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How to buy Vivid Seats stock
Learn how to easily invest in Vivid Seats stock.
Digital ticket retailer Vivid Seats is in talks to go public via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). We'll update this page as new information becomes available.
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Vivid Seats stock price (NASDAQ: SEAT)Use our graph to track the performance of SEAT stocks over time.
Vivid Seats shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$6.75|
|52-week range||$6.29 - $12.31|
|50-day moving average||$7.99|
|200-day moving average||$8.09|
|Wall St. target price||$11.70|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.17|
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Is it a good time to buy Vivid Seats stock?
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Vivid Seats price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $6.75 from 2023-03-17
|1 week (2023-03-13)||-5.06%|
|1 month (2023-02-17)||-17.68%|
|3 months (2022-12-20)||-3.57%|
|6 months (2022-09-20)||-13.79%|
|1 year (2022-03-18)||-40.74%|
|2 years (2021-03-19)||-33.92%|
|3 years (2020-03-16)||N/A|
|5 years (2018-03-16)||N/A|
Is Vivid Seats stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Vivid Seats stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Vivid Seats's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Vivid Seats's P/E ratio
Vivid Seats's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 41x. In other words, Vivid Seats shares trade at around 41x 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.
However, Vivid Seats's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the internet content & information industry or those of similar companies.
Vivid Seats's EBITDA
Vivid Seats's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $88.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Vivid Seats's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
To put Vivid Seats's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE.US): USD$363.7 million
- eBay (EBAY.US): USD$2.9 billion
- Eventbrite Inc Class A (EB.US): USD$-35278000
Vivid Seats financials
|Revenue TTM||$600.3 million|
|Operating margin TTM||13.47%|
|Gross profit TTM||$459.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.95%|
|Return on equity TTM||15.63%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Vivid Seats share dividends
We're not expecting Vivid Seats to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
You may also wish to consider:
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE.US) (0.6% forward annual dividend yield)
- eBay (EBAY.US) (2.33% forward annual dividend yield)
Vivid Seats share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Vivid Seats's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.29 up to $12.31. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Vivid Seats's is 1.0128. This would suggest that Vivid Seats's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
To put Vivid Seats's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE.US): 1.1841
- eBay (EBAY.US): 1.3634
- Eventbrite Inc Class A (EB.US): 2.5792
Vivid Seats overview
Vivid Seats Inc. operates as an online secondary marketplace for tickets in the United States and Canada. The company operates in two segments, Marketplace and Resale. The Marketplace segment acts as an intermediary between event ticket buyers and sellers; processes ticket sales on its website and mobile applications through its distribution partners; and sells tickets for sports, concerts, and theater shows, and other live events. This segment offers Skybox, a proprietary enterprise resource planning tool that helps ticket sellers manage ticket inventories, adjust pricing, and fulfill orders across multiple ticket resale marketplaces. The Resale segment acquires tickets to resell on secondary ticket marketplaces; and provides internal research and development support for Skybox and to deliver seller software and tools. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Vivid Seats in the news
Vivid Seats Wraps Record 2022 and Drives Marketplace Affinity
Vivid Seats to Report Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2022 Financial Results
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Vivid Seats is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 20.274% of Vivid Seats shares are held by insiders and 85.28% by institutions. How many people work for Vivid Seats?
Latest data suggests 575 work at Vivid Seats. When does the fiscal year end for Vivid Seats?
Vivid Seats's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Vivid Seats based?
Vivid Seats's address is: 111 North Canal Street, Chicago, IL, United States, 60606 What is Vivid Seats's ISIN number?
Vivid Seats's international securities identification number is: US92854T1007
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