How to buy SPS Commerce stock - 19 April

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How to buy SPS Commerce stock

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SPS Commerce, Inc is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. SPS Commerce shares (SPSC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SPS Commerce employs 1,572 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD0.00.

How to buy shares in SPS Commerce

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 SPS Commerce. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SPSC. 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 SPS Commerce 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 SPS Commerce, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of SPS Commerce. 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.

SPS Commerce share price

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SPS Commerce shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-16.
52-week rangeUSD$48.1 - USD$118.055
50-day moving average USD$101.7177
200-day moving average USD$99.2967
Wall St. target priceUSD$123.57
PE ratio 84.5079
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.26

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Is it a good time to buy SPS Commerce stock?

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Is SPS Commerce under- or over-valued?

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

SPS Commerce's P/E ratio

SPS Commerce's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 85x. In other words, SPS Commerce shares trade at around 85x 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.

SPS Commerce's PEG ratio

SPS Commerce's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.7094. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into SPS Commerce's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

SPS Commerce's EBITDA

SPS Commerce's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$68.8 million.

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

SPS Commerce financials

Revenue TTM USD$312.6 million
Operating margin TTM 16.04%
Gross profit TTM USD$212.8 million
Return on assets TTM 6.44%
Return on equity TTM 11.76%
Profit margin 14.58%
Book value $11.856
Market capitalisation USD$3.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting SPS Commerce shares

There are currently 820,365 SPS Commerce shares held short by investors – that's known as SPS Commerce's "short interest". This figure is 7.3% down from 884,929 last month.

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

SPS Commerce's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

SPS Commerce's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of SPS Commerce shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of SPS Commerce shares traded daily (recently around 219348.93048128). SPS Commerce's SIR currently stands at 3.74. In other words for every 100,000 SPS Commerce shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3740 shares are currently held short.

However SPS Commerce's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of SPS Commerce shares, or, against the total number of tradable SPS Commerce shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case SPS Commerce's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 SPS Commerce shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0314% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable SPS Commerce shares, roughly 31 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 SPS Commerce.

Find out more about how you can short SPS Commerce stock.

SPS Commerce share dividends

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

Have SPS Commerce's shares ever split?

SPS Commerce's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 22 August 2019. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your SPS Commerce shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for SPS Commerce shares which in turn could have impacted SPS Commerce's share price.

SPS Commerce share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SPS Commerce's shares have ranged in value from as little as $48.1 up to $118.055. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SPSC.US volatility(beta: 0.87)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 SPS Commerce's is 0.8704. This would suggest that SPS Commerce's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

SPS Commerce overview

SPS Commerce, Inc. provides cloud-based supply chain management solutions worldwide. It offers solutions through the SPS Commerce, a cloud-based platform that enhances the way retailers, suppliers, grocers, distributors, and logistics firms manage and fulfill orders, administer sell-through performance, and source new items. The company offers Fulfillment solution that provides fulfillment automation and replaces or augments an organization's existing staff and trading partner electronic communication infrastructure by enabling easy compliance with retailers' rulebooks, automatic, and digital exchange of information among numerous trading partners through various protocols, and greater visibility into the journey of an order; and Analytics solution, which consists of data analytics applications that enables customers to enhance their visibility across their supply chains through greater analytics capabilities. It also offers various peripheral solutions, such as assortment solution, which enables accurate order management and rapid fulfillment; and community solution that accelerates vendor onboarding and ensures trading partner adoption of new supply chain requirements. The company sells its solutions through retailer, supplier, and other sales representatives to small- to mid-sized suppliers, as well as retailers, distributors, third-party logistics providers, and other trading partners. The company was formerly known as St.

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