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How to buy Teladoc Health stock | 221.29

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Teladoc Health, Inc is a health information services business based in the US. Teladoc Health shares (TDOC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Teladoc Health employs 2,727 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$716.3 million.

How to buy shares in Teladoc Health

  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 Teladoc Health. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TDOC. 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 Teladoc Health 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$221.29, 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 Teladoc Health, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Teladoc Health. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted Teladoc Health's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Teladoc Health's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$221.29, which is 48.69% up on its pre-crash value of USD$113.54 and 118.26% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$101.39.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Teladoc Health shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$1,640.91 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$2,168.64.

Teladoc Health share price

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Teladoc Health shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$221.29
52-week range USD$66.23 - USD$253
50-day moving average USD$212.3237
200-day moving average USD$196.8762
Wall St. target price USD$239.71
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.531

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Is it a good time to buy Teladoc Health stock?

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Teladoc Health price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $221.29 from 2020-10-16

1 week (2020-11-14) N/A
1 month (2020-10-23) 2.30%
3 months (2020-08-25) 4.38%
6 months (2020-05-21) 26.46%
1 year (2019-11-21) 185.54%
2 years (2018-11-21) 302.93%
3 years (2017-11-21) 558.60%
5 years (2015-11-21) N/A

Teladoc Health financials

Revenue TTM USD$716.3 million
Gross profit TTM USD$368.8 million
Return on assets TTM -1.69%
Return on equity TTM -8.24%
Profit margin -13.22%
Book value $16.371
Market capitalisation USD$18.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Teladoc Health shares

There are currently 16.1 million Teladoc Health shares held short by investors – that's known as Teladoc Health's "short interest". This figure is 16.7% up from 13.8 million last month.

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

Teladoc Health's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Teladoc Health's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Teladoc Health shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Teladoc Health shares traded daily (recently around 3.0 million). Teladoc Health's SIR currently stands at 5.43. In other words for every 100,000 Teladoc Health shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5430 shares are currently held short.

However Teladoc Health's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Teladoc Health shares, or, against the total number of tradable Teladoc Health shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Teladoc Health's short interest could be expressed as 0.19% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Teladoc Health shares in existence, roughly 190 shares are currently held short) or 0.1959% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Teladoc Health shares, roughly 196 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 Teladoc Health.

Find out more about how you can short Teladoc Health stock.

Teladoc Health share dividends

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

Teladoc Health share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Teladoc Health's shares have ranged in value from as little as $66.23 up to $253. 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 Teladoc Health's is 0.2482. This would suggest that Teladoc Health's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Teladoc Health overview

Teladoc Health, Inc. provides virtual healthcare services on a business-to-business basis in the United States and internationally. It covers various clinical conditions, including non-critical, episodic care, chronic, and complicated cases like cancer and congestive heart failure, as well as offers telehealth solutions, expert medical services, behavioral health solutions, guidance and support, and platform and program services. The company's platform enables patients and providers to have an integrated smart user experience through mobile, Web, and phone based accessed points. 0It serves health employers, health plans, hospitals, health systems, and insurance and financial services companies. Teladoc Health, Inc. offers its products and services under the Teladoc, Advance Medical, Best Doctors, BetterHelp, and HealthiestYou brands. Teladoc Health, Inc. has alliance with NTT DATA Services to build nucleus for healthcare. The company was formerly known as Teladoc, Inc. and changed its name to Teladoc Health, Inc. in August 2018. Teladoc Health, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.

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