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Box Inc

Box is a software infrastructure company located in California, United States, which is part of the Technology sector, and is traded under the ticker BOX on the NYSE exchange.

Box stock last closed at $27.45, up 0.81% from the previous day, and has increased 17.26% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Software - Infrastructure industry by 0.54 percentage points. Box stock is currently +23.04% from its 52-week low of $22.31, and -16.92% from its 52-week high of $33.04.

As of Nov 30, 2022, there are 142.32M shares of BOX outstanding. The market cap of BOX is $3.91B. In the last 24 hours, 1.99M BOX shares were traded.

How to Buy Box Stock

Not sure how to invest in Box stock? Here's how.
  1. Figure out where to buy Box stock: You need to decide on an online brokerage, but don't worry - we've researched dozens of online stock brokerages and apps to help you choose where to buy Box stock.
  2. Open a brokerage account: Sign up for 0% fee trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've identified. It's the best place to buy BOX stock.
  3. Deposit money your brokerage account: Choose your method of payment and add your information.
  4. Analyze Box stock: The Box ticker symbol is BOX. Is Box stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of BOX? How do BOX's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Box is a good buy? Why has BOX's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock research website can help you evaluate if BOX is a good stock to buy).
  5. Execute your BOX purchase: Decide if you will purchase BOX shares at the current market price or use a limit order to buy BOX stock at a specific price.
  6. Get key alerts regarding your investment in BOX: Create a watchlist to get the latest news on your position in Box stock.

Step 1: Figure out where to buy Box stock

You need a brokerage account in order to access the NYSE market and buy BOX shares.

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Step 2: Open a brokerage account

Now that you've picked the best brokerage, you need to fill out some personal details so you are able to buy BOX stock today.

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Step 3: Deposit money your brokerage account

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Step 4: Analyze Box stock

It's crucial to analyze stocks prior to investing, so you can comprehend the risk and opportunity.

Box shares at a glance

BOX Price
$27.45
1w %
-2.42%
1y %
17.26%
5y %
30.53%
P/E
-105.58x
P/B
-6.74x
P/S
4.19x
PEG
N/A
Revenue
$941.85M
Earnings
-$39.00M
Fore. Rev. Growth
9.98%
Fore. Earn. Growth
N/A
Market Cap
$3.91B
Next Earnings
N/A
Next Dividend
N/A

Fundamentals of Box

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You can view all of the due diligence checks on BOX's stock page.

How is BOX stock valued?

Investors use many financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge BOX's intrinsic value.

You can access more valuation research on BOX's stock here.

A look at BOX Cashflows and Balance Sheet

Positive Financial Indicators:

  • BOX profit margin has gone up from -4.6% to -4.1% in the past year.
  • BOX's operating cash flow of $231.32M allows it to safely service it's debt of $595.97M.
  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the BOX balance sheet.
  • There are more short-term assets than long-term liabilities on the BOX balance sheet.

Negative Financial Indicators:

  • BOX earnings of -$7.49M is not enough to cover its interest payments.
  • Total BOX debt is still negative.
  • BOX debt to equity ratio of -2 is negative.

Is it a good time to buy Box stock, according to analysts?

Out of 9 Equities analysts who give forecasts on BOX, the consensus analyst rating on BOX is a Strong Buy

Should I buy or sell BOX stock?

Based on 9 analysts offering ratings for Box Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
4 analysts 44.44%
Buy
3 analysts 33.33%
Hold
2 analysts 22.22%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

Most Recent BOX Analyst Recommendations

Rich Hilliker, a top 44% analyst from Credit Suisse initiates coverage on BOX with a buy rating and announces their BOX price target of $36.00, on Nov 22, 2022.

Josh Baer, a bottom 14% analyst from Morgan Stanley upgrades BOX to a strong buy rating and raises their BOX price target from $32.00 to $34.00, on Oct 3, 2022.

Thomas Blakey, a bottom 15% analyst from KeyBanc initiates coverage on BOX with a strong buy rating and announces their BOX price target of $34.00, on Sep 13, 2022.

Steven Enders, a top 30% analyst from Citigroup initiates coverage on BOX with a strong buy rating and announces their BOX price target of $34.00, on Sep 1, 2022.

Brian Peterson, a bottom 1% analyst from Raymond James maintains BOX with a buy rating and raises their BOX price target from $30.00 to $35.00, on Aug 25, 2022.

You can dive deeper into what analysts are projecting on the Box stock forecast page.

Metrics for Advanced BOX Traders

SMA10
28.06
SMA20
28
SMA50
27.26
SMA100
27.66
SMA200
27.57
MACD
0.03
MACD Signal
0.2
MACD Histogram
-0.17
RSI
45.17
Stochastic %K
30.1
Stochastic %D
36.09
StochRSI %K
8.71
StochRSI %D
18.92

BOX Performance Numbers

Last year, BOX revenue was $941.85M. Over the last 5 year, BOX's revenue has increased by 15.77% per year. This was slower than the Software - Infrastructure industry average of 61.7%.

Dig into BOX's earnings and revenue performance here.

Latest Insiders Trades at BOX

Over the past 12 months, insiders at BOX have bought more shares than they have sold.

Dylan C. Smith, Chief Financial Officer of BOX, was the latest BOX insider to sell. They sold $365,287.00 worth of BOX shares on Nov 10, 2022.

Get more info about who owns BOX stock here.

Can I get consistent income from BOX stock?

No, Box doesn't provide an income stream by paying out dividends.

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Step 5: Execute your BOX purchase

You have two primary options:

  • Market order: A market order is an order to buy or sell a security at the best possible price.
    Market orders are mostly the best for newer investors.
  • Limit order: A limit order is an order to buy or sell a stock at a specific price (or better).
    If you want to be sure you're buying or selling at a specific price limit, use a limit order.

Hit the Open Trade button and your broker will place the order.

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Step 6: Get key alerts regarding your investment in BOX

Now that you own some BOX stock, you'll want to keep up with your stock purchase.

Create a watchlist to get the latest updates about your BOX stock.

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How to Buy Stock in Box

To summarize, here are the 6 steps for buying Box stock:

  1. Figure out where to buy Box stock
  2. Open a brokerage account
  3. Deposit money your brokerage account
  4. Analyze Box stock
  5. Execute your BOX purchase
  6. Get key alerts regarding your investment in BOX

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NYSE: BOX
$27.45+0.22 (+0.81%)
Updated Nov 30, 2022
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NYSE: BOX
$27.45+0.22 (+0.81%)
Updated Nov 30, 2022
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Box share?

As of Nov 30, 2022, it costs $27.45 to buy one share of Box stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Box stock?

According to 9 Wall Street analysts who monitor Box, their consensus recommendation is to buy Box stock.

What is the best way to buy Box stock?

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