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How to buy Uber (UBER) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Uber shares.

Uber Technologies Inc (UBER) is a leading software-application business based in the US. It opened the day at USD$47.91 after a previous close of USD$47.28. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD$47.34 to a high of USD$48.84. The latest price was USD$48.36 (25 minute delay). Uber is listed on the NYSE and employs 23,700 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Uber

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – UBER – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares 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.

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Uber shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-15.
Open$47.91
High$48.84
Low$47.34
Close$48.36
Previous close$47.28
Change $1.08
Change % 2.2843%
Volume 20,393,821
Information last updated 2021-10-15.
52-week range$32.90 - $64.05
50-day moving average $43.20
200-day moving average $47.97
Wall St. target price$67.26
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.57

Uber stock price (NYSE: UBER)

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

Uber price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $48.36 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-08) 1.24%
1 month (2021-09-14) N/A
3 months (2021-07-17) 1.70%
6 months (2021-04-16) -19.87%
1 year (2020-10-16) 43.42%
2 years (2019-10-18) 50.84%
3 years (2018-10-14) N/A
5 years (2016-10-14) N/A

Uber financials

Revenue TTM $12.8 billion
Gross profit TTM $4.4 billion
Return on assets TTM -8.16%
Return on equity TTM -8.22%
Profit margin -7.97%
Book value $7.54
Market capitalisation $91.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Uber shares

There are currently 84.1 million Uber shares held short by investors – that's known as Uber's "short interest". This figure is 5.7% up from 79.6 million last month.

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

Uber's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Uber's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Uber shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Uber shares traded daily (recently around 29.4 million). Uber's SIR currently stands at 2.86. In other words for every 100,000 Uber shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2860 shares are currently held short.

However Uber's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Uber shares, or, against the total number of tradable Uber shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Uber's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Uber shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.048% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Uber shares, roughly 48 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 Uber.

Uber share dividends

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

Uber share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Uber's shares have ranged in value from as little as $32.9 up to $64.05. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

UBER.US volatility(beta: 1.32)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Uber's is 1.322. This would suggest that Uber's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Uber overview

Uber Technologies, Inc. develops and operates proprietary technology applications in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It connects consumers with independent providers of ride services for ridesharing services and other forms of transportation services, including public transit, as well as connect riders and other consumers with restaurants, grocers, other stores, and delivery service providers for meal preparation, grocery, and other delivery services. The company operates through four segments: Mobility, Delivery, Freight, and Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) and Other Technology Programs. The Mobility segment provides products that connect consumers with mobility drivers who provide rides in a range of vehicles, such as cars, auto rickshaws, motorbikes, minibuses, or taxis. It also offers Uber for Business, financial partnerships, transit, and vehicle solutions offerings. The Delivery segment allows consumers to search for and discover local restaurants, order a meal, and either pick-up at the restaurant or have the meal delivered, as well as offers grocery and convenience store delivery, and select other goods.

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