DXC Technology Company [NYSE: DXC] gained 1.34% or 0.24 points to close at $18.15 with a heavy trading volume of 12473621 shares. The company report on July 29, 2020 that DXC Technology Update on Xchanging Ransomware Attack.
With its investigation into the previously disclosed (July 5, 2020) ransomware attack on a subset of its subsidiary, Xchanging, nearly complete, DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) today provided an update on the incident. DXC has confirmed containment of the incident in the immediate days following identification with minimal impact on Xchanging customers; no loss of DXC or Xchanging customer data; no impact on the wider Xchanging or DXC IT estates; and full restoration of Xchanging customer operations. Additionally:.
Xchanging is primarily an insurance managed services business that operates on a standalone basis.
It opened the trading session at $17.88, the shares rose to $18.71 and dropped to $17.57, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for DXC points out that the company has recorded -43.58% loss over the past six months. However, it is still -129.75% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 4.56M shares, DXC reached to a volume of 12473621 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about DXC Technology Company [DXC]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for DXC shares is $20.31 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on DXC stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
JP Morgan have made an estimate for DXC Technology Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on May 29, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on March 12, 2020, representing the official price target for DXC Technology Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $30, while Wells Fargo analysts kept a Underweight rating on DXC stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for DXC Technology Company is set at 0.79, with the Price to Sales ratio for DXC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.23. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.96, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 14.60. Price to Free Cash Flow for DXC in the course of the last twelve months was 2.56 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.10.
Trading performance analysis for DXC stock
DXC Technology Company [DXC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 5.95. With this latest performance, DXC shares gained by 12.38% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -43.58% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -65.94% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for DXC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 62.64, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 72.55, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 58.96 for DXC Technology Company [DXC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 16.44, while it was recorded at 17.71 for the last single week of trading, and 23.91 for the last 200 days.
DXC Technology Company [DXC]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and DXC Technology Company [DXC] shares currently have an operating margin of +5.12 and a Gross Margin at +13.60. DXC Technology Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -27.43.
Return on Total Capital for DXC is now 5.60, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -34.21. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -66.34, with Return on Assets sitting at -19.32. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, DXC Technology Company [DXC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 240.19. Additionally, DXC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 70.60, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 44.19. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 203.45, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 59.80.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, DXC Technology Company [DXC] managed to generate an average of -$38,906 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.09 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.70.DXC Technology Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.
DXC Technology Company [DXC]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, DXC Technology Company posted 1.74/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.7/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 2.40%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for DXC. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for DXC Technology Company go to -2.57%.
An analysis of insider ownership at DXC Technology Company [DXC]
There are presently around $4,001 million, or 89.40% of DXC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of DXC stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 29,652,539, which is approximately 1.834% of the company’s market cap and around 0.60% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 19,651,027 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $356.67 million in DXC stocks shares; and GLENVIEW CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC, currently with $199.41 million in DXC stock with ownership of nearly 0% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in DXC Technology Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 248 institutional holders increased their position in DXC Technology Company [NYSE:DXC] by around 40,435,447 shares. Additionally, 312 investors decreased positions by around 50,986,259 shares, while 108 investors held positions by with 129,015,488 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 220,437,194 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. DXC stock had 64 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,906,006 shares, while 120 institutional investors sold positions of 11,407,016 shares during the same period.