Citrix Systems, Inc., an enterprise software company, provides workspace, app delivery and security, and professional services worldwide. More Details
Reasonable growth potential and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Citrix Systems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CTXS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CTXS's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CTXS underperformed the US Software industry which returned 33.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CTXS underperformed the US Market which returned 34.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Citrix Systems's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Citrix Systems undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CTXS ($103) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($228.24)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CTXS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CTXS is good value based on its PE Ratio (35x) compared to the US Software industry average (50.7x).
PE vs Market: CTXS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (35x) compared to the US market (17.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CTXS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CTXS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (43.7x) compared to the US Software industry average (6.8x).
How is Citrix Systems forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CTXS's forecast earnings growth (29.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: CTXS's earnings (29.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CTXS's revenue (8.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CTXS's revenue (8.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CTXS's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (154.1%).
How has Citrix Systems performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CTXS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CTXS's current net profit margins (11.5%) are lower than last year (24.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CTXS's earnings have grown by 11.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CTXS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CTXS had negative earnings growth (-53%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (34.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst CTXS's Return on Equity (124%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Citrix Systems's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CTXS's short term assets ($1.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($2.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: CTXS's short term assets ($1.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CTXS's debt to equity ratio (1169.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CTXS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 59.3% to 1169.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CTXS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.2%).
Interest Coverage: CTXS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.9x coverage).
What is Citrix Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CTXS's dividend (1.44%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).
High Dividend: CTXS's dividend (1.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.57%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, CTXS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CTXS's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48.9%), CTXS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CTXS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Henshall (53 yo)
Mr. David James Henshall has been Chief Executive Officer and President at Citrix Systems, Inc. since July 10, 2017. He has been a Director at Citrix Systems, Inc. since July 10, 2017. He has been Director...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD22.60M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.16M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: CTXS's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CTXS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Citrix Systems, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Citrix Systems, Inc.
- Ticker: CTXS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$12.796b
- Shares outstanding: 124.23m
- Website: https://www.citrix.com
Number of Employees
- Citrix Systems, Inc.
- 851 West Cypress Creek Road
- Fort Lauderdale
- United States
Citrix Systems, Inc., an enterprise software company, provides workspace, app delivery and security, and professional services worldwide. The company offers workspace services, including Citrix Workspace; ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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