Trade-Ideas LLC identified Ebix ( EBIX) as a new lifetime high candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Ebix as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • EBIX has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $10.7 million.
  • EBIX has traded 72,801 shares today.
  • EBIX is trading at a new lifetime high.

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More details on EBIX:

Ebix, Inc. provides software and e-commerce solutions to the insurance industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.9%. EBIX has a PE ratio of 16. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Ebix a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

The average volume for Ebix has been 342,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ebix has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. The stock has a beta of 1.91 and a short float of 39% with 31.75 days to cover. Shares are up 4.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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TheStreetRatings.com Analysis:

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ebix as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.

Highlights from the ratings report include:
  • The revenue growth greatly exceeded the industry average of 6.3%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 31.5%. Growth in the company's revenue appears to have helped boost the earnings per share.
  • The current debt-to-equity ratio, 0.47, is low and is below the industry average, implying that there has been successful management of debt levels. To add to this, EBIX has a quick ratio of 1.64, which demonstrates the ability of the company to cover short-term liquidity needs.
  • The return on equity has improved slightly when compared to the same quarter one year prior. This can be construed as a modest strength in the organization. Compared to other companies in the Software industry and the overall market, EBIX INC's return on equity exceeds that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • Powered by its strong earnings growth of 25.53% and other important driving factors, this stock has surged by 25.95% over the past year, outperforming the rise in the S&P 500 Index during the same period. Regarding the stock's future course, although almost any stock can fall in a broad market decline, EBIX should continue to move higher despite the fact that it has already enjoyed a very nice gain in the past year.

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