Pure Storage, Inc. (PSTG)

28.68 -1.17%
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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward PEG ratio low relative to industry peers
Cons
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. PSTG quarterly revenue growth was 30.20%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.88% and 11.07%, respectively). See PSTG revenue growth chart.
  2. PSTG profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 14.88 percentage points. See PSTG profitability chart.
  3. PSTG PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 0.80, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See PSTG PEG chart.

Cons

  1. PSTG forward P/E ratio is 60.43, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See PSTG forward P/E ratio chart.
  2. PSTG Price/Sales ratio is 3.38, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See PSTG forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  3. PSTG short share of float is 8.78%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See PSTG short share of float chart.
  4. PSTG short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 6.43. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See PSTG short interest ratio chart.