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How to buy Tucows stock in Canada | $75.58

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Tucows Inc
+ $0.49 ( + 0.65%)

Tucows is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. Tucows stocks (TCX.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $80.1 – an increase of 0.17% over the previous week. Tucows employs 800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $291.1 million.

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

Is it a good time to buy Tucows 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 Tucows's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Tucows's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $75.58, which is 27.32% up on its pre-crash value of $54.93 and 77.84% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $42.5.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Tucows stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $769.64 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 $1,253.12.

Tucows stock price

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

Tucows stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-18.
Latest market close$75.58
52-week range$66.86 - $94.2
50-day moving average $75.5956
200-day moving average $78.8227
Wall St. target price$70.87
PE ratio 119.9683
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.63

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Tucows price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $75.58

1 week (2021-09-10) 0.17%
1 month (2021-08-18) 2.98%
3 months (2021-06-18) -2.69%
6 months (2021-03-18) -5.56%
1 year (2020-09-18) 6.24%
2 years (2019-09-18) 40.01%
3 years (2018-09-18) 36.06%
5 years (2016-09-16) 175.64%

Is Tucows under- or over-valued?

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

Tucows's P/E ratio

Tucows's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 120x. In other words, Tucows stocks trade at around 120x 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.

Tucows's PEG ratio

Tucows's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.15. 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 Tucows's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Tucows's EBITDA

Tucows's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$19.8 million.

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

Tucows financials

Revenue TTM USD$291.1 million
Gross profit TTM USD$100.6 million
Return on assets TTM -0.46%
Return on equity TTM 6.48%
Profit margin 2.32%
Book value $10.391
Market capitalisation USD$806.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Tucows stocks

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "TCX.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 729,613 Tucows stocks held short by investors – that's known as Tucows's "short interest". This figure is 3.7% up from 703,583 last month.

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

Tucows's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Tucows's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Tucows stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Tucows stocks traded daily (recently around 20357.505580357). Tucows's SIR currently stands at 35.84. In other words for every 100,000 Tucows stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 35840 stocks are currently held short.

However Tucows's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Tucows stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Tucows stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Tucows's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Tucows stocks in existence, roughly 70 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0888% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Tucows stocks, roughly 89 stocks are currently held short).

A SIR above 20% would generally be considered very high, pointing to a pessimistic outlook for the stock price, with a discouraging number of investors currently willing to bet against Tucows.

Find out more about how you can short Tucows stock.

Tucows stock dividends

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

Have Tucows stocks ever split?

Tucows stocks were split on a 1:4 basis on 31 December 2013. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Tucows stocks – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher stock price could have impacted the market appetite for Tucows stocks which in turn could have impacted Tucows's stock price.

Tucows stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Tucows's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $66.86 up to $94.2. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TCX.US volatility(beta: 0.67)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Tucows's is 0.6654. This would suggest that Tucows's stocks are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Tucows overview

Tucows Inc. provides network access, domain name registration, email, mobile telephony, and other Internet services in Canada, the United States, and Europe. It operates through two segments, Network Access Services and Domain Services. The Network Access Services segment offers mobile phones and retail telephony services; fixed high-speed Internet access services; and professional services, including implementation, training, consulting, and software development and modification services, as well as operates Mobile Services Enabler platform that provides network access, provisioning, and billing services; The Domain Services segment offers wholesale and retail domain name registration services; portfolio services; and value-added services, such as hosted email, Internet security services, Internet hosting, WHOIS privacy, publishing tools, and other value-added services for end-users under the OpenSRS, eNom, Ascio, and Hover brands. The company was formerly known as Infonautics, Inc. and changed its name to Tucows Inc. in August 2001. Tucows Inc. was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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