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CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc is a software-infrastructure business with stocks listed in the US. Crowdstrike shares (CRWD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$208.66 – a decrease of 12.77% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.
How to buy shares in Crowdstrike
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Crowdstrike. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CRWD. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Crowdstrike reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$208.66, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Crowdstrike, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Crowdstrike. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
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Crowdstrike share priceUse our graph to track the performance of CRWD stocks over time.
Crowdstrike shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$31.95 - US$251.28|
|50-day moving average||US$223.2159|
|200-day moving average||US$163.3275|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$-2.24|
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Is it a good time to buy Crowdstrike stock?
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Crowdstrike price performance over time
|1 week (2021-02-24)||-3.67%|
|1 month (2021-02-03)||-4.34%|
|3 months (2020-12-03)||29.45%|
|6 months (2020-09-03)||61.44%|
|1 year (2020-03-03)||269.44%|
|2 years (2019-02-27)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-02-27)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-02-28)||N/A|
Is Crowdstrike under- or over-valued?
Valuing Crowdstrike stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Crowdstrike's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Crowdstrike's PEG ratio
Crowdstrike's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 36.8. 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 Crowdstrike's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Revenue TTM||US$761.6 million|
|Gross profit TTM||US$339.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-4.4%|
|Return on equity TTM||-13.32%|
|Market capitalisation||US$48.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Crowdstrike shares
There are currently 10.6 million Crowdstrike shares held short by investors – that's known as Crowdstrike's "short interest". This figure is 31% down from 15.4 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Crowdstrike shares can be evaluated.
Crowdstrike's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Crowdstrike's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Crowdstrike shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Crowdstrike shares traded daily (recently around 4.1 million). Crowdstrike's SIR currently stands at 2.56. In other words for every 100,000 Crowdstrike shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2560 shares are currently held short.
However Crowdstrike's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Crowdstrike shares, or, against the total number of tradable Crowdstrike shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Crowdstrike's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Crowdstrike shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0568% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Crowdstrike shares, roughly 57 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 Crowdstrike.
Find out more about how you can short Crowdstrike stock.
Crowdstrike share dividends
We're not expecting Crowdstrike to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. provides cloud-delivered solutions for next-generation endpoint protection in the United States, Australia, Germany, India, Romania, and the United Kingdom. It offers 11 cloud modules on its Falcon platform through a software as a service subscription-based model that covers various security markets, such as endpoint security, security and IT operations, and threat intelligence to deliver comprehensive breach protection even against today's most sophisticated attacks. The company primarily sells its platform and cloud modules through its direct sales team. CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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