and DefenseFlow, a cyber-command and control application. It also provides Alteon D Line, an application delivery controller/load balancer for Web, cloud, and mobile based applications; and LinkProof NG, a multi-homing and enterprise gateway solution for connectivity of enterprise and cloud-based applications. In addition, the company offers Security Updates Subscription, which provides security updates to protect customers against the latest threats; ERT Active Attackers Feed that provides customers with information pertaining to attack sources recently involved in DDoS attacks; Alteon Global Elastic License that captures application lifecycle for large ADC deployments; APSolute Vision, a management and monitoring tool for company's application delivery and cyber security solutions; and MSSP Portal, a DDoS detection and mitigation service portal. Further, it provides Cloud DDoS Protection Service, which offers a range of enterprise-grade DDoS protection services in the cloud, as well as technical support, professional, managed, and training and certification services to its customers. The company sells its products primarily to independent distributors, including value added resellers, original equipment manufacturers, and system integrators. Radware Ltd. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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