Netease.com Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages (NASDAQ:NTES)
Shares of Netease.com (NASDAQ:NTES) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the eleven analysts that are covering the stock, American Banking News.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $70.24.
Separately, analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Netease.com to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 13th. They now have a $79.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $77.00.
Shares of Netease.com (NASDAQ:NTES) traded down 1.60% on Thursday, hitting $71.84. The stock had a trading volume of 82,835 shares. Netease.com has a 52 week low of $49.51 and a 52 week high of $84.35. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $76.18 and its 200-day moving average is $71.66. The company has a market cap of $9.340 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.47.
Netease.com (NASDAQ:NTES) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February 12th. The company reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.42 by $0.15. The company had revenue of $427.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $407.79 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.23 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Netease.com will post $5.94 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a special dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, March 7th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 26th will be given a dividend of $1.41 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 24th.
NetEase, Inc is a holding company. The Company is an Internet technology company. The Company provides its Internet and wireless value-added applications, services and technologies and advertising services to Guangzhou NetEase and Guangyitong Advertising and they operate the NetEase Websites and the online advertising business.
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