How to buy Xerox Holdings Corporation shares

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Xerox Holdings Corporation (XRX) is a leading information technology services business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$25.27 after a previous close of US$25.09. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD25.12 to a high of USD25.53. The latest price was USD25.27 (25 minute delay). Xerox Holdings Corporation is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Xerox Holdings Corporation

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Xerox Holdings Corporation. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: XRX. 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 Xerox Holdings Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, 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 US$24.19, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Xerox Holdings Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Xerox Holdings Corporation. Optimise 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.

Xerox Holdings Corporation share price

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Xerox Holdings Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-11.
Previous closeUS$25.09
Change US$0.18
Change % 0.7174%
Volume 1,891,650
Information last updated 2021-06-10.
52-week rangeUS$14.0077 - US$26.6821
50-day moving average US$24.028
200-day moving average US$23.8161
Target priceUS$19
PE ratio 23.737
Dividend yield US$1 (3.97%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$1.057

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Is it a good time to buy Xerox Holdings Corporation stock?

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Xerox Holdings Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $25.27

1 week (2021-06-03) 5.34%
1 month (2021-05-13) 9.06%
3 months (2021-03-12) -6.09%
6 months (2020-12-11) 11.03%
1 year (2020-06-12) 48.12%
2 years (2019-06-13) -28.15%
3 years (2018-06-13) -8.38%
5 years (2016-06-13) -35.92%

Is Xerox Holdings Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Xerox Holdings Corporation's P/E ratio

Xerox Holdings Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, Xerox Holdings Corporation shares trade at around 24x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Xerox Holdings Corporation's PEG ratio

Xerox Holdings Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.6122. 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 Xerox Holdings Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Xerox Holdings Corporation's EBITDA

Xerox Holdings Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$764 million.

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

Xerox Holdings Corporation financials

Revenue TTM US$6.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.64%
Gross profit TTM US$2.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.96%
Return on equity TTM 4.14%
Profit margin 3.39%
Book value 28.263
Market capitalisation US$4.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Xerox Holdings Corporation shares

There are currently 6.7 million Xerox Holdings Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Xerox Holdings Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 12.5% up from 5.9 million last month.

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

Xerox Holdings Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Xerox Holdings Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Xerox Holdings Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Xerox Holdings Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.7 million). Xerox Holdings Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.85. In other words for every 100,000 Xerox Holdings Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3850 shares are currently held short.

However Xerox Holdings Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Xerox Holdings Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Xerox Holdings Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Xerox Holdings Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Xerox Holdings Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0439% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Xerox Holdings Corporation shares, roughly 44 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 Xerox Holdings Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Xerox Holdings Corporation stock.

Xerox Holdings Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Xerox Holdings Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Xerox Holdings Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 72.96

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Xerox Holdings Corporation's overall score of 72.96 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 98th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Xerox Holdings Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Xerox Holdings Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 89/100

Xerox Holdings Corporation's environmental score of 89 puts it squarely in the 103rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Xerox Holdings Corporation is a laggard in its sector in terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a greater level of risk.

Xerox Holdings Corporation's social score

Social score: 62.5/100

Xerox Holdings Corporation's social score of 62.5 puts it squarely in the 90th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Xerox Holdings Corporation is a laggard in its sector in terms of its social impact.

Xerox Holdings Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 70.95/100

Xerox Holdings Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 82nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Xerox Holdings Corporation is a laggard in its sector in terms of responsible leadership, and exposed to a greater level of risk.

Xerox Holdings Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Xerox Holdings Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Xerox Holdings Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Xerox Holdings Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 72.96
Total ESG percentile 98.48
Environmental score 89
Environmental score percentile 102.8
Social score 62.5
Social score percentile 90.02
Governance score 70.95
Governance score percentile 81.88
Level of controversy 2

Xerox Holdings Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 69.93% of net profits

Recently Xerox Holdings Corporation has paid out, on average, around 69.93% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.97% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Xerox Holdings Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.97% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Xerox Holdings Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1 per share.

Xerox Holdings Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Xerox Holdings Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 1 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Xerox Holdings Corporation's shares ever split?

Xerox Holdings Corporation's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 14 June 2017. So if you had owned 4 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 Xerox Holdings Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Xerox Holdings Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Xerox Holdings Corporation's share price.

Xerox Holdings Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Xerox Holdings Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$14.0077 up to US$26.6821. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

XRX.US volatility(beta: 1.81)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 Xerox Holdings Corporation's is 1.8103. This would suggest that Xerox Holdings Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Xerox Holdings Corporation overview

Xerox Holdings Corporation, a workplace technology company, designs, develops, and sells document management systems and solutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, and internationally. It offers intelligent workplace services; and digital services that leverage its software capabilities in workflow automation, personalization and communication software, content management solutions, and digitization services. The company also provides desktop monochrome, and color and multifunction printers; digital printing presses and light production devices, and solutions; graphic communications and production solutions; and IT services, such as PC and network infrastructure, communications technology, and network administration, as well as cloud and on-server support services. In addition, it provides FreeFlow a portfolio of software solutions for the automation and integration to the processing of print job comprises file preparation, final production, and electronic publishing; XMPie, a personalization and communication software that support the needs of omni-channel communications customers; DocuShare, a content management platform to capture, store, and share paper and digital content; and CareAR, an enterprise augmented reality business that offers live virtual assistance technology focused on modernizing field service, customer support, and other IT Services. Further, the company operates a network of centers that digitize and automate paper and digital workflows; and sells paper products, wide-format systems, and software and IT services. The company sells its products and services directly to its customers through its direct sales force, as well as through independent agents, dealers, value-added resellers, systems integrators, and the Web. Xerox Holdings Corporation was incorporated in 1906 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.

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