Vipshop Holdings Ltd – (VIPS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.21 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect Vipshop Holdings Ltd – (NYSE:VIPS) to report $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Vipshop’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.20 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.21. Vipshop reported earnings of $0.23 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year over year growth rate of 8.7%. The firm is expected to report its next earnings results after the market closes on Monday, February 12th.

On average, analysts expect that Vipshop will report full year earnings of $0.72 per share for the current fiscal year. For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $0.84 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.78 to $0.90. Zacks’ EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for Vipshop.

Vipshop (NYSE:VIPS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 20th. The technology company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10. Vipshop had a return on equity of 34.85% and a net margin of 3.00%.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vipshop from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 25th. KeyCorp set a $17.00 price target on Vipshop and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. Nomura raised their price target on Vipshop to $19.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Sanford C. Bernstein upgraded Vipshop from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $10.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. Finally, HSBC upgraded Vipshop from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $13.43.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in shares of Vipshop by 0.9% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 17,994,330 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $189,841,000 after purchasing an additional 155,176 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its position in shares of Vipshop by 2.2% during the 2nd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 483,700 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $5,103,000 after acquiring an additional 10,500 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Vipshop by 104.3% during the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 18,066 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $190,000 after acquiring an additional 9,222 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of Vipshop by 4.4% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,352,162 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $24,945,000 after acquiring an additional 99,867 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Vipshop by 12.9% during the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 57,015 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $602,000 after acquiring an additional 6,530 shares during the last quarter. 52.46% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Vipshop (NYSE VIPS) traded down $0.04 during trading on Monday, hitting $15.93. The stock had a trading volume of 5,499,887 shares, compared to its average volume of 12,819,618. The stock has a market capitalization of $9,202.32, a PE ratio of 33.19 and a beta of 2.45. Vipshop has a 1-year low of $7.79 and a 1-year high of $17.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a current ratio of 1.05 and a quick ratio of 0.74.

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Vipshop Company Profile

Vipshop Holdings Limited is a holding company. The Company is an online discount retailer for brands in China. The Company offers branded products to consumers in China through flash sales mainly on its vip.com Website. The Company’s segment is sales, product distribution and offering of goods on its online platforms.

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