Analyst Buzz: Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX)

Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) belonging to the Business Services sector has surged 0.13% and closed its last trading session at $7.54.

The company reported its EPS on 01/31/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $8.44.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.4. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 2.5 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3 and 2.71 respectively.

Xerox Corporation on 01/31/2017 reported its EPS as $0.25 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.25. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Xerox Corporation Earnings, with 8 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.16. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.18 and $0.14 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.22.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Xerox Corporation as $2.45 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 5 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 2.49 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 2.41 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 4.28 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Xerox Corporation is -27.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -26.7%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -1.35% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is -0.11%.

The Company got Upgrade by Morgan Stanley on 12-Jan-17 from Underweight to Overweight.

Insider Trades for Xerox Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 12 Jan 2017 where Tucker (Sara Martinez), the Director completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 12803 shares were traded at a price of $7.03.

8 analysts projected Price Targets for Xerox Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $9.5. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $7 and the Mean Price Target is $8.44.

Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) has the market capitalization of $7.6 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $11.39 on Apr 19, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $6.46 on Jan 3, 2017. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 2.6 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 7.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 6.3 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 31.13 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.24 and ATR value of 0.16. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.36% and 2.42%.

Company profile:

Xerox is the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management. Its technology, expertise and services enable workplaces – from small businesses to large global enterprises – to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively and focus more on what matters most: their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox offers business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, healthcare solutions, HR benefits management, finance support, transportation solutions, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The company also provides extensive leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size.