Pinterest Inc is an internet content & information business based in the US. Pinterest shares (PINS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Pinterest employs 2,942 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.2 billion.
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Is it a good time to buy Pinterest stock?
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Pinterest?
- Has coronavirus impacted Pinterest shares?
- Pinterest shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Pinterest stock a buy or sell?
- Pinterest performance over time
- Can I short Pinterest shares?
- Are Pinterest shares over-valued?
- Pinterest's financials
- How volatile are Pinterest shares?
- Does Pinterest pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted Pinterest's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Pinterest's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $52.67, which is 57.32% up on its pre-crash value of $22.48 and 421.49% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $10.1.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Pinterest stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $560.14 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 $2,356.46.
Pinterest stock priceUse our graph to track the performance of PINS stocks over time.
Pinterest shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$52.67|
|52-week range||$44.06 - $89.90|
|50-day moving average||$53.47|
|200-day moving average||$64.52|
|Wall St. target price||$70.93|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.25|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Pinterest price performance over time
|1 week (2021-10-08)||1.99%|
|1 month (2021-09-14)||N/A|
|3 months (2021-07-17)||-30.59%|
|6 months (2021-04-16)||-30.90%|
|1 year (2020-10-16)||19.54%|
|2 years (2019-10-18)||108.10%|
|3 years (2018-10-14)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-10-14)||N/A|
Is Pinterest under- or over-valued?
Valuing Pinterest stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Pinterest's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Pinterest's P/E ratio
Pinterest's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 209x. In other words, Pinterest shares trade at around 209x 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.
Pinterest's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $276.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Pinterest's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$2.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||10.95%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||5.99%|
|Return on equity TTM||7.32%|
|Market capitalisation||$34 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Pinterest shares
There are currently 17.0 million Pinterest shares held short by investors – that's known as Pinterest's "short interest". This figure is 11.4% up from 15.3 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Pinterest shares can be evaluated.
Pinterest's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Pinterest's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Pinterest shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Pinterest shares traded daily (recently around 7.2 million). Pinterest's SIR currently stands at 2.36. In other words for every 100,000 Pinterest shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2360 shares are currently held short.
However Pinterest's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Pinterest shares, or, against the total number of tradable Pinterest shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Pinterest's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Pinterest shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0307% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Pinterest shares, roughly 31 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Pinterest.
Pinterest share dividends
We're not expecting Pinterest to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Pinterest share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Pinterest's shares have ranged in value from as little as $44.06 up to $89.9. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Pinterest's is 1.2548. This would suggest that Pinterest's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Pinterest, Inc. provides visual discovery engine in the United States and internationally. The company's engine allows people to find inspiration for their lives, including recipes, style and home inspiration, DIY, and others. It shows them visual recommendations based on people personal taste and interests. The company was formerly known as Cold Brew Labs Inc. and changed its name to Pinterest, Inc. in April 2012.
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