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How to buy Intuit (INTU) stocks

Learn how to easily invest in Intuit stocks.

Intuit Inc
- $9.49 ( - 2.39%)

Intuit is a software-application business based in the US. Intuit stocks (INTU.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $396.81 – an increase of 0.72% over the previous week. Intuit employs 17,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $12.7 billion.

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Intuit stock price (NASDAQ:INTU)

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Intuit shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$396.81
52-week range$338.80 - $713.86
50-day moving average $441.87
200-day moving average $470.16
Wall St. target price$540.45
PE ratio 54.1168
Dividend yield $2.72 (0.79%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.28

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Is it a good time to buy Intuit stock?

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Intuit price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $396.81 from 2022-09-29

1 week (2022-09-23) 0.72%
1 month (2022-09-01) -6.74%
3 months (2022-07-01) 2.19%
6 months (2022-03-28) N/A
1 year (2021-09-27) N/A
2 years (2020-10-01) 19.40%
3 years (2019-10-01) 50.14%
5 years (2017-09-29) 179.17%

Is Intuit under- or over-valued?

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

Intuit's P/E ratio

Intuit'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, Intuit 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.

Intuit's PEG ratio

Intuit's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.7492. 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 Intuit's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Intuit's EBITDA

Intuit's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.2 billion.

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

Intuit financials

Revenue TTM $12.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 20.7%
Gross profit TTM $10.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.61%
Return on equity TTM 15.71%
Profit margin 16.23%
Book value $58.32
Market capitalisation $111 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Intuit'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 Intuit.

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

Intuit's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 20.74

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Intuit's overall score of 20.74 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 15th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

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

Intuit's environmental score

Environmental score: 6.61/100

Intuit's environmental score of 6.61 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Intuit is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Intuit's social score

Social score: 11.98/100

Intuit's social score of 11.98 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Intuit is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Intuit's governance score

Governance score: 9.15/100

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

Intuit's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Intuit scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Intuit has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Intuit share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 23.84% of net profits

Recently Intuit has paid out, on average, around 23.84% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.79% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Intuit shareholders could enjoy a 0.79% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Intuit's case, that would currently equate to about $2.72 per share.

While Intuit's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Intuit is investing more in its future growth.

Intuit's most recent dividend payout was on 18 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 October 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Intuit's shares ever split?

Intuit's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 7 July 2006. 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 Intuit shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Intuit shares which in turn could have impacted Intuit's share price.

Intuit share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Intuit's shares have ranged in value from as little as $338.7983 up to $713.8615. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

INTU.US volatility(beta: 1.18)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 Intuit's is 1.181. This would suggest that Intuit's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Intuit overview

Intuit Inc. provides financial management and compliance products and services for consumers, small businesses, self-employed, and accounting professionals in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates in four segments: Small Business & Self-Employed, Consumer, Credit Karma, and ProConnect. The Small Business & Self-Employed segment provides QuickBooks online services and desktop software solutions comprising QuickBooks Online Advanced, a cloud-based solution; QuickBooks Enterprise, a hosted solution; QuickBooks Self-Employed solution; QuickBooks Commerce, a solution for product-based businesses; QuickBooks Online Accountant; and payroll solutions, such as online payroll processing, direct deposit of employee paychecks, payroll reports, electronic payment of federal and state payroll taxes, and electronic filing of federal and state income tax returns. This segment also offers payment-processing solutions, including credit and debit cards, Apple Pay, and ACH payment services; QuickBooks Cash business bank account; and financial supplies and financing for small businesses. The Consumer segment provides TurboTax income tax preparation products and services; and personal finance. The Credit Karma segment offers consumers with a personal finance platform that provides personalized recommendations of home, auto, and personal loans, as well as credit cards and insurance products.

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