KE (BEKE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$13.61
+0.54 (+4.13%)
(As of 04/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$13.12
$13.69
50-Day Range
$12.51
$14.55
52-Week Range
$12.44
$19.95
Volume
11.14 million shs
Average Volume
7.75 million shs
Market Capitalization
$16.78 billion
P/E Ratio
19.72
Dividend Yield
2.28%
Price Target
$21.63

KE MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
59.0% Upside
$21.63 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.28% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.52mentions of KE in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.99%
From $0.77 to $0.87 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.67 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

110th out of 848 stocks

Real Estate Agents & Managers Industry

1st out of 14 stocks

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About KE Stock (NYSE:BEKE)

KE Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in operating an integrated online and offline platform for housing transactions and services in the People's Republic of China. It operates through four segments: Existing Home Transaction Services, New Home Transaction Services, Home Renovation and Furnishing, and Emerging and Other Services. The company provides Beike, an integrated online and offline platform for housing transactions and services; Agent Cooperation Network, an operating system that fosters reciprocity and bonding among various service providers; SaaS Systems; owns and operates Lianjia, a real estate brokerage branded store; owns Deyou brand for connected brokerage stores; and other brands. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

BEKE Stock Price History

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BEKE Mar 2024 14.000 call
BEKE Mar 2024 12.000 call
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BEKE Mar 2024 13.000 call
BEKE Mar 2024 14.000 put
BEKE Mar 2024 15.000 call
BEKE Mar 2024 11.500 put
Beike's ESG Rating Upgraded by MSCI
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
3/14/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/24 Dividend
4/04/2024
Today
4/24/2024
Dividend Payable
4/24/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/16/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Real estate agents & managers
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
98,540
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$21.63
High Stock Price Target
$22.00
Low Stock Price Target
$21.10
Potential Upside/Downside
+59.0%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$828.64 million
Pretax Margin
10.14%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$10.95 billion
Cash Flow
$1.37 per share
Book Value
$8.19 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,233,080,000
Free Float
1,149,233,000
Market Cap
$16.78 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
-0.73
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Should I Buy KE Stock? BEKE Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in KE Holdings Inc.:

  • KE Holdings Inc. stock price has shown an upward trend recently, trading at $14.45, indicating potential growth.
  • Recent institutional investments and hedge fund activities suggest confidence in the company's future performance.
  • Positive analyst ratings with a consensus "Buy" rating and an average target price of $23.28 indicate a favorable outlook.
  • Low price-to-earnings ratio of 21.94 and a P/E/G ratio of 0.38 may present a value investment opportunity.
  • Market capitalization of $17.93 billion reflects the company's size and stability in the market.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in KE Holdings Inc. for these reasons:

  • Recent decrease in institutional holdings by some investors may raise concerns about the company's future prospects.
  • Fluctuations in the stock price, with a 52-week range of $12.44 to $19.95, may indicate volatility in the market.
  • High beta of -0.74 suggests the stock is less correlated with the market, potentially leading to higher risk.
  • Recent analyst price target adjustments downwards could signal potential challenges ahead for the company.
  • Decrease in stake by major investors like Carmignac Gestion may indicate a lack of confidence in the company's performance.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Thursday, April 11, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these KE pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

BEKE Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell KE stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KE in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" BEKE shares.
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What is KE's stock price target for 2024?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for KE's stock. Their BEKE share price targets range from $21.10 to $22.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $21.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 59.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have BEKE shares performed in 2024?

KE's stock was trading at $16.21 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, BEKE shares have decreased by 16.0% and is now trading at $13.61.
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Are investors shorting KE?

KE saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 15,730,000 shares, a drop of 34.0% from the March 15th total of 23,850,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 7,830,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days.
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When is KE's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 16th 2024.
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How were KE's earnings last quarter?

KE Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BEKE) announced its earnings results on Thursday, March, 14th. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.08 by $0.03. The firm earned $2.85 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.66 billion. KE had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.19% and a net margin of 7.62%.

How often does KE pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KE?

KE announced an annual dividend on Thursday, March 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.351 per share on Wednesday, April 24th. This represents a yield of 2.2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 4th.
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Is KE a good dividend stock?

KE (NYSE:BEKE) pays an annual dividend of $0.31 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.46%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 44.93%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BEKE will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.63% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What other stocks do shareholders of KE own?
When did KE IPO?

KE (BEKE) raised $1.9 billion in an initial public offering on Thursday, August 13th 2020. The company issued 106,000,000 shares at $17.00-$19.00 per share. Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, China Renaissance, J.P. Morgan and CICC served as the underwriters for the IPO and UBS Investment Bank, CLSA, Credit Suisse and CMBI were co-managers.

Who are KE's major shareholders?

KE's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Matthews International Capital Management LLC (0.30%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.12%), TB Alternative Assets Ltd. (0.09%), Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (0.01%), MEAG MUNICH ERGO Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH (0.01%) and Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.01%).

How do I buy shares of KE?

Shares of BEKE stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:BEKE) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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