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How to buy Pinterest stock in Canada | $52.42

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Pinterest Inc
+ $1.57 ( + 3.00%)

Pinterest is an internet content & information business based in the US. Pinterest stocks (PINS.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $52.42 – a decrease of 3.69% over the previous week. Pinterest employs 2,942 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.2 billion.

How to buy Pinterest 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: PINS in this case.
  5. Research Pinterest stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Pinterest stocks. It's that simple.

Is it a good time to buy Pinterest stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

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 $52.42, which is 57.12% up on its pre-crash value of $22.48 and 419.01% 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 $2,345.27.

Pinterest stock price

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

Pinterest stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-17.
Latest market close$52.42
52-week range$35.77 - $89.9
50-day moving average $56.7603
200-day moving average $67.4349
Wall St. target price$71.75
PE ratio 217.3413
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.252

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Pinterest price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $52.42

1 month (2021-08-20) -2.67%
3 months (2021-06-22) -28.35%
6 months (2021-03-22) -27.55%
1 year (2020-09-22) 29.27%
2 years (2019-09-20) 73.46%

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 217x. In other words, Pinterest stocks trade at around 217x 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 stocks or simply that they're over-valued.

Pinterest's EBITDA

Pinterest's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$276.2 million.

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

Pinterest financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.95%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.99%
Return on equity TTM 7.32%
Profit margin 7.18%
Book value $3.895
Market capitalisation USD$35.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Pinterest stocks

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "PINS.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 15.3 million Pinterest stocks held short by investors – that's known as Pinterest's "short interest". This figure is 23.8% down from 20.0 million last month.

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

Pinterest's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Pinterest's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Pinterest stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Pinterest stocks traded daily (recently around 10.6 million). Pinterest's SIR currently stands at 1.44. In other words for every 100,000 Pinterest stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 1440 stocks are currently held short.

However Pinterest's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Pinterest stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Pinterest stocks (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 0.02% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Pinterest stocks in existence, roughly 20 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0276% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Pinterest stocks, roughly 28 stocks are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Pinterest.

Find out more about how you can short Pinterest stock.

Pinterest stock dividends

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

Pinterest stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Pinterest's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $35.77 up to $89.9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PINS.US volatility(beta: 1.22)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 Pinterest's is 1.2214. This would suggest that Pinterest's stocks 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).

Pinterest overview

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. Pinterest, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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