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How to buy Science Applications International stock

Learn how to easily invest in Science Applications International stock.

Science Applications International Corp is an information technology services business based in the US. Science Applications International shares (SAIC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Science Applications International employs 26,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $7.5 billion.

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Science Applications International stock price (NYSE: SAIC)

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Science Applications International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$90.31
52-week range$77.46 - $97.82
50-day moving average $93.58
200-day moving average $88.48
Wall St. target price$102.90
PE ratio 19.5274
Dividend yield $1.48 (1.66%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.57

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Science Applications International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $90.31 from 2022-09-28

1 week (2022-09-22) -1.12%
1 month (2022-08-26) N/A
3 months (2022-06-30) -3.00%
6 months (2022-03-26) N/A
1 year (2021-09-30) 5.55%
2 years (2020-09-30) 15.16%
3 years (2019-09-30) 3.39%
5 years (2017-09-29) 35.09%

Is Science Applications International stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Science Applications International's P/E ratio

Science Applications International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, Science Applications International shares trade at around 20x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Science Applications International's PEG ratio

Science Applications International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.67. 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 Science Applications International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Science Applications International's EBITDA

Science Applications International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $640 million.

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

Science Applications International financials

Revenue TTM $7.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.59%
Gross profit TTM $859 million
Return on assets TTM 5.35%
Return on equity TTM 16.03%
Profit margin 3.46%
Book value $29.87
Market capitalisation $4.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Science Applications International share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 21.2% of net profits

Recently Science Applications International has paid out, on average, around 21.2% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.66% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Science Applications International shareholders could enjoy a 1.66% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Science Applications International's case, that would currently equate to about $1.48 per share.

While Science Applications International's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Science Applications International is investing more in its future growth.

Science Applications International's most recent dividend payout was on 27 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 October 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Science Applications International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Science Applications International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $77.4581 up to $97.82. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SAIC.US volatility(beta: 0.69)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 Science Applications International's is 0.6872. This would suggest that Science Applications International's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Science Applications International overview

Science Applications International Corporation provides technical, engineering, and enterprise information technology (IT) services primarily in the United States. The company's offerings include engineering; technology integration; IT modernization; maintenance of ground and maritime systems; logistics; training and simulation; operation and program support services; and end-to-end services, such as design, development, integration, deployment, management and operations, sustainment, and security of its customers' IT infrastructure, as well as cloud migration, managed services, infrastructure modernization, and enterprise IT-as-a-service solutions. It serves the U. S. military comprising Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard; Department of Defense agencies; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; the U. S. Department of State; Department of Justice; Department of Homeland Security; and various intelligence community agencies, as well as U.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Science Applications International is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.595% of Science Applications International shares are held by insiders and 77.716% by institutions.
How many people work for Science Applications International?
Latest data suggests 26,000 work at Science Applications International.
When does the fiscal year end for Science Applications International?
Science Applications International's fiscal year ends in January.
Where is Science Applications International based?
Science Applications International's address is: 12010 Sunset Hills Road, Reston, VA, United States, 20190
What is Science Applications International's ISIN number?
Science Applications International's international securities identification number is: US8086251076
What is Science Applications International's CUSIP number?
Science Applications International's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 808625107

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