NasdaqCM:XELA

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Executive Summary

Exela Technologies, Inc. operates as a location-agnostic global business process automation (BPA) provider combining industry-specific and multi-industry enterprise software and solutions worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.


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Share Price & News

How has Exela Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: XELA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

XELA

2.5%

US IT

0.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

-92.3%

XELA

34.9%

US IT

16.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: XELA underperformed the US IT industry which returned 34.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: XELA underperformed the US Market which returned 16.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

XELAIndustryMarket
7 Day0%2.5%0.9%
30 Day-61.2%4.7%4.5%
90 Day-71.8%0.7%6.2%
1 Year-92.3%-92.3%36.3%34.9%19.4%16.8%
3 Yearn/a98.5%90.1%47.5%38.0%
5 Yearn/a134.7%113.8%62.0%44.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Exela Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Exela Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Exela Technologies is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Exela Technologies has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


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Future Growth

How is Exela Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

88.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: XELA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: XELA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: XELA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: XELA's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: XELA's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if XELA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Exela Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

-17.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: XELA has large one-off items impacting its financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: XELA is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: XELA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -17.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare XELA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: XELA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (17%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: XELA's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Exela Technologies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: XELA has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: XELA has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: XELA has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: XELA's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: XELA has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: XELA has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: XELA has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: XELA has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -108% each year


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Dividend

What is Exela Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.3%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate XELA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate XELA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if XELA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if XELA's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of XELA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Exela Technologies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ron Cogburn (63yo)

6.8yrs

Tenure

US$445,000

Compensation

Mr. Ronald Clark Cogburn, also known as Ron, P.E., has been the Chief Executive Officer at Exela Technologies, Inc. (formerly SourceHOV, Inc.) since 2013. Mr. Cogburn is a Principal at HGM, LLC. He is a pa ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ron's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD505.35K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Ron's compensation with company performance.


Management Age and Tenure

3.0yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: XELA's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$22,69927 Jun 19
Ronald Cogburn
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Shares13,757
Max PriceUS$1.65
BuyUS$408,59027 Jun 19
James Reynolds
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
CFO & Director
Shares247,630
Max PriceUS$1.65
SellUS$10,918,75027 Jun 19
Ex-Sigma LLC
EntityCompany
Shares6,617,424
Max PriceUS$1.65
BuyUS$295,09226 Jun 19
Vikram Negi
EntityIndividual
Shares178,844
Max PriceUS$1.65
BuyUS$408,58926 Jun 19
James Reynolds
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
CFO & Director
Shares247,630
Max PriceUS$1.65

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Par Chadha (64yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
  • Mark Fairchild (59yo)

    President of Exela Smart Office

    • Tenure: 3yrs
    • Compensation: US$400.00k
  • Ron Cogburn (63yo)

    Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$445.00k
  • Suresh Yannamani (53yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$445.00k
  • Jim Reynolds (50yo)

    CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Shrikant Sortur (46yo)

    Executive Vice President of Global Finance

    • Tenure: 3yrs
  • Sanjay Kulkarni (50yo)

    Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
  • Jim Mathias

    Vice President of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Carlos Mallen

    Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Americas & EMEA

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jeff Gershowitz

    General Counsel

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs

Board Members

  • Par Chadha (64yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
  • John Rexford (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jim Reynolds (50yo)

    CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Marty Akins (52yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs

Company Information

Exela Technologies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Exela Technologies, Inc.
  • Ticker: XELA
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$52.745m
  • Shares outstanding: 150.70m
  • Website: https://www.exelatech.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Exela Technologies, Inc.
  • 2701 East Grauwyler Road
  • Irving
  • Texas
  • 75061
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
XELANasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 2017
0Z1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJul 2017
XELA.UOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)UNIT(1 COM & 1 WT)16/01/22USUSDJul 2017

Biography

Exela Technologies, Inc. operates as a location-agnostic global business process automation (BPA) provider combining industry-specific and multi-industry enterprise software and solutions worldwide. Its BP ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/20 00:55
End of Day Share Price2019/11/19 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.