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How to buy Equinix IncREIT (EQIX) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Equinix IncREIT stocks.

Equinix IncREIT is a reit-specialty business based in the US. Equinix IncREIT stocks (EQIX.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $845.49 – an increase of 0.83% over the previous week. Equinix IncREIT employs 11,124 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $6.4 billion.

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Equinix IncREIT stock price (NASDAQ:EQIX)

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Equinix IncREIT shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-19.
Latest market close$651.79
52-week range$618.36 - $874.07
50-day moving average $718.35
200-day moving average $769.33
Wall St. target price$830.29
PE ratio 117.7175
Dividend yield $11.71 (1.92%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.42

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Equinix IncREIT price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $651.79 from 2022-05-20

1 week (2022-05-12) 3.48%
1 month (2022-04-22) -12.56%
3 months (2022-02-23) -3.31%
6 months (2021-11-23) -16.37%
1 year (2021-05-21) -10.13%
2 years (2020-05-22) -2.72%
3 years (2019-05-23) 31.34%
5 years (2017-05-23) 49.57%

Is Equinix IncREIT under- or over-valued?

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

Equinix IncREIT's P/E ratio

Equinix IncREIT's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 118x. In other words, Equinix IncREIT shares trade at around 118x 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.

Equinix IncREIT's PEG ratio

Equinix IncREIT's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.1638. 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 Equinix IncREIT's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Equinix IncREIT's EBITDA

Equinix IncREIT's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.4 billion.

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

Equinix IncREIT financials

Revenue TTM $6.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 11.21%
Gross profit TTM $2.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.62%
Return on equity TTM 4.57%
Profit margin 7.68%
Book value $120.23
Market capitalisation $58 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Equinix IncREIT'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 Equinix IncREIT.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Equinix IncREIT's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 19.65

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Equinix IncREIT's overall score of 19.65 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 14th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Equinix IncREIT 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.).

Equinix IncREIT's environmental score

Environmental score: 10.42/100

Equinix IncREIT's environmental score of 10.42 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Equinix IncREIT is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Equinix IncREIT's social score

Social score: 9.24/100

Equinix IncREIT's social score of 9.24 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Equinix IncREIT is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Equinix IncREIT's governance score

Governance score: 7.48/100

Equinix IncREIT's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Equinix IncREIT is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Equinix IncREIT's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Equinix IncREIT scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Equinix IncREIT has managed to keep its nose clean.

Equinix IncREIT share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 105.94% of net profits

Recently Equinix IncREIT has paid out, on average, around 105.94% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.92% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Equinix IncREIT shareholders could enjoy a 1.92% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Equinix IncREIT's case, that would currently equate to about $11.71 per share.

Equinix IncREIT's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Equinix IncREIT's most recent dividend payout was on 15 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Equinix IncREIT's shares ever split?

Equinix IncREIT's shares were split on a 1:32 basis on 31 December 2002. So if you had owned 32 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Equinix IncREIT shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 3100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Equinix IncREIT shares which in turn could have impacted Equinix IncREIT's share price.

Equinix IncREIT share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Equinix IncREIT's shares have ranged in value from as little as $618.3603 up to $874.0701. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Equinix IncREIT's is 0.454. This would suggest that Equinix IncREIT's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Equinix IncREIT overview

Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) is the world's digital infrastructure company, enabling digital leaders to harness a trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. Equinix enables today's businesses to access all the right places, partners and possibilities they need to accelerate advantage. With Equinix, they can scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value. .

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