Vipshop Holdings Limited [VIPS] is -70.69% lower this YTD. Is it still time to buy?



Vipshop Holdings Limited [NYSE: VIPS] stock went on a downward path that fall over -2.60% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -0.72%. The company report on December 27, 2021 that Vipshop Updates Business Outlook for Fourth Quarter 2021.

Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS), a leading online discount retailer for brands in China (“Vipshop” or the “Company”), today provided updated business outlook for the fourth quarter of 2021.

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The Company now expects its total net revenue for the fourth quarter of 2021 to be between RMB34.0 billion and RMB35.8 billion, representing a year-over-year decrease rate of approximately 5% to 0%. This is revised from the previous outlook of total net revenue between RMB35.8 billion and RMB37.6 billion, representing a year-over-year growth rate of approximately 0% to 5%. These forecasts reflect the Company’s latest view on the market and operational conditions, which is subject to change.

Over the last 12 months, VIPS stock dropped by -68.68%. The one-year Vipshop Holdings Limited stock forecast points to a potential upside of 52.91. The average equity rating for VIPS stock is currently 2.00, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $5.57 billion, with 677.10 million shares outstanding and 438.30 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 8.69M shares, VIPS stock reached a trading volume of 5973983 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on Vipshop Holdings Limited [VIPS]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VIPS shares is $17.50 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VIPS stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. 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 Vipshop Holdings Limited shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on November 22, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on November 19, 2021, representing the official price target for Vipshop Holdings Limited stock. On September 23, 2021, analysts decreased their price target for VIPS shares from 22 to 11.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Vipshop Holdings Limited is set at 0.58, with the Price to Sales ratio for VIPS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.30. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.15, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.76.

VIPS Stock Performance Analysis:

Vipshop Holdings Limited [VIPS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.72. With this latest performance, VIPS shares dropped by -20.08% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -56.86% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -68.68% 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 VIPS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 34.38, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 32.64, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 35.85 for Vipshop Holdings Limited [VIPS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 10.55, while it was recorded at 8.31 for the last single week of trading, and 18.62 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Vipshop Holdings Limited Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Vipshop Holdings Limited [VIPS] shares currently have an operating margin of +5.11 and a Gross Margin at +20.90. Vipshop Holdings Limited’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +5.80.

Return on Total Capital for VIPS is now 17.61, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 21.64. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 22.85, with Return on Assets sitting at 10.71. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Vipshop Holdings Limited [VIPS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 10.71. Additionally, VIPS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 9.67, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 5.18. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 4.78, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 4.31.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Vipshop Holdings Limited [VIPS] managed to generate an average of $113,097 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 86.00 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.85.Vipshop Holdings Limited’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.


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 VIPS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Vipshop Holdings Limited go to 8.30%.

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Vipshop Holdings Limited [VIPS] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $2,971 million, or 61.50% of VIPS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VIPS stocks are: HARRIS ASSOCIATES L P with ownership of 28,525,800, which is approximately New of the company’s market cap and around 4.75% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 25,688,745 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $217.33 million in VIPS stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $135.91 million in VIPS stock with ownership of nearly 2.493% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Vipshop Holdings Limited stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 130 institutional holders increased their position in Vipshop Holdings Limited [NYSE:VIPS] by around 105,739,289 shares. Additionally, 179 investors decreased positions by around 85,215,550 shares, while 49 investors held positions by with 160,168,928 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 351,123,767 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VIPS stock had 28 new institutional investments in for a total of 43,476,316 shares, while 65 institutional investors sold positions of 30,900,304 shares during the same period.