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How to buy Parsons stock (PSN)

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Parsons is an information technology services business based in the US. Parsons shares (PSN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Parsons employs 18,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.8 billion.

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Parsons stock price (NYSE: PSN)

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Parsons shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-08.
Latest market close$78.87
52-week range$46.97 - $85.44
50-day moving average $77.81
200-day moving average $70.05
Wall St. target price$89.30
PE ratio 442.4444
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.18

Is it a good time to buy Parsons stock?

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Parsons price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $78.87 from 2024-07-12

1 week (2024-07-05) -0.97%
1 month (2024-06-13) 3.25%
3 months (2024-04-12) -1.92%
6 months (2024-01-12) 20.93%
1 year (2023-07-13) 65.73%
2 years (2022-07-13) 98.27%
3 years (2021-07-13) 96.10%
5 years (2019-07-12) 109.37%

Is Parsons stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Parsons's P/E ratio

Parsons's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 442x. In other words, Parsons shares trade at around 442x 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.

Parsons's EBITDA

Parsons's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $508.3 million.

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

Parsons financials

Revenue TTM $5.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.11%
Gross profit TTM $946.7 million
Return on assets TTM 5.24%
Return on equity TTM 3.69%
Profit margin 0.49%
Book value $20.24
Market Capitalization $8.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Parsons share dividends

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

Parsons share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Parsons's shares have ranged in value from as little as $46.97 up to $85.44. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PSN.US volatility(beta: 0.81)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 Parsons's is 0.811. This would suggest that Parsons's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Parsons overview

Parsons Corporation provides integrated solutions and services in the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets in North America, the Middle East, and internationally. The company operates through Federal Solutions and Critical Infrastructure segments. The Federal Solutions segment provides critical technologies, such as cybersecurity; missile defense; intelligence; space launch and ground systems; space and weapon system resiliency; geospatial intelligence; signals intelligence; environmental remediation; border security, critical infrastructure protection; counter unmanned air systems; biometrics and bio surveillance solutions to U. S. Department of Defense, including military services; Missile Defense Agency, the Department of Energy; the Department of State; the Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Aviation Administration. The Critical Infrastructure segment provides management, design, and engineering services, as well as offers leveraging sensor solutions. This segment develops digital solutions for next generation aviation, rail and transit, bridges, roads, and highways; and provides water and wastewater treatment systems; AI/ML, and digital twin and cyber systems integration services; planning, engineering, and management services for infrastructure, including bridges and tunnels, roads and highways, water and wastewater, and dams and reservoirs.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Parsons is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.886% of Parsons shares are held by insiders and 99.979% by institutions.
How many people work for Parsons?
Latest data suggests 18,000 work at Parsons.
When does the fiscal year end for Parsons?
Parsons's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Parsons based?
Parsons's address is: 14291 Park Meadow Drive, Chantilly, VA, United States, 20151
What is Parsons's ISIN number?
Parsons's international securities identification number is: US70202L1026
What is Parsons's CUSIP number?
Parsons's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 70202L102

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