BB&T Securities LLC Boosts Holdings in JD.Com Inc (NASDAQ:JD)
BB&T Securities LLC boosted its position in shares of JD.Com Inc (NASDAQ:JD) by 1.9% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 46,817 shares of the information services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 891 shares during the period. BB&T Securities LLC’s holdings in JD.Com were worth $1,321,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in JD.Com during the second quarter valued at approximately $117,000. Boston Partners acquired a new stake in shares of JD.Com in the second quarter worth $1,924,000. Qube Research & Technologies Ltd increased its stake in shares of JD.Com by 46.4% in the second quarter. Qube Research & Technologies Ltd now owns 13,953 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $423,000 after acquiring an additional 4,423 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of JD.Com by 7.2% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 42,098,667 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $1,275,167,000 after acquiring an additional 2,832,447 shares during the period. Finally, Doliver Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of JD.Com by 27.7% in the second quarter. Doliver Advisors LP now owns 37,921 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $1,149,000 after acquiring an additional 8,230 shares during the period. 40.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on JD shares. Vertical Group started coverage on shares of JD.Com in a research note on Tuesday, October 22nd. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Benchmark reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $40.00 price objective (up previously from $36.00) on shares of JD.Com in a research note on Wednesday, August 14th. 86 Research upgraded shares of JD.Com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $35.00 to $41.00 in a research note on Friday, October 11th. Mizuho increased their price objective on shares of JD.Com from $28.00 to $31.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of JD.Com from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $36.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. JD.Com currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $33.70.
JD.Com (NASDAQ:JD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 13th. The information services provider reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $150.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $147.44 billion. JD.Com had a net margin of 1.23% and a return on equity of 7.72%. The firm’s revenue was up 22.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.33 earnings per share. Research analysts predict that JD.Com Inc will post 0.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
JD.Com Company Profile
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 Retail 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; maternal and childcare products, toys, and musical instruments; and food, beverage, and fresh produce.
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