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How to buy TRowe Price Group stock

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T. Rowe Price Group, Inc is an asset management business based in the US. TRowe Price Group shares (TROW) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in TRowe Price Group

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

TRowe Price Group share price

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TRowe Price Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$80.8175 - USD$169
50-day moving average USD$158.5256
200-day moving average USD$143.9938
Wall St. target priceUSD$175.08
PE ratio 16.1924
Dividend yield USD$3.46 (2.14%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$9.98

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Is it a good time to buy TRowe Price Group stock?

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Is TRowe Price Group under- or over-valued?

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

TRowe Price Group's P/E ratio

TRowe Price 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 16x. In other words, TRowe Price Group shares trade at around 16x 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.

TRowe Price Group's PEG ratio

TRowe Price Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6181. 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 TRowe Price Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

TRowe Price Group's EBITDA

TRowe Price Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.9 billion.

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

TRowe Price Group financials

Revenue TTM USD$6.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 44.24%
Gross profit TTM USD$3.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 17.17%
Return on equity TTM 28.85%
Profit margin 38.23%
Book value $33.981
Market capitalisation USD$36.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting TRowe Price Group shares

There are currently 5.1 million TRowe Price Group shares held short by investors – that's known as TRowe Price Group's "short interest". This figure is 3.2% up from 4.9 million last month.

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

TRowe Price Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

TRowe Price Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of TRowe Price Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of TRowe Price Group shares traded daily (recently around 1.2 million). TRowe Price Group's SIR currently stands at 4.35. In other words for every 100,000 TRowe Price Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4350 shares are currently held short.

However TRowe Price Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of TRowe Price Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable TRowe Price Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case TRowe Price Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 TRowe Price Group shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0226% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable TRowe Price Group shares, roughly 23 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 TRowe Price Group.

Find out more about how you can short TRowe Price Group stock.

TRowe Price Group's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like TRowe Price Group.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

TRowe Price Group's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 26.26

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and TRowe Price Group's overall score of 26.26 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 37th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like TRowe Price Group is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

TRowe Price Group's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.96/100

TRowe Price Group's environmental score of 5.96 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that TRowe Price Group is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

TRowe Price Group's social score

Social score: 16.13/100

TRowe Price Group's social score of 16.13 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that TRowe Price Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

TRowe Price Group's governance score

Governance score: 11.17/100

TRowe Price Group's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that TRowe Price Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

TRowe Price Group's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. TRowe Price Group scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that TRowe Price Group has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

T. Rowe Price Group, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 26.26
Total ESG percentile 36.64
Environmental score 5.96
Environmental score percentile 6
Social score 16.13
Social score percentile 6
Governance score 11.17
Governance score percentile 6
Level of controversy 2

TRowe Price Group share dividends

39%

Dividend payout ratio: 39.38% of net profits

Recently TRowe Price Group has paid out, on average, around 39.38% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.67% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), TRowe Price Group shareholders could enjoy a 2.67% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In TRowe Price Group's case, that would currently equate to about $3.46 per share.

While TRowe Price Group's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that TRowe Price Group may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

TRowe Price Group's most recent dividend payout was on 30 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have TRowe Price Group's shares ever split?

TRowe Price Group's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 26 June 2006. 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 TRowe Price Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for TRowe Price Group shares which in turn could have impacted TRowe Price Group's share price.

TRowe Price Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, TRowe Price Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $80.8175 up to $169. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TROW.US volatility(beta: 1.16)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 TRowe Price Group's is 1.157. This would suggest that TRowe Price Group's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

TRowe Price Group overview

T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to individuals, institutional investors, retirement plans, financial intermediaries, and institutions. It launches and manages equity and fixed income mutual funds. The firm invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It employs fundamental and quantitative analysis with a bottom-up approach. The firm utilizes in-house and external research to make its investments. It employs socially responsible investing with a focus on environmental, social, and governance issues. It makes investment in late-stage venture capital transactions and usually invests between $3 million and $5 million. The firm was previously known as T. Rowe Group, Inc. and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland, with additional offices in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Owings Mills, Maryland; San Francisco, California; Tampa, Florida; Toronto, Ontario; Hellerup, Denmark; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; Zurich, Switzerland; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; London, United Kingdom; Sydney, New South Wales; Hong Kong; Tokyo, Japan; Singapore; Frankfurt, Germany, Madrid, Spain, Milan, Italy, Stockholm, Sweden, Melbourne, Australia, and Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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