News headlines about JD.Com (NASDAQ:JD) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. JD.Com earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the information services provider an impact score of 47.5214447912656 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- HoneySweet key to J&D onion program success (theproducenews.com)
- Chinese investors want relaxed rules for tech IPOs – exchange (finance.yahoo.com)
- JD.Com (JD) a Hold at $291.11 – Investorplace.com (investorplace.com)
- Take Advantage of Recent Weakness in JD.Com Inc(ADR) (JD … – Investorplace.com (investorplace.com)
- The Dip in JD.Com Inc(ADR) Stock Is Just a Flesh Wound – Investorplace.com (investorplace.com)
JD has been the subject of several analyst reports. Vetr upgraded JD.Com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $48.61 target price for the company in a report on Friday, January 19th. Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on JD.Com in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a $48.00 price target for the company. Nomura upped their price target on JD.Com from $49.00 to $52.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 price target on shares of JD.Com in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price target on shares of JD.Com in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $48.44.
JD.Com (NASDAQ:JD) last announced its earnings results on Friday, March 2nd. The information services provider reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by ($0.06). JD.Com had a positive return on equity of 2.38% and a negative net margin of 0.05%. The firm had revenue of $110,165.33 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $108.88 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.40) EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 38.7% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that JD.Com will post 0.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
JD.com, Inc is an online direct sales company. The Company engages in the sale of electronics and home appliance products and general merchandise products (including audio, video products and books) sourced from manufacturers, distributors and publishers in China on the Internet through its Website, www.jd.com.
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