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How to buy Sunlands Technology Group stock
Learn how to easily invest in Sunlands Technology Group stock.
Sunlands Technology Group is an education & training services business based in the US. Sunlands Technology Group shares (STG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Sunlands Technology Group employs 4,064 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.4 billion.
How to buy shares in Sunlands Technology Group
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- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – STG – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- STG shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is STG stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Are STG shares over-valued?
- Sunlands Technology Group's financials
- How volatile are STG shares?
- Does Sunlands Technology Group pay a dividend?
- Have STG shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Sunlands Technology Group stock price (NYSE: STG)Use our graph to track the performance of STG stocks over time.
Sunlands Technology Group shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$4.18|
|52-week range||$2.16 - $7.00|
|50-day moving average||$4.64|
|200-day moving average||$4.98|
|Wall St. target price||$1.03|
|Dividend yield||$0 (12.98%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$5.63|
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Sunlands Technology Group price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-29)||-0.24%|
|1 month (2022-09-06)||9.28%|
|3 months (2022-07-06)||-22.15%|
|6 months (2022-04-06)||-14.97%|
|1 year (2021-10-06)||-10.49%|
|2 years (2020-10-06)||148.81%|
|3 years (2019-10-03)||48.23%|
|5 years (2017-10-02)||N/A|
Is Sunlands Technology Group stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Sunlands Technology Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Sunlands Technology Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Sunlands Technology Group's P/E ratio
Sunlands Technology Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, Sunlands Technology Group shares trade at around 1x 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.
Sunlands Technology Group's EBITDA
Sunlands Technology Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $498.8 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Sunlands Technology Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Sunlands Technology Group financials
|Revenue TTM||$2.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||19.71%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||11.1%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||$56.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Sunlands Technology Group share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 22.14% of net profits
Recently Sunlands Technology Group has paid out, on average, around 22.14% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 12.98% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Sunlands Technology Group shareholders could enjoy a 12.98% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Sunlands Technology Group's case, that would currently equate to about $0 per share.
While Sunlands Technology Group's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Sunlands Technology Group is investing more in its future growth.
Sunlands Technology Group's most recent dividend payout was on 29 July 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Sunlands Technology Group's shares ever split?
Sunlands Technology Group's shares were split on a 8:100 basis on 31 August 2021. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 8 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Sunlands Technology Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1150% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Sunlands Technology Group shares which in turn could have impacted Sunlands Technology Group's share price.
Sunlands Technology Group share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Sunlands Technology Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.16 up to $7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Sunlands Technology Group's is 1.2854. This would suggest that Sunlands Technology Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Sunlands Technology Group overview
Sunlands Technology Group, through its subsidiaries, provides online education services in the People's Republic of China. It offers various degree- and diploma-oriented post-secondary courses, including preparation courses for the self-taught higher education examination (STE) for learners pursuing associate diplomas or bachelor's degrees, as well as for the entrance examinations of Master of Business Administration programs. The company's STE courses include Chinese language and literature, law, pre-school education, marketing, English, human resource management, business administration, business management, modern corporate governance, financial management, advertising, accounting, administrative management, computer information management, finance, convention management, chain operation management, and visual communication and design. It also provides professional certification preparation courses in various industries and professions, such as accounting, human resources, teaching, and finance. The company was formerly known as Sunlands Online Education Group and changed its name to Sunlands Technology Group in August 2018. Sunlands Technology Group was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China. .
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Sunlands Technology Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 7.19% of Sunlands Technology Group shares are held by insiders and 3.684% by institutions. How many people work for Sunlands Technology Group?
Latest data suggests 4,064 work at Sunlands Technology Group. When does the fiscal year end for Sunlands Technology Group?
Sunlands Technology Group's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Sunlands Technology Group based?
Sunlands Technology Group's address is: Building 4-6, Beijing, China, 100012 What is Sunlands Technology Group's ISIN number?
Sunlands Technology Group's international securities identification number is: US86740P2074 What is Sunlands Technology Group's CUSIP number?
Sunlands Technology Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 86740P108
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