Citrix Story

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CTXS -- USA Stock  

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Citrix Systems is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 27th of January 2021. Citrix Systems Invested Capital Average is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Citrix Systems reported last year Invested Capital Average of 909.77 Million. As of 10/22/2020, Market Capitalization is likely to grow to about 14.6 B, while Earnings before Tax are likely to drop slightly above 507.3 M. Although many aggressive traders are getting into technology space, Citrix Systems may or may not be your first choice. We will analyze why Citrix Systems investors may still consider a stake in the business.
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Should I hold on to my Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) position?
Citrix Systems currently holds 1.93 B in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 1.19, which is about average as compared to similar companies. The entity has a current ratio of 0.83, indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations when due.
Citrix Systems financial leverage ratio helps determine the effect of debt on the overall profitability of the company. It measures the total debt position of Citrix Systems, including all of Citrix Systems's outstanding debt obligations, and compares it with the equity. In simple terms, the high financial leverage means the cost of production, together with running the business day-to-day, is high, whereas, lower financial leverage implies lower fixed cost investment in the business and generally considered by investors to be a good sign. So if creditors own a majority of Citrix Systems assets, the company is considered highly leveraged. Understanding the composition and structure of overall Citrix Systems debt and outstanding corporate bonds gives a good idea of how risky the capital structure of a business is and if it is worth investing in it. Please read more on our technical analysis page.

Understanding Citrix Total Liabilities

Citrix Systems liabilities are broken down into two parts on the balance sheet. These are short-term (or current) obligations and long-term debt. Citrix Systems has to fulfill its short-term liabilities in this reporting year and should be no more than 12 months old. Long-term debt, on the other hand, is anything beyond the 12-month payment timeframe. Common short-term liabilities found on Citrix Systems balance sheet include debt obligations and money owed to different Citrix Systems vendors, workers, and loan providers. Below is the chart of Citrix short long-term liabilities accounts currently reported on its balance sheet.
You can use Citrix Systems financial leverage analysis tool to get a better grip on understanding its financial position

How important is Citrix Systems's Liquidity

Citrix Systems financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Citrix Systems ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Citrix Systems financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Citrix Systems's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for Citrix Systems, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Breaking down the case for Citrix Systems

The latest indifference towards the small price fluctuations of Citrix Systems could raise concerns from retail investors as the firm it trading at a share price of 143.87 on very low momentum in volume. The company executives did not add any value to Citrix Systems investors in September. However, most investors can still diversify their portfolios with Citrix Systems to hedge their inherited risk against high-volatility market scenarios. The stock standard deviation of daily returns for 30 days investing horizon is currently 2.09. The current volatility is consistent with the ongoing market swings in September 2020 as well as with Citrix Systems unsystematic, company-specific events.

Liabilities Breakdown

Tax Liabilities
1.9 B
Current Liabilities
1.5 B
Long-Term Liabilities
Total Liabilities3.48 Billion
Current Liabilities1.94 Billion
Long-Term Liabilities1.53 Billion
Tax Liabilities344.64 Million

Can Citrix Systems build up on the latest spike?

Latest Risk Adjusted Performance is up to -0.07. Price may fall again. Citrix Systems exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.71 and kurtosis of 8.48. However, we advise investors to further study Citrix Systems technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.

The Current Takeaway on Citrix Systems Investment

While few other entities under the software?application industry are still a bit expensive, Citrix Systems may offer a potential longer-term growth to retail investors. All things considered, as of the 22nd of October 2020, we believe that Citrix Systems is currently fairly valued with low chance of bankruptcy in the next two years. Our concluding 30 days buy vs. sell advice on the enterprise is Cautious Hold.

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