Exela Technologies Inc. (XELA): A Case For Going Higher

After Hours

There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Exela Technologies Inc. (XELA) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.0420, or -7.43%, to $0.5229. Volume reached 133,119 shares, with price reaching a high of $0.5284 and a low of $0.51. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Exela Technologies Signs New Logo.


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Stocks Info

This NASDAQ-listed company operates within the Software – Application industry segment, falling under the Technology sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $0.52 and fluctuated between $0.5698 as its day high and $0.5142 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Exela Technologies Inc. is $38.07M. A total of 4.66 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 11.58M shares.

Insider Activity

Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, XELA has seen 2 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 43,531 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 25 BUYs and 33 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 2,496,669 shares during that period but sold 12,868,876.

In the most recent transaction, Murali Srinivasan bought 60,000 shares of XELA for 1.24 per share on Dec 10. After the transaction, the President, Americas and APAC now owns 98,937 company shares. In a previous transaction on Dec 10, Sortur Shrikant bought 60,480 shares at 1.24 per share. XELA shares that Chief Financial Officer owns now total 76,048.

Among the insiders who bought shares, Robu Vitalie acquired of 33,000 shares on Dec 10 at a per-share price of $1.23. This resulted in the President, EMEA holding 116,126 shares of XELA after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Fairchild Mark D. bought 32,520 shares at $1.23 per share on Dec 09. Company shares held by the President, Exela Smart Office now total 48,314.

Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for XELA in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $2.50 with high estimates of $3.00 and low estimates of $2.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, XELA has a high of $47.60 and a low of $0.56.

As of this writing, XELA has an earnings estimate of $-0.46 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 1 estimates, with a high estimate of $-0.46 per share and a lower estimate of $-0.46. The company reported an EPS of $-3.22 in the last quarter, which was -168.33% lower than expectations of $-1.2.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects.

Analysts Opinion

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 2 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for XELA is Buy with a score of 4.00. A total of 1 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 1 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.

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