Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB) went up by 4.30% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $52.05. The company’s stock price has collected 4.64% of gains in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 12/08/21 that Chinese Social-Media Giant Weibo Drops in Hong Kong Market Debut
Is It Worth Investing in Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ :WB) Right Now?
Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 17.22 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for WB is at 0.64. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 12 analysts out of 24 who provided ratings for Weibo Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 10 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $26.09, which is $7.79 above the current price. WB currently public float of 138.01M and currently shorts hold a 5.23% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of WB was 840.08K shares.
WB’s Market Performance
WB stocks went up by 4.64% for the week, with a monthly jump of 4.01% and a quarterly performance of -16.16%, while its annual performance rate touched -61.43%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.19% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.15% for Weibo Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.05% for WB stocks with a simple moving average of -23.42% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of WB
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for WB stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for WB by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for WB in the upcoming period, according to Goldman is $37.50 based on the research report published on April 11th of the current year 2022.
UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see WB reach a price target of $27.80, previously predicting the price at $64. The rating they have provided for WB stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on March 11th, 2022.
Credit Suisse gave a rating of “Outperform” to WB, setting the target price at $56 in the report published on August 19th of the previous year.
WB Trading at -1.49% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought WB to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -63.63% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.15%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.19%, as shares surge +1.99% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -7.75% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, WB rose by +4.64%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -44.91% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $18.94. In addition, Weibo Corporation saw -38.90% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Stock Fundamentals for WB
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +30.90 for the present operating margin
- +82.11 for the gross margin
The net margin for Weibo Corporation stands at +18.98. The total capital return value is set at 12.12, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.21. Equity return is now at value 7.50, with 3.50 for asset returns.
Based on Weibo Corporation (WB), the company’s capital structure generated 69.42 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 40.98. Total debt to assets is 33.18, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 44.26. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 26.12.
The receivables turnover for the company is 1.60 and the total asset turnover is 0.33. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.22.