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How to buy SolarWinds Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in SolarWinds Corporation stock.

SolarWinds Corporation is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. SolarWinds Corporation shares (SWI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SolarWinds Corporation employs 2,155 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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SolarWinds Corporation stock price (NYSE: SWI)

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SolarWinds Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$13.49
52-week range$13.55 - $21.31
50-day moving average $14.84
200-day moving average $17.41
Wall St. target price$19.56
PE ratio 12.6633
Dividend yield $0.75 (3.68%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.65

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Is it a good time to buy SolarWinds Corporation stock?

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SolarWinds Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $13.49 from 2022-01-20

1 week (2022-01-14) -2.88%
1 month (2021-12-21) -5.60%
3 months (2021-10-22) -27.78%
6 months (2021-07-22) 21.31%
1 year (2021-01-22) -15.32%
2 years (2020-01-22) -29.22%
3 years (2019-01-22) 16.48
5 years (2017-01-18) N/A

Is SolarWinds Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

SolarWinds Corporation's P/E ratio

SolarWinds 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 13x. In other words, SolarWinds Corporation shares trade at around 13x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

SolarWinds Corporation's EBITDA

SolarWinds Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $167.4 million.

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

SolarWinds Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.89%
Gross profit TTM $926.1 million
Return on assets TTM 0.85%
Return on equity TTM 349.96%
Profit margin 10.29%
Book value $14.66
Market capitalisation $2.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

SolarWinds Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 83.8% of net profits

Recently SolarWinds Corporation has paid out, on average, around 83.8% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.68% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), SolarWinds Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.68% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In SolarWinds Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.75 per share.

SolarWinds Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

SolarWinds Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 23 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have SolarWinds Corporation's shares ever split?

SolarWinds Corporation'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 Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for SolarWinds Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted SolarWinds Corporation's share price.

SolarWinds Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SolarWinds Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.55 up to $21.3055. 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 Corporation's is 0.8764. This would suggest that SolarWinds Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

SolarWinds Corporation overview

SolarWinds Corporation provides information technology (IT) infrastructure management software products in the United States and internationally. It offers products to monitor and manage network, system, desktop, application, storage, database, and website infrastructures, whether on-premise, in the public or private cloud, or in a hybrid IT infrastructure. It provides a suite of network management software that provides 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. It also offers 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. In addition, the company provides cloud-based software solutions to enable managed service providers (MSPs) to support digital transformation and growth in small and medium-sized enterprises; and service management software that provides ITIL-compliant service desk solutions for various companies. Further, it offers remote monitoring and management solutions for the performance of networks and devices, and automation of policies and workflows; security and data protection products for network and systems infrastructure, applications, and end user devices; and business management solutions for professional services automation, and password and documentation management. The company markets and sells its products directly to network and systems engineers, database administrators, storage administrators, DevOps professionals, and managed service providers.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of SolarWinds Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.344% of SolarWinds Corporation shares are held by insiders and 99.476% by institutions.
How many people work for SolarWinds Corporation?
Latest data suggests 2,155 work at SolarWinds Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for SolarWinds Corporation?
SolarWinds Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is SolarWinds Corporation based?
SolarWinds Corporation's address is: Building 400, Austin, TX, United States, 78735
What is SolarWinds Corporation's ISIN number?
SolarWinds Corporation's international securities identification number is: US83417Q2049
What is SolarWinds Corporation's CUSIP number?
SolarWinds Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 83417Q105

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