Assessing Arista Networks – Beyond Technicals to Fundamentals

Arista Networks logged a -1.5% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $291.87 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -0.0%. ANET's trading volume is 404,483 compared to the stock's average volume of 2,672,187.

Arista Networks trades -8.59% away from its average analyst target price of $319.29 per share. The 19 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $220.0 to $389.0, and on average have given Arista Networks a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying ANET should be aware of the facts below:

  • Arista Networks's current price is 402.8% above its Graham number of $58.05, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Arista Networks has moved 85.6% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 23.3%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 7.2, Arista Networks has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 40.5 while the S&P 500 average is 27.65

  • ANET has a forward P/E ratio of 32.5 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $8.98 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.93 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Arista Networks is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 11.64 compared to its sector average of 1.97

  • Arista Networks, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, and sale of data-driven, client to cloud networking solutions for data center, campus, and routing environments in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific.

  • Based in Santa Clara, the company has 4,023 full time employees and a market cap of $91.46 Billion.

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