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How to buy Vertiv stock

Learn how to easily invest in Vertiv stock.

Vertiv Holdings Co
+ $0.49 ( + 3.21%)

Vertiv is an electrical equipment & parts business based in the US. Vertiv shares (VRT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Vertiv employs 24,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.4 billion.

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Vertiv stock price (NYSE: VRT)

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Vertiv shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-01.
Latest market close$15.25
52-week range$7.75 - $23.08
50-day moving average $13.89
200-day moving average $12.13
Wall St. target price$17.00
PE ratio 1422
Dividend yield $0.01 (0.07%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.01

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Vertiv price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $15.25 from 2023-02-07

1 week (2023-02-01) 3.74%
1 month (2023-01-09) 2.90%
3 months (2022-11-09) 4.17%
6 months (2022-08-09) 25.41%
1 year (2022-02-09) -33.17%
2 years (2021-02-09) -27.03%
3 years (2020-02-07) 18.51%
5 years (2018-02-05) N/A

Is Vertiv stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Vertiv's P/E ratio

Vertiv's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1422x. In other words, Vertiv shares trade at around 1422x 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.

Vertiv's EBITDA

Vertiv's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $399.7 million.

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

Vertiv financials

Revenue TTM $5.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 1.8%
Gross profit TTM $1.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.01%
Return on equity TTM 7.01%
Profit margin 1.32%
Book value $3.36
Market capitalisation $5.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Vertiv share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 4% of net profits

Recently Vertiv has paid out, on average, around 4% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.07% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Vertiv shareholders could enjoy a 0.07% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Vertiv's case, that would currently equate to about $0.01 per share.

While Vertiv's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Vertiv is investing more in its future growth.

Vertiv's most recent dividend payout was on 14 December 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 November 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Vertiv share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vertiv's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.754 up to $23.0824. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VRT.US volatility(beta: 1.98)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 Vertiv's is 1.9768. This would suggest that Vertiv's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Vertiv overview

Vertiv Holdings Co, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and services critical digital infrastructure technologies and life cycle services for data centers, communication networks, and commercial and industrial environments. It offers AC and DC power management products, thermal management products, integrated rack systems, modular solutions, and management systems for monitoring and controlling digital infrastructure that are integral to the technologies used for various services, including e-commerce, online banking, file sharing, video on-demand, energy storage, wireless communications, Internet of Things, and online gaming. The company also provides lifecycle management services, predictive analytics, and professional services for deploying, maintaining, and optimizing its products and their related systems; and preventative maintenance, acceptance testing, engineering and consulting, performance assessments, remote monitoring, training, spare parts, and critical digital infrastructure software services. It offers its products primarily under the Liebert, NetSure, Geist, E&I, Powerbar, and Avocent brands. The company serves social media, financial services, healthcare, transportation, retail, education, and government industries through a network of direct sales professionals, independent sales representatives, channel partners, and original equipment manufacturers in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Vertiv Holdings Co is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Vertiv is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 4.235% of Vertiv shares are held by insiders and 98.542% by institutions.
How many people work for Vertiv?
Latest data suggests 24,000 work at Vertiv.
When does the fiscal year end for Vertiv?
Vertiv's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Vertiv based?
Vertiv's address is: 1050 Dearborn Drive, Columbus, OH, United States, 43085
What is Vertiv's ISIN number?
Vertiv's international securities identification number is: US92537N1081
What is Vertiv's CUSIP number?
Vertiv's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 36255F201

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