NASDAQ:WB - Weibo Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$74.90 +0.94 (+1.27 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$74.90
Today's Range$72.36 - $75.40
52-Week Range$70.13 - $142.12
Volume1.81 million shs
Average Volume2.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.82 billion
P/E Ratio48.01
Dividend YieldN/A
Weibo logoWeibo Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a social media platform for people to create, distribute, and discover Chinese-language content. It operates through two segments, Advertising and Marketing Services, and Value-Added Services. The company 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; and discovery products to help users discover content on its platform. It also provides third-party online games, including role-play, card, and strategy games, as well as various services and functions to VIP members. In addition, the company offers advertising and marketing solutions, such as social display advertisements; and promoted feeds, accounts, and trends enable its customers to promote their brands and conduct marketing activities. Further, it provides copyright content, such as TV channels, online video Websites, and operators with copyright content through traffic resource exchange and content traffic sharing; MCNs and other self-media to manage and provide services to content creators on Weibo, such as MCNs, unions, and e-commerce partners; other app developers an application platform which allows users to log into third-party applications; and Weibo Wallet products that enable platform partners to conduct interest generation activities on Weibo. The company was formerly known as T.CN Corporation and changed its name to Weibo Corporation in 2012. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.61
Current Ratio3.97
Quick Ratio3.97


Trailing P/E Ratio48.01
Forward P/E Ratio27.95
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.15 billion
Price / Sales14.41
Cash Flow$1.5466 per share
Price / Cash48.43
Book Value$5.40 per share
Price / Book13.87


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.56
Net Income$352.59 million
Net Margins32.03%
Return on Equity37.75%
Return on Assets19.43%


Outstanding Shares221,220,000
Market Cap$17.82 billion

Weibo (NASDAQ:WB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Weibo's stock symbol?

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

How were Weibo's earnings last quarter?

Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 8th. The information services provider reported $0.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.02. The information services provider earned $426.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $426.54 million. Weibo had a net margin of 32.03% and a return on equity of 37.75%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 68.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.38 earnings per share. View Weibo's Earnings History.

When is Weibo's next earnings date?

Weibo is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Weibo.

What price target have analysts set for WB?

9 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Weibo's stock. Their forecasts range from $125.00 to $148.00. On average, they expect Weibo's stock price to reach $134.1429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 79.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Weibo.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Weibo?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Weibo in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Weibo.

Who are some of Weibo's key competitors?

Who are Weibo's key executives?

Weibo's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gaofei Wang, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 39)
  • Ms. Fei Cao, CFO & VP of Fin. (Age 43)
  • Mr. Herman Yu, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Jingdong Ge, VP of Marketing (Age 45)
  • Ms. Yajuan Wang, VP of Advter. Bus. (Age 49)

Has Weibo been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WB stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Weibo earned a media and rumor sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the information services provider an impact score of 45.15 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Weibo.

Who are Weibo's major shareholders?

Weibo's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (1.04%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.89%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.70%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (0.56%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.30%) and Pendal Group Ltd (0.29%).

Which major investors are selling Weibo stock?

WB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Pendal Group Ltd, Krane Funds Advisors LLC, Harvest Fund Management Co. Ltd, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co. and KBC Group NV.

Which major investors are buying Weibo stock?

WB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Point72 Asset Management L.P., GAM Holding AG, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Sei Investments Co., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

How do I buy shares of Weibo?

Shares of WB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Weibo's stock price today?

One share of WB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $74.90.

How big of a company is Weibo?

Weibo has a market capitalization of $17.82 billion and generates $1.15 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $352.59 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.56 on an earnings per share basis. Weibo employs 3,062 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Weibo?

Weibo's mailing address is 8/F QIHAO PLAZA NO. 8 XINYUAN S. ROAD CHAOYANG DISTRICT, BEIJING F4, 100027. The information services provider can be reached via phone at 86-10-6061-8000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Weibo (NASDAQ WB)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  432 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  257 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  689
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Weibo and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by Staff

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