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How to buy StepStone Group stock in Canada | $34.17

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StepStone Group (STEP) is a leading asset management business based in the US. It opened the day at $32.93 after a previous close of $33.38. During the day the price has varied from a low of $32.5 to a high of $34.63. The latest price was $34.17 (25 minute delay). StepStone Group is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 563 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  4. Search the platform for stock code: STEP in this case.
  5. Research StepStone Group stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
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StepStone Group stock price

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StepStone Group stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-18.
Open$32.93
High$34.63
Low$32.5
Close$34.17
Previous close$33.38
Change $0.79
Change % 2.3667%
Volume 692,199
Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week range$22.6686 - $40.9073
50-day moving average $32.2491
200-day moving average $34.0533
Wall St. target price$41.67
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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Is it a good time to buy StepStone Group stock?

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StepStone Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $34.17

1 month (2021-05-19) 7.69%
3 months (2021-03-19) 1.03%
6 months (2020-12-18) -0.41%

Is StepStone Group under- or over-valued?

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

StepStone Group's EBITDA

StepStone Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$233.8 million.

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

To put StepStone Group's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

  • The Carlyle Group (CG.US): USD$2.7 billion

StepStone Group financials

Revenue TTM USD$572.6 million
Operating margin TTM 39.83%
Gross profit TTM USD$315.9 million
Return on assets TTM 0%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 27.37%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation USD$1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell StepStone Group stocks

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "STEP.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 363,115 StepStone Group stocks held short by investors – that's known as StepStone Group's "short interest". This figure is 7.6% down from 392,853 last month.

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

StepStone Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

StepStone Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of StepStone Group stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of StepStone Group stocks traded daily (recently around 205149.71751412). StepStone Group's SIR currently stands at 1.77. In other words for every 100,000 StepStone Group stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 1770 stocks are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare StepStone Group's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

  • The Carlyle Group (CG.US): 6.23
  • The Goldman Sachs Group (GS.US): 2.01

However StepStone Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of StepStone Group stocks, or, against the total number of tradable StepStone Group stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case StepStone Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 StepStone Group stocks in existence, roughly 10 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0095% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable StepStone Group stocks, roughly 10 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 StepStone Group.

Find out more about how you can short StepStone Group stock.

StepStone Group stock dividends

19%

Dividend payout ratio: 19.44% of net profits

Recently StepStone Group has paid out, on average, around 19.44% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), StepStone Group shareholders could enjoy a 0% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In StepStone Group's case, that would currently equate to about $N/A per share.

While StepStone Group's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that StepStone Group is investing more in its future growth.

StepStone Group's most recent dividend payout was on 11 March 2021.

StepStone Group's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.

  • The Carlyle Group (CG.US): 46.51%
  • Pantheon International (PIN.LSE): 0.00% (does not pay dividend)
  • The Goldman Sachs Group (GS.US): 10.58%

StepStone Group overview

StepStone Group Inc. is an investment firm specializing in direct, fund of funds, secondary direct, and secondary indirect investments. For direct investment, it seeks to invest in venture debt, incubation, mezzanine, distressed/vulture, seed/startup, early venture, mid venture, late venture, emerging growth, later stage, turnaround, growth capital, industry consolidation, recapitalization, and buyout investments in mature and middle market companies. It prefers to invest in natural resources, technology, healthcare, services, materials, manufacturing, consumer durables, apparel, hotels, restaurants and leisure, media, retailing, consumer staples , financials, telecommunication services, energy, infrastructure, real estate, and real asset. The firm invests globally with a focus on United States, North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, New Zealand, China, India, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Australia region. It typically invests between $15 million and $200 million in firms with enterprise value between $150 million and $25000 million. The firm invests between 5% and 40% in emerging markets. For fund of fund investment, it seeks to invest in private equity funds, venture capital funds, Special situation funds, Real estate funds, Infrastructure funds, mezzanine funds, and turnaround/distressed funds. It considers investments in both domestic and International funds. It also seeks to make co-investments and follow on investments and considers partial interests in funds. StepStone Group LP was founded in 2007 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices across North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

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