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How to buy Shockwave Medical stock

Learn how to easily invest in Shockwave Medical stock.

Shockwave Medical Inc is a medical devices business based in the US. Shockwave Medical shares (SWAV) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Shockwave Medical employs 657 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in Shockwave Medical

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SWAV – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
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Shockwave Medical stock price (NASDAQ: SWAV)

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Shockwave Medical shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-24.
Latest market close$191.17
52-week range$113.36 - $249.73
50-day moving average $169.91
200-day moving average $182.67
Wall St. target price$193.50
PE ratio 227.9657
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.82

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Is it a good time to buy Shockwave Medical stock?

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Shockwave Medical price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $191.17 from 2022-06-30

1 week (2022-06-24) -3.30%
1 month (2022-05-29) N/A
3 months (2022-03-31) -7.81%
6 months (2021-12-29) N/A
1 year (2021-07-02) 1.88%
2 years (2020-07-02) 302.80%
3 years (2019-07-02) 252.65%
5 years (2017-06-28) N/A

Is Shockwave Medical stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Shockwave Medical's P/E ratio

Shockwave Medical's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 228x. In other words, Shockwave Medical shares trade at around 228x 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.

Shockwave Medical's EBITDA

Shockwave Medical's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $35.8 million.

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

Shockwave Medical financials

Revenue TTM $298.9 million
Operating margin TTM 10.7%
Gross profit TTM $195.7 million
Return on assets TTM 6.23%
Return on equity TTM 12.28%
Profit margin 9.7%
Book value $7.50
Market capitalisation $6.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shockwave Medical share dividends

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

Shockwave Medical share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Shockwave Medical's shares have ranged in value from as little as $113.36 up to $249.73. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SWAV.US volatility(beta: 1.48)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 Shockwave Medical's is 1.4846. This would suggest that Shockwave Medical's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Shockwave Medical overview

ShockWave Medical, Inc. , a medical device company, engages in developing and commercializing intravascular lithotripsy technology for the treatment of calcified plaque in patients with peripheral vascular, coronary vascular, and heart valve diseases worldwide. The company offers M5 catheters for treating above-the-knee peripheral artery disease (PAD); C2 catheters for treating coronary artery disease; and S4 catheters for treating below-the-knee PAD. It serves interventional cardiologists, vascular surgeons, and interventional radiologists through sales representatives and sales managers, and distributors. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Shockwave Medical is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 5.748% of Shockwave Medical shares are held by insiders and 90.764% by institutions.
How many people work for Shockwave Medical?
Latest data suggests 657 work at Shockwave Medical.
When does the fiscal year end for Shockwave Medical?
Shockwave Medical's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Shockwave Medical based?
Shockwave Medical's address is: 5403 Betsy Ross Drive, Santa Clara, CA, United States, 95054
What is Shockwave Medical's ISIN number?
Shockwave Medical's international securities identification number is: US82489T1043
What is Shockwave Medical's CUSIP number?
Shockwave Medical's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 82489T104

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