$0.20 Earnings Per Share Expected for Vipshop Holdings Ltd – (VIPS) This Quarter

Analysts expect that Vipshop Holdings Ltd – (NYSE:VIPS) will announce earnings of $0.20 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Vipshop’s earnings. Vipshop reported earnings per share of $0.22 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 9.1%. The company is expected to issue its next earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, February 20th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Vipshop will report full year earnings of $0.61 per share for the current fiscal year. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $0.74 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that cover Vipshop.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on VIPS shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Vipshop from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 19th. Benchmark dropped their price objective on Vipshop from $12.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, November 16th. ValuEngine raised Vipshop from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, February 4th. Finally, Bank of America downgraded Vipshop from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $6.92 price objective for the company. in a research note on Tuesday. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.42.



A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Vipshop by 6.7% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 21,277,618 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $116,176,000 after buying an additional 1,326,883 shares during the last quarter. FIL Ltd boosted its holdings in shares of Vipshop by 18.5% during the third quarter. FIL Ltd now owns 18,167,936 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $113,368,000 after purchasing an additional 2,841,430 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc boosted its holdings in shares of Vipshop by 1.6% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 14,668,309 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $91,530,000 after purchasing an additional 230,467 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vipshop by 1.6% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 14,668,309 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $91,530,000 after purchasing an additional 230,467 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Fosun International Ltd boosted its holdings in shares of Vipshop by 64.5% during the fourth quarter. Fosun International Ltd now owns 7,714,482 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $42,121,000 after purchasing an additional 3,024,719 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 48.28% of the company’s stock.

NYSE VIPS traded down $0.07 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $6.93. The stock had a trading volume of 363,428 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,372,675. Vipshop has a 52-week low of $4.30 and a 52-week high of $19.14. The company has a market capitalization of $4.61 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.97 and a beta of 2.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a current ratio of 1.12 and a quick ratio of 0.89.

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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