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Exela Technologies, Inc is a software—application business based in the US. Exela Technologies shares (XELA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Exela Technologies employs 21,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.4 billion.

How to buy shares in Exela Technologies

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Exela Technologies. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: XELA. 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 Exela Technologies 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. At last close price of USD$0.3589, 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 Exela Technologies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Exela Technologies. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted Exela Technologies's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Exela Technologies's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$0.3589, which is 17.28% up on its pre-crash value of USD$0.2969 and 317.33% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$0.086.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Exela Technologies shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$437.16 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$980.60.

Exela Technologies share price

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Exela Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$0.3589
52-week range USD$0.086 - USD$0.8409
50-day moving average USD$0.3943
200-day moving average USD$0.4024
Wall St. target price USD$1.55
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.197

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Is it a good time to buy Exela Technologies stock?

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Exela Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $0.3589 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-15) N/A
1 month (2020-10-26) -12.06%
3 months (2020-08-22) N/A
6 months (2020-05-22) N/A
1 year (2019-11-22) N/A
2 years (2018-11-22) N/A
3 years (2017-11-22) N/A
5 years (2015-11-22) N/A

Is Exela Technologies under- or over-valued?

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

Exela Technologies's EBITDA

Exela Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$87.5 million.

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

Exela Technologies financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.4 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$337.6 million
Return on assets TTM -0.04%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -34.49%
Book value $-1.594
Market capitalisation USD$61.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Exela Technologies shares

There are currently 4.8 million Exela Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as Exela Technologies's "short interest". This figure is 15.1% down from 5.7 million last month.

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

Exela Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Exela Technologies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Exela Technologies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Exela Technologies shares traded daily (recently around 6.2 million). Exela Technologies's SIR currently stands at 0.78. In other words for every 100,000 Exela Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 780 shares are currently held short.

However Exela Technologies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Exela Technologies shares, or, against the total number of tradable Exela Technologies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Exela Technologies's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Exela Technologies shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.1615% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Exela Technologies shares, roughly 162 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 Exela Technologies.

Find out more about how you can short Exela Technologies stock.

Exela Technologies share dividends

We're not expecting Exela Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Exela Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Exela Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.086 up to $0.8409. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

XELA.US volatility(beta: 2.22)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 Exela Technologies's is 2.2178. This would suggest that Exela Technologies's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Exela Technologies overview

Exela Technologies, Inc. provides transaction processing solutions, enterprise information management, document management, and digital business process services worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Information & Transaction Processing Solutions (ITPS), Healthcare Solutions (HS), and Legal & Loss Prevention Services (LLPS). The ITPS segment provides lending solutions for mortgages and auto loans; banking solutions for clearing, anti-money laundering, sanctions, and interbank cross-border settlement; property and casualty insurance solutions for origination, enrollments, claims processing, and benefits administration communications; and public sector solutions for income tax processing, benefits administration, and records management. It also offers solutions for payment processing and reconciliation, integrated receivable and payables management, document logistics and location services, records management, and electronic storage of data/documents; and software, hardware, professional services, and maintenance related to information and transaction processing automation. The HS segment provides revenue cycle solutions, integrated accounts payable and accounts receivable, and information management for healthcare payer and provider markets. The LLPS segment processes legal claims for class action and mass action settlement administrations, involving project management support, notification, and outreach to claimants; and collects, analyzes, and distributes settlement funds. It also offers data and analytical services in the area of litigation consulting, economic and statistical analysis, expert witness services, and revenue recovery services for delinquent accounts receivable. The company is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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