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TechTarget, Inc is an internet content & information business based in the US. TechTarget shares (TTGT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. TechTarget employs 649 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$138.3 million.

How to buy shares in TechTarget

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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 TechTarget. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TTGT. 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 TechTarget 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$52.3, 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 TechTarget, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of TechTarget. 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.

TechTarget share price

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TechTarget shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-30.
Latest market closeUSD$52.3
52-week rangeUSD$16.815 - USD$57.85
50-day moving average USD$50.0979
200-day moving average USD$38.9317
Wall St. target priceUSD$55
PE ratio 82.8572
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.63

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Is it a good time to buy TechTarget stock?

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TechTarget price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $52.3 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2021-01-06) N/A
1 month (2020-12-13) N/A
3 months (2020-10-16) 5.53%
6 months (2020-07-13) N/A
1 year (2020-01-13) N/A
2 years (2019-01-13) N/A
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-13) N/A

Is TechTarget under- or over-valued?

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

TechTarget's P/E ratio

TechTarget's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 83x. In other words, TechTarget shares trade at around 83x 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.

TechTarget's PEG ratio

TechTarget's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.59. 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 TechTarget's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

TechTarget's EBITDA

TechTarget's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$28.6 million.

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

TechTarget financials

Revenue TTM USD$138.3 million
Operating margin TTM 16.12%
Gross profit TTM USD$102.1 million
Return on assets TTM 6.26%
Return on equity TTM 11.51%
Profit margin 12.9%
Book value $5.774
Market capitalisation USD$1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting TechTarget shares

There are currently 1.1 million TechTarget shares held short by investors – that's known as TechTarget's "short interest". This figure is 16.2% down from 1.3 million last month.

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

TechTarget's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

TechTarget's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of TechTarget shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of TechTarget shares traded daily (recently around 192569.23076923). TechTarget's SIR currently stands at 5.85. In other words for every 100,000 TechTarget shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5850 shares are currently held short.

However TechTarget's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of TechTarget shares, or, against the total number of tradable TechTarget shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case TechTarget's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 TechTarget shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.056% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable TechTarget shares, roughly 56 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against TechTarget.

Find out more about how you can short TechTarget stock.

TechTarget share dividends

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

TechTarget share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, TechTarget's shares have ranged in value from as little as $16.815 up to $57.85. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TTGT.US volatility(beta: 0.92)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 TechTarget's is 0.9194. This would suggest that TechTarget's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

TechTarget overview

TechTarget, Inc. provides specialized online content for buyers of enterprise information technology (IT) products and services in North America and internationally. It also provides purchase-intent marketing and sales services for enterprise technology vendors; and customized marketing programs that integrate demand generation and brand advertising techniques. The company offers online services, including IT Deal Alert, including priority engine, qualified sales opportunities, deal data services; demand solutions, such as white papers, webcasts, podcasts, videocasts, virtual trade shows, and content sponsorships; brand solutions comprise on-network, off-network, and microsites and related formats branding; and custom content creation. It also operates an integrated content platform that consists of a network of approximately 140 Websites that focus on a specific IT sector, such as storage, security, networking, or business applications. In addition, the company enables registered members to conduct their pre-purchase research by accessing vendor supplied content through a websites network. TechTarget, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

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