For Xerox Holdings Corporation [XRX], Analyst sees a rise to $18. What next?



Xerox Holdings Corporation [NASDAQ: XRX] surged by $0.29 during the normal trading session on Wednesday and reaching a high of $20.2855 during the day while it closed the day at $19.85. The company report on April 14, 2022 that Xerox Holdings Corporation Plans Webcast to Discuss 2022 First-Quarter Results.

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Xerox Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: XRX) will host a live audio webcast with online presentation slides at 8 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 21, to discuss the company’s 2022 first-quarter results. A news release containing this information will be issued earlier that day at 6:30 a.m. ET.

Xerox Holdings Corporation stock has also gained 4.53% of its value over the past 7 days. However, XRX stock has declined by -13.05% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -2.93% and lost -12.32% year-on date.

The market cap for XRX stock reached $3.16 billion, with 170.03 million shares outstanding and 144.56 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.54M shares, XRX reached a trading volume of 3037274 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 Xerox Holdings Corporation [XRX]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for XRX shares is $17.50 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on XRX stock is a recommendation set at 3.90. 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.

Morgan Stanley have made an estimate for Xerox Holdings Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underweight, with their previous recommendation back on February 04, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Credit Suisse dropped their target price from $23 to $20. The new note on the price target was released on January 27, 2021, representing the official price target for Xerox Holdings Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $17, while Cross Research analysts kept a Sell rating on XRX stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Xerox Holdings Corporation is set at 0.61, with the Price to Sales ratio for XRX stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.45. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.76, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 11.57. Price to Free Cash Flow for XRX in the course of the last twelve months was 5.39 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.

XRX stock trade performance evaluation

Xerox Holdings Corporation [XRX] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 4.53. With this latest performance, XRX shares dropped by -0.55% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -2.93% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -18.38% 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 XRX stock in for the last two-week period is set at 52.53, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 56.59, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.42 for Xerox Holdings Corporation [XRX]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 19.90, while it was recorded at 19.31 for the last single week of trading, and 21.18 for the last 200 days.

Xerox Holdings Corporation [XRX]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Xerox Holdings Corporation [XRX] shares currently have an operating margin of +3.96 and a Gross Margin at +32.14. Xerox Holdings Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -6.46.

Return on Equity for this stock declined to -8.70, with Return on Assets sitting at -3.25.

Xerox Holdings Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.70.

Xerox Holdings Corporation [XRX]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $2,617 million, or 88.60% of XRX stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of XRX stocks are: ICAHN CARL C with ownership of 32,114,891, which is approximately 3.122% of the company’s market cap and around 0.80% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 13,617,636 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $266.36 million in XRX stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $257.87 million in XRX stock with ownership of nearly 7.921% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Xerox Holdings Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 143 institutional holders increased their position in Xerox Holdings Corporation [NASDAQ:XRX] by around 7,965,322 shares. Additionally, 187 investors decreased positions by around 20,466,084 shares, while 62 investors held positions by with 105,354,039 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 133,785,445 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. XRX stock had 46 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,227,504 shares, while 57 institutional investors sold positions of 6,976,036 shares during the same period.