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How to buy Express (EXPR) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Express shares.

Express Inc (EXPR) is a leading apparel retail business based in the US. It opened the day at USD$5.5 after a previous close of USD$5.68. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD$5.5 to a high of USD$5.93. The latest price was USD$5.79 (25 minute delay). Express is listed on the NYSE and employs 3,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Express

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – EXPR – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Express's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Express's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $4.36, which is 2.24% down on its pre-crash value of $4.46 and 204.90% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $1.43.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Express stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $407.22 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 $1,050.59.

Is it a good time to buy Express stock?

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Express shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open$5.50
High$5.93
Low$5.50
Close$5.79
Previous close$5.68
Change $0.11
Change % 1.9366%
Volume 4,671,842
Information last updated 2021-10-16.
52-week range$0.57 - $9.05
50-day moving average $5.16
200-day moving average $4.83
Wall St. target price$6.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.73

Express stock price (NYSE: EXPR)

Use our graph to track the performance of EXPR stocks over time.

Express price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.79 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-07) N/A
1 month (2021-09-17) 7.82%
3 months (2021-07-17) 1.94%
6 months (2021-04-16) 82.65%
1 year (2020-10-16) 668.82%
2 years (2019-10-18) 70.29%
3 years (2018-10-18) 8.72
5 years (2016-10-18) 11.71

Is Express under- or over-valued?

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

Express's PEG ratio

Express's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.14. 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 Express's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Express's EBITDA

Express's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $72.7 million.

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

Express financials

Revenue TTM $1.6 billion
Gross profit TTM $363.3 million
Return on assets TTM -7.9%
Return on equity TTM -285.07%
Profit margin -11.49%
Book value $0.15
Market capitalisation $292 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Express shares

There are currently 3.1 million Express shares held short by investors – that's known as Express's "short interest". This figure is 5.5% down from 3.3 million last month.

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

Express's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Express's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Express shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Express shares traded daily (recently around 4.4 million). Express's SIR currently stands at 0.72. In other words for every 100,000 Express shares traded daily on the market, roughly 720 shares are currently held short.

However Express's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Express shares, or, against the total number of tradable Express shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Express's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Express shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.051% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Express shares, roughly 51 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 Express.

Express share dividends

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

Express share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Express's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.57 up to $9.05. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EXPR.US volatility(beta: 1.91)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Express's is 1.9116. This would suggest that Express's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Express overview

Express, Inc. offers apparel and accessories for women and men for various occasions under the Express brand. The company sells its products through its eCommerce website, express. com; and mobile app, as well as franchisees Express locations in Latin America. As of January 30, 2021, it operated 570 stores in 46 states across the United States, as well as in Puerto Rico. The company was formerly known as Express Parent LLC and changed its name to Express, Inc. in May 2010.

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