Palantir: Why I Doubled Down On My Position

Nov. 17, 2022 10:24 AM ETPalantir Technologies Inc. (PLTR)67 Comments

Summary

  • After falling 70% from its 52-week high, the stock's risk-reward profile remains compelling.
  • The target of $4 billion in revenue by 2025 would require new customer growth; expansion in the Commercial segment remains key to sustaining sales momentum in the near term.
  • SBC normalization is still in progress and provides relief to investors concerned with dilution.
  • I have recently doubled down on PLTR, which remains one of my top long-term high-conviction picks.

Abstract data flow background

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Investment Thesis

A year ago, investors rushed to grab Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE:PLTR) shares for $20 or $25 per share at a 30% projected growth. A year later, Mr. Market does not like the price at $7 or $8 per share, at a P/S multiple of around

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US Defense Budget, statista, Palantir, PLTR

US DoD Defense Outlays (www.statista.com)

Palantir, PLTR, customers, government, commercial, segments

Customer Count (Yiazou Capital Research)

Palantir, PLTR, customers, government, commercial, segments

Com Vs. Gov (Yiazou Capital Research)

Palantir, PLTR, customers, government, commercial, segments

10-Q (seekingalpha.com)

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TAM (investors.palantir.com)

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I manage my own highly concentrated portfolio, and I occasionally engage in short-term trades to profit from asset mispricings when Mr. Market does not feel very well. 

Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of PLTR either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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