Published: Thu, May 18, 2017
Money | By Armando Alvarado

Stifel Nicolaus Reiterated Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) As 'Buy'

Stifel Nicolaus Reiterated Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) As 'Buy'

Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS)'s distance from 200 day simple moving average is 3.89 percent, its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 0.66 percent, while its distance from 20 day simple moving average is -1.56 percent.

In addition to Stifel reporting its target price, a total of 21 brokers have issued a report on the stock. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 77.07% of the company's stock. VIPS has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports.

Vipshop Holdings Limited has 583,308,000 shares in issue which have a share price of 14.78 giving Vipshop Holdings Limited a market capitalisation of 8.62B United States dollars. Vipshop Holdings Ltd - earned a media sentiment score of -0.07 on AlphaOne's scale. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock hit its 52-week high on 08/16/16, and 52-week low on 05/23/16. The investment community uses this figure to determine a company's size, as opposed to sales or total asset figures.

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Vipshop Holdings Limited the EPS stands at 0.23 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.21, suggesting the stock exceeded the analysts' expectations.

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Shares of Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) touched the day high at $15.45 while its day Low was at $13.63. Overall, the share price is down -37.9% year to date. During the last month, the stock has changed 23.06% and performed 53.61% over the last 6 months. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.56B along with 101.51M outstanding shares. The stock appeared -15.11% below its 52-week highs and is up 8.20% for the last five trades. Finally, World Asset Management Inc boosted its position in Vipshop Holdings Ltd - by 1.4% in the first quarter. Vipshop Holdings Ltd - ADR (NYSE:VIPS)'s shares are now trading -20.62% away from the 52-week high price of $17.41 and +35.36% far from the 52-week low price of $10.21.

The 20-Day Bollinger Band now is signaling a "Hold" for Vipshop Holdings Ltd (VIPS). Vipshop Holdings Ltd - also was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Noting its average daily volume at 1.7 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. Currently, VEON Ltd.net profit margin for the 12 months is at -3.24%. The firm's revenue was up 31.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This story was published by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. The correct version of this story can be accessed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/05/16/vipshop-holdings-ltd-vips-rating-increased-to-overweight-at-jpmorgan-chase-co.html. FIL Ltd increased its position in Vipshop Holdings Ltd - by 55.6% in the fourth quarter.

Heading into the stock price potential, Vipshop Holdings Limited needs to grow just 20.64% to cross its median price target of $16.6. Its last 5-Year EPS growth stands at -50.00% with earnings growth of -95.40% yoy. Our strong results highlight the effectiveness of our strategic focus on expanding our customer base and gaining additional market share in China's fragmented discount retail market. The Company offers branded products to consumers in China through flash sales mainly on its vip.com Website. They set a buy rating and a $17.00 price objective on the stock. The Company's segment is sales, product distribution and offering of goods on its online platforms.

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