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How to buy SVMK stock | 20.85

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SVMK Inc is a software—application business based in the US. SVMK shares (SVMK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SVMK employs 1,220 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$359 million.

How to buy shares in SVMK

  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 SVMK. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SVMK. 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 SVMK 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. At last close price of USD$20.85, 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 SVMK, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of SVMK. 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.

SVMK share price

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SVMK shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-27.
Latest market close USD$20.85
52-week range USD$9.35 - USD$26.24
50-day moving average USD$22.0011
200-day moving average USD$22.3316
Wall St. target price USD$27.9
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.346

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Is it a good time to buy SVMK stock?

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SVMK price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $20.85 from 2020-11-16

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SVMK financials

Revenue TTM USD$359 million
Gross profit TTM USD$230.9 million
Return on assets TTM -6.45%
Return on equity TTM -30.12%
Profit margin -26.35%
Book value $2.333
Market capitalisation USD$3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting SVMK shares

There are currently 4.5 million SVMK shares held short by investors – that's known as SVMK's "short interest". This figure is 10.2% up from 4.1 million last month.

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

SVMK's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

SVMK's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of SVMK shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of SVMK shares traded daily (recently around 956482.27848101). SVMK's SIR currently stands at 4.74. In other words for every 100,000 SVMK shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4740 shares are currently held short.

However SVMK's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of SVMK shares, or, against the total number of tradable SVMK shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case SVMK's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 SVMK shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0458% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable SVMK shares, roughly 46 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 SVMK.

Find out more about how you can short SVMK stock.

SVMK share dividends

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

SVMK share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SVMK's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.35 up to $26.24. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SVMK.US volatility(beta: 1.5)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 SVMK's is 1.5013. This would suggest that SVMK's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

SVMK overview

SVMK Inc. provides survey software products and purpose-built solutions that enable organizations to engage with their customers, employees, and the markets they research and serve in the United States and internationally. The company's cloud-based SaaS platform helps individuals and organizations to design and distribute surveys approximately 190 countries and territories. Its offers SurveyMonkey CX, a customer experience (CX) and feedback solution that transforms customer feedback into actionable insights; TechValidate, a marketing content automation solution; and SurveyMonkey Engage, an employee engagement solution, which measures employee experiences within an organization. The company also provides SurveyMonkey Audience, a market research solution that enables organizations to gain real-time actionable data from targeted panelists; SurveyMonkey Apply, an application management solution that is primarily used by educational institutions and non-profits seeking to allocate scholarships and grants; and Wufoo, an easy-to-use form builder that helps users create Web and mobile forms, collect file uploads, and receive online payments. In addition, it offers GetFeedback, a CX solution designed for the salesforce ecosystem; and Usabilla, which provides voice of customer technology. The company was formerly known as SurveyMonkey Inc. and changed its name to SVMK Inc. in March 2013. SVMK Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

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