Analyst Ratings for YY Inc. ADR (YY)

Updated: 2017-07-27

YY Inc. ADR (NASDAQ:YY) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. YY had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 16 analysts covering the stock, 11 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for YY. The maximum price target given was 75, implying potential capital gains of 5.86 percent. The lowest price target was 54, which equates to a potential downside of -23.78 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.42 percent. That number becomes 20.84 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 0.78 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 15.48 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of YY to grow at a rate of 10.78 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. YY has a PEG ratio of 1.42.

In the last 52-weeks, YY has achieved a high of 73.94 and a low of 37.81. Today's price is 87.38 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 4.18 percent. YY has a price/earnings ratio of 15.31. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The YY value stock report compares YY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.96 billion. YY is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.