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How to buy SolarWinds stock

Learn how to easily invest in SolarWinds stock.

SolarWinds is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. SolarWinds shares (SWI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SolarWinds employs 2,304 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $719 million.

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SolarWinds stock price (NYSE: SWI)

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SolarWinds shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-01-26.
Latest market close$10.14
52-week range$7.51 - $14.36
50-day moving average $8.99
200-day moving average $9.93
Wall St. target price$12.75
PE ratio 34.3271
Dividend yield $0 (3.68%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-5.86

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Is it a good time to buy SolarWinds stock?

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SolarWinds price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $10.14 from 2023-01-30

1 week (2023-01-23) 4.00%
1 month (2022-12-30) 8.33%
3 months (2022-10-28) 7.76%
6 months (2022-07-28) -3.80%
1 year (2022-01-31) -25.44%
2 years (2021-01-29) -39.68%
3 years (2020-01-31) 18.92
5 years (2018-01-27) N/A

Is SolarWinds stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

SolarWinds's P/E ratio

SolarWinds's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 34x. In other words, SolarWinds shares trade at around 34x 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.

SolarWinds's EBITDA

SolarWinds's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $165.2 million.

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

SolarWinds financials

Revenue TTM $719 million
Operating margin TTM 14.18%
Gross profit TTM $653.8 million
Return on assets TTM 1.53%
Return on equity TTM -5194.02%
Profit margin -131.1%
Book value $8.06
Market capitalisation $1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

SolarWinds share dividends

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

Have SolarWinds's shares ever split?

SolarWinds's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 1 August 2021. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your SolarWinds shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for SolarWinds shares which in turn could have impacted SolarWinds's share price.

SolarWinds share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SolarWinds's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.51 up to $14.36. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SWI.US volatility(beta: 0.88)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 SolarWinds's is 0.8765. This would suggest that SolarWinds's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

SolarWinds overview

SolarWinds Corporation provides information technology (IT) management software products in the United States and internationally. The company offers a portfolio of solutions to technology professionals for monitoring, managing, and optimizing networks, systems, desktops, applications, storage, databases, website infrastructures, and IT service desks. It provides a suite of network management software that offers real-time visibility into network utilization and bandwidth, as well as the ability to detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems; and a suite of infrastructure management products, which monitor and analyze the performance of applications and their supporting infrastructure, including websites, servers, physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure, storage, and databases. The company also provides a suite of application performance management software that enable visibility into log data, cloud infrastructure metrics, applications, tracing, and web performance management; and service management software that offers ITIL-compliant service desk solutions for various companies. It markets and sells its products directly to network and systems engineers, database administrators, storage administrators, DevOps, SecOps, and service desk professionals. The company was formerly known as SolarWinds Parent, Inc. and changed its name to SolarWinds Corporation in May 2018.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of SolarWinds is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.842% of SolarWinds shares are held by insiders and 98.083% by institutions.
How many people work for SolarWinds?
Latest data suggests 2,304 work at SolarWinds.
When does the fiscal year end for SolarWinds?
SolarWinds's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is SolarWinds based?
SolarWinds's address is: Building 400, Austin, TX, United States, 78735
What is SolarWinds's ISIN number?
SolarWinds's international securities identification number is: US83417Q2049
What is SolarWinds's CUSIP number?
SolarWinds's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 83417Q105

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