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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for WB. The highest price target was 100.7, implying a possible profit of 28.56 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 63, which equates to a potential downside of -19.57 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 1.43 percent. That number becomes 22 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.68 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 13.7 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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 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. The PEG ratio of WB is 0.99.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WB hit 82.28 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 31.25. Currently the stock is 150.66 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 4.8 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.