Analyst Ratings for Yirendai Ltd. ADR (YRD)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Yirendai Ltd. ADR (NYSE:YRD) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for YRD last month.

5 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave YRD a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for YRD. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, implying potential capital gains of 21.26 percent. The minimum price target given was 27.25, implying a possible loss of -23.15 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -6.15 percent. That number becomes -8.95 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 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.71 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of YRD to grow at a rate of -8.03 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of YRD is -1.34.

In the last 52-weeks, YRD has achieved a high of 42.34 and a low of 18.80. Currently the stock is 88.62 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 16.25 percent. YRD has a price/earnings ratio of 10.77. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The YRD value stock report compares YRD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.08 billion. YRD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.