Weibo Corp Company Profile (NASDAQ:WB)

About Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB)

Weibo Corp logoWeibo Corporation is a social media platform for people to create, distribute and discover Chinese-language content. The Company provides ways for people and organizations to publicly express themselves in real time, interact with others on a global platform and stay connected with the world. It operates in two segments: advertising and marketing services and other services. It offers self-expression products that enable its users to express themselves on its platform; social products to promote social interaction between users on its platform; discovery products to help users discover content on its platform, and notifications to notify users on Weibo account activities through short message service (SMS) or push notification on their device. It offers advertising and marketing solutions to enable its customers to promote their brands and conduct marketing activities. It offers its platform partners with tools and application programming interfaces (APIs).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Internet Information Providers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $15.62 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 207,300,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $59.25
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $51.05
  • 52 Week Range: $23.34 - $82.28
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 114.51
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 33.79
  • P/E Growth: 0.76
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $735.71 million
  • Price / Sales: 21.23
  • Book Value: $3.73 per share
  • Price / Book: 20.20
  • EBIDTA: $201.92 million
  • Net Margins: 14.22%
  • Return on Equity: 12.79%
  • Return on Assets: 9.53%
  • Current Ratio: 2.50%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.50%
  • Average Volume: 1.98 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.66
  • Short Ratio: 5.38

Frequently Asked Questions for Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB)

What is Weibo Corp's stock symbol?

Weibo Corp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WB."

How were Weibo Corp's earnings last quarter?

Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB) released its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 16th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $199.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $188.29 million. Weibo Corp had a return on equity of 12.79% and a net margin of 14.22%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 67.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.07 earnings per share. View Weibo Corp's Earnings History.

Where is Weibo Corp's stock going? Where will Weibo Corp's stock price be in 2017?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Weibo Corp's shares. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Weibo Corp's stock price to reach $64.44 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Weibo Corp.

What are analysts saying about Weibo Corp stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Weibo Corp stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Weibo Corporation operates as a social media platform for people to create, distribute and discover Chinese-language content. The Company operates in two segments: Advertising and Marketing Services, and Other Services. The company offers self-expression products; social products; discovery products; notifications; third-party online games. Weibo also develops mobile apps, such as Weibo Headlines; Weibo Weather and WeiDisk. It also provides advertising and marketing solutions, including social display ads and promoted marketing products. Weibo Corporation is headquartered in Beijing, China. " (5/20/2017)
  • 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "We hosted NDR meetings with Weibo CFO, Mr. Herman Yu. Key highlights include: 1) social engagement being its key competitive strength in mobile in-feed ad market; 2) diversifying ad product solutions in driving ARPA growth; 3) expanding user base and improving engagement through video and verticalization strategy; 4) strengthening its KoL ecosystem. Maintain Buy and PT of USD67." (3/28/2017)
  • 3. JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysts commented, "ranging from celebrities to the broad masses of consumers and a proliferation of the latter over the past 18 months."The brokerage said the shifting of Weibo's traffic from celebrity-oriented big KOLs three to four years ago to more grass-roots-oriented small- and medium-sized KOLs over the past one to two years have created new business models, making it feasible for smaller KOLs to monetize fan bases.For Weibo, the transition should aid Weibo's top-line growth through ads, value-added services and revenue-sharing. Weibo has accounts of about 36,000 small- and medium-sized KOLs.Related Link: Citigroup Initiates Coverage On Weibo At Buy, Announces $42.00 PT"We note most of the KOLs in China choose to interact with and monetize their fan bases through their Weibo accounts regardless of where they become famous," analyst Alex Yao wrote in a note."We believe the monetization potential of such a new economy will gradually unfold in the next few years and drive revenue growth acceleration (JPMe FY16-19E CAGR of +53 percent vs. consensus +31 percent)," Yao continued.Yao recommends investors own Weibo for positive earnings revisions before live broadcasting monetization unfolds. The analyst expects FY16/17/18 adjusted EPS of $0.70/$1.37/$2.21 and revenue of $635 million/$1 billion/$1.56 billion."Our base-case scenario suggests live broadcasting could generate an incremental 15 percent/52 percent upside to FY18E revenue and non-GAAP net profit. Our 2017/18 EPS forecasts are 26 percent/36 percent higher than consensus as a result," (8/31/2016)

Who are some of Weibo Corp's key competitors?

Who owns Weibo Corp stock?

Weibo Corp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Harding Loevner LP (1.37%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.08%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.63%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (0.52%), Westpac Banking Corp (0.48%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.44%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Weibo Corp.

Who sold Weibo Corp stock? Who is selling Weibo Corp stock?

Weibo Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Greenwoods Asset Management Ltd, Prudential Financial Inc., FIL Ltd, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Westpac Banking Corp, Acadian Asset Management LLC, State of Wisconsin Investment Board and FMR LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Weibo Corp.

Who bought Weibo Corp stock? Who is buying Weibo Corp stock?

Weibo Corp's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harding Loevner LP, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Principal Financial Group Inc., Harvest Fund Management Co. Ltd, MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Weibo Corp.

How do I buy Weibo Corp stock?

Shares of Weibo Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Weibo Corp stock cost?

