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How to buy Green Dot Corporation (GDOT) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Green Dot Corporation stocks.

Green Dot Corporation is a credit services business based in the US. Green Dot Corporation stocks (GDOT.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $46.12 – a decrease of 8.61% over the previous week. Green Dot Corporation employs 1,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.4 billion.

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  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.

Green Dot Corporation stock price (NYSE:GDOT)

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Green Dot Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-23.
Latest market close$30.35
52-week range$31.39 - $56.47
50-day moving average $36.91
200-day moving average $43.78
Wall St. target price$53.20
PE ratio 53.5877
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.62

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Is it a good time to buy Green Dot Corporation stock?

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Green Dot Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $30.35 from 2022-01-26

1 week (2022-01-21) -8.06%
1 month (2021-12-28) -14.41%
3 months (2021-10-28) -29.84%
6 months (2021-07-28) -34.36%
1 year (2021-01-28) -41.31%
2 years (2020-01-28) 1.71%
3 years (2019-01-28) 78.07
5 years (2017-01-27) 13.93%

Is Green Dot Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Green Dot Corporation's P/E ratio

Green Dot Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 54x. In other words, Green Dot Corporation shares trade at around 54x 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.

Green Dot Corporation's PEG ratio

Green Dot Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.49. 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 Green Dot Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Green Dot Corporation's EBITDA

Green Dot Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $170.6 million.

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

Green Dot Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.96%
Gross profit TTM $1.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.85%
Return on equity TTM 3.25%
Profit margin 2.44%
Book value $19.79
Market capitalisation $1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Green Dot Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Green Dot Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Green Dot Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Green Dot Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $31.39 up to $56.47. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GDOT.US volatility(beta: 0.89)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Green Dot Corporation's is 0.8915. This would suggest that Green Dot Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Green Dot Corporation overview

Green Dot Corporation operates as a financial technology and bank holding company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Account Services, and Processing and Settlement Services. The company offers deposit account programs, such network-branded reloadable prepaid debit cards under the consumer brand names of General Purpose Reloadable cards, consumer and small business checking accounts, network-branded gift cards, secured credit cards, and payroll debit cards. It also provides money processing services, including cash transfer services that help consumers to add funds directly to an account at the point-of-sale at any participating retailer; and simply paid disbursement services that enable wages and authorized funds disbursement to deposit account programs and accounts issued by any third-party bank or program manager. In addition, the company offers tax processing services that include tax refund transfers, which provide the processing technology to facilitate receipt of a taxpayers' refund proceeds; small business lending to independent tax preparation providers that seek small advances; and fast cash advance, a consumer-friendly loan that enables tax refund recipients. It markets its products under the Green Dot, GoBank, MoneyPak, TPG, and other brands. Green Dot Corporation markets and sells its products and services through retail stores; mobile applications; and various direct-to-consumer channels, such as online search engine optimization, online displays, direct mail campaigns, mobile advertising, and affiliate referral programs, as well as distributes through ?Banking as a Service' platform.

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