Market Analysts see XP Inc. [XP] gaining to $50. Time to buy?



XP Inc. [NASDAQ: XP] closed the trading session at $30.13 on 01/11/22. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $27.06, while the highest price level was $30.34. The company report on January 11, 2022 that XP Inc. Reports 2021 Year-End KPIs.

XP Inc. (Nasdaq: XP), a leading, technology-driven platform and a trusted provider of low-fee financial products and services in Brazil, announced today its 4Q21 KPIs. The Portuguese version of this release can be accessed in the Press Release section on the IR website.

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The stocks have a year to date performance of 4.84 percent and weekly performance of 7.11 percent. The stock has been moved at -26.19 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 0.07 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -14.55 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 4.28M shares, XP reached to a volume of 4588677 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about XP Inc. [XP]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for XP shares is $47.73 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on XP stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. 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 XP Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on October 15, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on September 24, 2021, representing the official price target for XP Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $40 to $43, while Credit Suisse kept a Neutral rating on XP stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for XP Inc. is set at 1.54, with the Price to Sales ratio for XP stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 8.34. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.12, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.91.

XP stock trade performance evaluation

XP Inc. [XP] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 7.11. With this latest performance, XP shares gained by 0.07% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -26.19% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -25.60% 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 XP stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.70, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 61.30, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.39 for XP Inc. [XP]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 30.27, while it was recorded at 27.88 for the last single week of trading, and 39.09 for the last 200 days.

XP Inc. [XP]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and XP Inc. [XP] shares currently have an operating margin of +30.14 and a Gross Margin at +67.30. XP Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +24.35.

Return on Total Capital for XP is now 6.49, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 19.10. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 20.77, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.74. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, XP Inc. [XP] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 320.38. Additionally, XP Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 76.21, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 36.35. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 5.24, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 1.25.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, XP Inc. [XP] managed to generate an average of $110,258 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.14 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.11.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for XP Inc. [XP] stock

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 XP. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for XP Inc. go to 4.78%.

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XP Inc. [XP]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $6,130 million, or 51.00% of XP stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of XP stocks are: GENERAL ATLANTIC, L.P. with ownership of 46,202,650, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 68.06% of the total institutional ownership; PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, holding 21,267,314 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $640.78 million in XP stocks shares; and CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS, currently with $507.25 million in XP stock with ownership of nearly -3.756% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in XP Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 206 institutional holders increased their position in XP Inc. [NASDAQ:XP] by around 19,495,942 shares. Additionally, 159 investors decreased positions by around 16,110,541 shares, while 68 investors held positions by with 167,839,903 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 203,446,386 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. XP stock had 49 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,020,587 shares, while 46 institutional investors sold positions of 4,179,176 shares during the same period.