JD.com (NASDAQ:JD) was downgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Saturday.

A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on JD. Vetr downgraded JD.com from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.52 target price on the stock. in a report on Monday, January 8th. BidaskClub downgraded JD.com from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded JD.com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of JD.com in a report on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase dropped their target price on JD.com from $50.00 to $48.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, March 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company. JD.com has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $48.91.

NASDAQ JD opened at $37.44 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a quick ratio of 0.62 and a current ratio of 0.97. The stock has a market cap of $57,214.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3,744.00, a P/E/G ratio of 9.71 and a beta of 1.61. JD.com has a 1 year low of $34.00 and a 1 year high of $50.68.

JD.com (NASDAQ:JD) last issued its earnings results on Friday, March 2nd. The information services provider reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.04) by ($0.06). The business had revenue of $110,165.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $108.88 billion. JD.com had a negative net margin of 0.05% and a positive return on equity of 2.38%. JD.com’s revenue for the quarter was up 38.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.40) EPS. sell-side analysts expect that JD.com will post 0.18 earnings per share for the current year.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Truewealth LLC bought a new stake in shares of JD.com in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $103,000. Delpha Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of JD.com in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $128,000. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. bought a new stake in shares of JD.com in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $135,000. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. grew its stake in shares of JD.com by 58.3% in the 4th quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 3,800 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $157,000 after buying an additional 1,400 shares in the last quarter. Finally, CENTRAL TRUST Co bought a new stake in shares of JD.com in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $166,000. 43.65% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About JD.com

JD.com, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an e-commerce company in the People's Republic of China. The company operates in two segments, JD Mall and New Businesses. It sells mobile handsets, consumer electronics products, and auto parts and accessories; home appliances; and general merchandise products directly to customers through its Website jd.com and mobile applications.

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