WEX Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

WEX -- USA Stock  

USD 195.19  1.04  0.53%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding WEX is 'Sell'. Macroaxis provides WEX buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding WEX positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of WEX available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from WEX buy-and-hold prospective. See also WEX Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

Time Horizon

Risk Tolerance

Symbol
Execute Advice
Sell WEXBuy WEX
Sell

Volatility

Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

Inapplicable
For the selected time horizon WEX has a mean deviation of 0.8623, semi deviation of 1.0, standard deviation of 1.13, variance of 1.28, downside variance of 1.59 and semi variance of 1.01
Macroaxis provides buy or sell recommendation on WEX to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on WEX. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the company potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure WEX is not overpriced, please check out all WEX fundamentals including its Cash per Share as well as the relationship between Short Ratio and Total Asset . Given that WEX has Number of Shares Shorted of 1.73 M, we strongly advise you confirm WEX market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself for the next few years given your prevalent risk tolerance and investing horizon.

WEX Thematic Classifications

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Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.14Value At Risk1.09
Potential Upside1.73Standard Deviation1.13
 Return Density 
      Distribution 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares159.3 K30.4 M
Smith Graham Co Investment Advisors LpCommon Shares59.7 K11.4 M
Retirement Systems Of AlabamaCommon Shares51.9 K9.9 M
Copper Rock Capital Partners LlcCommon Shares46 K8.8 M
Nisa Investment Advisors LlcCommon Shares25 K4.8 M
Wendell David Associates IncCommon Shares18.2 K3.5 M
Louisiana State Employees Retirement SystemCommon Shares10.8 K2.1 M

WEX Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.18
β
Beta against DOW=0.56
σ
Overall volatility
=1.08
Ir
Information ratio =0.0258

WEX Volatility Alert

WEX has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.64 and kurtosis of 1.07. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate WEX to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
    
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WEX Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsWEXPeer Average
Return On Equity10.81 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset2.78 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin13.66 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin34.96 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation10.43 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding43.08 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.95 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions106.11 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted1.73 M3.24 M
Price to Earning47.16 times40.69 times
Price to Book4.80 times14.44 times
Price to Sales6.43 times17.81 times
Revenue1.31 B9.85 B
Gross Profit629.09 M21.75 B
EBITDA459.31 M1.41 B
Net Income179.5 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents373.17 M3.89 B
Cash per Share8.66 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.43 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity137.40 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.45 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share40.86 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations685.12 M1.25 B
Short Ratio3.67 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.16 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.24 times1.22 times
Number of Employees3.3 K10.67 K
Beta1.550.34
Market Capitalization8.45 B29.78 B
Total Asset3.85 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings1.18 B38.24 B
Working Capital473.08 M3.58 B
Current Asset1.88 B36.8 B
   WEX exotic insider transaction detected [view details]

WEX Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
WEX has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
Over 106.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Exercise or conversion by Cornett Robert C of 2395 shares of WEX subject to Rule 16b-3
See also WEX Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus. Please also try World Markets Correlation module to find global opportunities by holding instruments from different markets.
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