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How to buy BlackLine (BL) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in BlackLine stocks.

BlackLine is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. BlackLine stocks (BL.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $105.03 – a decrease of 4.1% over the previous week. BlackLine employs 1,474 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $406.1 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 – BL – 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.

BlackLine stock price (NASDAQ:BL)

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BlackLine shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$85.31
52-week range$87.08 - $154.61
50-day moving average $108.90
200-day moving average $112.53
Wall St. target price$135.90
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.64

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Is it a good time to buy BlackLine stock?

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BlackLine price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $85.31 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-13) -4.92%
1 month (2021-12-20) N/A
3 months (2021-10-20) N/A
6 months (2021-07-23) -26.41%
1 year (2021-01-22) -36.82%
2 years (2020-01-24) 41.52%
3 years (2019-01-24) 89.33%
5 years (2017-01-24) 208.42%

Is BlackLine under- or over-valued?

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

BlackLine's PEG ratio

BlackLine's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.4883. 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 BlackLine's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

BlackLine's EBITDA

BlackLine's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.8 million.

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

BlackLine financials

Revenue TTM $406.1 million
Gross profit TTM $282.8 million
Return on assets TTM -1.34%
Return on equity TTM -20.6%
Profit margin -23.43%
Book value $5.81
Market capitalisation $5.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

BlackLine share dividends

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

BlackLine share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BlackLine's shares have ranged in value from as little as $87.08 up to $154.61. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BL.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 BlackLine's is 0.8003. This would suggest that BlackLine's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

BlackLine overview

BlackLine, Inc. provides cloud-based solutions to automate and streamline accounting and finance operations in the United States and internationally. It offers financial close management solutions that include account reconciliations providing a centralized workspace from which users can collaborate to complete account reconciliations; transaction matching that analyzes and reconciles high volumes of individual transactions from different sources of data based upon user-configured logic; task management, which enables users to create and manage processes and task lists; journal entry that allows users to manually or automatically generate, review, and post manual journal entries; variance analysis that monitors and identifies anomalous fluctuations in balance sheet and income statement account balances; consolidation integrity manager that manages the automated system-to-system tie-out process that occurs during the consolidation phase of the financial close; and compliance that facilitates compliance-related initiatives, consolidates project management, and provides visibility over control self-assessments and testing. The company also provides cash application that drives end-to-end process from an invoice to cash in the bank. In addition, it offers intercompany workflow that stores permissions by entity and transaction type, ensuring that both the initiator and the approver of the intercompany transaction are authorized to conduct business; intercompany processing, which records an organization's intercompany transactions; and netting and settlement that generates a real-time, aggregated settlement matrix, which shows the balance of transactions across an entire organization. The company sells its solutions primarily through direct sales force to multinational corporations, large domestic enterprises, and mid-market companies across various industries. BlackLine, Inc.

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