Pinterest (PINS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.33 (+1.01%)
(As of 10:45 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.28 million shs
Average Volume
9.37 million shs
Market Capitalization
$22.45 billion
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Pinterest MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.74 Rating Score
∞ Upside
$37.97 Price Target
Short Interest
3.41% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
0.46mentions of Pinterest in the last 14 days
Based on 18 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$6.53 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $0.36 to $0.66 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.30 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

211th out of 591 stocks

Computer Programming, Data Processing, & Other Computer Related Industry

18th out of 58 stocks

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About Pinterest Stock (NYSE:PINS)

Pinterest Inc is a social media platform that allows users to discover and save ideas for various interests, including fashion, cooking, home decor and travel. It was founded in 2008 by Ben Silbermann, Evan Sharp and Paul Sciarra and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The company's mission is to "bring everyone the inspiration to create a life they love."

As of the end of 2022, Pinterest had over 460 million monthly active users worldwide, with most of its user base in the United States. The platform is available in over 30 languages and operates in over 200 countries. Pinterest has received numerous awards for its innovative approach to social media and has been named one of the world's top 100 most innovative companies by Forbes.

The current CEO of Pinterest is Bill Ready, who was named CEO in Q2 of 2022. Previously Bill worked for Google as the president of commerce. Other key management team members include Evan Sharp, the Chief Design and Creative Officer and Todd Morgenfeld, the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Operations.

In 2022, Pinterest announced the appointment of Andrea Wishom, the Lead Independent Director, as a new member of its board of directors, bringing the total number of board members to nine. Andrea is on the board of nine companies in total, and previously she was the Executive Vice President of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network LLC. 

In the past few years, Pinterest has seen steady growth in its revenue, which reached $2.8 billion in 2022, up from $1.7 billion in 2020. The company's net income has teetered from a slight loss to a slight gain in the past few years. Pinterest's debt levels have remained relatively low, with the company carrying only $581 million in long-term debt as of the end of 2022. Pinterest's valuation metrics have fluctuated recently, with the company's price-to-earnings and price-to-book ratios increasing above industry averages.

Pinterest's stock price has seen significant fluctuations in recent years, with the company's share price hitting an all-time high of $91.85 in February 2021 before falling to a low of $31.54 in October of the same year. The company's stock price fluctuates between $20 and $30. The company's trading volume has also fluctuated, with an average daily volume of around 14 million shares.

Pinterest operates in the social media industry, which has grown significantly in recent years. The company competes with other social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, as well as search engines like Google. Pinterest's unique focus on visual discovery sets it apart from its competitors, as users can search for ideas based on images rather than text. The company has also faced regulatory and political issues related to data privacy and content moderation, which are common concerns in the social media industry.

Pinterest has several potential growth opportunities, including expanding its user base in international markets, launching new advertising products and developing new features for creators and small businesses. The company has also been exploring opportunities in e-commerce, allowing users to purchase products directly from the platform. Pinterest has already seen success with its shopping features, with the company reporting that 80% of its users have purchased products based on the content they discovered on the platform.

Pinterest faces several risks and challenges, including increasing competition in the social media industry, changing consumer preferences and potential regulatory changes related to data privacy and content moderation. The company's success is closely tied to its ability to maintain and grow its user base. Any issues that negatively impact user engagement could significantly affect its financial performance.

Another risk for Pinterest is platform misuse or abuse, which could lead to reputational damage or legal liabilities. The company has implemented various measures to address these concerns, including content moderation policies and partnerships with third-party fact-checkers. However, there is still the potential for content that violates these policies to be shared on the platform.

Additionally, Pinterest's growth potential depends on the global economy's overall health. Any significant economic downturn could negatively impact the company's advertising revenue, as companies may reduce ad spending to cut costs.

PINS Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
27 Analysts


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Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.06 billion
Book Value
$4.56 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$22.22 billion

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Should I Buy Pinterest Stock? PINS Pros and Cons Explained


Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Pinterest, Inc.:

  • Pinterest's stock price has shown consistent growth over the past year, indicating positive investor sentiment.
  • The company's focus on visual search and discovery aligns with the increasing trend towards visual content consumption online.
  • Pinterest's international expansion efforts present opportunities for revenue growth in new markets.
  • Strong user engagement metrics demonstrate the platform's ability to retain and attract users, a key factor for long-term success.
  • Continuous innovation in features and tools on the platform keeps Pinterest competitive in the digital space.


Investors should be bearish about investing in Pinterest, Inc. for these reasons:

  • Increased competition in the visual search and discovery space could impact Pinterest's market share and growth potential.
  • Dependency on advertising revenue exposes Pinterest to fluctuations in the digital advertising market.
  • Regulatory challenges related to data privacy and content moderation could lead to increased compliance costs and operational risks.
  • Macro-economic factors such as global economic instability may affect consumer spending habits, impacting Pinterest's revenue streams.
  • Market volatility and uncertainty could influence investor confidence in Pinterest's long-term growth prospects.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Friday, April 12, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Pinterest pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

PINS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Pinterest stock right now?

27 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pinterest in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 20 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" PINS shares.
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What is Pinterest's stock price target for 2024?

27 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Pinterest's stock. Their PINS share price targets range from $23.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $37.97 in the next twelve months.
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When is Pinterest's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 30th 2024.
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How can I listen to Pinterest's earnings call?

Pinterest will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, April 30th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Pinterest's earnings last quarter?

Pinterest, Inc. (NYSE:PINS) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 8th. The company reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.04. The business earned $981.26 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $988.62 million. Pinterest had a negative net margin of 1.17% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.83%.

What guidance has Pinterest issued on next quarter's earnings?

Pinterest issued an update on its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $690.0 million-$705.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $702.4 million.

What is Ben Silbermann's approval rating as Pinterest's CEO?

217 employees have rated Pinterest Chief Executive Officer Ben Silbermann on Glassdoor.com. Ben Silbermann has an approval rating of 91% among the company's employees. This puts Ben Silbermann in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Pinterest own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Pinterest investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Block (SQ), Tesla (TSLA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Zoom Video Communications (ZM), Roku (ROKU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and PayPal (PYPL).

When did Pinterest IPO?

Pinterest (PINS) raised $1.2 billion in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, April 18th 2019. The company issued 75,000,000 shares at $15.00-$17.00 per share. Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Allen & Company acted as the underwriters for the IPO and BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, RBC Capital Markets, Baird, UBS Investment Bank and Wells Fargo Securities were co-managers.

Who are Pinterest's major shareholders?

Pinterest's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.84%), Raymond James & Associates (0.11%), IMC Chicago LLC (0.00%), Contravisory Investment Management Inc. (0.03%), Deltec Asset Management LLC (0.03%) and Compass Wealth Management LLC (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Barry Moze, Benjamin Silbermann, Christine Deputy, Christine Flores, Donnelly Julia Brau, Evan Sharp, Gokul Rajaram, Jeffrey D Jordan, Jeffrey D Jordan, Naveen Gavini, Sabrina Ellis, Todd R Morgenfeld, Todd R Morgenfeld, Tseli Lily Yang, Wanjiku Juanita Walcott and William J Ready.
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How do I buy shares of Pinterest?

Shares of PINS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Pinterest have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Pinterest: Fleksy, Hackermeter, Hike Labs, Icebergs, Instapaper, Jelly, Jelly HQ, Kosei, Livestar, Math Camp, Pext, Pinterest Europe Limited, Punchfork, The Hunt, The Yes, Tote, URX, VisualGraph, and Vochi.
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This page (NYSE:PINS) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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