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How to buy Forrester Research (FORR) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Forrester Research stocks.
Forrester Research is a consulting services business based in the US. Forrester Research stocks (FORR.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $47.02 – a decrease of 2% over the previous week. Forrester Research employs 1,763 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $481.1 million.
How to buy shares in Forrester Research
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- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – FORR – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- 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.
- Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Forrester Research?
- Has coronavirus impacted Forrester Research shares?
- Forrester Research shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Forrester Research stock a buy or sell?
- Forrester Research performance over time
- Are Forrester Research shares over-valued?
- Forrester Research's financials
- How volatile are Forrester Research shares?
- Does Forrester Research pay a dividend?
- Have Forrester Research shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Forrester Research stock price (NASDAQ:FORR)Use our graph to track the performance of FORR stocks over time.
Forrester Research shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$55.25|
|52-week range||$36.41 - $60.90|
|50-day moving average||$58.03|
|200-day moving average||$49.04|
|Wall St. target price||$64.50|
|Dividend yield||$0.2 (0.35%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.00|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Forrester Research 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.
Forrester Research price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-14)||-2.00%|
|1 month (2021-12-23)||-5.88%|
|3 months (2021-10-22)||6.76%|
|6 months (2021-07-23)||16.51%|
|1 year (2021-01-22)||25.17%|
|2 years (2020-01-23)||28.76%|
|3 years (2019-01-23)||24.44%|
|5 years (2017-01-23)||34.76%|
Is Forrester Research under- or over-valued?
Valuing Forrester Research stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Forrester Research's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Forrester Research's P/E ratio
Forrester Research's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 56x. In other words, Forrester Research shares trade at around 56x 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.
Forrester Research's PEG ratio
Forrester Research's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.3944. 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 Forrester Research's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Forrester Research's EBITDA
Forrester Research's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $55.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Forrester Research's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Forrester Research financials
|Revenue TTM||$481.1 million|
|Operating margin TTM||6.96%|
|Gross profit TTM||$268.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.36%|
|Return on equity TTM||10.24%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Forrester Research share dividends
We're not expecting Forrester Research to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Forrester Research's shares ever split?
Forrester Research's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 8 February 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Forrester Research shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Forrester Research shares which in turn could have impacted Forrester Research's share price.
Forrester Research share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Forrester Research's shares have ranged in value from as little as $36.41 up to $60.9. 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 Forrester Research's is 0.9838. This would suggest that Forrester Research's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Forrester Research overview
Forrester Research, Inc. operates as an independent research and advisory services company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Research, Consulting, and Events segments. Its primary subscription research product is Research, which offers clients with access to its research designed to inform their strategic decision-making. The company also provides Playbooks, a set of integrated reports and tools to tackle critical business initiatives; SiriusDecisions Research that delivers operational intelligence and fact-based insight to functional marketing, sales, and product leaders of business-to-business (B2B) organizations and their teams; and SiriusDecisions Command Center to offer performance benchmarking metrics in a self-service platform to aid sales, marketing, and product leaders in planning, uncovering new opportunities, and making business cases. In addition, it offers leadership boards that are peer groups for executives and other senior leaders at large organizations; executive programs with a trusted partner who help the executives and their teams establish and tackle their initiatives; and certification courses for leaders and their teams. Further, the company's analytics products and services include Customer Experience Index, a framework for assessing and measuring customer experience quality; Consumer Technographics, a quantitative research program; Business Technographics to provide assessments of what motivates businesses to choose certain technologies and vendors, as well as measures and reports on the current information consumption patterns of key influencers for technology purchases; and FeedbackNow, a customer experience cloud solution.
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