Analyst Ratings for Weibo Corp. ADR (WB)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Weibo Corp. ADR (NASDAQ:WB) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, WB was issued an average rating of Buy.

Of the 20 analysts covering the stock, 15 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for WB by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 100.7, implying potential capital gains of 28.56 percent. The minimum price target given was 63, which equates to a potential downside of -19.57 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.43 percent. That number becomes 22 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.68 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 13.7 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of WB to grow at a rate of 122.86 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. WB has a PEG ratio of 0.99.

WB has a 52-week high of 82.28 and a 52-week low of 31.25. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 150.66 percent, and 4.8 percent lower than its 52-week high. WB has a P/E ratio of 121.97. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WB value stock report compares WB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.69 billion. WB will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.