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How to buy Tiptree stock | $5.3

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Tiptree Inc is an insurance-specialty business based in the US. Tiptree shares (TIPT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Tiptree employs 979 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$761.5 million.

How to buy shares in Tiptree

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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 Tiptree. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TIPT. 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 Tiptree 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$5.3, 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 Tiptree, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Tiptree. 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.

Tiptree share price

Use our graph to track the performance of TIPT stocks over time.

Tiptree shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-04.
Latest market closeUSD$5.3
52-week rangeUSD$4.3223 - USD$8.0619
50-day moving average USD$5.2149
200-day moving average USD$5.513
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 11.76
Dividend yield USD$0.16 (3.07%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.39

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Is it a good time to buy Tiptree stock?

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Tiptree price performance over time

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Is Tiptree under- or over-valued?

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

Tiptree's P/E ratio

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

Tiptree's EBITDA

Tiptree's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$39.9 million.

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

Tiptree financials

Revenue TTM USD$761.5 million
Gross profit TTM USD$291.4 million
Return on assets TTM -0.59%
Return on equity TTM -9.58%
Profit margin -5.16%
Book value $10.361
Market capitalisation USD$176.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Tiptree shares

There are currently 279,982 Tiptree shares held short by investors – that's known as Tiptree's "short interest". This figure is 3% down from 288,634 last month.

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

Tiptree's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Tiptree's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Tiptree shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Tiptree shares traded daily (recently around 57609.465020576). Tiptree's SIR currently stands at 4.86. In other words for every 100,000 Tiptree shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4860 shares are currently held short.

However Tiptree's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Tiptree shares, or, against the total number of tradable Tiptree shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Tiptree's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Tiptree shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0109% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Tiptree shares, roughly 11 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 Tiptree.

Find out more about how you can short Tiptree stock.

Tiptree share dividends

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

Have Tiptree's shares ever split?

Tiptree's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 14 September 2010. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Tiptree shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Tiptree shares which in turn could have impacted Tiptree's share price.

Tiptree share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Tiptree's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.3223 up to $8.0619. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TIPT.US volatility(beta: 0.62)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 Tiptree's is 0.621. This would suggest that Tiptree's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Tiptree overview

Tiptree Inc., through its subsidiaries, underwrites and administers specialty insurance products primarily in the United States. The company provides credit protection insurance, warranty and service contract products, and niche commercial and consumer insurance lines, as well as offers value-add services, including premium finance and business processing services. It also offers mortgage loans for institutional investors; and maritime transportation services, as well as invests in securities and other assets. Tiptree Inc. markets its products through a network of independent insurance brokers and managing general agencies. The company was formerly known as Tiptree Financial Inc. and changed its name to Tiptree Inc. in December 2016. Tiptree Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York.

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