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How to buy Conduent Incorporated stock

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Conduent Incorporated is an information technology services business based in the US. Conduent Incorporated shares (CNDT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Conduent Incorporated employs 63,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$4.2 billion.

How to buy shares in Conduent Incorporated

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  3. Search for Conduent Incorporated. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CNDT. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Conduent Incorporated reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Conduent Incorporated, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Conduent Incorporated. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Conduent Incorporated share price

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Conduent Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-15.
52-week rangeUSD$1.71 - USD$7.22
50-day moving average USD$6.5759
200-day moving average USD$5.0078
Wall St. target priceUSD$6.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-8.306

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Is it a good time to buy Conduent Incorporated stock?

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Is Conduent Incorporated under- or over-valued?

Valuing Conduent Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Conduent Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Conduent Incorporated's PEG ratio

Conduent Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.44. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Conduent Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Conduent Incorporated's EBITDA

Conduent Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$424 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Conduent Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Conduent Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM USD$4.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.55%
Gross profit TTM USD$954 million
Return on assets TTM 0.33%
Return on equity TTM -8.51%
Profit margin -2.83%
Book value $5.611
Market capitalisation USD$1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Conduent Incorporated shares

There are currently 6.5 million Conduent Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as Conduent Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 2.3% down from 6.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Conduent Incorporated shares can be evaluated.

Conduent Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Conduent Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Conduent Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Conduent Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 2.3 million). Conduent Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 2.85. In other words for every 100,000 Conduent Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2850 shares are currently held short.

However Conduent Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Conduent Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable Conduent Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Conduent Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Conduent Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0377% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Conduent Incorporated shares, roughly 38 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Conduent Incorporated.

Find out more about how you can short Conduent Incorporated stock.

Conduent Incorporated share dividends

We're not expecting Conduent Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Conduent Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Conduent Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.71 up to $7.22. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CNDT.US volatility(beta: 1.97)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Conduent Incorporated's is 1.9702. This would suggest that Conduent Incorporated's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Conduent Incorporated overview

Conduent Incorporated provides business process services with capabilities in transaction-intensive processing, analytics, and automation in the United States, Europe, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Commercial Industries, Government Services, and Transportation. The Commercial Industries segment offers business process services and customized solutions to clients in various industries; and end-user customer experience management, transaction processing services, healthcare and human resource, and learning services. The Government Services segment provides government-centric business process services to the United States federal, state, local, and foreign governments for public assistance, program administration, transaction processing, and payment services; medical management and fiscal agent care management services; and government healthcare, payment solutions, child support, and federal services. The Transportation segment offers systems and support comprising mission-critical mobility and payment solutions to government clients. This segment also provides electronic tolling, urban congestion management, and mileage-based user solutions; transit solutions; citation and permit administration, parking enforcement, and curbside demand management solutions; and computer-aided dispatch/automatic vehicle location solutions. Conduent Incorporated was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey.

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