Vipshop (VIPS) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

News articles about Vipshop (NYSE:VIPS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vipshop earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.7565059831701 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Shares of Vipshop (NYSE VIPS) traded up $1.43 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $18.92. 16,838,290 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 14,210,000. The stock has a market cap of $11,230.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.61 and a beta of 2.45. Vipshop has a 1 year low of $7.79 and a 1 year high of $18.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a current ratio of 1.05 and a quick ratio of 0.74.

Vipshop (NYSE:VIPS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 20th. The technology company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10. Vipshop had a net margin of 2.67% and a return on equity of 32.68%. equities analysts anticipate that Vipshop will post 0.56 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have recently commented on VIPS. HSBC upgraded Vipshop from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday. Benchmark restated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 target price (up from $12.00) on shares of Vipshop in a research report on Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their target price on Vipshop from $22.00 to $23.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday. KeyCorp set a $20.00 target price on Vipshop and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Macquarie upgraded Vipshop from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $20.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $16.40.

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Vipshop Company Profile

Vipshop Holdings Limited is a holding company. The Company is an online discount retailer for brands in China. The Company offers branded products to consumers in China through flash sales mainly on its vip.com Website. The Company’s segment is sales, product distribution and offering of goods on its online platforms.

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