How to buy Silvergate Capital Corporation stock - 07 March

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How to buy Silvergate Capital Corporation stock

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Silvergate Capital Corporation is a banks-regional business based in the US. Silvergate Capital Corporation shares (SI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Silvergate Capital Corporation employs 218 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$89.9 million.

How to buy shares in Silvergate Capital Corporation

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

Silvergate Capital Corporation share price

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Silvergate Capital Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$7.6 - USD$187.04
50-day moving average USD$116.3591
200-day moving average USD$51.1635
Wall St. target priceUSD$115.83
PE ratio 108.0956
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.36

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Is it a good time to buy Silvergate Capital Corporation stock?

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Is Silvergate Capital Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Silvergate Capital Corporation's P/E ratio

Silvergate Capital Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 108x. In other words, Silvergate Capital Corporation shares trade at around 108x 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.

Silvergate Capital Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$89.9 million
Operating margin TTM 34.98%
Gross profit TTM USD$89.9 million
Return on assets TTM 0.68%
Return on equity TTM 9.91%
Profit margin 28.97%
Book value $15.701
Market capitalisation USD$3.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Silvergate Capital Corporation shares

There are currently 919,795 Silvergate Capital Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Silvergate Capital Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 13.9% down from 1.1 million last month.

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

Silvergate Capital Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Silvergate Capital Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Silvergate Capital Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Silvergate Capital Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). Silvergate Capital Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.66. In other words for every 100,000 Silvergate Capital Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 660 shares are currently held short.

However Silvergate Capital Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Silvergate Capital Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Silvergate Capital Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Silvergate Capital Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Silvergate Capital Corporation shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0457% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Silvergate Capital Corporation shares, roughly 46 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Silvergate Capital Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Silvergate Capital Corporation stock.

Silvergate Capital Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Silvergate Capital Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Silvergate Capital Corporation overview

Silvergate Capital Corporation operates as a bank holding company for Silvergate Bank that provides banking products and services to business and individual clients in the United States and internationally. The company accepts deposit products, including interest and noninterest bearing demand accounts, money market and savings accounts, and certificates of deposit accounts. Its loan products include one-to-four family real estate loans, multi-family real estate loans, commercial real estate loans, construction loans, commercial and industrial loans, mortgage warehouse loans, and reverse mortgage loans, as well as consumer loans and other loans secured by personal property. The company also provides cash management services for digital currency-related businesses. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in La Jolla, California.

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