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How to buy Exela Technologies stock | $1.63

Learn how to easily invest in Exela Technologies stock.

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 18,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Exela Technologies stock price (NASDAQ: XELA)

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Exela Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-17.
Latest market close$1.63
52-week range$1.02 - $5.45
50-day moving average $2.03
200-day moving average $2.12
Wall St. target price$4.50
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-3.37

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Exela Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.63 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-12) -2.40%
1 month (2021-09-23) -23.83%
3 months (2021-07-23) -32.92%
6 months (2021-04-23) -15.10%
1 year (2020-10-23) 272.40%
2 years (2019-10-23) 99.36%
3 years (2018-10-23) 6.4
5 years (2016-10-21) 9.91

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 $107.1 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 $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 1.93%
Gross profit TTM $272.7 million
Return on assets TTM 1.24%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -14.49%
Book value $-1.59
Market capitalisation $282.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Exela Technologies shares

There are currently 12.8 million Exela Technologies shares held short by investors – that's known as Exela Technologies's "short interest". This figure is 68.6% up from 7.6 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 20.3 million). Exela Technologies's SIR currently stands at 0.63. In other words for every 100,000 Exela Technologies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 630 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 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Exela Technologies shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.0968% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Exela Technologies shares, roughly 97 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.

Have Exela Technologies's shares ever split?

Exela Technologies's shares were split on a 1:3 basis on 25 January 2021. So if you had owned 3 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Exela Technologies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 200% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Exela Technologies shares which in turn could have impacted Exela Technologies's share price.

Exela Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Exela Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.0233 up to $5.45. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

XELA.US volatility(beta: 1.95)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 1.9518. This would suggest that Exela Technologies's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Exela Technologies is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 22.258% of Exela Technologies shares are held by insiders and 23.747% by institutions.
How many people work for Exela Technologies?
Latest data suggests 18,000 work at Exela Technologies.
When does the fiscal year end for Exela Technologies?
Exela Technologies's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Exela Technologies based?
Exela Technologies's address is: 2701 East Grauwyler Road, Irving, TX, United States, 75061
What is Exela Technologies's ISIN number?
Exela Technologies's international securities identification number is: US30162V4095
What is Exela Technologies's CUSIP number?
Exela Technologies's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 30162V102

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