Arista Networks is a computer hardware business based in the US. Arista Networks stocks (ANET.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $114.75 – an increase of 3.47% over the previous week. Arista Networks employs 2,993 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.5 billion.
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- Arista Networks performance over time
- Is Arista Networks suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Arista Networks shares over-valued?
- Arista Networks's financials
- How volatile are Arista Networks shares?
- Does Arista Networks pay a dividend?
- Have Arista Networks shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Arista Networks stock price (NYSE:ANET)Use our graph to track the performance of ANET stocks over time.
Arista Networks shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$112.89|
|52-week range||$85.18 - $148.57|
|50-day moving average||$118.55|
|200-day moving average||$118.93|
|Wall St. target price||$150.00|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.91|
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Is it a good time to buy Arista Networks stock?
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Arista Networks price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-26)||3.47%|
|1 month (2022-09-02)||-3.76%|
|3 months (2022-07-01)||20.85%|
|6 months (2022-03-30)||-18.31%|
|1 year (2021-09-30)||-67.15%|
|2 years (2020-10-02)||-44.63%|
|3 years (2019-10-03)||224.34|
|5 years (2017-10-03)||189.42|
Is Arista Networks under- or over-valued?
Valuing Arista Networks stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Arista Networks's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Arista Networks's P/E ratio
Arista Networks's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 38x. In other words, Arista Networks shares trade at around 38x 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.
Arista Networks's PEG ratio
Arista Networks's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.2203. 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 Arista Networks's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Arista Networks's EBITDA
Arista Networks's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.2 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Arista Networks's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Arista Networks financials
|Revenue TTM||$3.5 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||32.55%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.9 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||12.92%|
|Return on equity TTM||26.87%|
|Market capitalisation||$33.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Arista Networks's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Arista Networks.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Arista Networks's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 20.62
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Arista Networks's overall score of 20.62 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 16th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Arista Networks is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Arista Networks's environmental score
Environmental score: 2.4/100
Arista Networks's environmental score of 2.4 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Arista Networks is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Arista Networks's social score
Social score: 10.06/100
Arista Networks's social score of 10.06 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Arista Networks is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Arista Networks's governance score
Governance score: 9.16/100
Arista Networks's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Arista Networks is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Arista Networks's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Arista Networks scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Arista Networks has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Arista Networks share dividends
We're not expecting Arista Networks to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Arista Networks's shares ever split?
Arista Networks's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 18 November 2021. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Arista Networks shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Arista Networks shares which in turn could have impacted Arista Networks's share price.
Arista Networks share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Arista Networks's shares have ranged in value from as little as $85.18 up to $148.57. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Arista Networks's is 1.3324. This would suggest that Arista Networks's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Arista Networks overview
Arista Networks, Inc. develops, markets, and sells cloud networking solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company's cloud networking solutions consist of extensible operating systems, a set of network applications, as well as gigabit Ethernet switching and routing platforms. It also provides post contract customer support services, such as technical support, hardware repair and parts replacement beyond standard warranty, bug fix, patch, and upgrade services. The company serves a range of industries comprising internet companies, service providers, financial services organizations, government agencies, media and entertainment companies, and others. It markets and sells its products through distributors, system integrators, value-added resellers, and original equipment manufacturer partners, as well as through its direct sales force. The company was formerly known as Arastra, Inc.
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