Analyst Ratings for Momo Inc. ADR (MOMO)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Buy has been given to Momo Inc. ADR (NASDAQ:MOMO) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, MOMO received an average rating of Buy.

Of the 12 analysts covering the stock, 10 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for MOMO. The most optimistic price target was 54, implying potential capital gains of 22.56 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 44, which equates to a potential downside of -0.14 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 7.79 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.85 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.41 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 15.27 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of MOMO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 38.68 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of MOMO is 1.08.

MOMO has a 52-week high of 45.95 and a 52-week low of 13.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 238.92 percent, and 4.11 percent lower than its 52-week high. MOMO has a price/earnings ratio of 41.88. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MOMO value stock report compares MOMO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of MOMO is $8.52 billion. MOMO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.