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Trade-Ideas LLC identified
) as a "dead cat bounce" (down big yesterday but up big today) candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified NetEase as such a stock due to the following factors:
- NTES has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $54.3 million.
- NTES has traded 1.8 million shares today.
- NTES is up 3.1% today.
- NTES was down 10.3% yesterday.
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More details on NTES:
NetEase, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in online games, Internet portal, e-mail, and wireless value-added services businesses in China. The company operates through three segments: Online Game Services; Advertising Services; and E-mail, Wireless Value-added Services, and Others. NTES has a PE ratio of 16.2. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate NetEase a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.
The average volume for NetEase has been 699,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. NetEase has a market cap of $9.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 69.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.
rates NetEase as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.
Highlights from the ratings report include:
- NTES's revenue growth has slightly outpaced the industry average of 12.0%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 21.9%. Growth in the company's revenue appears to have helped boost the earnings per share.
- NTES's debt-to-equity ratio is very low at 0.06 and is currently below that of the industry average, implying that there has been very successful management of debt levels. Along with this, the company maintains a quick ratio of 4.81, which clearly demonstrates the ability to cover short-term cash needs.
- Powered by its strong earnings growth of 32.69% and other important driving factors, this stock has surged by 32.93% over the past year, outperforming the rise in the S&P 500 Index during the same period. Regarding the stock's future course, although almost any stock can fall in a broad market decline, NTES should continue to move higher despite the fact that it has already enjoyed a very nice gain in the past year.
- NETEASE INC has improved earnings per share by 32.7% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past two years. We feel that this trend should continue. During the past fiscal year, NETEASE INC increased its bottom line by earning $4.44 versus $3.92 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($5.51 versus $4.44).
- You can view the full NetEase Ratings Report.