Ebix, Inc. provides software and e-commerce solutions to insurance, finance, healthcare, and e-learning industries.
Very undervalued with high growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Ebix's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EBIX's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: EBIX underperformed the US Software industry which returned 26.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EBIX underperformed the US Market which returned 10.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ebix's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StThere's A Lot To Like About Ebix, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:EBIX) Upcoming US$0.075 Dividend
1 week ago | Simply Wall StEbix (NASDAQ:EBIX) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Ebix (NASDAQ:EBIX) Stock Five Years Ago, You Could Pocket A 57% Gain Today
Is Ebix 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: EBIX ($30.36) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($95.9)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EBIX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EBIX is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.1x) compared to the Software industry average (46.4x).
PE vs Market: EBIX is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.1x) compared to the US market (17.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: EBIX is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EBIX is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US Software industry average (5.6x).
How is Ebix forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: EBIX's forecast earnings growth (35.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: EBIX's earnings (35.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: EBIX's revenue (22.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EBIX's revenue (22.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if EBIX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Ebix performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EBIX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: EBIX's current net profit margins (14.6%) are lower than last year (23.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EBIX's earnings have grown by 7.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: EBIX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: EBIX had negative earnings growth (-24.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (21%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EBIX's Return on Equity (13.2%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Ebix's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EBIX's short term assets ($380.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($253.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: EBIX's short term assets ($380.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($768.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EBIX's debt to equity ratio (129.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: EBIX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 15% to 129.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EBIX's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.6%).
Interest Coverage: EBIX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.5x coverage).
Inventory Level: EBIX has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: EBIX's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.5x debt).
What is Ebix's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: EBIX's dividend (0.99%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.52%).
High Dividend: EBIX's dividend (0.99%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.9%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: EBIX has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: EBIX's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (11%), EBIX's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: EBIX's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (5.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Robin Raina (53yo)
Mr. Robin Raina serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Ebix Consulting. Mr. Raina has been the Chairman of Ebix Latin America, LLC and Ebix Inc. since May 31, 2002 and has been its Chief Ex ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Robin's total compensation ($USD4.41M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.57M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Robin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP of Finance||0yrs||US$214.42k||0.022% $192.4k|
|Corporate Executive VP of International Business & Intellectual Property||0yrs||US$161.69k||0.061% $541.6k|
|Corporate Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Ebix Australia Group||5.8yrs||US$245.19k||0.17% $1.5m|
|Senior Vice President of EbixHealth||0yrs||US$228.08k||0.042% $377.4k|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.4yrs||US$25.96k||0.000010% $89.3|
|Investor Relations Contact||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Vice President of Finance & Human Resources||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Ebix New Zealand||0yrs||no data||no data|
|President – Insurance Solutions of North America||5.1yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: EBIX's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||15.1yrs||US$95.82k||0.28% $2.5m|
|Independent Director||4.9yrs||US$95.82k||0.13% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||15.7yrs||US$127.82k||0.18% $1.6m|
|Lead Independent Director||5yrs||US$119.82k||0.061% $542.1k|
|Independent Director||14.2yrs||US$95.82k||0.25% $2.2m|
|Independent Director||14.2yrs||US$111.82k||0.016% $146.4k|
Experienced Board: EBIX's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: EBIX insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Ebix, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ebix, Inc.
- Ticker: EBIX
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1976
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$892.606m
- Shares outstanding: 30.50m
- Website: https://www.ebix.com
Number of Employees
- Ebix, Inc.
- 1 Ebix Way
- Johns Creek
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|EBIX||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1987|
|EWZ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1987|
Ebix, Inc. provides software and e-commerce solutions to insurance, finance, healthcare, and e-learning industries. It offers software development, customization, and consulting services to various entities in the insurance industry, including carriers, brokers, exchanges, and standard making bodies. The company operates data exchanges in the areas of finance, travel, life insurance, annuities, employee health benefits, risk management, workers compensation, insurance underwriting, and property and casualty (P&C) insurance. It also focuses on designing and deploying back-end systems, such as eGlobal, which targets multinational P&C insurance brokers; WinBeat that targets P&C brokers in the Australian and New Zealand markets; and EbixASP, a system for the P&C insurance brokers in the United States. In addition, the company offers business process outsourcing services that include providing domain intensive project management, time, and material based consulting engagements to clients; creation and tracking of certificates of insurance issued in the United States and Australian markets; and the provision of claims adjudication and settlement, call center, and back office support, as well as a software-based service for the issuance of certificates of insurance and a service to track certificates of insurance for corporate clients in the United States and Australia. Further, the company offers carrier systems, which pertains to the designing and deploying on-demand back-end systems for P&C insurance companies. The company was formerly known as Delphi Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Ebix, Inc. in December 2003. Ebix, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Johns Creek, Georgia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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