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|52-week range||USD$255.1314 - USD$536.88|
|50-day moving average||USD$476.5667|
|200-day moving average||USD$482.0664|
|Wall St. target price||USD$563.3|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$10.83|
|1 week (2021-03-02)||-9.73%|
|1 month (2021-02-09)||-15.09%|
|3 months (2020-12-09)||-12.93%|
|6 months (2020-09-09)||-12.15%|
|1 year (2020-03-09)||37.74%|
|2 years (2019-03-08)||65.35%|
|3 years (2018-03-09)||90.49%|
|5 years (2016-03-09)||393.96%|
Valuing Adobe stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Adobe's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Adobe's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 43x. In other words, Adobe shares trade at around 43x 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.
Adobe's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.2778. 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 Adobe's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Adobe's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$4.8 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Adobe's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
There are currently 4.9 million Adobe shares held short by investors – that's known as Adobe's "short interest". This figure is 0.1% down from 4.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Adobe shares can be evaluated.
Adobe's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Adobe shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Adobe shares traded daily (recently around 2.6 million). Adobe's SIR currently stands at 1.89. In other words for every 100,000 Adobe shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1890 shares are currently held short.
However Adobe's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Adobe shares, or, against the total number of tradable Adobe shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Adobe's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Adobe shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0103% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Adobe shares, roughly 10 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 Adobe.
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