EPAM Systems, Inc is an information technology services business based in the US. EPAM Systems shares (EPAM.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $322.82 – an increase of 3.27% over the previous week. EPAM Systems employs 38,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.6 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, EPAM Systems's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $322.82, which is 28.33% up on its pre-crash value of $231.36 and 112.42% up on the lowest point reached during the March 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 $1,378.44.
|Latest market close||$322.82|
|52-week range||$151.97 - $359.39|
|50-day moving average||$330.5238|
|200-day moving average||$306.7172|
|Wall St. target price||$372.93|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$5.429|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-5.71%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||-6.84%|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||-7.92%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||21.96%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||38.89%|
|2 years (2019-01-17)||136.98%|
|3 years (2018-01-17)||187.59%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||367.45%|
Valuing EPAM Systems stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of EPAM Systems's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
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 66x. In other words, EPAM Systems shares trade at around 66x 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.
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 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 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.
EPAM Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $411.1 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.
|Revenue TTM||$2.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||13.71%|
|Gross profit TTM||$805.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||9.58%|
|Return on equity TTM||18.86%|
|Market capitalisation||$20 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 683,047 EPAM Systems shares held short by investors – that's known as EPAM Systems's "short interest". This figure is 4.5% up from 653,859 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting EPAM Systems shares can be evaluated.
EPAM Systems's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of EPAM Systems shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of EPAM Systems shares traded daily (recently around 265777.04280156). EPAM Systems's SIR currently stands at 2.57. In other words for every 100,000 EPAM Systems shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2570 shares are currently held short.
However EPAM Systems's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of EPAM Systems shares, or, against the total number of tradable EPAM Systems shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case EPAM Systems's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 EPAM Systems shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0127% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable EPAM Systems shares, roughly 13 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 EPAM Systems.
Find out more about how you can short EPAM Systems stock.
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.
Over the last 12 months, EPAM Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $151.97 up to $359.39. 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 EPAM Systems's is 1.3396. 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).
EPAM Systems, Inc. provides digital platform engineering and software development services in North America, Europe, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Asia, and Australia. The company offers engineering services, including requirements analysis and platform selection, customization, cross-platform migration, implementation, and integration; infrastructure management services, such as software development, testing, and maintenance with private, public, and mobile infrastructures for application, database, network, server, storage, and systems operations management, as well as monitoring, incident notification, and resolution services; and maintenance and support services. It also provides operation solutions comprising integrated engineering practices and smart automation; and optimization solutions that include software application testing, test management, automation, and consulting services to enable customers enhance their existing software testing and quality assurance practices, as well as other testing services that identify threats and close loopholes to protect its customers' business systems from information loss. In addition, the company offers industry, technology, experience, and technical advisory consulting services; and digital and service design solutions, which comprise strategy, design, creative, and program management services, as well as physical product development. It serves the financial services, travel and consumer, software and hi-tech, business information and media, life sciences and healthcare, and other industries. EPAM Systems, Inc. has a partnership with Curogram to help healthcare systems implement a simplified COVID-19 crisis response solution. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Newtown, Pennsylvania.
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