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How to buy Veeva Systems stock | $306.27

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Veeva Systems Inc is a health information services business based in the US. Veeva Systems shares (VEEV) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Veeva Systems employs 3,501 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.3 billion.

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  3. Search for Veeva Systems. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: VEEV. 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 Veeva Systems 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$306.27, 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 Veeva Systems, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Veeva Systems. 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.

Veeva Systems share price

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Veeva Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeUSD$306.27
52-week rangeUSD$118.11 - USD$313.99
50-day moving average USD$281.5506
200-day moving average USD$238.2086
Wall St. target priceUSD$303.75
PE ratio 148.6748
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.061

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Is it a good time to buy Veeva Systems stock?

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Veeva Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $306.27 from 2020-10-16

1 week (2021-01-06) N/A
1 month (2020-12-13) N/A
3 months (2020-10-16) 306.27
6 months (2020-07-17) 22.36%
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 Veeva Systems under- or over-valued?

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

Veeva Systems's P/E ratio

Veeva Systems's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 149x. In other words, Veeva Systems shares trade at around 149x 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.

Veeva Systems's PEG ratio

Veeva Systems's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.3055. 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 Veeva Systems's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Veeva Systems's EBITDA

Veeva Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$347.4 million.

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

Veeva Systems financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 24.95%
Gross profit TTM USD$800.7 million
Return on assets TTM 9.14%
Return on equity TTM 19.32%
Profit margin 25.6%
Book value $12.981
Market capitalisation USD$46.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Veeva Systems shares

There are currently 1.9 million Veeva Systems shares held short by investors – that's known as Veeva Systems's "short interest". This figure is 4.7% down from 2.0 million last month.

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

Veeva Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Veeva Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Veeva Systems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Veeva Systems shares traded daily (recently around 825261.40350877). Veeva Systems's SIR currently stands at 2.28. In other words for every 100,000 Veeva Systems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2280 shares are currently held short.

However Veeva Systems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Veeva Systems shares, or, against the total number of tradable Veeva Systems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Veeva Systems's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Veeva Systems shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0139% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Veeva Systems shares, roughly 14 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 Veeva Systems.

Find out more about how you can short Veeva Systems stock.

Veeva Systems share dividends

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

Veeva Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Veeva Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $118.11 up to $313.99. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VEEV.US volatility(beta: 0.9)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Veeva Systems's is 0.9035. This would suggest that Veeva Systems's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Veeva Systems overview

Veeva Systems Inc. provides cloud-based software for the life sciences industry in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The company offers Veeva Commercial Cloud, a suite of multichannel customer relationship management applications, commercial data warehouse, allocation and alignment applications, master data management application, and data and services; and Veeva Vault, a cloud-based enterprise content and data management applications for managing commercial functions, including medical, sales, and marketing, as well as research and development functions, such as clinical, regulatory, quality, and safety. It also provides professional and support services in the areas of implementation and deployment planning and project management; requirements analysis, solution design, and configuration; systems environment management and deployment services; services focused on advancing or transforming business and operating processes related to Veeva solutions; technical consulting services related to data migration and systems integrations; training on its solutions; and ongoing managed services that include outsourced systems administration. Veeva Systems has collaboration with RedHill Biopharma Ltd. to enhance value of Opaganib Phase 2/3 COVID-19 clinical data. The company was formerly known as Verticals onDemand, Inc. and changed its name to Veeva Systems Inc. in April 2009. Veeva Systems Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.

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