Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for Vipshop (VIPS)

Vipshop (NYSE: VIPS) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 11/27/2019 – Vipshop is now covered by analysts at Macquarie. They set an “outperform” rating and a $16.30 price target on the stock.
  • 11/21/2019 – Vipshop is now covered by analysts at Macquarie. They set an “outperform” rating and a $16.30 price target on the stock.
  • 11/20/2019 – Vipshop was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $14.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Vipshop Holdings Ltd. is an online discount retailer for brands. The Company offers branded products to consumers in China through flash sales on its vipshop.com website. It offers a wide selection of various famous branded discount products including apparel for women, men and children, fashion goods, cosmetics, home goods and other lifestyle products, through its website. Vipshop Holdings Ltd. is headquartered in Guangzhou. “
  • 11/14/2019 – Vipshop had its price target raised by analysts at Benchmark Co. from $12.00 to $15.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 11/3/2019 – Vipshop was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Vipshop Holdings Ltd. is an online discount retailer for brands. The Company offers branded products to consumers in China through flash sales on its vipshop.com website. It offers a wide selection of various famous branded discount products including apparel for women, men and children, fashion goods, cosmetics, home goods and other lifestyle products, through its website. Vipshop Holdings Ltd. is headquartered in Guangzhou. “
  • 10/26/2019 – Vipshop had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Zacks Investment Research. They now have a $11.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Vipshop Holdings Ltd. is an online discount retailer for brands. The Company offers branded products to consumers in China through flash sales on its vipshop.com website. It offers a wide selection of various famous branded discount products including apparel for women, men and children, fashion goods, cosmetics, home goods and other lifestyle products, through its website. Vipshop Holdings Ltd. is headquartered in Guangzhou. “
  • 10/19/2019 – Vipshop was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $11.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Vipshop Holdings Ltd. is an online discount retailer for brands. The Company offers branded products to consumers in China through flash sales on its vipshop.com website. It offers a wide selection of various famous branded discount products including apparel for women, men and children, fashion goods, cosmetics, home goods and other lifestyle products, through its website. Vipshop Holdings Ltd. is headquartered in Guangzhou. “

Vipshop stock opened at $13.06 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.73 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.37 and a beta of 1.97. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $11.52 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $8.98. Vipshop Holdings Ltd – has a 52-week low of $5.04 and a 52-week high of $13.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02, a current ratio of 0.92 and a quick ratio of 0.65.

Vipshop (NYSE:VIPS) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 13th. The technology company reported $1.78 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by $1.65. Vipshop had a net margin of 3.62% and a return on equity of 17.41%. The company had revenue of $19.61 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.53 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.75 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that Vipshop Holdings Ltd – will post 0.81 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vipshop by 44.6% during the third quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 3,149 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $28,000 after buying an additional 971 shares in the last quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. bought a new position in Vipshop in the 2nd quarter valued at $34,000. Altshuler Shaham Ltd bought a new position in Vipshop in the 2nd quarter valued at $123,000. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its stake in Vipshop by 390.3% in the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 7,208 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $63,000 after purchasing an additional 5,738 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ellington Management Group LLC acquired a new position in Vipshop in the second quarter worth $88,000. 43.93% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Vipshop Holdings Limited operates as an online discount retailer for various brands in the People's Republic of China. It operates in two segments, Vip.com and Internet Finance Business. The company offers women's apparel, such as casual wear, jeans, dresses, outerwear, swimsuits, lingerie, pajamas, and maternity clothes; men's apparel comprising casual and smart-casual T-shirts, polo shirts, jackets, pants, and underwear; women and men casual and formal shoes; and accessories that include belts, jewelry, watches, and glasses for women and men.

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