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One of the losers of today's trading session was XP. Shares of the Capital markets company plunged -12.3%, and some investors may be wondering if its price of $18.81 would make a good entry point. Here's what you should know if you are considering this investment:

  • XP has moved 21.1% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 29.3%

  • XP has an average analyst rating of buy and is -35.09% away from its mean target price of $28.98 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $1.4

  • XP has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.4 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $1.96 and its forward P/E ratio is 9.6

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 0.53 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • XP is part of the Finance sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 12.38 and an average P/B of 1.58

  • XP has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of 35.5% and gross profit margins of 0.7%

  • XP Inc. provides financial products and services in Brazil. It operates XP Platform, an open product platform that provides clients to access investment products in the market comprising brokerage securities, fixed income securities, mutual, hedge, and private equity funds; derivatives and synthetic instruments; credit cards; loan operations/collateralized credit products; pension and social security funds, and life and travel insurance products; and other investment products comprising real estate funds, and equity and debt capital markets solutions, as well as wealth management services. The company offers brokerage and issuer services to institutional and corporate clients. It also manages mutual funds focused on stocks and macro strategies distributed to retail and to institutional clients; funds and managed portfolios for high-net-worth retail clients, and proprietary treasury funds; and passive mutual funds that track market indexes, and mutual and investment funds focused on fixed income, credit, real estate, infrastructure, and other alternative strategies. In addition, the company offers securities brokerage services for institutional and retail investors; interdealer brokerage services for institutional traders; and commercial and investment banking products, such as loan operations and transactions in the foreign exchange markets and deposits, as well as develops and sells financial education courses and events online and in person to retail clients. It offers its sell products and services through its omni-channel distribution network and online portals. XP Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

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