eXp World Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: EXPI) stock jumped 2.96% on Friday to $13.21 against a previous-day closing price of $12.83. With 0.85 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 1.01 million shares. During the session, the Real Estate Services company that operates in wider Real Estate sector, reached to the highest price of $13.42 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $12.79. The 52-week range on EXPI shows that it touched its highest point at $25.39 and its lowest point at $9.96 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $17.00. With its current market cap of 2.03 billion, EXPI has annualized dividend of $0.19 while the current yield stands at 1.44%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 2.58.
Price Performance and Earnings:
Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of EXPI was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 8.10%, but this was down by -1.05% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -31.20% while six-month performance fell -8.64%. The stock gained 7.84% in the past year, while it has gained 19.22% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for EXPI yields 0.03 with Next year EPS estimates of 0.25. For the next quarter, that number is -0.02. This implies an EPS growth rate of -52.95% for this year and 78.57% for next year.
Float and Shares Shorts:
At present, 152.84 million EXPI shares are outstanding with a float of 77.23 million shares on hand for trading. On Oct 30, 2023, short shares totaled 19.28 million, which was 12.54% higher than short shares on Sep 28, 2023. In addition to Mr. Glenn Darrel Sanford as the firm’s Founder, Chairman, CEO & Treasurer, Mr. Jeff Whiteside serves as its CFO & Chief Collaboration Officer.
Through their ownership of 28.02% of EXPI’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company. Other institutions hold 52.08% of EXPI, in contrast to 20.27% held by mutual funds. Shares owned by individuals account for 14.10%. As the largest shareholder in EXPI with 7.69% of the stake, The Vanguard Group, Inc. holds 11,811,069 shares worth 11,811,069. A second-largest stockholder of EXPI, BlackRock Fund Advisors, holds 10,724,630 shares, controlling over 6.98% of the firm’s shares. Copeland Capital Management LLC is the third largest shareholder in EXPI, holding 3,634,389 shares or 2.37% stake. With a 3.36% stake in EXPI, the iShares Core S&P Small Cap ETF is the largest stakeholder. A total of 5,166,366 shares are owned by the mutual fund manager. The Vanguard Real Estate Index Fund, which owns about 2.06% of EXPI stock, is the second-largest Mutual Fund holder. It holds 3,162,155 shares valued at 41.96 million. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF holds 1.58% of the stake in EXPI, owning 2,421,753 shares worth 32.14 million.
Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for EXPI since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With EXPI analysts setting a high price target of $20.00 and a low target of $11.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $17.00. Based on these targets, EXPI could surge 51.4% to reach the target high and fall by -16.73% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 28.69% from current levels.
Dividends & Yield:
In terms of dividends, EXPI has a current ratio of $0.2, which is $0.2 over the trailing 12-months, while a dividend of $– is likely to be paid on average over the next five years. Dividend yield is another indicator that appeals to many investors, and EXPI currently yields $1.44. In the past year, EXPI’s dividend yield has been $1.44, but when looking at the stock over the past five years, its yield has been $–. Accordingly, EXPI has a current buyback yield of $8.59. This was $8.59 for the TTM, and it was $3.72 for the past five years.
Summary of Insider Activity:
Insiders traded EXPI stock several times over the past three months with 6 Buys and 2 Sells. In these transactions, 20,653 shares were bought while 70,000 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 38 while that of sell transactions has risen to 30 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 550,558 while 1,978,718 shares were sold.