WEX Inc. common stock (WEX): Price and Financial Metrics


WEX Inc. common stock (WEX)

Today's Latest Price: $188.86 USD

7.86 (4.34%)

Updated Dec 4 12:57pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 9 in Foreign Consumer Finance

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WEX Stock Summary

  • WEX has a market capitalization of $8,011,366,554 -- more than approximately 81.54% of US stocks.
  • WEX's current price/earnings ratio is 178, which is higher than 95.64% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for WEX Inc is higher than it is for about 80.15% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to WEX Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be BFAM, CCOI, LEA, PTNR, and KALU.
  • WEX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WEX Inc's official web site, go to www.wexinc.com.

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WEX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $188.86 52-week high $236.51
Prev. close $181.00 52-week low $71.12
Day low $181.74 Volume 136,518
Day high $189.87 Avg. volume 537,876
50-day MA $155.28 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $148.43 Market Cap 8.33B

WEX Inc. common stock (WEX) Company Bio


WEX Inc. provides corporate card payment solutions in North and South America, the Asia Pacific, and Europe. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in South Portland, Maine.

WEX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$188.86$662.91 265%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for WEX Inc. To summarize, we found that WEX Inc ranked in the 74th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of WEX Inc, consider:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 73% of its capital from equity, and 27% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of just 16.41% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Technology sector.
  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.71 years, is 0.32% -- higher than 69.6% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%258%
1%262%
2%265%
3%269%
4%272%
5%276%

For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WEX, try DGII, ACLS, LYTS, PLAB, and ONTO.


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Latest WEX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about WEX Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WEX as an investment opportunity.

WEX Inc.: Not Quite Out Of The Woods

Payments is a hard business. - Dan Schulman WEX Inc. (WEX) is a global payment solutions & accounts processing company that services businesses across three verticals - commercial & government fleet fuel cards, corporate & travel solutions, and health and employee benefits. A traditionally high-growth business that has been impacted...

Michael A. Gayed, CFA on Seeking Alpha | August 11, 2020

WEX Inc. (WEX) CEO Melissa Smith on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

WEX Inc. (WEX) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call July 30, 2020 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Steven Elder - IR Melissa Smith - CEO Roberto Simon - CFO Conference Call Participants Ashish Sabadra - Deutsche Bank Tien-Tsin Huang - JP Morgan Steven Wald - Morgan Stanley Ramsey El-Assal - Barclays...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 31, 2020

WEX Reports Sharp Drops In Revenue And Earnings During Second Quarter

WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX ) reported earnings of $1.21 per share, a 46.9% decline compared to earnings of $2.28 per share a year ago, during the company's earnings call on Thursday. The Portland, Maine-based provider of fuel payment processing for fleet vehicles also reported revenues of $347.08 million for the quarter ended June 2020, compared to year-ago revenues of $441.81 million, a 21.4% decline. "Our second quarter results reflect the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and underscore the resilience of our business, where we saw a few bright spots even in this challenged environment," said Melissa Smith, WEX's chair and chief executive officer. WEX reported net income increased by $58.9 million to $72.7 million during the second quarter, which Smith attributed to "disciplined capital alloca...

Benzinga | July 30, 2020

Wex (WEX) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates

Wex (WEX) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -15.97% and -1.69%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Recap: WEX Q2 Earnings

Shares of WEX (NYSE:WEX) were unchanged in pre-market trading after the company reported Q2 results.Quarterly Results Earnings per share were down 46.93% year over year to $1.21, which missed the estimate of $1.39.Revenue of $347,084,000 decreased by 21.44% from the same period last year, which missed the estimate of $349,010,000.Looking Ahead WEX hasn't issued any earnings guidance for the time being.Revenue guidance hasn't been issued by the company for now.Details Of The Call Date: Jul 30, 2020View more earnings on WEXTime: 09:00 AMET Webcast URL: https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fir.wexinc.com%2Fevents-and-presentations%2Fdefault.aspx&eventid=2453500&sessionid=1&key=3B5E0016D00B3D599FED898E632B267F®Tag=&sour...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

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WEX Price Returns

1-mo 34.89%
3-mo 18.44%
6-mo 7.18%
1-year -4.16%
3-year 46.19%
5-year 111.23%
YTD -9.83%
2019 49.55%
2018 -0.83%
2017 26.55%
2016 26.24%
2015 -10.63%

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