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Thursday, June 3: BlackBerry shares have started to retreat. By noon EST, the stock as down 5% after jumping more than 20% in early trading today.

Wednesday, June 2: Shares of BlackBerry surged 12% in a single trading day as a result of Reddit and Twitter buzz.

BlackBerry (BB) is a leading software-infrastructure business based in the US. It opened the day at $10.81 after a previous close of $10.81. During the day the price has varied from a low of $10.8 to a high of $11.4. The latest price was $11.3 (25 minute delay). BlackBerry is listed on the NYSE and employs 3,497 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy BlackBerry stock in Canada

  1. Choose a platform. If youre a beginner, our stock trading table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. Youll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Youll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: BB in this case.
  5. Research BlackBerry stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your BlackBerry stocks. Its that simple.
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How has Coronavirus impacted BlackBerrys stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, BlackBerrys stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $13.86, which is 56.64% up on its pre-crash value of $6.01 and 413.33% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $2.7.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of BlackBerry stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $553.94 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close theyd be worth $2,231.88.

BlackBerry stock price

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BlackBerry stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-08-27.

Open$10.81
High$11.4
Low$10.8
Close$11.3
Previous close$10.81
Change $0.49
Change % 4.5328%
Volume 12,554,909

Information last updated 2021-08-27.

52-week range$4.37 - $28.77
50-day moving average $10.3792
200-day moving average $10.5909
Wall St. target price$8.36
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.944

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Is it a good time to buy BlackBerry stock?

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BlackBerry price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $11.3

1 month (2021-07-30) 11.22%
3 months (2021-05-27) 13.34%
6 months (2021-03-03) 11.33%

Is BlackBerry under- or over-valued?

Valuing BlackBerry stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of BlackBerrys overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

BlackBerrys EBITDA

BlackBerrys EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$88 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a BlackBerrys overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

BlackBerry financials

Revenue TTM USD$861 million
Gross profit TTM USD$643 million
Return on assets TTM -2.3%
Return on equity TTM -31.46%
Profit margin -61.56%
Book value $2.571
Market capitalisation USD$6.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell BlackBerry stocks

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. BB.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 36.8 million BlackBerry stocks held short by investors – thats known as BlackBerrys short interest. This figure is 0.7% down from 37.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting BlackBerry stocks can be evaluated.

BlackBerrys short interest ratio (SIR)

BlackBerrys short interest ratio (SIR) is the quantity of BlackBerry stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of BlackBerry stocks traded daily (recently around 7.8 million). BlackBerrys SIR currently stands at 4.74. In other words for every 100,000 BlackBerry stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 4740 stocks are currently held short.

However BlackBerrys short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of BlackBerry stocks, or, against the total number of tradable BlackBerry stocks (the shares that arent held by insiders or major long-term shareholders – also known as the float). In this case BlackBerrys short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 BlackBerry stocks in existence, roughly 70 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0719% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable BlackBerry stocks, roughly 72 stocks are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against BlackBerry.

Find out more about how you can short BlackBerry stock.

BlackBerry stock dividends

Were not expecting BlackBerry to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying stocks in our guide.

Have BlackBerry stocks ever split?

BlackBerry stocks were split on a 3:1 basis on 21 August 2007. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day youd have owned 3 shares. This wouldnt directly have changed the overall worth of your BlackBerry stocks – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower stock price could have impacted the market appetite for BlackBerry stocks which in turn could have impacted BlackBerrys stock price.

BlackBerry stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BlackBerrys stocks have ranged in value from as little as $4.37 up to $28.77. A popular way to gauge a stocks volatility is its beta.

BB.US volatility(beta: 1)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while BlackBerrys is 1.0007. This would suggest that BlackBerrys stocks are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

BlackBerry overview

BlackBerry Limited provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments worldwide. The company leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to deliver solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, safety, and data privacy; and endpoint security management, encryption, and embedded systems. It offers BlackBerry Spark software platform that includes a suite of security software products and services comprising BlackBerry UEM, BlackBerry Dynamics, and BlackBerry Workspaces solutions; and BlackBerry Spark SDK to promote the evolution of a platform ecosystem by enabling enterprise and independent software vendor developers to integrate the security features of BlackBerry Spark into their own mobile and web applications. The company also provides BlackBerry Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, including BlackBerry QNX, BlackBerry Certicom, BlackBerry Radar, BlackBerry Jarvis, BlackBerry AtHoc, BlackBerry Alert, SecuSUITE, and other IoT applications. As of February 28, 2021, it owned approximately 38,000 worldwide patents and applications. The company has a partnership with the University of Windsor to develop and deliver a cybersecurity curriculum for the universitys graduate masters program in applied computing; and an agreement with Amazon Web Services, Inc. to develop and market BlackBerrys IVY, an intelligent vehicle data platform. The company was formerly known as Research In Motion Limited and changed its name to BlackBerry Limited in July 2013. BlackBerry Limited was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada.

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