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.

Several price targets were given for YRD by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 43, implying a possible profit of 21.26 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 27.25, implying a possible loss of -23.15 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -6.15 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -8.95 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.71 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

YRD has an estimated earnings growth rate of -8.03 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. YRD has a PEG ratio of -1.34.

YRD has a 52-week high of 42.34 and a 52-week low of 18.80. Currently the stock is 88.62 percent higher than its low, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.