In the latest trading session, Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS) closed at $8.28, marking a +0.36% move from the previous day. This move outpaced the S&P 500's daily gain of 0.21%. At the same time, the Dow added 0.64%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.05%.
Prior to today's trading, shares of the company had gained 7% over the past month. This has outpaced the Computer and Technology sector's gain of 5.1% and the S&P 500's gain of 2.57% in that time.
Wall Street will be looking for positivity from VIPS as it approaches its next earnings report date. The company is expected to report EPS of $0.17, unchanged from the prior-year quarter. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $3 billion, down 5.19% from the year-ago period.
Looking at the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates suggest analysts are expecting earnings of $0.72 per share and revenue of $13.10 billion. These totals would mark changes of +24.14% and +3.21%, respectively, from last year.
Any recent changes to analyst estimates for VIPS should also be noted by investors. These revisions typically reflect the latest short-term business trends, which can change frequently. With this in mind, we can consider positive estimate revisions a sign of optimism about the company's business outlook.
Based on our research, we believe these estimate revisions are directly related to near-team stock moves. To benefit from this, we have developed the Zacks Rank, a proprietary model which takes these estimate changes into account and provides an actionable rating system.
The Zacks Rank system ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell). It has a remarkable, outside-audited track record of success, with #1 stocks delivering an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection remained stagnant. VIPS is currently a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Investors should also note VIPS's current valuation metrics, including its Forward P/E ratio of 11.54. This valuation marks a discount compared to its industry's average Forward P/E of 16.55.
The Internet - Delivery Services industry is part of the Computer and Technology sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 238, which puts it in the bottom 7% of all 250+ industries.
The Zacks Industry Rank gauges the strength of our individual industry groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.
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