Qudian Inc. [NYSE: QD] closed the trading session at $2.44 on 06/14/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $2.13, while the highest price level was $2.52. The company report on June 10, 2021 that Qudian Inc. to Report First Quarter 2021 Financial Results on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.
Qudian Inc. (“Qudian” or the “Company”) (NYSE: QD), a leading technology platform empowering the enhancement of online consumer finance experience in China, announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 before the U.S. markets open on June 15, 2021.
The Company’s management will host an earnings conference call at 7:00 AM U.S. Eastern Time on June 15, 2021 (7:00 PM Beijing/Hong Kong time on June 15, 2021). Details for the conference call are as follows:.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 76.81 percent and weekly performance of 14.55 percent. The stock has been moved at 74.29 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 35.56 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -12.86 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 4.11M shares, QD reached to a volume of 8646772 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Qudian Inc. [QD]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for QD shares is $1.68 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on QD stock is a recommendation set at 3.30. 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.
Citigroup have made an estimate for Qudian Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sell, with their previous recommendation back on June 04, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on January 22, 2020, representing the official price target for Qudian Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Qudian Inc. is set at 0.15, with the Price to Sales ratio for QD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.07. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.33, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.09. Price to Free Cash Flow for QD in the course of the last twelve months was 1.59 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 24.70.
QD stock trade performance evaluation
Qudian Inc. [QD] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 14.55. With this latest performance, QD shares gained by 35.56% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 74.29% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 60.53% 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 QD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 65.97, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 73.11, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 60.81 for Qudian Inc. [QD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.05, while it was recorded at 2.17 for the last single week of trading, and 1.86 for the last 200 days.
Qudian Inc. [QD]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Qudian Inc. [QD] shares currently have an operating margin of +21.47 and a Gross Margin at +77.52. Qudian Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +23.78.
Return on Total Capital for QD is now 6.00, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 6.90. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 7.87, with Return on Assets sitting at 5.93. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Qudian Inc. [QD] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 8.64. Additionally, QD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 7.95, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 7.68. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 8.44, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 7.77.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Qudian Inc. [QD] managed to generate an average of $132,678 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 0.47 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.25.Qudian Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 24.70 and a Current Ratio set at 24.70.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Qudian Inc. [QD] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Qudian Inc. posted -0.51/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.26/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -96.20%. 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 QD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Qudian Inc. go to -5.39%.
Qudian Inc. [QD]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $153 million, or 31.70% of QD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of QD stocks are: ACADIAN ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC with ownership of 5,722,435, which is approximately 12.208% of the company’s market cap and around 1.60% of the total institutional ownership; CITIGROUP INC, holding 5,624,809 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $13.72 million in QD stocks shares; and GREENWOODS ASSET MANAGEMENT HONG KONG LTD., currently with $13.35 million in QD stock with ownership of nearly New of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Qudian Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of June and at the time of the June reporting period, where 56 institutional holders increased their position in Qudian Inc. [NYSE:QD] by around 23,308,004 shares. Additionally, 43 investors decreased positions by around 13,624,750 shares, while 11 investors held positions by with 25,958,718 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 62,891,472 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. QD stock had 25 new institutional investments in for a total of 10,694,364 shares, while 20 institutional investors sold positions of 2,671,732 shares during the same period.