KeyCorp Comments on Vipshop Holdings Ltd -‘s Q4 2018 Earnings (VIPS)
Vipshop Holdings Ltd – (NYSE:VIPS) – Investment analysts at KeyCorp upped their Q4 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Vipshop in a report issued on Thursday, November 15th. KeyCorp analyst H. Chung now anticipates that the technology company will earn $0.14 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.13. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Vipshop’s Q1 2019 earnings at $0.12 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.10 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.18 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $0.50 EPS.
Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vipshop from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. CLSA lowered shares of Vipshop from an “outperform” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $9.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, August 14th. Daiwa Capital Markets lowered shares of Vipshop from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and dropped their target price for the company from $16.00 to $8.00 in a report on Tuesday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Vipshop from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 21st. Finally, Macquarie decreased their price target on shares of Vipshop from $16.50 to $10.50 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 15th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $11.05.
Vipshop (NYSE:VIPS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 14th. The technology company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.07. The company had revenue of $17.83 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.59 billion. Vipshop had a net margin of 2.57% and a return on equity of 13.12%. Vipshop’s revenue was up 16.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.91 earnings per share.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Schroder Investment Management Group increased its stake in Vipshop by 27.2% in the second quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 24,751,215 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $267,808,000 after purchasing an additional 5,294,013 shares in the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. increased its position in shares of Vipshop by 1,559.4% during the second quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 20,698,567 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $224,580,000 after acquiring an additional 19,451,180 shares in the last quarter. FIL Ltd increased its position in shares of Vipshop by 18.5% during the third quarter. FIL Ltd now owns 18,167,936 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $113,368,000 after acquiring an additional 2,841,430 shares in the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its position in shares of Vipshop by 32.7% during the third quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 7,078,694 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $44,171,000 after acquiring an additional 1,746,143 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Global Thematic Partners LLC increased its position in shares of Vipshop by 63.1% during the third quarter. Global Thematic Partners LLC now owns 6,382,543 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $39,825,000 after acquiring an additional 2,468,257 shares in the last quarter. 47.25% 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 shoes for casual and formal occasions; and accessories that include belts, jewelry, watches, and glasses for women and men.
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