YY (YY) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.20

Media coverage about YY (NASDAQ:YY) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. YY earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the information services provider an impact score of 47.3664930329854 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Shares of YY (NASDAQ YY) opened at $89.23 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $5,078.58, a P/E ratio of 17.09, a P/E/G ratio of 0.98 and a beta of 1.17. YY has a 12 month low of $37.81 and a 12 month high of $97.59.

YY (NASDAQ:YY) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The information services provider reported $1.59 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.41 by $0.18. YY had a net margin of 22.08% and a return on equity of 39.07%. The business had revenue of $464.78 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $425.44 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.08 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 53.4% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that YY will post 5.76 EPS for the current year.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of YY from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Vetr raised shares of YY from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $94.08 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. ValuEngine downgraded shares of YY from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Jefferies Group LLC raised shares of YY from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of YY from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $74.82.

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About YY

YY Inc (YY) is a social platform that engages users in real-time online group activities through voice, video and text on personal computers and mobile devices. The Company’s segments include YY IVAS and others, Huya broadcasting, and 100 Education. YY enables users to create and organize groups of varying sizes to discover and participate in a range of online activities, including music shows, online games, dating shows, live game broadcasting and e-learning.

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