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How to buy Blackbaud (BLKB) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Blackbaud stocks.

Blackbaud is a software-application business based in the US. Blackbaud stocks (BLKB.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $74.48 – a decrease of 3.27% over the previous week. Blackbaud employs 3,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $922.5 million.

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – BLKB – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Blackbaud stock price (NASDAQ:BLKB)

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Blackbaud shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$66.02
52-week range$61.20 - $86.96
50-day moving average $77.38
200-day moving average $73.23
Wall St. target price$80.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.02

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Is it a good time to buy Blackbaud stock?

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Blackbaud price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $66.02 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-19) -10.48%
1 month (2021-12-28) -18.86%
3 months (2021-10-24) N/A
6 months (2021-07-28) -7.82%
1 year (2021-01-28) -1.79%
2 years (2020-01-28) -18.42%
3 years (2019-01-28) 70.04
5 years (2017-01-27) 67.14

Is Blackbaud under- or over-valued?

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

Blackbaud's PEG ratio

Blackbaud's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.2759. 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 Blackbaud's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Blackbaud's EBITDA

Blackbaud's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $71.6 million.

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

Blackbaud financials

Revenue TTM $922.5 million
Operating margin TTM 2.05%
Gross profit TTM $490.4 million
Return on assets TTM 0.71%
Return on equity TTM -0.21%
Profit margin -0.09%
Book value $8.44
Market capitalisation $3.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Blackbaud share dividends

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

Blackbaud share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Blackbaud's shares have ranged in value from as little as $61.2 up to $86.96. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BLKB.US volatility(beta: 1.04)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 Blackbaud's is 1.0355. This would suggest that Blackbaud'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).

Blackbaud overview

Blackbaud, Inc. provides cloud software solutions to nonprofits, foundations, companies, education institutions, healthcare organizations, and other social good entities in the United States and internationally. The company offers fundraising and relationship management solutions, such as Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT and Blackbaud CRM, Blackbaud TeamRaiser, Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising, and Blackbaud Guided Fundraising and Blackbaud Volunteer Network Fundraising; marketing and engagement solutions, including Blackbaud Luminate Online, Blackbaud Luminate Advocacy, Blackbaud Online Express, and Blackbaud School Website System; and financial management solutions comprising Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT, Blackbaud Tuition Management, and Blackbaud Financial Aid Management. It also provides grant and award management solutions, consisting of Blackbaud Grantmaking, Blackbaud Outcomes, and Blackbaud Award Management; organizational and program management, such as Blackbaud Student Information System, Blackbaud Learning Management System, Blackbaud Enrollment Management System, Blackbaud Altru, and Blackbaud Church Management; social responsibility solutions, which includes YourCause Grants Connect and YourCause CSR; Blackbaud Merchant Services and Blackbaud Purchase Cards payment services; and Blackbaud's Intelligence for Good solutions, as well as donor acquisition, prospect research, data enrichment, and benchmarking and performance management solutions and services. It sells its solutions and related services through its direct sales force. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina. .

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