Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) shares, dropped in value on Thursday, Jan 14, with the stock price down by -1.19% to the previous day’s close as weak demand from buyers trailed the stock to $28.25.
Actively observing the price movement in the recent trading, the stock is buoying the session at $28.59, falling within a range of $26.85 and $28.67. The value of beta (5-year monthly) is 0.74 whereas the PE ratio is 25.8 over 12-month period. Referring to stock’s 52-week performance, its high was $30.12, and the low was $11.53. On the whole, VIPS has fluctuated by 14.27% over the past month.
With the market capitalization of Vipshop Holdings Limited currently standing at about $18.76 Billion, investors are eagerly awaiting this quarter’s results, scheduled for Mar 03, 2021- Mar 08, 2021. The company’s Forward Dividend Ratio is 0, with its dividend yield at 0%. As a result, investors may see a weakening in the stock’s price before the company announces its earnings report. Analysts are projecting the company’s earnings per share (EPS) to be $0.49, which is expected to increase to $1.04 for fiscal year 2021 and then to about $1.61 by fiscal year 2022. Data indicates that the EPS growth is expected to be 0.26% in 2021, while the next year’s EPS growth is forecast to be 0.23%.
Analysts have estimated the company’s revenue for the quarter at $5.39 Billion, with a low estimate of $5.27 Billion and a high estimate of $5.57 Billion. According to the average forecast, sales growth in current quarter could jump up +28.5%, compared to the corresponding quarter of last year. Wall Street analysts also predicted that in 2021, the company’s y-o-y revenues would reach $15.57 Billion, representing an increase of 17.1% from the revenues reported in the last year’s results.
We see that VIPS’s technical picture suggests that short-term indicators denote the stock is a 100% Buy on average. However, medium term indicators have put the stock in the category of 100% Buy while long term indicators on average have been pointing out that it is a 100% Buy.
26 analyst(s) have assigned their ratings of the stock’s forecast evaluation on a scale of 1.00-5.00 to indicate a strong buy to a strong sell recommendation. The stock is rated as a Hold by 5 analyst(s), 16 recommend it as a Buy and 3 called the VIPS stock Outperform. In the meantime, 1 analyst(s) believe the stock as Underperform and 1 think it is a Sell. Thus, investors eager to increase their holdings of the company’s stock will have an opportunity to do so as the average rating for the stock is Overweight.
A comparison of Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) with its peers suggests the former has fared considerably weaker in the market. VIPS showed an intraday change of -1.19% in today’s session so far, and over the past year, it grew by +92.53%. In comparison, Godaddy Inc (GDDY) has moved higher at +1.21% today and is up +12.7% over the past 12 months. On the other hand, the price of Grubhub Inc (GRUB) has fallen -4.39% today. The stock, however, is off 45.04% from where it was a year ago. Additionally, there is a decline of -119% for Makemytrip Ltd (MMYT) in recent trading while the stock has seen an overall apprecation of 92.53% over the past year. The PE ratio stands at 25.8 for Vipshop Holdings Limited, compared to 0 for Godaddy Inc, and 0 for Grubhub Inc. Other than that, the overall performance of the S&P 500 during the today’s session so far shows that it gained 0.21%. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial improved by 0.37%.
Data on historical trading for Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) indicates that the trading volumes over the past 10 days have averaged 7.22 Million and over the past 3 months, they’ve averaged 8.21 Million. According to company’s latest data on outstanding shares, there are 677.32 Million shares outstanding.
Nearly 7.95% of Vipshop Holdings Limited’s shares belong to company insiders and institutional investors own 62.7% of the company’s shares, according to Thomson Reuters’ data. The data on short interest also indicates that stock shorts accounted for 34.09 Million shares as on December 30, 2020, resulting in a short ratio of 5.16. According to the data, the short interest in Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) stood at 5.03% of shares outstanding as of December 30, 2020; the number of short shares registered in November reached 30.19 Million. The stock has risen by +1.71% since the beginning of the year, thereby showing the potential of a further growth. This could raise investors’ confidence to be optimistic about the VIPS stock heading into the next quarter.
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