JD.com Inc. [NASDAQ: JD] loss -2.04% or -1.84 points to close at $88.54 with a heavy trading volume of 9962704 shares. The company report on December 29, 2020 that China’s First National Standard for Express Delivery Service by Unmanned Aircraft Jointly Formulated by EHang will be Effective from January 1, 2021.
The Specification for Express Delivery Service by Unmanned Aircraft (the “Standard”) issued by the State Post Bureau of PRC will be effective from January 1st, 2021. The Standard was jointly formulated by industry-leading players including EHang (Nasdaq: EH), JD.com (Nasdaq: JD), and ZTO Express (NYSE: ZTO). As China’s first industry standard for express delivery service by unmanned aircrafts, the implementation of the Standard is of great significance for improving the last-mile delivery service, ensuring the safety of operations, as well as promoting the development of intelligent aerial logistics of urban air mobility (“UAM”) industry.
The Standard is applicable to express delivery services by unmanned aircrafts with a maximum empty aircraft weight of 116kg, a maximum takeoff weight of 150kg, and an airspeed of no greater than 100km/h. Moreover, it specifies the service entities, conditions, procedures, assessments, safety issues and compensation of express delivery by unmanned aircrafts, which provides a standard reference for postal express companies and drone operators to engage in drone delivery services in the future.
It opened the trading session at $90.62, the shares rose to $91.10 and dropped to $88.44, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for JD points out that the company has recorded 42.51% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -170.76% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 12.74M shares, JD reached to a volume of 9962704 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about JD.com Inc. [JD]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for JD shares is $100.23 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on JD stock is a recommendation set at 1.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Stifel have made an estimate for JD.com Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on January 05, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Barclays raised their target price from $79 to $83. The new note on the price target was released on August 24, 2020, representing the official price target for JD.com Inc. stock. On May 18, 2020, analysts increased their price target for JD shares from 60 to 66.
The Average True Range (ATR) for JD.com Inc. is set at 3.64, with the Price to Sales ratio for JD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.28. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 5.89, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 12.12. Price to Free Cash Flow for JD in the course of the last twelve months was 23.77 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.
Trading performance analysis for JD stock
JD.com Inc. [JD] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -7.29. With this latest performance, JD shares gained by 8.36% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 42.51% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 119.65% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for JD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 53.14, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 52.51, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.23 for JD.com Inc. [JD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 85.68, while it was recorded at 89.31 for the last single week of trading, and 68.46 for the last 200 days.
JD.com Inc. [JD]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and JD.com Inc. [JD] shares currently have an operating margin of +0.89 and a Gross Margin at +14.42. JD.com Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +2.11.
Return on Total Capital for JD is now 4.87, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 14.67. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 17.30, with Return on Assets sitting at 5.22. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, JD.com Inc. [JD] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 23.42. Additionally, JD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 18.98, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 7.38. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 19.03, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 15.42.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, JD.com Inc. [JD] managed to generate an average of $60,668 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 39.96 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 2.47.JD.com Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.
JD.com Inc. [JD]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, JD.com Inc. posted 0.08/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.06/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 33.30%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for JD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for JD.com Inc. go to 6.74%.
An analysis of insider ownership at JD.com Inc. [JD]
There are presently around $53,085 million, or 47.60% of JD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of JD stocks are: TIGER GLOBAL MANAGEMENT LLC with ownership of 51,650,366, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 7.07% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 41,375,133 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.74 billion in JD stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $2.77 billion in JD stock with ownership of nearly 0.739% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in JD.com Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 357 institutional holders increased their position in JD.com Inc. [NASDAQ:JD] by around 47,942,433 shares. Additionally, 320 investors decreased positions by around 95,356,025 shares, while 95 investors held positions by with 444,052,343 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 587,350,801 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. JD stock had 123 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,362,616 shares, while 73 institutional investors sold positions of 18,617,676 shares during the same period.