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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc (TTWO) is a leading electronic gaming & multimedia business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$173.79 after a previous close of US$174.23. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD170.135 to a high of USD173.85. The latest price was USD171.88 (25 minute delay). Take-Two Interactive Software is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
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- Search for Take-Two Interactive Software. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: TTWO. 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 Take-Two Interactive Software 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$184.45, 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 Take-Two Interactive Software, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Take-Two Interactive Software. 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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- Take-Two Interactive Software key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Take-Two Interactive Software stock a buy or sell?
- Take-Two Interactive Software performance over time
- Can I short Take-Two Interactive Software shares?
- Are Take-Two Interactive Software shares over-valued?
- Take-Two Interactive Software's financials
- How volatile are Take-Two Interactive Software shares?
- Does Take-Two Interactive Software pay a dividend?
- Have Take-Two Interactive Software shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Take-Two Interactive Software share priceUse our graph to track the performance of TTWO stocks over time.
Take-Two Interactive Software shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$136.81 - US$214.91|
|50-day moving average||US$177.0346|
|200-day moving average||US$185.7149|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$5.09|
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Take-Two Interactive Software price performance over time
|1 week (2021-06-17)||0.81%|
|1 month (2021-05-24)||-7.10%|
|3 months (2021-03-23)||-1.13%|
|6 months (2020-12-23)||-14.84%|
|1 year (2020-06-23)||19.89%|
|2 years (2019-06-21)||52.59%|
|3 years (2018-06-22)||46.96%|
|5 years (2016-06-23)||352.67%|
Is Take-Two Interactive Software under- or over-valued?
Valuing Take-Two Interactive Software stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Take-Two Interactive Software's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Take-Two Interactive Software's P/E ratio
Take-Two Interactive Software's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, Take-Two Interactive Software shares trade at around 33x 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.
Take-Two Interactive Software's PEG ratio
Take-Two Interactive Software's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.7982. 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 Take-Two Interactive Software's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Take-Two Interactive Software's EBITDA
Take-Two Interactive Software's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$759.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Take-Two Interactive Software's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Take-Two Interactive Software financials
|Revenue TTM||US$3.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||19.89%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$1.9 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||7.64%|
|Return on equity TTM||20.06%|
|Market capitalisation||US$19.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Take-Two Interactive Software shares
There are currently 2.3 million Take-Two Interactive Software shares held short by investors – that's known as Take-Two Interactive Software's "short interest". This figure is 14.8% down from 2.7 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Take-Two Interactive Software shares can be evaluated.
Take-Two Interactive Software's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Take-Two Interactive Software's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Take-Two Interactive Software shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Take-Two Interactive Software shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). Take-Two Interactive Software's SIR currently stands at 1.67. In other words for every 100,000 Take-Two Interactive Software shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1670 shares are currently held short.
However Take-Two Interactive Software's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Take-Two Interactive Software shares, or, against the total number of tradable Take-Two Interactive Software shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Take-Two Interactive Software's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Take-Two Interactive Software shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0225% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Take-Two Interactive Software shares, roughly 23 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 Take-Two Interactive Software.
Find out more about how you can short Take-Two Interactive Software stock.
Take-Two Interactive Software share dividends
We're not expecting Take-Two Interactive Software to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Take-Two Interactive Software's shares ever split?
Take-Two Interactive Software's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 11 April 2005. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Take-Two Interactive Software shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Take-Two Interactive Software shares which in turn could have impacted Take-Two Interactive Software's share price.
Take-Two Interactive Software share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Take-Two Interactive Software's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$136.81 up to US$214.91. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Take-Two Interactive Software's is 0.563. This would suggest that Take-Two Interactive Software's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Take-Two Interactive Software overview
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. develops, publishes, and markets interactive entertainment solutions for consumers worldwide. The company offers its products under the Rockstar Games, 2K, Private Division, Social Point, and Playdots labels. It develops and publishes action/adventure products under the Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, Midnight Club, and Red Dead Redemption names; and offers episodes and content. The company also develops brands in other genres, including the LA Noire, Bully, and Manhunt franchises. In addition, the company publishes various entertainment properties across various platforms and a range of genres, such as shooter, action, role-playing, strategy, sports, and family/casual entertainment under the BioShock, Mafia, Sid Meier's Civilization, XCOM series, and Borderlands. Further, it publishes sports simulation titles comprising NBA 2K series, a basketball video game; the WWE 2K professional wrestling series; and PGA TOUR 2K. It also offers Kerbal Space Program, and The Outer Worlds and Ancestors: the Humankind Odyssey under Private Division. Additionally, the company offers free-to-play mobile games, such as Dragon City and Monster Legends, as well as Two Dots mobile game. Its products are designed for console gaming systems, including PlayStation 4; Xbox One; the Nintendo Switch; and personal computers comprising smartphones and tablets. The company provides its products through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. was incorporated in 1993 and is based in New York, New York.
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