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How to buy Stride stock in Canada | $33.37
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Stride Inc is an education & training services business based in the US. Stride shares (LRN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Stride employs 7,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.6 billion.
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Is it a good time to buy Stride stock?
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Stride?
- Has coronavirus impacted Stride shares?
- Stride shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Stride stock a buy or sell?
- Stride performance over time
- Can I short Stride shares?
- Are Stride shares over-valued?
- Stride's financials
- How volatile are Stride shares?
- Does Stride pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted Stride's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Stride's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $33.37, which is 49.78% up on its pre-crash value of $16.76 and 121.58% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $15.06.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Stride stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $1,050.67 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 $2,086.96.
Stride stock priceUse our graph to track the performance of LRN stocks over time.
Stride shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$33.37|
|52-week range||$20.39 - $38.33|
|50-day moving average||$34.73|
|200-day moving average||$31.73|
|Wall St. target price||$47.74|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.28|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Stride price performance over time
|1 week (2021-10-18)||0.60%|
|1 month (2021-09-24)||-7.36%|
|3 months (2021-07-23)||7.71%|
|6 months (2021-04-23)||6.31%|
|1 year (2020-10-23)||16.27%|
|2 years (2019-10-25)||55.35%|
|3 years (2018-10-25)||60.82%|
|5 years (2016-10-25)||132.06%|
Is Stride under- or over-valued?
Valuing Stride stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Stride's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Stride's P/E ratio
Stride's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 26x. In other words, Stride shares trade at around 26x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).
Stride's PEG ratio
Stride's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9789. 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 Stride's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Stride's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $145.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Stride's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$1.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||6.05%|
|Gross profit TTM||$530.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.98%|
|Return on equity TTM||7.35%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Stride shares
There are currently 2.7 million Stride shares held short by investors – that's known as Stride's "short interest". This figure is 3.9% down from 2.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Stride shares can be evaluated.
Stride's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Stride's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Stride shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Stride shares traded daily (recently around 467518.39863714). Stride's SIR currently stands at 5.87. In other words for every 100,000 Stride shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5870 shares are currently held short.
However Stride's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Stride shares, or, against the total number of tradable Stride shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Stride's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Stride shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0687% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Stride shares, roughly 69 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Stride.
Stride share dividends
We're not expecting Stride to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Stride share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Stride's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.39 up to $38.33. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Stride's is 0.6069. This would suggest that Stride's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Stride, Inc. , a technology-based education company, provides proprietary and third-party online curriculum, software systems, and educational services to facilitate individualized learning for students primarily in kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) in the United States and internationally. Its technology-based products and services enable clients to attract, enroll, educate, track progress, and support students. The company offers integrated package of systems, services, products, and professional expertise to support a virtual or blended public school; and products and services for the general education market focused on subjects, including math, English, science, and history for kindergarten through twelfth grade students. It also provides career learning products and services that are focused on developing skills to enter in industries, including information technology, health care, and business; and focused post-secondary career learning programs, which include skills training for the data science, software engineering, healthcare, and medical fields to adult learners under Galvanize, Tech Elevator, and MedCerts brand names, as well as provides staffing and talent development services to employers. Stride, Inc. serves consumers, employers, and government agencies.
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