NYSE:SNAP - Snap Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$9.24 -0.04 (-0.43 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$9.28
Today's Range$9.14 - $9.33
52-Week Range$4.82 - $19.19
Volume21.69 million shs
Average Volume29.87 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.21 billion
P/E Ratio-9.53
Dividend YieldN/A
Snap Inc. operates as a camera company in the United States and internationally. The company offers Snapchat, a camera application that helps people to communicate through short videos and images. It also provides Camera, a tool to personalize and add context to Snaps; Friends Page that allows to creating and watching stories, chatting with groups, making voice and video calls, and communicating through a range of contextual stickers and Bitmojis; and Discover that helps to surface the most interesting stories from publishers, creators, and the community, based on a user's subscriptions and interests. In addition, the company offers Snap Map, which enables individuals to pinch on the camera screen for bringing a live map of their location, as well as showing nearby friends, popular stories, and a heatmap of recent Snaps posted to their story; Memories that allows users to choose to save the Snaps they create in a searchable personal collection, and users to create Snaps and stories from their saved Snaps and camera roll; and Spectacles, a hardware product that connects with Snapchat and capture video from a human perspective. The company was formerly known as Snapchat, Inc. and changed its name to Snap Inc. in September 2016. Snap Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Venice, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
SectorComputer and Technology



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.18 billion
Book Value$1.75 per share


Net Income$-1,255,910,000.00
Net Margins-106.39%


Outstanding Shares1,321,035,000
Market Cap$12.21 billion

Snap (NYSE:SNAP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Snap's stock symbol?

Snap trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SNAP."

How were Snap's earnings last quarter?

Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.15. The company had revenue of $389.82 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $378.90 million. Snap had a negative return on equity of 46.90% and a negative net margin of 106.39%. Snap's revenue for the quarter was up 36.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.13) EPS. View Snap's Earnings History.

When is Snap's next earnings date?

Snap is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Snap.

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

Snap issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $285-310 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $307.18 million.

What price target have analysts set for SNAP?

31 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Snap's stock. Their forecasts range from $5.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Snap's share price to reach $8.5357 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Snap.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Snap?

31 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Snap in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 24 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Snap.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Snap stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Snap stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Snap’s fourth-quarter 2018 results benefited from user base stabilization and solid growth in average revenues per user. The company reported narrower loss primarily due to strong top-line growth and lower operating expenses. User engagement continued to improve as average time spent on the platform was above 30 minutes per day. Ad revenues from premium content doubled on year-over-year basis driven by strong performance of commercials, Snaps’ 6-second non-skippable video ads. Snap expects user base to increase in 2019, driven by its initiatives to attract users above 35 years and the launch of the new Android design, which is currently in beta. The company has become the most preferred social networking medium among teenagers, which is a significant positive. However, shares have significantly underperformed the industry in the past year." (2/18/2019)
  • 2. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We maintain our $6 YE2019 price target and Hold recommendation on the stock." (1/16/2019)

Has Snap been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about SNAP stock have been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Snap earned a news impact score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Snap?

Snap saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 144,971,787 shares, an increase of 4.1% from the January 15th total of 139,281,308 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 23,928,970 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.1 days. Approximately 25.2% of the company's shares are sold short. View Snap's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Snap's key competitors?

Who are Snap's key executives?

Snap's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Evan Spiegel, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 28)
  • Mr. Robert Murphy, Co-Founder, CTO & Director (Age 30)
  • Mr. Michael O'Sullivan, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Timothy R. Stone, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
  • Ms. Lara A. Sweet, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)

When did Snap IPO?

(SNAP) raised $3 billion in an IPO on Thursday, March 2nd 2017. The company issued 200,000,000 shares at $14.00-$16.00 per share. Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, J. P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank Securities served as the underwriters for the IPO and Barclays, Credit Suisse and Allen & Company were co-managers.

Who are Snap's major shareholders?

Snap's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Trust Advisors LP (1.53%), BlackRock Inc. (1.16%), Hillhouse Capital Advisors Ltd. (0.54%), Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD (0.37%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.37%) and TB Alternative Assets Ltd. (0.13%). Company insiders that own Snap stock include Andrew Vollero, Evan Spiegel, Imran Khan, Jared Grusd, Jeremi Gorman, Jerry James Hunter, Lara Sweet, Michael J O'sullivan, Michael Lynton, Mitchell Lasky, Steven Michael Horowitz, Timothy R Stone and Timothy Sehn. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Snap.

Which major investors are selling Snap stock?

SNAP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SRS Investment Management LLC, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, SG Americas Securities LLC, Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Baillie Gifford & Co., Virtu Financial LLC and Raymond James & Associates. Company insiders that have sold Snap company stock in the last year include Andrew Vollero, Evan Spiegel, Imran Khan, Jared Grusd, Jeremi Gorman, Jerry James Hunter, Lara Sweet, Michael J O'sullivan, Michael Lynton, Mitchell Lasky and Timothy R Stone. View Insider Buying and Selling for Snap.

Which major investors are buying Snap stock?

SNAP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hillhouse Capital Advisors Ltd., WS Management Lllp, TB Alternative Assets Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, LMR Partners LLP, Macquarie Group Ltd., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund and Tenzing Global Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Snap.

How do I buy shares of Snap?

Shares of SNAP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Snap's stock price today?

One share of SNAP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.24.

How big of a company is Snap?

Snap has a market capitalization of $12.21 billion and generates $1.18 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-1,255,910,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.97) on an earnings per share basis. Snap employs 2,884 workers across the globe.

What is Snap's official website?

The official website for Snap is http://www.snap.com.

How can I contact Snap?

Snap's mailing address is 2772 DONALD DOUGLAS LOOP NORTH, SANTA MONICA CA, 90405. The company can be reached via phone at 310-399-3339 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Snap (NYSE SNAP)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  532 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  688 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,220
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Snap and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SNAP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SNAP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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