Leju Holdings Limited (NYSE:LEJU) Getting Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Study Finds
News coverage about Leju Holdings Limited (NYSE:LEJU) has been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Leju Holdings Limited earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.8031709401777 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered shares of Leju Holdings Limited from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and lowered their price target for the stock from $3.80 to $2.10 in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Leju Holdings Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Leju Holdings Limited from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, May 25th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, The company currently has a consensus rating of “Sell” and an average target price of $3.35.
Shares of Leju Holdings Limited (LEJU) opened at 1.59 on Tuesday. The company’s market cap is $295.74 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $1.92 and a 200 day moving average of $3.07. Leju Holdings Limited has a 1-year low of $1.37 and a 1-year high of $5.47.
Leju Holdings Limited (NYSE:LEJU) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June 14th. The financial services provider reported ($0.21) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.30) by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $68.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $65.32 million. Leju Holdings Limited had a negative return on equity of 5.42% and a negative net margin of 5.24%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 39.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.04) earnings per share. Analysts predict that Leju Holdings Limited will post ($0.15) EPS for the current year.
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About Leju Holdings Limited
Leju Holdings Limited is an online to offline (O2O), real estate services provider in China. The Company offers real estate e-commerce, online advertising and online listing services through its online platform, which consists of local Websites covering over 260 cities and various mobile applications.
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