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How to buy Dropbox (DBX) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Dropbox stocks.

Dropbox Inc
NASDAQ: DBX - USD
$24.87
+ $0.54 ( + 2.22%)
SOFTWARE-INFRASTRUCTURE

Dropbox is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. Dropbox stocks (DBX.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $24.63 – a decrease of 0.61% over the previous week. Dropbox employs 2,760 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.1 billion.

How to buy shares in Dropbox

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – DBX – 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.

Is it a good time to buy Dropbox stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Dropbox's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Dropbox's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $24.33, which is 7.73% up on its pre-crash value of $22.45 and 67.22% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $14.55.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Dropbox stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $1,011.89 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 $1,438.88.

Dropbox stock price (NASDAQ:DBX)

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Dropbox shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$24.33
52-week range$21.57 - $33.00
50-day moving average $25.03
200-day moving average $28.23
Wall St. target price$33.83
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.34

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Dropbox price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $24.33 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-08) N/A
1 month (2021-12-17) -0.04%
3 months (2021-10-15) N/A
6 months (2021-07-19) -18.38%
1 year (2021-01-19) 11.76%
2 years (2020-01-17) 35.02%
3 years (2019-01-18) 3.14%
5 years (2017-01-15) N/A

Is Dropbox under- or over-valued?

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

Dropbox's PEG ratio

Dropbox's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.8199. 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 Dropbox's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Dropbox's EBITDA

Dropbox's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $423.4 million.

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

Dropbox financials

Revenue TTM $2.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 13.08%
Gross profit TTM $1.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.53%
Return on equity TTM -39.09%
Profit margin -6.42%
Book value $0.82
Market capitalisation $9.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Dropbox share dividends

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

Dropbox share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Dropbox's shares have ranged in value from as little as $21.57 up to $33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DBX.US volatility(beta: 0.94)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 Dropbox's is 0.9396. This would suggest that Dropbox's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Dropbox overview

Dropbox, Inc. provides a collaboration platform worldwide. Its platform allows individuals, teams, and organizations to collaborate and sign up for free through its website or app, as well as upgrade to a paid subscription plan for premium features. As of December 31, 2020, the company had approximately 700 million registered users across 180 countries. The company was formerly known as Evenflow, Inc. and changed its name to Dropbox, Inc. in October 2009.

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