Is There A Value in Baozun Inc. (BZUN) And YY Inc. (YY)?

The shares of Baozun Inc. (NASDAQ:BZUN) has been pegged with a rating of Buy by Jefferies in its latest research note that was published on August 5th, 2019. Jefferies wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Baozun Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Credit Suisse advised investors in its research note published on July 17th, 2019, to Outperform the BZUN stock. The stock had earned Buy rating from CLSA when it published its report on October 11th, 2018. The stock was given Outperform rating by CLSA in its report released on March 6th, 2018. BofA/Merrill was of a view that BZUN is Buy in its latest report on June 16th, 2015 while giving it a price target of $14. Morgan Stanley thinks that BZUN is worth Overweight rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on June 15th, 2015.

Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 2 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 3 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $56.80. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 69.11% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 50.41.

The shares of the company added by 6.86% during the trading session on Tuesday, reaching a low of $44.00 while ending the day at $47.03. During the trading session, a total of 2.12 million shares were traded which represents a -43.39% decline from the average session volume which is 1.48M shares. BZUN had ended its last session trading at 44.01. Baozun Inc. currently has a market cap of $2.90B, while its P/E ratio stands at 69.16, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 3.54, with a beta of 3.25. Baozun Inc. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 0.34, while its quick ratio hovers at 1.50. BZUN 52-week low price stands at $27.81 while its 52-week high price is $58.47.

The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.89 earnings per share which is above the $0.81 predicted by most analysts. The Baozun Inc. generated $1,286.76 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly lower than the $1,290.86 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $3.46 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was down by -288.76%. Baozun Inc. has the potential to record 0.68 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.

Investment analysts at Jefferies published a research note on August 5th, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) is now rated as Buy. Credit Suisse also rated YY as Resumed on July 17th, 2019, with its price target of $1 suggesting that YY could surge by 41.24% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $51.77/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by 3.61% to reach $91.29/share. It started the day trading at $54.00 and traded between $51.00 and $53.64 throughout the trading session.

A look at its technical shows that YY’s 50-day SMA is 67.18 while its 200-day SMA stands at 70.54. The stock has a high of $89.42 for the year while the low is $51.06. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 6.68, while the P/B ratio is 1.04. At the moment, only of YY Inc. shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 1.17M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 3.27 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of -4.62%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -20.26% over the past 90 days while it lost -23.71% over the last six months.

The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. Morgan Stanley Co LLC bought more YY shares, increasing its portfolio by +92.84% during the last quarter. This move now sees Morgan Stanley Co LLC purchasing 1,409,003 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 2,926,668 shares of YY, with a total valuation of $187,862,819. T Rowe Price Associates Inc meanwhile sold more YY shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $182,321,681 worth of shares. Capital Research Management Co followed the path by decreasing its YY portfolio by -0.26% in the quarter. This means that Capital Research Management Co sold -6,059 shares in the last quarter and now controls 2,355,118 shares of the YY stock, with the valuation hitting $151,175,024.

Similarly, BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its YY Inc. shares by +2.23% during the recently filed quarter. After buying 37,675 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 1,730,507 shares of YY Inc. which are valued at $111,081,244. In the same vein, The Vanguard Group Inc increased its YY Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm bought 56,233 shares during the quarter which increased its stakes to 1,512,903 shares and is now valued at $97,113,244. Following these latest developments, around 2.04% of YY Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.