How to buy EPAM Systems (EPAM) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in EPAM Systems shares.

EPAM Systems Inc (EPAM) is a leading information technology services business based in the US. In the week up to 22 January EPAM Systems shares plunged 9.04% to a closing position of $493.98. However, over the last 12 months, EPAM Systems's share price has risen by 46.74% from $359.69. EPAM Systems is listed on the NYSE and employs 52,650 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in EPAM Systems

  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: EPAM in this case.
  5. Research EPAM Systems shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your EPAM Systems shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has coronavirus impacted EPAM Systems's share price?

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

Its last market close was $464.71, which is 50.21% up on its pre-crash value of $231.36 and 205.79% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $151.97.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of EPAM Systems shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $717.40 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 $1,984.31.

EPAM Systems share price (NYSE:EPAM)

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EPAM Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open$516
High$527.83
Low$514.3
Close$527.82
Previous close$515.2
Change$12.62
Change %2.4495%
Volume256,240
Information last updated 2022-01-17.
52-week range$333.68 - $725.4
50-day moving average$639.3778
200-day moving average$568.5992
Wall St. target price$785
PE ratio75.3099
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$7.211
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Is it a good time to buy EPAM Systems stock?

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Is EPAM Systems 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.

P/E ratio

EPAM Systems's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 75x. In other words, EPAM Systems shares trade at around 75x 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.

PEG ratio

EPAM Systems's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.33. A PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.

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

EBITDA

EPAM Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $566.7 million (£0.0 million).

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

Financials

Revenue TTM $3.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 14.56%
Gross profit TTM $927 million
Return on assets TTM 10.59%
Return on equity TTM 20.24%
Profit margin 12.59%
Book value $41.248
Market capitalisation $30.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

EPAM Systems share dividends

We're not expecting EPAM Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, EPAM Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $333.68 up to $725.4. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EPAM.US volatility(beta: 1.44)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 EPAM Systems's is 1.4394. This would suggest that EPAM Systems's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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