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Verint Systems Inc is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. Verint Systems shares (VRNT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Verint Systems employs 6,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.3 billion.

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  3. Search for Verint Systems. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: VRNT. 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 Verint 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$52.95, 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 Verint Systems, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Verint 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.

Verint Systems share price

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Verint Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-01.
Latest market closeUSD$52.95
52-week rangeUSD$32.435 - USD$61.11
50-day moving average USD$53.3251
200-day moving average USD$47.752
Wall St. target priceUSD$61.14
PE ratio 221.627
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.252

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Is it a good time to buy Verint Systems stock?

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Verint Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $52.95 from 2020-10-16

1 week (2021-01-05) -19.83%
1 month (2020-12-12) N/A
3 months (2020-10-16) 52.95
6 months (2020-07-16) 23.92%
1 year (2020-01-12) N/A
2 years (2019-01-12) N/A
3 years (2018-01-12) 23.00%
5 years (2016-01-12) 34.80%

Is Verint Systems under- or over-valued?

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

Verint Systems's P/E ratio

Verint 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 222x. In other words, Verint Systems shares trade at around 222x 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.

Verint Systems's PEG ratio

Verint Systems's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0509. 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 Verint 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.

Verint Systems's EBITDA

Verint Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$178.3 million.

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

Verint Systems financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.8%
Gross profit TTM USD$863.9 million
Return on assets TTM 2.22%
Return on equity TTM 1.93%
Profit margin 1.51%
Book value $18.639
Market capitalisation USD$3.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Verint Systems shares

There are currently 1.5 million Verint Systems shares held short by investors – that's known as Verint Systems's "short interest". This figure is 5.1% up from 1.5 million last month.

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

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

Verint Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Verint Systems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Verint Systems shares traded daily (recently around 339255.0660793). Verint Systems's SIR currently stands at 4.54. In other words for every 100,000 Verint Systems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4540 shares are currently held short.

However Verint Systems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Verint Systems shares, or, against the total number of tradable Verint Systems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Verint Systems's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Verint Systems shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0268% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Verint Systems shares, roughly 27 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 Verint Systems.

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

Verint Systems share dividends

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

Verint Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Verint Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $32.435 up to $61.11. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VRNT.US volatility(beta: 0.8)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 Verint Systems's is 0.8005. This would suggest that Verint Systems's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Verint Systems overview

Verint Systems Inc. provides actionable intelligence solutions worldwide. It operates through Customer Engagement and Cyber Intelligence segments. The company offers Workforce Forecasting and Scheduling for management of workforce scheduling in contact centers, back office operations, and branches; Verint Mobile apps that deliver work-life balance ownership to employees and managers on-the-go; Knowledge Management solution for reduce training time, increase first call resolution, and improve customer satisfaction scores; Virtual Assistant, which provides automated and real-time support for the employee; Verint Real-Time Analytics that surfaces contextual guidance to an employee; Verint Robotic Process Automation solutions; and Verint Employee Desktop that unifies disparate applications on an employee's desktop. It also offers Verint Recording for capturing customer interactions across voice and digital channels; Verint Automated Quality Management products that automate the quality process from scoring evaluations to assigning coaching; Verint Performance Management, which triggers automated workflows; Verint Interaction Analytics to reduce cost by identifying operational process challenges; Verint Desktop and Process Analytics; Verint Work Manager; and Verint Performance Management solutions. In addition, the company provides Intelligent Virtual Assistant; Web Self-Service that enable customers to self-serve on the web or via their mobile devices; Communities, which enable organizations to manage online communities for their employees, customers, and partners; Verint Experience Cloud that connects siloes of customer experience data to identify problems, predict outcomes, and drive actions; Omni-Channel Recording, which captures customer interaction data; compliance recording that supports compliance audits and the avoidance of fines; and Fraud Prevention And Cyber Intelligence Solutions. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.

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