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 price target was 75, which equates to a potential upside of 5.86 percent. The minimum price target given was 54, which equates to a potential downside of -23.78 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.78 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

YY has an estimated earnings growth rate of 10.78 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of YY is 1.42.

YY has traded between a high of 73.94 and a low of 37.81 over the past year. Currently the stock is 87.38 percent higher than its 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.96 billion. YY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.