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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for YRD. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, which equates to a potential upside of 21.26 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 27.25, which equates to a potential downside of -23.15 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -6.15 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -8.95 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of YRD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -8.03 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. YRD has a PEG ratio of -1.34.

In the last 52-weeks, YRD has achieved a high of 42.34 and a low of 18.80. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 88.62 percent, and 16.25 percent lower than its 52-week high. YRD has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.