NYSE:PPDF - PPDAI Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $5.38 -0.13 (-2.36 %) (As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$5.51Today's Range$5.29 - $5.505052-Week Range$2.85 - $8.45Volume819,165 shsAverage Volume1.08 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.62 billionP/E Ratio4.80Dividend Yield3.09%Beta1.56 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email PPDAI Group Inc., an investment holding company, operates an online consumer finance marketplace through its platform in the People's Republic of China. It provides services to match borrowers with investors and facilitate loan transactions on its marketplace through the lifecycle of loans. The company offers standard and other loan products; and investment services to investors. As of December 31, 2017, it had approximately 65 million cumulative registered users. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China. Receive PPDF News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PPDF and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Loan brokers Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:PPDF Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.ppdai.com Phone86-21-8030-3200Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.88 Quick Ratio1.70Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio4.80 Forward P/E Ratio5.55 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$632.82 million Price / Sales2.56 Cash Flow$0.9389 per share Price / Cash Flow5.73 Book Value$2.90 per share Price / Book1.86Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.12 Net Income$359.11 million Net Margins57.23% Return on Equity48.37% Return on Assets22.20%Miscellaneous Employees5,414 Outstanding Shares300,614,000Market Cap$1.62 billion Next Earnings Date5/21/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable PPDAI Group (NYSE:PPDF) Frequently Asked Questions What is PPDAI Group's stock symbol? PPDAI Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PPDF." How often does PPDAI Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PPDAI Group? PPDAI Group declared a special dividend on Thursday, March 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.0283 per share on Friday, April 26th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 4th. View PPDAI Group's Dividend History. How were PPDAI Group's earnings last quarter? PPDAI Group Inc - (NYSE:PPDF) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 14th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.12. The company earned $1.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.21 billion. PPDAI Group had a return on equity of 48.37% and a net margin of 57.23%. The company's revenue was up 34.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($5.82) earnings per share. View PPDAI Group's Earnings History. When is PPDAI Group's next earnings date? PPDAI Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PPDAI Group. What price target have analysts set for PPDF? 1 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for PPDAI Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate PPDAI Group's share price to reach $6.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PPDAI Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PPDAI Group? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPDAI Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for PPDAI Group. Has PPDAI Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about PPDF stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PPDAI Group earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting PPDAI Group? PPDAI Group saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 881,833 shares, a decrease of 48.4% from the March 15th total of 1,708,698 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,351,728 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.7 days. Approximately 0.5% of the company's stock are sold short. View PPDAI Group's Current Options Chain. Who are some of PPDAI Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to PPDAI Group include American Campus Communities (ACC), People's United Financial (PBCT), Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR), RenaissanceRe (RNR), Apollo Global Management (APO), Medical Properties Trust (MPW), Old Republic International (ORI), Starwood Property Trust (STWD), LPL Financial (LPLA), Park Hotels & Resorts (PK), First American Financial (FAF), BOK Financial (BOKF), CyrusOne (CONE), City Developments (CDEVY) and ONEX (ONEXF). What other stocks do shareholders of PPDAI Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PPDAI Group investors own include Qudian (QD), Yirendai (YRD), Micron Technology (MU), New Age Beverages (NBEV), Constellation Brands (STZ), Adobe (ADBE), Align Technology (ALGN), GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- (GWPH), Synaptics (SYNA) and salesforce.com (CRM). Who are PPDAI Group's key executives? PPDAI Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Jun Zhang, Co-Founder, Chairman & Co-CEO (Age 42)Mr. Feng Zhang, Co-Chief Exec. Officer (Age 43)Mr. Tiezheng Li, Co-Founder, Deputy Chairman & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 34)Mr. Honghui Hu, Pres, Compliance Officer & Director (Age 42)Mr. Tak Leung Ho C.F.A., CFA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45) When did PPDAI Group IPO? (PPDF) raised $298 million in an IPO on Friday, November 10th 2017. The company issued 17,000,000 shares at $16.00-$19.00 per share. Credit Suisse and Citigroup acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (A Stifel Company) was co-manager. Who are PPDAI Group's major shareholders? PPDAI Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include New Silk Road Investment PTE Ltd. (0.22%), Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%) and Segantii Capital Management Ltd (0.01%). Which major investors are buying PPDAI Group stock? PPDF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New Silk Road Investment PTE Ltd., Virtu Financial LLC and Segantii Capital Management Ltd. How do I buy shares of PPDAI Group? Shares of PPDF 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 PPDAI Group's stock price today? One share of PPDF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.38. How big of a company is PPDAI Group? PPDAI Group has a market capitalization of $1.62 billion and generates $632.82 million in revenue each year. The company earns $359.11 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.12 on an earnings per share basis. PPDAI Group employs 5,414 workers across the globe. What is PPDAI Group's official website? The official website for PPDAI Group is http://www.ppdai.com. How can I contact PPDAI Group? PPDAI Group's mailing address is Building G1 No. 999 Dangui Road Pudong New District, Shanghai F4, 201203. The company can be reached via phone at 86-21-8030-3200 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for PPDAI Group (NYSE PPDF)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 142 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 171 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 313MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PPDAI Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PPDF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PPDF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are popular green investing opportunities?