BEST Inc. operates as a smart supply chain service provider in the People's Republic of China. Its proprietary technology platform enables its ecosystem participants to operate their businesses through various SaaS-based applications. The company applies its technologies to a range of applications, such as network and route optimization, swap bodies, sorting line automation, smart warehouses, and store management. It offers integrated services and solutions across the supply chain, including warehouse management, order fulfillment, express delivery, freight, and other services for multinational and corporate customers, as well as small and medium enterprises. The company also provides express delivery services; and door-to-door integrated cross-border supply chain services to and from China, including international express, less-than-truckload, fulfillment, reverse logistics, and freight forwarding through its network, and transportation and warehouse partners. In addition, it operates real-time bidding platform to source truckload capacity from independent transportation service providers and agents; and offers online merchandise sourcing and store management services for convenience stores, as well as last-mile B2C services, such as parcel pick-up and drop-off, and bill payment services. Further, BEST Inc. provides various value-added services, including customized financial services, including fleet and equipment finance leases; and centralized sourcing of products and services, such as bulk procurement of trucks and accessories. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, the People's Republic of China.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Trucking & courier services, except air
Trailing P/E Ratio-9.67
Forward P/E Ratio-175.43
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$3.07 billion
Price / Sales1.47
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$1.83 per share
Price / Book6.71
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A
BEST (NYSE:BSTI) Frequently Asked Questions
What is BEST's stock symbol?
BEST trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BSTI."
What price target have analysts set for BSTI?
9 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for BEST's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $16.60. On average, they anticipate BEST's stock price to reach $14.5667 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BEST.
Who are some of BEST's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to BEST include DSV AS/ADR (DSDVY), A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR (AMKBY), WEST JAPAN Rwy/S (WJRYY), J B Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), XPO Logistics (XPO), JAPAN Airl Ltd/ADR (JAPSY), ANA HOLDINGS In/S (ALNPY), Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD), Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL), Lufthansa (DLAKY), C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW), China Eastern Airlines (CEA), Kansas City Southern (KSU), China Southern Airlines (ZNH) and ZTO Express (Cayman) (ZTO).
Who are BEST's key executives?
BEST's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Shao-Ning Chou, Chairman & CEO (Age 55)
- Ms. Lei Guo, Principal Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, VP of Fin. & GM of Capital Service Line (Age 42)
- Mr. George Chow, Chief Investment & Strategy Officer (Age 50)
- Ms. Jimei Liu, VP of HR & Admin. (Age 46)
- Ms. Mangli Zhang, VP, GM of Supply Chain Management Service Line & Director (Age 61)
When did BEST IPO?
(BSTI) raised $869 million in an IPO on Wednesday, September 20th 2017. The company issued 62,100,000 shares at a price of $13.00-$15.00 per share. Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank served as the underwriters for the IPO and CITIC CLSA, KeyBanc Capital Markets, Oppenheimer & Co. and Stifel were co-managers.
Has BEST been receiving favorable news coverage?
Headlines about BSTI stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BEST earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 41.45 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.
Who are BEST's major shareholders?
BEST's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.09%), Tiger Pacific Capital LP (0.71%), FIL Ltd (0.66%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.15%), Pendal Group Ltd (0.13%) and Citigroup Inc. (0.12%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BEST.
Which major investors are selling BEST stock?
Which major investors are buying BEST stock?
BSTI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tiger Pacific Capital LP, FIL Ltd, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Pendal Group Ltd, Citigroup Inc., Boston Partners, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BEST.
How do I buy shares of BEST?
Shares of BSTI 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 BEST's stock price today?
One share of BSTI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.28.
How big of a company is BEST?
BEST has a market capitalization of $4.63 billion and generates $3.07 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-188,720,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.27) on an earnings per share basis. BEST employs 9,998 workers across the globe.
How can I contact BEST?
BEST's mailing address is 2/F BLOCK A HUAXING MODERN INDUSTRY PARK NO.18 TANGMIAO ROAD XIHU DISTRICT ZHEJIANG PROVINCE, HANGZHOU F4, 310013. The company can be reached via phone at 86-571-8899-5656.
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