Briefing on the Fundamentals of Palantir Technologies

We're taking a closer look at Palantir Technologies today, as the chatter surrounding the stock has increased notably in the last few weeks. Today, its shares moved 3.1% compared to -0.0% for the S&P 500. Increased investor interest and volatility surrounding the stock are not reason enough to buy in -- you should first perform your own due diligence. Here are some figures that can get you started:

  • Palantir Technologies Inc. builds and deploys software platforms for the intelligence community to assist in counterterrorism investigations and operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally.

  • Palantir Technologies has moved 37.9% over the last year compared to 23.3% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of 14.6%

  • PLTR has an average analyst rating of hold and is 2.51% away from its mean target price of $21.45 per share

  • Its trailing 12 month earnings per share (EPS) is $0.12

  • Palantir Technologies has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 183.2 while the S&P 500 average is 27.65

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $0.39 and its forward P/E ratio is 56.4

  • PLTR has a Price to Earnings Growth (PEG) ratio of 0.76, which shows the company is very undervalued compared to its earnings growth estimates.

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 12.97 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 4.59

  • Palantir Technologies is part of the Technology sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 32.54 and an average P/B of 4.25

  • Palantir Technologies has on average reported free cash flows of $168.23 Million over the last four years, during which time they have grown by an an average of 70.5%

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