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 minimum price target given was 54, which equates to a potential downside of -23.78 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.42 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 20.84 percent. 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.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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 YY to grow at a rate of 10.78 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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 4.18 percent lower than its 52-week high. YY has a P/E 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.