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The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Rapid7. The EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which is 20.00%. The long-term trend in EPS shows how well the management of Rapid7 is adding value for shareholders.

Rapid7 trades as part of the technology sector and is part of the application software industry. The company CEO is Corey Thomas. Rapid7 Inc is a provider of security data and analytics solutions that enable organizations to implement an active approach to cyber security.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The RPD shares had a previous change of -3.30% which opened at 35.02 and closed at 34.04. It moved to an intraday high of 35.02 and a low of 33.48.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, RPD shares returned -6.69% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -9.88%. Over three months, it changed 15.90%. In one year it has changed 88.17% and within that year its 52-week high was 39.40 and its 52-week low was 17.26. RPD stock is 97.22% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 29.23 and a 50 day moving average of 35.24. Right now, RPD stock is trading 16.44% above its 200 day moving average.

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The company has a market cap of $1.6b with 46.8m shares outstanding and a float of 42.9m shares. Trading volume was 656,731 shares and has experienced an average volume of 541,914 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Rapid7 was -1.06 which ended on 31st of December 2017. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.25.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  -0.29
03-31-2018:  -0.33
12-31-2017:  -0.29
09-30-2017:  -0.27

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 11.26, which means it might overvalued by -202.31%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 83.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 2,080,428, which was 4.44% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 3.60. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

I calculated the beta to be 1.17

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -102.87%, return on assets is -18.90%, profit margin is -25.68%, price-to-sales is 9.66 and price-to-book is 23.71.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 1  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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