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.

MOMO was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 54, which equates to a potential upside of 22.56 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 44, implying a possible loss of -0.14 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.41 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 15.27 percent.

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 revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of MOMO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 38.68 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. MOMO has a PEG ratio of 1.08.

MOMO has traded between a high of 45.95 and a low of 13.00 over the past year. Today's price is 238.92 percent above the 52-week low, 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.