Coupa Software (COUP) stock: what's the sentiment?

1:34 pm ET, 04 Sep 2018

Coupa Software (COUP) shares are trading at $71.54. What's driving COUP stock price? What's Coupa stock price forecast, and what should investors know about the company?

Coupa Software provides cloud-based spend management platform. It helps its clients to achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. The company has a stellar stock performance of year-to-date return of 130%.

The company was named a leader in IDC’s Marketplace Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Supplier Relationship Management Applications 2018. Switzerland’s largest insurer Zurich Insurance Group earlier this year selected Coupa Software to manage the company’s procurement spend. Telenor also selected Coupa to transform its global procurement capability.

Revenue is expected to grow 27% to $56.6 million for the second quarter. The company will release its quarterly results after the market close on September 04, 2018.

What is the sentiment towards the Coupa stock? Our technical analysis shows that: 

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is trending positive;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is trending positive;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is trending positive.

Coupa Software Incorporated (COUP) short share of float is 8.58%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

Coupa Software Incorporated (COUP) average analyst price target ($54.53) is -22.3% below its current price ($70.18).

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Coupa Software Incorporated (COUP) Stock Guide

Updated at: 10:10 pm ET, 16 Sep 2020

Before we start: if you're looking for COUP stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "COUP quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on COUP stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "COUP". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "COUP news" to get the latest stock news.

Looking to buy or sell Coupa Software Incorporated (COUP)? Interested in getting the full scoop on COUP, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this COUP stock guide, we'll address key questions about COUP, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are COUP earnings?
2. What is COUP stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
3. COUP buy or sell? What is COUP Finny Score?
4. What are the reasons to buy COUP? Why should I buy COUP stock?
5. What are the reasons to sell COUP? Why should I sell COUP stock?
6. What are COUP key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are COUP earnings?

COUP trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is -$1.34.

Analyst Predictions

2. What is COUP stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on COUP analyst price targets, COUP stock forecast is $254.74 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for COUP stock is $254.74. The prediction is based on 11 analyst estimates.

The low price target for COUP is $100.00, while the high price target is $360.00.

COUP analyst rating is Buy.

Analysis

3. COUP buy or sell? What is COUP Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:36}Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 7 reasons to sell COUP, resulting in Finny Score of 36.

4. What are the reasons to buy COUP? Why should I buy COUP stock?

Here are the reasons to buy COUP stock:

  • The company has demonstrated good growth performance and is now expanding to adjacent segments such as Business Spend Management (BSM).
  • The company's expanding relationship with Amazon Web Services will enable customers to easily configure their AWS account to send invoices into Coupa Software's platform. This move provides greater visibility into cloud spending.
  • COUP quarterly revenue growth was 46.60%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.70% and 0.89%, respectively). See COUP revenue growth chart.
  • COUP profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 2.13 percentage points. See COUP profitability chart.
  • COUP average analyst rating is Buy. See COUP analyst rating chart.
  • COUP cash to debt ratio is 0.98, higher than the average industry (0.19) and sector (0.17) cash to debt ratio. See COUP cash to debt chart.

5. What are the reasons to sell COUP? Why should I sell COUP stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell COUP stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • COUP forward P/E ratio is 555.52, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See COUP forward P/E ratio chart.
  • COUP Price/Book ratio is 49.49, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See COUP forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  • COUP Price/Sales ratio is 54.03, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See COUP forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  • COUP PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 63.78, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See COUP PEG chart.
  • COUP short share of float is 12.64%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See COUP short share of float chart.
  • COUP short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 6.36. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See COUP short interest ratio chart.
  • COUP Enterprise Value/Revenue multiple is 54.05, which is high compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/Revenue multiples. See COUP Enterprise Value/Revenue chart.

Key Stats

6. What are COUP key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for COUP:

Metrics COUP
Price $244.76
Average Price Target / Upside $254.74 / 4.08%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Software - Infrastructure
Sector Technology
Number of Employees 833
Market Cap $23.1B
Forward P/E Ratio 555.52
Price/Book Ratio 54.03
Revenue (TTM) $427.59M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 46.60%
Profit Margin -19.92%

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