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How to buy Wayfair (W) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Wayfair shares.

Wayfair Inc (W) is a leading internet retail business based in the US. It opened the day at USD$140.45 after a previous close of USD$140.52. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD$137.9 to a high of USD$151.14. The latest price was USD$147.775 (25 minute delay). Wayfair is listed on the NYSE and employs 16,122 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Wayfair

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  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – W – 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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Wayfair shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-28.
Open$140.45
High$151.14
Low$137.90
Close$147.78
Previous close$140.52
Change $7.26
Change % 5.163%
Volume 784,648
Information last updated 2022-01-25.
52-week range$129.50 - $355.96
50-day moving average $211.25
200-day moving average $267.22
Wall St. target price$261.08
PE ratio 169.1591
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.88

Wayfair stock price (NYSE:W)

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

Wayfair price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $147.775 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-21) 5.77%
1 month (2021-12-28) -23.38%
3 months (2021-10-28) -41.01%
6 months (2021-07-28) -46.15%
1 year (2021-01-28) -46.87%
2 years (2020-01-28) 39.16%
3 years (2019-01-28) 41.45%
5 years (2017-01-27) 249.27%

Is Wayfair under- or over-valued?

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

Wayfair's P/E ratio

Wayfair's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 169x. In other words, Wayfair shares trade at around 169x 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.

Wayfair's PEG ratio

Wayfair's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 12.2877. 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 Wayfair's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Wayfair's EBITDA

Wayfair's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $400.3 million.

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

Wayfair financials

Revenue TTM $14.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 1.52%
Gross profit TTM $4.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.97%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 0.67%
Book value $-6.57
Market capitalisation $15.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Wayfair share dividends

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

Wayfair share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Wayfair's shares have ranged in value from as little as $129.5 up to $355.96. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Wayfair's is 2.8216. This would suggest that Wayfair's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Wayfair overview

Wayfair Inc. engages in the e-commerce business in the United States and internationally. It provides approximately twenty-two million products for the home sector under various brands. The company offers online selections of furniture, décor, housewares, and home improvement products through its sites, including Wayfair, Joss & Main, AllModern, Birch Lane, and Perigold brands. Wayfair Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. .

Frequently asked questions

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