Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) Is Up 20.18% in 2020 With Lots of Room to Run

Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS) is 20.18% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $7.70 and a high of $24.46 in the current 52-week trading range. The VIPS stock was last observed hovering at around $17.20 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.17% off its average median price target of $145.36 for the next 12 months. It is also 91.88% off the consensus price target high of $209.66 offered by 26 analysts, but current levels are 85.5% higher than the price target low of $117.45 for the same period.

Currently trading at $17.03, the stock is -21.93% and -19.66% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 13.61 million and changing -0.99% at the moment leaves the stock 4.18% off its SMA200. VIPS registered 118.05% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 30.90%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $21.64 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $17.61.

The stock witnessed a -20.97% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 3.21%, and is -28.77% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 5.70% over the week and 4.22% over the month.

Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) has around 20442 employees, a market worth around $11.87B and $13.28B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 17.65 and Fwd P/E is 11.20. Profit margin for the company is 5.00%. Distance from 52-week low is 121.17% and -30.38% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (15.90%).

Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) Analyst Forecasts

Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) is a “Overweight”. 26 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.10, where 9 rate it as a Hold and 3 think it is a “Overweight”. 14 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.

Vipshop Holdings Limited is expected to release its quarterly report on 11/23/2020 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.27 with sales reaching $3.12B over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 94.20% this year, but quarterly earnings will post 5.80% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to grow 11.40% in year-over-year returns.

Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) Top Institutional Holders

499 institutions hold shares in Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS), with 56.8M shares held by insiders accounting for 8.40% while institutional investors hold 64.10% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 674.78M, and float is at 542.40M with Short Float at 4.00%. Institutions hold 58.71% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Blackrock Inc. with over 21.32 million shares valued at $424.45 million. The investor’s holdings represent 4.57% of the VIPS Shares outstanding. As of Jun 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Acadian Asset Management with 17.85 million shares valued at $355.45 million to account for 3.83% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Wells Fargo & Company which holds 15.41 million shares representing 3.30% and valued at over $306.8 million, while Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) holds 3.29% of the shares totaling 15.37 million with a market value of $305.93 million.

Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include LightInTheBox Holding Co. Ltd. (LITB) that is trading 78.87% up over the past 12 months. JD.com Inc. (JD) is 165.53% up on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has risen 6.54% from the last report on Jun 29, 2020 to stand at a total of 21.3 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 4.11.