How to buy Slack Technologies (WORK) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Slack Technologies shares.

Slack Technologies, Inc
NYSE: WORK - USD
SOFTWARE-APPLICATION
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Slack Technologies, Inc (WORK) is a leading software-application business based in the US. It opened the day at $44.05 after a previous close of $44.29. During the day the price has varied from a low of $43.84 to a high of $44.53. The latest price was $44.47 (25 minute delay). Slack Technologies is listed on the NYSE and employs 2,597 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Slack Technologies

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

How has coronavirus impacted Slack Technologies's share price?

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

Its last market close was $44.17, which is 35.61% up on its pre-crash value of $28.44 and 192.52% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $15.1.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Slack Technologies shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $1,179.59 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 $2,105.14.

Slack Technologies share price (NYSE:WORK)

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

Slack Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open$44.05
High$44.53
Low$43.84
Close$44.47
Previous close$44.29
Change$0.18
Change %0.4064%
Volume4,464,552
Information last updated 2021-07-28.
52-week range$24.09 - $45.64
50-day moving average$44.4628
200-day moving average$42.5854
Wall St. target price$43.69
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-2.558
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Is it a good time to buy Slack Technologies stock?

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Slack Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $44.47

1 month (2021-07-02) -0.43%
3 months (2021-04-30) 4.88%

Financials

Revenue TTM $974.3 million
Gross profit TTM $780.9 million
Return on assets TTM -7.03%
Return on equity TTM -28.45%
Profit margin -25.98%
Book value $1.518
Market capitalisation $26.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Slack Technologies shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "WORK.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 44.4 million Slack Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 5.4% up from 42.1 million last month.

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

Short interest ratio (SIR)

Slack Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Slack Technologies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Slack Technologies shares traded daily (recently around 4.7 million). Slack Technologies's SIR currently stands at 9.4. In other words for every 100,000 Slack Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9400 shares are currently held short.

However Slack Technologies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Slack Technologies shares, or, against the total number of tradable Slack Technologies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Slack Technologies's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Slack Technologies shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.0901% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Slack Technologies shares, roughly 90 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Slack Technologies.

Find out more about how you can short Slack Technologies stock.

Slack Technologies share dividends

We're not expecting Slack Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. Typically it's companies that have been around for longer that pay dividends (Slack Technologies had its IPO on 19 June 2019). However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Have Slack Technologies's shares ever split?

Slack Technologies's shares were split on a 2:3 basis on 11 March 2015. So if you had owned 3 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Slack Technologies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Slack Technologies shares which in turn could have impacted Slack Technologies's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Slack Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $24.09 up to $45.64. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WORK.US volatility(beta: 0.96)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 Slack Technologies's is 0.9555. This would suggest that Slack Technologies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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