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How to buy The Trade Desk stock

Learn how to easily invest in The Trade Desk stock.

The Trade Desk Inc is a software-application business based in the US. The Trade Desk shares (TTD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Trade Desk employs 1,545 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – TTD – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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The Trade Desk stock price (NASDAQ: TTD)

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The Trade Desk shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$59.45
52-week range$46.71 - $114.09
50-day moving average $92.52
200-day moving average $76.62
Wall St. target price$95.62
PE ratio 134.5276
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.56

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Is it a good time to buy The Trade Desk stock?

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The Trade Desk price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $59.45 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-13) -21.53%
1 month (2021-12-19) N/A
3 months (2021-10-20) -25.28%
6 months (2021-07-23) -26.74%
1 year (2021-01-22) -92.69%
2 years (2020-01-23) -78.80%
3 years (2019-01-23) 133.84
5 years (2017-01-23) 99.56%

Is The Trade Desk stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

The Trade Desk's P/E ratio

The Trade Desk's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 135x. In other words, The Trade Desk shares trade at around 135x 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.

The Trade Desk's PEG ratio

The Trade Desk's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.3068. 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 The Trade Desk's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

The Trade Desk's EBITDA

The Trade Desk's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $288.6 million.

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

The Trade Desk financials

Revenue TTM $1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.9%
Gross profit TTM $657.2 million
Return on assets TTM 6.26%
Return on equity TTM 26.38%
Profit margin 25.13%
Book value $2.71
Market capitalisation $36.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

The Trade Desk share dividends

We're not expecting The Trade Desk to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have The Trade Desk's shares ever split?

The Trade Desk's shares were split on a 10:1 basis on 16 June 2021. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The Trade Desk shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for The Trade Desk shares which in turn could have impacted The Trade Desk's share price.

The Trade Desk share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Trade Desk's shares have ranged in value from as little as $46.71 up to $114.09. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TTD.US volatility(beta: 2.26)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 The Trade Desk's is 2.2631. This would suggest that The Trade Desk's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

The Trade Desk overview

The Trade Desk, Inc. operates as a technology company in the United States and internationally. The company operates a self-service cloud-based platform that allows buyers to create, manage, and optimize data-driven digital advertising campaigns in various ad formats and channels, including display, video, audio, in-app, native and social, and on various devices, such as computers, mobile devices, and connected TV. It also provides data and other value-added services, as well as platform features. The company serves advertising agencies and other service providers for advertisers. The Trade Desk, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Ventura, California.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of The Trade Desk is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.632% of The Trade Desk shares are held by insiders and 67.616% by institutions.
How many people work for The Trade Desk?
Latest data suggests 1,545 work at The Trade Desk.
When does the fiscal year end for The Trade Desk?
The Trade Desk's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is The Trade Desk based?
The Trade Desk's address is: 42 North Chestnut Street, Ventura, CA, United States, 93001
What is The Trade Desk's ISIN number?
The Trade Desk's international securities identification number is: US88339J1051
What is The Trade Desk's CUSIP number?
The Trade Desk's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 88339J105

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