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How to buy Proofpoint (PFPT) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Proofpoint stocks.

Proofpoint is an application software business based in the US. Proofpoint stocks (PFPT.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $173.48 – a decrease of 1.76% over the previous week. Proofpoint employs 3,658 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.1 billion.

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – PFPT – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of stocks with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Proofpoint stock price (NASDAQ:PFPT)

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Proofpoint shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-24.
Latest market close$172.81
52-week range$170.69 - $175.99
50-day moving average $174.95
200-day moving average $158.59
Wall St. target price$167.70
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-3.14

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Is it a good time to buy Proofpoint stock?

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Proofpoint price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $172.81 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2022-05-06) N/A
1 month (2022-04-13) N/A
3 months (2022-02-13) N/A
6 months (2021-11-13) N/A
1 year (2021-05-17) 0.55%
2 years (2020-05-15) 49.48%
3 years (2019-05-16) 42.18%
5 years (2017-05-16) 101.50%

Is Proofpoint under- or over-valued?

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

Proofpoint's PEG ratio

Proofpoint's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.7592. 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 Proofpoint's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Proofpoint's EBITDA

Proofpoint's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.5 million.

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

Proofpoint financials

Revenue TTM $1.1 billion
Gross profit TTM $774.6 million
Return on assets TTM -3.37%
Return on equity TTM -41.85%
Profit margin -15.82%
Book value $4.93
Market capitalisation $10.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Proofpoint share dividends

We're not expecting Proofpoint to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Proofpoint share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Proofpoint's shares have ranged in value from as little as $170.69 up to $175.99. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PFPT.US volatility(beta: 1.2)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 Proofpoint's is 1.1992. This would suggest that Proofpoint'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).

Proofpoint overview

Proofpoint, Inc. operates as a security-as-a-service provider that enables large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive, and govern their sensitive data worldwide. It offers protection against advanced and targeted threats, including malicious attachments, polymorphic threats, zero-day exploits, user-transparent drive-by downloads, malicious web links, hybrid threats, malware free attacks, and other penetration tactics. The company also provides integrated email security, cloud security, threat protection products, information protection and archiving, and digital risk protection product services. In addition, it offers solutions that enable secure business-to-business and business-to-consumer communications; email encryption services that encrypt sensitive emails and deliver them to PC or mobile device; file-transfer solutions for end-users to share various forms of documents and other content; security optimized cloud architecture solutions; and security-as-a-service platform consisting of solutions, platform technologies, and infrastructures. The company serves governments, education, financial services, and healthcare sectors; small and medium businesses; and mobile operators and Internet service providers. Proofpoint, Inc.

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