Baozun Inc (NASDAQ:BZUN) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the five analysts that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $43.71.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on BZUN shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Baozun from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Baozun from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, November 15th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Baozun from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 23rd.

Shares of BZUN stock traded up $0.93 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $36.88. 52,542 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,947,124. The company has a quick ratio of 1.53, a current ratio of 1.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. Baozun has a 52-week low of $27.81 and a 52-week high of $67.41. The firm has a market cap of $1.99 billion, a P/E ratio of 56.14 and a beta of 3.17.

Baozun (NASDAQ:BZUN) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, March 6th. The technology company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.54 by ($0.08). Baozun had a return on equity of 13.32% and a net margin of 4.93%. The firm had revenue of $2.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.21 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $2.72 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 40.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Baozun will post 1.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Financial Advocates Investment Management raised its holdings in Baozun by 23.6% in the 4th quarter. Financial Advocates Investment Management now owns 2,225 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $159,000 after acquiring an additional 425 shares during the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its holdings in Baozun by 13.5% in the 4th quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 5,057 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $143,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can raised its holdings in Baozun by 9.4% in the 4th quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 13,199 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $385,000 after acquiring an additional 1,138 shares during the last quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd raised its holdings in Baozun by 19.4% in the 4th quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 9,703 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $283,000 after acquiring an additional 1,576 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quantamental Technologies LLC acquired a new stake in Baozun in the 4th quarter valued at about $47,000. Institutional investors own 55.35% of the company’s stock.

About Baozun

Baozun Inc provides e-commerce solutions for brand partners in the People's Republic of China. It offers end-to-end e-commerce solutions, including IT infrastructure setup and integration, online store design and setup, store operations, visual merchandizing and marketing campaigns, customer services, warehousing, and order fulfillment.

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