Finder is committed to editorial independence. While we receive compensation when you click links to partners, they do not influence our content.

How to buy Red Violet stock

Own Red Violet stock in just a few minutes.


Fact checked

Red Violet, Inc is a software-application business based in the US. Red Violet shares (RDVT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Red Violet employs 107 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$34.7 million.

How to buy shares in Red Violet

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 Red Violet. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RDVT. 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 Red Violet 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 Red Violet, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Red Violet. 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.

Red Violet share price

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

Red Violet shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-24.
52-week rangeUSD$13.4906 - USD$28.89
50-day moving average USD$24.4161
200-day moving average USD$22.7377
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.829

Buy Red Violet shares from these brokerages

Compare special offers, low fees and a wide range of types of investments among top trading platforms.
Name Product Stock trade fee Asset types Option trade fee Annual fee Signup bonus
Stocks, Options, ETFs, Gold/Commodities
Free stock (chosen randomly with a value anywhere between $2.50 and $200)
Sign up using the "go to site" link
Make unlimited commission-free trades in stocks, funds, and options with Robinhood Financial.
Interactive Brokers
Stocks, Bonds, Options
$0 + $0.65/contract, $1 minimum
IBKR Lite offers $0 commissions, and IBKR Pro offers advanced tools for professional traders.
Stocks, Options, Cryptocurrency
Stocks & ETFs: $1/contract to open, $0 to close, $10 max/leg
Futures: $2.50/contract to open, $0 to close
Get 100 shares of stock (worth $1 to $6 a share)
Open and fund a new cash or margin account with $2,000+
Trade stocks, options, ETFs and futures on mobile or desktop with this advanced platform.
$0 for US stocks
Stocks, Options, ETFs
Trade stocks on the US, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen markets.
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
$0 + $0.50/contract
Deposit qualifying assets of $5,000+
A platform built for all kinds of traders and all styles of trading

Compare up to 4 providers

*Signup bonus information updated weekly.

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Is it a good time to buy Red Violet stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.

Red Violet financials

Revenue TTM USD$34.7 million
Gross profit TTM USD$18 million
Return on assets TTM -9.47%
Return on equity TTM -22.97%
Profit margin -28.25%
Book value $3.558
Market capitalisation USD$290.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Red Violet shares

There are currently 848,952 Red Violet shares held short by investors – that's known as Red Violet's "short interest". This figure is 1.5% down from 862,280 last month.

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

Red Violet's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Red Violet's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Red Violet shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Red Violet shares traded daily (recently around 51545.355191257). Red Violet's SIR currently stands at 16.47. In other words for every 100,000 Red Violet shares traded daily on the market, roughly 16470 shares are currently held short.

However Red Violet's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Red Violet shares, or, against the total number of tradable Red Violet shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Red Violet's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Red Violet shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.1218% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Red Violet shares, roughly 122 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Red Violet.

Find out more about how you can short Red Violet stock.

Red Violet share dividends

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

Red Violet share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Red Violet's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.4906 up to $28.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RDVT.US volatility(beta: 0.72)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 Red Violet's is 0.7189. This would suggest that Red Violet's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Red Violet overview

Red Violet, Inc., a software and services company, specializes in data fusion and analytics providing cloud-based mission-critical information solutions to enterprises in the United States. It offers idiCORE, an investigative solution used to address various organizational challenges, which include due diligence, risk mitigation, identity authentication, and legislative compliance; and FOREWARN, an app-based solution that provides instant knowledge before face-to-face engagement with a consumer, and help professionals to identify and mitigate risk. The company serves financial services, insurance, healthcare, retail, and telecommunication companies; law enforcement and government agencies; and collections, corporate security, and investigative law firms, as well as various types of corporate risk for purposes, such as identity verification, risk assessment, fraud detection, and compliance. It markets its products and services through value-added distributors, resellers, and strategic partners; and trade shows and seminars, advertising, public relations, distribution of sales literature, and product specifications and ongoing communication with prospective clients, distributors, resellers, strategic partners, and installed base of current clients, as well as through direct sales. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

Frequently asked questions

More guides on Finder

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked provides guides and information on a range of products and services. Because our content is not financial advice, we suggest talking with a professional before you make any decision.

By submitting your comment or question, you agree to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and Terms of Use.

Questions and responses on are not provided, paid for or otherwise endorsed by any bank or brand. These banks and brands are not responsible for ensuring that comments are answered or accurate.
Go to site