Brokerages expect that Leju Holdings Ltd (NYSE:LEJU) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of ($0.02) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have made estimates for Leju’s earnings. Leju reported earnings of ($0.14) per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 85.7%. The business is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, November 27th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Leju will report full-year earnings of ($0.14) per share for the current financial year. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report earnings of $0.27 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Leju.

Leju (NYSE:LEJU) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 23rd. The financial services provider reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.09. Leju had a negative return on equity of 26.66% and a negative net margin of 16.56%. The firm had revenue of $122.68 million during the quarter.

A number of analysts have weighed in on LEJU shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Leju from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $4.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, August 28th. ValuEngine upgraded Leju from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Leju from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.25 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Leju stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its holdings in shares of Leju Holdings Ltd (NYSE:LEJU) by 19.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,051,703 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 171,703 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned 0.77% of Leju worth $1,535,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 1.68% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Leju stock traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $1.90. 91,033 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 582,340. Leju has a twelve month low of $0.96 and a twelve month high of $2.30. The company has a market cap of $256.59 million, a P/E ratio of -1.60 and a beta of 3.27.

About Leju

Leju Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides online to offline (O2O) real estate services in the People's Republic of China. The company offers real estate e-commerce, online advertising, and online listing services through its online platform, which comprises Websites covering 377 cities and various mobile applications for the real estate and home furnishing industries.

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