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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for YY. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 75, implying a possible profit of 5.86 percent. The minimum price target given was 54, which equates to a potential downside of -23.78 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.42 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 15.48 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. YY has a PEG ratio of 1.42.

In the trailing 52-weeks, YY hit 73.94 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 37.81. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 87.38 percent, and 4.18 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of YY is $3.96 billion. YY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.