JOYY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) price on Thursday, August 26, rose 7.53% above its previous day’s close as an upside momentum from buyers pushed the stock’s value to $60.72.
A look at the stock’s price movement, the level at last check in today’s session was $56.47, moving within a range at $53.75 and $56.53. The beta value (5-Year monthly) was 0.84. Turning to its 52-week performance, $148.88 and $39.11 were the 52-week high and 52-week low respectively. Overall, YY moved 2.49% over the past month.
JOYY Inc.’s market cap currently stands at around $4.27 billion, with investors looking forward to this quarter’s earnings report slated for Nov 15, 2021 – Nov 19, 2021. The company has a Forward Dividend ratio of 2.04, with its dividend yield at 3.61%. As such, investors might be keen on an upside in the stock’s price ahead of the scheduled earnings report. Analysts project the company’s earnings per share (EPS) to be -$1.17, which has seen fiscal year 2021 EPS growth forecast to increase to $2.69 and about $14.1 for fiscal year 2022. Per the data, EPS growth is expected to be 221.20% for 2021 and 424.20% for the next financial year.
Analysts have a consensus estimate of $4.26 billion for the company’s revenue for the quarter, with a low and high estimate of $4.19 billion and $4.37 billion respectively. The average forecast suggests up to a 462.80% growth in sales growth compared to quarterly growth in the same period last fiscal year. Wall Street analysts have also projected the company’s year-on-year revenue for 2021 to grow to $19.18 billion, representing a 830.90% jump on that reported in the last financial year.
Revisions could be used as tool to get short term price movement insight, and for the company that in the past seven days was no upward and no downward review(s). Turning to the stock’s technical picture we see that short term indicators suggest on average that YY is a 50% Sell. On the other hand, the stock is on average a 50% Sell as suggested by medium term indicators while long term indicators are putting the stock in 100% Sell category.
20 analyst(s) have given their forecast ratings for the stock on a scale of 1.00-5.00 for a strong buy to strong sell recommendation. A total of 1 analyst(s) rate the stock as a Hold, 19 recommend YY as a Buy and 0 give it an Overweight rating. Meanwhile, 0 analyst(s) rate the stock as Underweight and 0 say it is a Sell. As such, the average rating for the stock is Buy which could provide an opportunity for investors keen on increasing their holdings of the company’s stock.
YY’s current price about 24.03% and 5.98% off the 20-day and 50-day simple moving averages respectively. The Relative Strength Index (RSI, 14) currently prints 65.05, while 7-day volatility ratio is 9.60% and 6.22% in the 30-day chart. Further, JOYY Inc. (YY) has a beta value of 0.85, and an average true range (ATR) of 3.27. Analysts have given the company’s stock an average 52-week price target of $535.71, forecast between a low of $298.68 and high of $800.17. Looking at the price targets, the low is -391.9% off recent price level in today’s trading while to achieve the yearly target high, it has to move -1217.8%. Nonetheless, investors will most likely welcome a -744.8% jump to $512.96 which is the analysts’ median price.
In the market, a comparison of JOYY Inc. (YY) and its peers suggest the former has performed considerably stronger. Data shows YY’s intraday price has changed 7.53% today and -39.98% over the past year. Elsewhere, the overall performance for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial shows that the indexes are down -0.31% and -0.12% respectively on the day as seen in early trades.
If we refocus on JOYY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY), historical trading data shows that trading volumes averaged 2.36 million over the past 10 days and 1.40 million over the past 3 months. The company’s latest data on shares outstanding shows there are 79.40 million shares.
The 1.44% of JOYY Inc.’s shares are in the hands of company insiders while institutional holders own 79.50% of the company’s shares. Also important is the data on short interest which shows that short shares stood at 6.66 million on Jul 14, 2021, giving us a short ratio of 5.64. The data shows that as of Jul 14, 2021 short interest in JOYY Inc. (YY) stood at 8.38% of shares outstanding, with shares short falling to 6.97 million registered in Jun 14, 2021. Current price change has pushed the stock -29.39% YTD, which shows the potential for further growth is there. It is this reason that could see investor optimism for the YY stock continues to rise going into the next quarter.