How to buy Sunrun stock - 19 April

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How to buy Sunrun stock

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Sunrun Inc is a solar business based in the US. Sunrun shares (RUN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Sunrun employs 8,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD0.00.

How to buy shares in Sunrun

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

Sunrun share price

Use our graph to track the performance of RUN stocks over time.

Sunrun shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-16.
52-week rangeUSD$11.42 - USD$100.93
50-day moving average USD$55.9471
200-day moving average USD$64.9471
Wall St. target priceUSD$81.17
PE ratio 894
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.07

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Is it a good time to buy Sunrun stock?

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Is Sunrun under- or over-valued?

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

Sunrun's P/E ratio

Sunrun's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 894x. In other words, Sunrun shares trade at around 894x 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.

Sunrun's PEG ratio

Sunrun's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.45. 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 Sunrun's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Sunrun's EBITDA

Sunrun's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$4.4 million.

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

Sunrun financials

Revenue TTM USD$922.2 million
Gross profit TTM USD$186.4 million
Return on assets TTM -2.55%
Return on equity TTM -14.05%
Profit margin -18.8%
Book value $30.177
Market capitalisation USD$10.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Sunrun shares

There are currently 26.9 million Sunrun shares held short by investors – that's known as Sunrun's "short interest". This figure is 1.6% down from 27.3 million last month.

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

Sunrun's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Sunrun's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Sunrun shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Sunrun shares traded daily (recently around 6.2 million). Sunrun's SIR currently stands at 4.35. In other words for every 100,000 Sunrun shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4350 shares are currently held short.

However Sunrun's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Sunrun shares, or, against the total number of tradable Sunrun shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Sunrun's short interest could be expressed as 0.13% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Sunrun shares in existence, roughly 130 shares are currently held short) or 0.1766% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Sunrun shares, roughly 177 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 Sunrun.

Find out more about how you can short Sunrun stock.

Sunrun share dividends

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

Sunrun share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Sunrun's shares have ranged in value from as little as $11.42 up to $100.93. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RUN.US volatility(beta: 2.16)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 Sunrun's is 2.1583. This would suggest that Sunrun's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Sunrun overview

Sunrun Inc. engages in the design, development, installation, sale, ownership, and maintenance of residential solar energy systems in the United States. It also sells solar energy systems and products, such as panels and racking; and solar leads generated to customers. In addition, the company offers battery storage along with solar energy systems. Its primary customers are residential homeowners. The company markets and sells its products through direct-to-consumer approach across online, retail, mass media, digital media, canvassing, field marketing, and referral channels, as well as its partner network. Sunrun Inc.

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