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Citrix Systems [NASDAQ:CTXS] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of Citrix Systems been like?
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Citrix Systems's (NASDAQ:CTXS) share price is 4.1% lower in the past 12 months and has underperformed the overall US TECH market which is 7.1% higher in the same timeframe. This is equivalent to a -11.2% lower return over the period which puts the share price as an underperformer vs other US TECH companies.


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Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for Citrix Systems?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
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From 22 analysts that cover Citrix Systems's stock, the average rating is 3.4. This is a weighted average of 4 strong buys, 5 buys, 10 holds, 1 sells, 2 strong sells. This is 0.1 higher than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 4/5.


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Insider Trades

What has Citrix Systems's insider trading been over the past year?
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Citrix Systems insider's have net been buying stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net buying. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 433.5% lower than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's Citrix Systems's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of 1/5.


What is the ownership of Citrix Systems stock?
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For Citrix Systems, currently 103.2% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 0.0% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 1.0% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 1/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for Citrix Systems stock?
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As of 28 June 2019, the short interest for Citrix Systems has been 10.62% of the shares outstanding which is 139 billion shares. This is more than 1 month ago which had 10.11% of the shares outstanding which is 133 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 1/5.


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Revenue & Earnings

What has Citrix Systems's revenue history been by year?
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Citrix Systems's revenue in the last 12 months ending 31 March 2019 is $2Bn. Citrix Systems's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is Citrix Systems's free cash flow yield?
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Citrix Systems's free cash flow yield is 7.2% and has grown from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for Citrix Systems 1 year ago was 7.2% and 3 years ago it was 11.9%.

Dividend History & yield

What has Citrix Systems's dividend payments been historically?
Dividend ($)
Dividend Yield (%)
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Citrix Systems pays dividends every 3 months and has done so since 02 April 2013. Dividends have been steadily decreasing over the past 4 years from $0.35 (dividend yield of 0.32%) to $0.35 today (yield of 0.37%).


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PE Ratio

What is Citrix Systems's PE ratio?
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Citrix Systems's PE ratio is 27.0x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $100.88. Citrix Systems's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 40% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 2/5.

PEG Ratio

What is Citrix Systems's PEG ratio?
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Citrix Systems's PEG ratio is nanx. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 27.0x and their last 12 months growth rate of -0.235%. This is less attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is nan/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is Citrix Systems's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for Citrix Systems is 24.0x. This is more expensive than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 14.1x. The tea-score is 4/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is Citrix Systems's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield

Citrix Systems's free cash flow yield is 7.2% which is ranked 1.0/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of $874M (as reported for the 12 months ending 31 March 2019) divided by its current market capitalisation of $13Bn. The average free cash flow yield across Citrix Systems's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is Citrix Systems's return on investment (ROI)?
return on investment

Citrix Systems's return on investment is 100.5%. This is more profitable than its competitors.


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Assets vs Liabilities

What is Citrix Systems's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
assets vs liabilities

Citrix Systems's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals 0.9x. This less attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is Citrix Systems's debt vs shareholder equity?
debt vs equity

Citrix Systems's debt to shareholder equity is 388.2%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is Citrix Systems's dividend payout ratio?
dividend payout ratio

Citrix Systems's dividend payout ratio calculated against their free cash flow is low at 11.5%. This is in quintile 4 when measured against their comps.


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What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for Citrix Systems?

Citrix Systems's has a poor overall ESG rating of 57/100. Their competitors have a score between 41 and 92 with the average at 57.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for Citrix Systems vs their competitors?
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We can see here what the environmental consciousness of Citrix Systems is relative to other similar companies.

ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for Citrix Systems vs their peers?
ESG social
We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of Citrix Systems is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for Citrix Systems vs their challengers?
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With this number we can understand what the corporate governance of Citrix Systems is when compared to it's peers.



What is the company description of Citrix Systems?
Citrix Systems, Inc. provides workspace, networking, and analytics solutions worldwide. The company offers workspace services, including Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, a cloud-enabled app and desktop virtualization solution that gives customers the flexibility to deliver desktops and applications as a service from cloud and on-premises datacenters; and Citrix Virtual Apps that allows Windows and Linux applications to be remotely delivered to Macs, PCs, thin clients, and Android/iOS mobile devices from any cloud, on-premises datacenter, or both.


Industry Peers & Competitors

Who are Citrix Systems's peers and competitors?
Here is a list of Citrix Systems's peers in the Technology sector:

Citrix Systems [NASDAQ:CTXS] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for Citrix Systems stock quote?

Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS) hit a new 52-week high on 29 August 2018 at a price of $113.25 with 1,790,900 shares traded that day. This is 12.3% higher than than its current price of $100.88 and 21.6% higher than the 52-week low of $93.14 on 03 June 2019. Average daily volume traded has been 1 million shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price Citrix Systems stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for Citrix Systems stock were reached on 29 August 2018, 329 days ago at a price of $113.25. This equates to a market capitalisation of $14Bn. The highest price reached is 12.3% higher than the current price of $100.88 with a current market cap of $13Bn.

What is the beta of Citrix Systems stock?

Citrix Systems stock moves 0.8x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of Citrix Systems (CTXS) stock?

Citrix Systems's stock has an annual volatility of 16.4% which is less volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 20.0% which has made it a safer stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have Citrix Systems's share buybacks been over the past year?

Citrix Systems is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 4.1% lower which is an underperformance of -11.2% vs the overall market. Citrix Systems still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most Citrix Systems stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in Citrix Systems with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of Citrix Systems. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 76.0% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did Citrix Systems beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters Citrix Systems has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is Citrix Systems's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

Citrix Systems is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is Citrix Systems's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for Citrix Systems's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is Citrix Systems's earnings per share (EPS)?

Citrix Systems's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

What is Citrix Systems's dividend growth rate?

Citrix Systems's dividends have grown at 0.00% in the past year and an average growth of 0.00% over the past 4 years. This is lower then it's competitors 4-year average dividend growth of 4.1

What is Citrix Systems's dividend yield?

Citrix Systems's current dividend yield is 0.37%. This is calculated by taking the dividend's per share of $0.35 (the last payment which was on 06 June 2019) and dividing by the current share price of $100.88.

What is Citrix Systems's previous and next dividend date?

Citrix Systems's most recent dividend date was 06 June 2019 when the company paid $0.35 and the next dividend date is 05 September 2019 with an expected payment of $0.35.

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