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How to buy SecureWorks stock | $13.36

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SecureWorks Corp is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. SecureWorks shares (SCWX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SecureWorks employs 2,685 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$563.3 million.

How to buy shares in SecureWorks

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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 SecureWorks. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SCWX. 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 SecureWorks 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$13.36, 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 SecureWorks, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of SecureWorks. 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.

SecureWorks share price

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SecureWorks shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-12.
Latest market closeUSD$13.36
52-week rangeUSD$5.29 - USD$16.96
50-day moving average USD$13.0106
200-day moving average USD$12.0754
Wall St. target priceUSD$13.64
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.422

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Is it a good time to buy SecureWorks stock?

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SecureWorks price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $13.36 from 2021-01-11

1 week (2021-01-08) 0.68%
1 month (2020-12-15) 8.71%
3 months (2020-10-15) 10.87%
6 months (2020-07-15) 10.78%
1 year (2020-01-15) -19.13%
2 years (2019-01-15) -18.44%
3 years (2018-01-15) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) N/A

Is SecureWorks under- or over-valued?

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

SecureWorks's EBITDA

SecureWorks's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$10.7 million.

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

SecureWorks financials

Revenue TTM USD$563.3 million
Gross profit TTM USD$300 million
Return on assets TTM -1.89%
Return on equity TTM -2.64%
Profit margin -3.12%
Book value $8.113
Market capitalisation USD$1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting SecureWorks shares

There are currently 938,756 SecureWorks shares held short by investors – that's known as SecureWorks's "short interest". This figure is 0% up from 938,349 last month.

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

SecureWorks's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

SecureWorks's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of SecureWorks shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of SecureWorks shares traded daily (recently around 89575.954198473). SecureWorks's SIR currently stands at 10.48. In other words for every 100,000 SecureWorks shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10480 shares are currently held short.

However SecureWorks's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of SecureWorks shares, or, against the total number of tradable SecureWorks shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case SecureWorks's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 SecureWorks shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.1048% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable SecureWorks shares, roughly 105 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 SecureWorks.

Find out more about how you can short SecureWorks stock.

SecureWorks share dividends

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

SecureWorks share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SecureWorks's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.29 up to $16.96. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SCWX.US volatility(beta: 1.17)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 SecureWorks's is 1.1715. This would suggest that SecureWorks'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).

SecureWorks overview

SecureWorks Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides technology-driven information security solutions for protecting its customers from cyber attacks in the United States and internationally. The company's solutions include managed security, threat intelligence, security and risk consulting, and incident response. Its solutions enable organizations to prevent security breaches by fortifying their cyber defenses, detect malicious activity, respond rapidly to security breaches, and predict emerging threats. The company sells its solutions primarily through its direct sales organization, as well as through referral agents, regional value-added resellers, and trade associations. It serves customers in a range of industries, including financial services, manufacturing, technology, retail, insurance, utility, and healthcare sectors. The company was formerly known as SecureWorks Holding Corporation and changed its name to SecureWorks Corp. in November 2015. SecureWorks Corp. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. SecureWorks Corp. is a subsidiary of Dell Inc.

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