One share of Weibo Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $75.35.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.90)
Consensus Price Target: $64.44 (14.47% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/17/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$66.00 -> $85.00LowView Rating Details
5/16/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$82.00HighView Rating Details
5/9/2017T.H. CapitalReiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$60.00 -> $70.00LowView Rating Details
4/18/2017Benchmark Co.Initiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$65.00LowView Rating Details
2/13/2017InstinetInitiated CoverageBuy$63.00N/AView Rating Details
12/12/2016CLSAInitiated CoverageBuy$62.00N/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetNeutral$25.40 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$43.00N/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016Citigroup IncInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/11/2016Tigress FinancialDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
4/19/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$20.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
8/27/2015Summit ResearchUpgradeHold -> Buy$14.00N/AView Rating Details
7/7/2015HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetBuy$22.00 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB)
Earnings by Quarter for Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/16/20173/31/2017$0.21$0.26$188.29 million$199.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2017Q416$0.28$0.34$206.58 million$212.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/21/2016Q316$0.20$0.24$173.19 million$176.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q216$0.11$0.16$141.15 million$146.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/11/2016Q116$0.04$0.07$113.64 million$119.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2016Q4$0.13$0.15$148.59 million$149.03 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/18/2015Q3$0.06$0.10$121.80 million$124.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/18/2015Q215$0.03$0.05$104.73 million$107.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/14/2015Q115$0.01$0.01$94.64 million$96.29 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/10/2015Q414$0.04$0.04$105.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014Q314($0.01)($0.01)$81.50 million$84.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2014Q214($0.03)($0.03)$75.87 million$77.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/21/2014Q1($0.03)$25.90 million$67.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.47 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.23 EPS


Dividend History for Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB)
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Headline Trends for Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB)
Latest Headlines for Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB)
DateHeadline logoPeople in China are claiming Taiwan’s same-sex marriage victory as their own - May 25 at 7:31 AM logoWeibo: If I Was Long I Would Take Profits - May 23 at 8:00 PM logoTraders Purchase High Volume of Weibo Corp Put Options (WB) - May 23 at 1:22 PM logoThe Empire State Building was lit in blue for a Chinese university’s birthday - May 22 at 8:13 AM logoEdited Transcript of WB earnings conference call or presentation 16-May-17 11:00am GMT - May 21 at 7:31 PM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" by Zacks Investment Research - May 20 at 7:08 AM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 19 at 7:30 PM logoBarclays PLC Reiterates Overweight Rating for Weibo Corp (WB) - May 17 at 5:16 PM logoShares of Weibo Corp. Are Surging Today - Motley Fool - May 17 at 8:23 AM logoToday's Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: Weibo and SINA - May 17 at 8:23 AM logoWeibo Corp's (WB) CEO Gaofei Wang on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 17 at 12:04 AM logoNasdaq Leads, China Stocks Surge; Which Leading Chip Play Just Broke Out? - May 17 at 12:04 AM logoWeibo: Why This Chinese Internet Stock is On Fire - May 17 at 12:04 AM logoWeibo Corp's (WB) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC - May 16 at 4:32 PM logoWeibo Corp. Earnings Rise 252% In Q1 - May 16 at 12:46 PM logoChinese Internet Stocks Soar on Earnings Beats - May 16 at 12:46 PM logoWeibo Corp. (WB) Has Surged To A New High On Strong Q1 Earnings - May 16 at 12:46 PM logoWeibo Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - May 16 at 12:46 PM logoWeibo Skyrockets As Earnings, Guidance Clear Views - May 16 at 12:46 PM logoChina Stocks Jump, Led By Strong Earnings From Weibo, Sina - May 16 at 12:46 PM logoShares of Weibo Corp. Are Surging Today - May 16 at 12:45 PM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.05 EPS - May 16 at 8:56 AM logoShould You Buy Weibo Corp (ADR) (WB) Stock Before Earnings? - May 15 at 10:16 AM logoVetr Inc. Lowers Weibo Corp (WB) to Buy - May 9 at 12:39 AM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.16 Per Share - May 8 at 10:48 AM logoWeibo Corporation to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 16, 2017 - May 7 at 10:31 PM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday - May 7 at 7:22 AM logoWeibo Corporation to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 16, 2017 - PR Newswire (press release) - May 6 at 1:32 AM logo3 Reasons Weibo Corp. Is a Better Growth Stock Than Momo Inc. - May 5 at 1:22 PM logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Weibo Corp (WB) Share Price - May 4 at 4:42 PM logo[$$] US fake news finds information-hungry audience in China - May 2 at 6:42 PM logoSomewhat Negative News Coverage Unlikely to Affect Weibo Corp (WB) Stock Price - May 1 at 1:25 PM featured highlights: NCI Building Systems, China Lodging Group, Weibo, Genco Shipping & Trading and PCTEL - May 1 at 10:14 AM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.50 - April 28 at 11:50 AM logoHow to Succeed as an Entrepreneur in China - April 28 at 10:24 AM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - April 27 at 11:40 PM logoWeibo Files Annual Report on Form 20-F for Fiscal Year 2016 - April 27 at 11:12 PM logoAs Weibo Rises, This Other Chinese Internet Stock Also Zooms - April 27 at 11:46 AM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Given News Impact Score of -0.16 - April 25 at 12:09 PM logoSina Chairman Chao Outlines His Expansion Plans - April 25 at 8:42 AM logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Weibo Corp (WB) Share Price - April 21 at 7:50 PM logoWeibo Corp (ADR) (WB) Looks Like Twitter (TWTR), Grows Like Facebook Inc (FB) - April 21 at 10:25 AM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Raised to B- at TheStreet - April 19 at 8:44 PM logo$189.11 Million in Sales Expected for Weibo Corp (WB) This Quarter - April 19 at 11:56 AM logoPositive News Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Weibo Corp (WB) Stock Price - April 18 at 1:14 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Weibo Corp (WB) to Announce $0.16 EPS - April 17 at 11:56 AM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Short Interest Update - April 15 at 5:56 PM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 15 at 8:00 AM logoWeibo Corp (WB) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC - April 14 at 5:27 PM logoShort Sellers Hike Bets in Social Media - April 12 at 10:28 AM



Weibo Corp (WB) Chart for Thursday, May, 25, 2017

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