Brokerages Expect Vipshop Holdings Ltd – (VIPS) to Announce $0.18 EPS

Analysts expect that Vipshop Holdings Ltd – (NYSE:VIPS) will report earnings per share of $0.18 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for Vipshop’s earnings. Vipshop posted earnings per share of $0.22 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 18.2%. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Monday, February 11th.

On average, analysts expect that Vipshop will report full-year earnings of $0.58 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.56 to $0.59. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $0.68 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.66 to $0.70. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that follow Vipshop.

Vipshop (NYSE:VIPS) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 14th. The technology company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.07. Vipshop had a net margin of 2.57% and a return on equity of 13.12%. The business had revenue of $17.83 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.59 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.91 EPS. Vipshop’s revenue was up 16.4% compared to the same quarter last year.



A number of analysts have weighed in on the stock. Benchmark reduced their price target on shares of Vipshop from $12.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, November 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vipshop from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 17th. Citigroup reduced their price target on shares of Vipshop to $5.40 and set a “sell” rating for the company in a report on Monday, October 15th. UBS Group reduced their price target on shares of Vipshop from $8.00 to $5.50 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Friday, October 12th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Vipshop from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $6.00 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, October 9th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.05.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Levin Capital Strategies L.P. bought a new position in shares of Vipshop during the 2nd quarter worth about $108,000. Greenleaf Trust bought a new position in Vipshop during the 2nd quarter valued at about $122,000. Bridgewater Associates LP bought a new position in Vipshop during the 2nd quarter valued at about $137,000. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC lifted its holdings in Vipshop by 94.3% during the 3rd quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 27,400 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $171,000 after purchasing an additional 13,300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new position in Vipshop during the 2nd quarter valued at about $183,000. 47.87% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

NYSE:VIPS opened at $5.25 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.12, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. Vipshop has a 1 year low of $4.30 and a 1 year high of $19.14. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.65 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.05 and a beta of 1.67.

About Vipshop

Vipshop Holdings Limited operates as an online discount retailer for various brands in the People's Republic of China. It operates in two segments, Vip.com and Internet Finance Business. The company offers women's apparel, such as casual wear, jeans, dresses, outerwear, swimsuits, lingerie, pajamas, and maternity clothes; men's apparel comprising casual and smart-casual T-shirts, polo shirts, jackets, pants, and underwear; women and men shoes for casual and formal occasions; and accessories that include belts, jewelry, watches, and glasses for women and men.

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