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.

YY was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 15.48 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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.

YY has an estimated earnings growth rate of 10.78 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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 trailing 52-weeks, YY hit 73.94 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.