How to buy DocuSign (DOCU) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in DocuSign shares.

DocuSign Inc
NASDAQ: DOCU - USD
SOFTWARE-APPLICATION
$277.74
+ $0.64 ( + 0.23%)

DocuSign Inc (DOCU) is a leading software-application business based in the US. In the week up to 12 September DocuSign shares plunged 10.61% to a closing position of $277.15. However, over the last 12 months, DocuSign's share price has risen by an impressive 55.31% from $194.86. DocuSign is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 5,630 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in DocuSign

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing 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: DOCU in this case.
  5. Research DocuSign shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your DocuSign shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has coronavirus impacted DocuSign's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, DocuSign's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $277.74, which is 68.05% up on its pre-crash value of $88.73 and 328.08% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $64.88.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of DocuSign shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $1,035.40 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 $3,443.98.

DocuSign share price (NASDAQ:DOCU)

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

DocuSign shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-08-06.
Open$304.16
High$307.8611
Low$298.93
Close$302.63
Previous close$305.61
Change$-2.98
Change %-0.9751%
Volume1,017,223
Information last updated 2021-09-17.
52-week range$179.49 - $314.76
50-day moving average$292.0754
200-day moving average$247.6932
Wall St. target price$329.74
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-0.861
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Fees for buying 5x DocuSign shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

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Freetrade logo £0 No minimum £4.97
£1,109.87 total
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£1,110.43 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.55
£1,106.45 total
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£1,110.44 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £23.01
£1,127.92 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £24.58
£1,129.48 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £11.05
£1,115.95 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £23.33
£1,128.23 total
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Is it a good time to buy DocuSign 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.

DocuSign price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $302.63

1 week (2021-09-10) 9.19%
1 month (2021-08-20) 5.81%
3 months (2021-06-18) 10.28%
6 months (2021-03-19) 47.14%
1 year (2020-09-18) 55.31%
2 years (2019-09-20) 367.02%
3 years (2018-09-20) 479.42%

Is DocuSign under- or over-valued?

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

PEG ratio

DocuSign's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.8315. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into DocuSign's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

However, it's sensible to consider DocuSign's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.

Financials

Revenue TTM $1.8 billion
Gross profit TTM $1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM -2.92%
Return on equity TTM -46.17%
Profit margin -9.18%
Book value $1.078
Market capitalisation $54.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell DocuSign shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "DOCU.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 7.5 million DocuSign shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 5.4% up from 7.1 million last month.

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

Short interest ratio (SIR)

DocuSign's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of DocuSign shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of DocuSign shares traded daily (recently around 1.5 million). DocuSign's SIR currently stands at 4.98. In other words for every 100,000 DocuSign shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4980 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare DocuSign's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However DocuSign's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of DocuSign shares, or, against the total number of tradable DocuSign shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case DocuSign's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 DocuSign shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0387% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable DocuSign shares, roughly 39 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 DocuSign.

Find out more about how you can short DocuSign stock.

DocuSign share dividends

We're not expecting DocuSign to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. Typically it's companies that have been around for longer that pay dividends (DocuSign had its IPO on 26 April 2018). However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, DocuSign's shares have ranged in value from as little as $179.49 up to $314.76. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DOCU.US volatility(beta: 0.83)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while DocuSign's is 0.8319. This would suggest that DocuSign's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

To put DocuSign's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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