Don't Buy Arista Networks Before Checking Its Fundamentals!

Arista Networks marked a -2.4% change today, compared to 1.0% for the S&P 500. Is it a good value at today's price of $206.6? Only an in-depth analysis can answer that question, but here are some facts that can give you an idea:

  • Arista Networks, Inc. develops, markets, and sells cloud networking solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific.

  • Arista Networks belongs to the Technology sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 27.16 and an average price to book (P/B) of 6.23

  • The company's P/B ratio is 9.88

  • Arista Networks has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 34.4 based on its trailing 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $6.01 per share

  • Its forward P/E ratio is 30.4, based on its forward earnings per share (EPS) of $6.8

  • ANET has a Price to Earnings Growth (PEG) ratio of 3.02, which shows the company is overvalued when we factor growth into the price to earnings calculus.

  • Over the last four years, Arista Networks has averaged free cash flows of $747.35 Million, which on average grew 11.9%

  • ANET's gross profit margins have averaged 60.3 % over the last four years and during this time they had a growth rate of 3.5 % and a coefficient of variability of 24.1 %.

  • Arista Networks has moved 61.0% over the last year compared to 11.0% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of 50.0%

  • ANET has an average analyst rating of buy and is 3.01% away from its mean target price of $200.56 per share

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