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How to buy Stride stock in Canada | $29.88

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Stride (LRN) is a leading education & training services business based in the US. It opened the day at $29.94 after a previous close of $30.27. During the day the price has varied from a low of $29.77 to a high of $30.21. The latest price was $29.88 (25 minute delay). Stride is listed on the NYSE and employs 4,950 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy Stride stock in Canada

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our stock trading table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: LRN in this case.
  5. Research Stride stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Stride stocks. It's that simple.

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 $28.78, which is 41.77% up on its pre-crash value of $16.76 and 91.10% 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 $1,799.90.

Stride stock price

Use our graph to track the performance of LRN stocks over time.

Stride stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-16.
Open$29.94
High$30.21
Low$29.77
Close$29.88
Previous close$30.27
Change $-0.39
Change % -1.2884%
Volume 104,802
Information last updated 2021-06-10.
52-week range$20.39 - $52
50-day moving average $28.3503
200-day moving average $26.4856
Wall St. target price$41
PE ratio 18.7618
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.583

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Is it a good time to buy Stride stock?

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Stride price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $29.88

1 week (2021-06-08) 0.13%
1 month (2021-05-14) 8.38%
3 months (2021-03-16) 4.62%
6 months (2020-12-16) 29.07%
1 year (2020-06-16) 19.66%
2 years (2019-06-14) -2.86%
3 years (2018-06-15) 78.82%
5 years (2016-06-16) 154.30%

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 19x. In other words, Stride stocks trade at around 19x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the stocks or simply that they're under-valued.

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 0.9889. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks 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 stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Stride's EBITDA

Stride's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$138 million.

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

Stride financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.96%
Gross profit TTM USD$337.2 million
Return on assets TTM 4.77%
Return on equity TTM 9.07%
Profit margin 4.68%
Book value $19.604
Market capitalisation USD$1.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Stride stocks

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "LRN.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 3.1 million Stride stocks held short by investors – that's known as Stride's "short interest". This figure is 11.4% down from 3.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Stride stocks can be evaluated.

Stride's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Stride's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Stride stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Stride stocks traded daily (recently around 587682.29755179). Stride's SIR currently stands at 5.31. In other words for every 100,000 Stride stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 5310 stocks are currently held short.

However Stride's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Stride stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Stride stocks (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 0.08% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Stride stocks in existence, roughly 80 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0782% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Stride stocks, roughly 78 stocks are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Stride.

Find out more about how you can short Stride stock.

Stride stock dividends

We're not expecting Stride to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying stocks in our guide.

Stride stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Stride's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $20.39 up to $52. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LRN.US volatility(beta: 0.59)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Stride's is 0.5902. This would suggest that Stride's stocks are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Stride overview

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. The company offers managed public school programs, which offer an integrated package of systems, services, products, and professional services that K12 administers to support an online or blended public school, including administrative support, information technology and provisioning, academic support, curriculum, learning systems, and instructional services. It also provides institutional?non-managed public school programs, which offers instruction, curriculum, supplemental courses, marketing, enrollment, and other educational services; and institutional software and services, such as educational software and services to school districts, public schools, and other educational institutions. In addition, the company offers private pay schools and other services; and talent development services for individuals and enterprises in information technology fields. Further, it provides curriculum portfolios, pre-K and K-8 courses, high school courses, learning applications, and learning management systems; and TotalView, a student information system, which include a suite of online applications that offers administrators, teachers, parents, and students a view of student attendance, truancy management, graduation planning, communications, and learning kit shipment tracking. Additionally, the company provides a suite of services, such as academic support, and administrative and technology to students and their families, as well as directly to virtual and blended public schools, traditional schools, and school districts. It sells individual K-8 online courses and supplemental educational products directly to families. The company was formerly known as K12 Inc. and changed its name to Stride, Inc. in December 2020. Stride, Inc. was f

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