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How to buy Snap stock | $49.61

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Snap Inc (SNAP) is a leading internet content & information business based in the US. It opened the day at USD$49.07 after a previous close of USD$49.57. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD$47.92 to a high of USD$50.57. The latest price was USD$49.61 (25 minute delay). Snap is listed on the NYSE and employs 3,863 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Snap

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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 Snap. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SNAP. 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 Snap 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$49.61, 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 Snap, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Snap. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted Snap's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Snap's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last close price was USD$49.61, which is 66.34% up on its pre-crash value of USD$16.7 and 528.77% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$7.89.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Snap shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$584.15 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$2,721.11.

Snap share price

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Snap shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-30.
OpenUSD$49.07
HighUSD$50.57
LowUSD$47.92
CloseUSD$49.61
Previous closeUSD$49.57
Change USD$0.04
Change % 0.0807%
Volume 17,263,746
Information last updated 2021-04-09.
52-week rangeUSD$12.44 - USD$73.59
50-day moving average USD$58.9541
200-day moving average USD$48.1132
Wall St. target priceUSD$74.03
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.811

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Is it a good time to buy Snap stock?

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Snap price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $49.61 from 2021-03-11

1 week (2021-04-01) N/A
1 month (2021-03-12) -20.86%
3 months (2021-01-08) -5.92%
6 months (2020-10-08) 83.40%
1 year (2020-04-08) 275.26%
2 years (2019-04-08) 304.32%
3 years (2018-04-08) N/A
5 years (2016-04-08) N/A

Snap financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.5 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$1.3 billion
Return on assets TTM -11.79%
Return on equity TTM -41.17%
Profit margin -37.69%
Book value $1.55
Market capitalisation USD$95.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Snap shares

There are currently 61.6 million Snap shares held short by investors – that's known as Snap's "short interest". This figure is 6.3% up from 57.9 million last month.

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

Snap's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Snap's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Snap shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Snap shares traded daily (recently around 25.7 million). Snap's SIR currently stands at 2.4. In other words for every 100,000 Snap shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2400 shares are currently held short.

However Snap's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Snap shares, or, against the total number of tradable Snap shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Snap's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Snap shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0558% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Snap shares, roughly 56 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 Snap.

Find out more about how you can short Snap stock.

Snap share dividends

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

Snap share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Snap's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.44 up to $73.59. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SNAP.US volatility(beta: 1.23)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 Snap's is 1.2265. This would suggest that Snap'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).

Snap overview

Snap Inc. operates as a camera company in the United States and internationally. The company offers Snapchat, a camera application with functionalities, such as Camera, Communication, Snap Map, Stories, and Spotlight that enable people to communicate through short videos and images. It also provides Spectacles, an eyewear product that connects with Snapchat and captures video from a human perspective; and advertising products, including AR and Snap ads. The company was formerly known as Snapchat, Inc. and changed its name to Snap Inc. in September 2016. Snap Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

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