Qudian Inc. (NYSE:QD) traded at $2.01 at last check today, made a downturn move of -0.74% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $2.02 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 0.98. The company has a trailing 12-month PE ratio of 3.77. In terms of its 52-week price range, QD has a high of $3.82 and a low of $1.17. The company’s stock has gained about -11.79% over that past 30 days.
Qudian Inc. has a market cap of $376.81 Million and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on May 24, 2021- May 28, 2021. With its Forward Dividend at 0 and a yield of 0%, the company’s investors could be worried for the QD stock to lose ahead of the earnings release. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of $0.29, with the EPS growth for the year raised at $0.77 for 2021 and $0.62 for next year. These figures represent 2.35% and -0.19% growth in EPS for the two years respectively.
Analysts tracking the company’s growth have also given it a consensus growth in revenue estimated at $94.77 Million, with a low of $94.77 Million and a high of $94.77 Million. The median projection represents growth adding up to -30.7% compared to sales growth for the corresponding quarter a year ago. According to analyst consensus estimates figures, the company’s yearly revenue forecast for 2021 is expected to hit $470.42 Million, or -17.4% down from figures reported last year.
On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the QD stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 25% Sell, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Buy. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 50% Buy.
Based on estimates by 3 analysts, where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 2 have rated the Qudian Inc. (QD) stock as a Hold, while none rate it as a Buy. None analyst(s) rate it as outperform while none of them rated it as underperform, whereas 1 suggest the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Underweight and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.
Let’s briefly compare Qudian Inc. (QD) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of -0.74% and +26.25% over the past 12 months for QD competes that of Capital One Financial Corp (COF), which has seen its stock price rise 0.45% in the latest trading session and is +143.46% over the last one year. Another of its peers Discover Financial Services (DFS) has dropped -0.2% today, and was +177.11% up over the past year, while Ally Financial (ALLY) is also down -0.74% yet, while its price remains in the green at 26.25% over the same period. Qudian Inc. has a P/E ratio of 3.77 compared to Capital One Financial Corp’s 9.82 and Discover Financial Services’ 12.92. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at -1.21% and -0.62%, respectively, in early deals.