Shares of JD.Com Inc (NASDAQ:JD) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the nineteen ratings firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $39.10.

JD has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Nomura lowered their price target on shares of JD.Com from $44.00 to $41.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, August 17th. UBS Group set a $28.00 price objective on shares of JD.Com and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of JD.Com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, September 27th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $39.00 price objective on shares of JD.Com in a report on Wednesday, September 5th. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares initiated coverage on shares of JD.Com in a report on Friday, September 7th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $30.00 price objective for the company.

JD.Com stock opened at $22.39 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a quick ratio of 0.66 and a current ratio of 0.99. JD.Com has a 12 month low of $21.46 and a 12 month high of $50.68.

JD.Com (NASDAQ:JD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 16th. The information services provider reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.35. JD.Com had a negative net margin of 0.12% and a negative return on equity of 0.94%. The business had revenue of $122.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $122.78 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.67 EPS. JD.Com’s revenue was up 31.2% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts forecast that JD.Com will post 0.14 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. lifted its position in JD.Com by 69.7% during the 2nd quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 3,347 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $130,000 after acquiring an additional 1,375 shares during the last quarter. Canal Capital Management LLC lifted its position in JD.Com by 20.6% during the 2nd quarter. Canal Capital Management LLC now owns 8,887 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $346,000 after acquiring an additional 1,516 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning lifted its position in JD.Com by 4.5% during the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 36,065 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $1,405,000 after acquiring an additional 1,554 shares during the last quarter. Centaurus Financial Inc. lifted its position in JD.Com by 57.1% during the 2nd quarter. Centaurus Financial Inc. now owns 4,417 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $172,000 after acquiring an additional 1,606 shares during the last quarter. Finally, GAM Holding AG lifted its position in JD.Com by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. GAM Holding AG now owns 371,723 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $14,479,000 after acquiring an additional 1,660 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 50.68% of the company’s stock.

About JD.Com

JD.com, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an e-commerce company and retail infrastructure service provider in the People's Republic of China. It operates in two segments, JD Mall and New Businesses. The company offers home appliances; mobile handsets and other digital products; desktop, laptop, and other computers, as well as printers and other office equipment; furniture and household goods; apparel; cosmetics, personal care items, and pet products; women's shoes, bags, jewelry, and luxury goods; men's shoes, sports gears, and fitness equipment; automobiles and accessories; mother and childcare products, toys, and instruments; and food, beverage, and fresh produce.

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