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How to buy Box stock in Canada | $25.00
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Box (BOX) is a leading software-infrastructure business based in the US. It opened the day at $24.99 after a previous close of $25.04. During the day the price has varied from a low of $24.905 to a high of $25.2. The latest price was $24.9999 (25 minute delay). Box is listed on the NYSE and employs 1,934 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy Box stock in Canada
- Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our stock trading table below can help you choose.
- Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
- Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
- Search the platform for stock code: BOX in this case.
- Research Box stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
- Buy your Box stocks. It's that simple.
What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Box?
- Has coronavirus impacted Box shares?
- Box shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Box stock a buy or sell?
- Box performance over time
- Can I short Box shares?
- Are Box shares over-valued?
- Box's financials
- How volatile are Box shares?
- Does Box pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted Box's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Box's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $23.31, which is 30.63% up on its pre-crash value of $16.17 and 169.79% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $8.64.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Box stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $793.50 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,537.53.
Box stock priceUse our graph to track the performance of BOX stocks over time.
Box stocks at a glance
|52-week range||$15.075 - $26.47|
|50-day moving average||$22.8071|
|200-day moving average||$20.3484|
|Wall St. target price||$27.8|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.919|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Box stock?
The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.
Box price performance over time
|1 week (2021-06-04)||-0.64%|
|1 month (2021-05-13)||10.57%|
|3 months (2021-03-12)||9.03%|
|6 months (2020-12-11)||43.93%|
|1 year (2020-06-12)||36.91%|
|2 years (2019-06-13)||39.35%|
|3 years (2018-06-13)||-4.40%|
|5 years (2016-06-13)||123.61%|
Is Box under- or over-valued?
Valuing Box stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Box's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Box's PEG ratio
Box's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.2357. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Box's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Revenue TTM||USD$676.4 million|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$546 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-11.92%|
|Return on equity TTM||-575.83%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$4.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
How to short and sell Box stocks
- Create a CFD or spread betting account.
- Search for the stock code. E.g. "BOX.US"
- Choose your position size.
- Select "sell" rather than "buy".
- Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.
There are currently 12.3 million Box stocks held short by investors – that's known as Box's "short interest". This figure is 23.1% up from 10.0 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Box stocks can be evaluated.
Box's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Box's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Box stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Box stocks traded daily (recently around 2.5 million). Box's SIR currently stands at 4.92. In other words for every 100,000 Box stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 4920 stocks are currently held short.
However Box's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Box stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Box stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Box's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Box stocks in existence, roughly 80 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0866% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Box stocks, roughly 87 stocks are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Box.
Find out more about how you can short Box stock.
Box stock dividends
We're not expecting Box to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying stocks in our guide.
Box stock price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Box's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $15.075 up to $26.47. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Box's is 1.4141. This would suggest that Box's stocks are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Box, Inc. provides a cloud content management platform that enables organizations of various sizes to manage and share their content from anywhere on any device. The company's Software-as-a-Service platform enables users to collaborate on content internally and with external parties, automate content-driven business processes, develop custom applications, and implement data protection, security, and compliance features to comply with legal and regulatory requirements, internal policies, and industry standards and regulations. It offers web, mobile and desktop applications for cloud content management on a platform for developing custom applications, as well as industry-specific capabilities. As of January 31, 2021, the company had over 105,000 paying organizations, and its solution was offered in 25 languages; and 77.7 million registered users. Box, Inc. serves healthcare, government, life sciences, and financial services industries in the United States and internationally. The company was formerly known as Box.net, Inc. and changed its name to Box, Inc. in November 2011. Box, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.
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