A Combo of Technical Indicators for Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) Shares

Taking into account all relevant factors, Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) scores 80% Buy on the technical side. The share price is also flashing a Hold from the Barchart TrendSpotter trading system. Investors starting out on a short-term path of investing should know that short terms indicators for VIPS averaged 50% Buy with an average daily trading volume over the past 20 days at 5014008 shares. Those using medium-term investment strategies, the shares have overall a 1% Buy signal while the 50-day average daily volume remained almost 5574121 shares. It’s also important to note that the stock, whose average daily volume over the 100 days as of this piece was 5499250 shares, is signaling100% Buy for long term investors.

The stock is lingering around the initial support level of $14.35. After this, the following support is at the zone of $14.15. Up until the time the VIPS stock hit levels beyond the current one, bulls should have no alarm. In terms of its momentum, the stock’s RSI hit 50.2 on the daily chart, and this may be a cause for concern. In case the price goes below $14.15 level on closing basis, there may be more profit booking with the stock growing weaker. Still, getting to the $14.83 level may cause a pull-back move approaching $15.11 mark.

Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) is most likely going to rise -3.76 percent in the coming 12 months, as per price target approximations compiled by finviz. Nevertheless, they have set the price target at a $19 as 12-month high price target. This represents a whopping 32.4 percent increase from the current trading price of shares. The 52-week median price target given by the analysts is $14.5, which means a return possibility of 1.05 percent in comparison with the closing price of the stock of $14.35 in recent trading session. The lowest price set for the stock is $8.3 which is just above -42.16 percent from VIPS share’s price at the end of session.

In the recent trading session, Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) shares lost -1.41% or -0.2 points to reach at $14.35 with a thin trading volume of 1.055 million shares. It opened the trading session at $14.85, the shares rose to $14.91 and dropped to $14.43, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole session. The company now has a market cap of $9.79 billion and currently has 672.59 million outstanding shares. Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) stock has accumulated 6.75 percent of market value in 21 trading days.

Stock analysts at CLSA cut their rating on shares of Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) from Buy to a new rating of Outperform in their opinion released on November 25. Analysts at Daiwa Securities issued an upgrade for the stock to Buy from previous rating of Neutral, in a research note that dated back to August 16.

VIPS stock’s trailing 3-year beta is 2.12, meaning there will be a greater rate of return, although posing a higher risk. The part of a firm’s profit given to each outstanding share of regular stock was $0.68 share in the trailing 52 weeks. The stock’s value surged 2.68 percent year to date (YTD) compared to a rise of 146.19 percent in 52 week’s period. The firm’s shares are still trading -7.21 percent below its 1-year high of $15.46 and 140.69 percent up from 52-week low of $5.96. The average consensus ranking on the company is 2.3, on a ranging where 5 is equal to a consensus sell rating. In other words, the mean analyst recommendations are ranking this stock as a sell.

Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) shares are trading at a P/E ratio of 21.21 times earnings posted in the trailing 12 months. The industry VIPS deals with has an average P/E of 62.47. Its P/B ratio is standing at 3.85X compared to the 12.81 industry average. It is additionally sporting a 0.4 on the Price-to-Sales ratio, compared to the industry’s P/S average of 0.44. Vipshop Holdings Limited has a 21.2% gross profit margin, with its operating margin around 4.3%. Alongside this, the company’s net profit margin currently stands at 3.6%.

Past records have indicated that shares in Vipshop Holdings Limited declined on 16 different earnings reaction days and we have yet to see whether this trend will play out and remain in place when the company reports upcoming earnings. Investors will get the next hint of VIPS’s Q4 earnings on February 11. Analysts are predicting revenue to climb 0.9 percent to $3.91B in the financial fourth quarter, while EPS will soar by about 55 percent to $0.31 per share. In the last quarter, it’s earnings of $0.17231892032784 per share came worse than the $0.321085577087978, adjusted, expected by Thomson Reuters consensus estimate. Revenue for the quarter was $3.88B, missing the $3.95B analysts had expected. Earnings are seen to rise by -2 percent this year, 26.36 percent in the coming year and the trend continues by 5 percent every year in the next 5 years.