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XPEL, Inc is an auto parts business based in the US. XPEL shares (XPEL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. XPEL employs 230 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$149.8 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, XPEL's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$36.94, which is 60.72% up on its pre-crash value of USD$14.51 and 392.53% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$7.5.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of XPEL shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$488.11 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$2,089.33.
|Latest market close||USD$36.94|
|52-week range||USD$7.5 - USD$38.96|
|50-day moving average||USD$29.8403|
|200-day moving average||USD$22.2223|
|Wall St. target price||USD$36.5|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.404|
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|1 week (2020-11-19)||N/A|
|1 month (2020-10-30)||49.07%|
|3 months (2020-08-26)||N/A|
|6 months (2020-05-26)||N/A|
|1 year (2019-11-26)||N/A|
|2 years (2018-11-26)||N/A|
|3 years (2017-11-26)||N/A|
|5 years (2015-11-26)||N/A|
Valuing XPEL stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of XPEL's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
XPEL's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 58x. In other words, XPEL shares trade at around 58x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
XPEL's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$23.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a XPEL's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$149.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||14.07%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$43.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||21.32%|
|Return on equity TTM||43.96%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 951,749 XPEL shares held short by investors – that's known as XPEL's "short interest". This figure is 13.4% up from 839,384 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting XPEL shares can be evaluated.
XPEL's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of XPEL shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of XPEL shares traded daily (recently around 251121.10817942). XPEL's SIR currently stands at 3.79. In other words for every 100,000 XPEL shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3790 shares are currently held short.
However XPEL's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of XPEL shares, or, against the total number of tradable XPEL shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case XPEL's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 XPEL shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0576% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable XPEL shares, roughly 58 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 XPEL.
Find out more about how you can short XPEL stock.
We're not expecting XPEL to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Over the last 12 months, XPEL's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.5 up to $38.96. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while XPEL's is 1.3005. This would suggest that XPEL's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
XPEL, Inc. manufactures, sells, distributes, and installs after-market automotive products in the United States, China, Canada, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East/Africa, and internationally. The company offers automotive surface and paint protection, headlight protection, and automotive and architectural window films, as well as proprietary software. It also provides merchandise and apparel, aftercare products, and ceramic coatings. In addition, the company offers paint protection kits, car wash products, after-care products, and installation tools through its website. It sells its products to independent installers and new car dealerships, third party distributors, owned installation centers, and franchisees and online. XPEL, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
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