NYSE:PPDF - PPDAI Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $5.14 +0.14 (+2.80 %) (As of 05/26/2019 08:06 AM ET)Previous Close$5.14Today's Range$5.09 - $5.2852-Week Range$2.85 - $7.83Volume670,524 shsAverage Volume1.18 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.55 billionP/E Ratio4.59Dividend Yield3.40%Beta1.99 ProfileAnalyst 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, handy cash, consumption, and other loan products; and investment services to investors and institutional funding partners. As of December 31, 2018, it had approximately 88.9 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 Webhttp://www.ppdai.com/ Phone86-21-8030-3200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.02 Current Ratio2.32 Quick Ratio2.32Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio4.59 Forward P/E Ratio5.30 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$632.82 million Price / Sales2.44 Cash Flow$1.1682 per share Price / Cash Flow4.40 Book Value$3.13 per share Price / Book1.64Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.12 Net Income$359.11 million Net Margins56.74% Return on Equity48.73% Return on Assets21.69%Miscellaneous Employees5,414 Outstanding Shares300,614,000Market Cap$1.55 billion Next Earnings Date8/28/2019 (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. Investors of record on Friday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.0283 per share on Friday, April 26th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 4th. View PPDAI Group's Dividend History. How were PPDAI Group's earnings last quarter? PPDAI Group Inc - (NYSE:PPDF) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 15th. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.10. The firm earned $1.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.23 billion. PPDAI Group had a return on equity of 48.73% and a net margin of 56.74%. PPDAI Group's revenue was up 571.1% compared to the same quarter last year. 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 Wednesday, August 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PPDAI Group. What price target have analysts set for PPDF? 1 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for PPDAI Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate PPDAI Group's stock price to reach $6.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% 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? Headlines about PPDF stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PPDAI Group earned a coverage optimism score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting PPDAI Group? PPDAI Group saw a decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 482,862 shares, a decline of 41.4% from the April 15th total of 823,489 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,260,809 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.4 days. Currently, 0.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 People's United Financial (PBCT), Starwood Property Trust (STWD), Apollo Global Management (APO), CubeSmart (CUBE), AMP (AMP), Assurant (AIZ), First American Financial (FAF), AmeriCold Realty Trust (COLD), Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR), Texas Pacific Land Trust (TPL), Park Hotels & Resorts (PK), Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Healthcare Trust Of America (HTA), Macerich (MAC) and EPR Properties (EPR). 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 Yirendai (YRD), Qudian (QD), AcelRx Pharmaceuticals (ACRX), Adobe (ADBE), Align Technology (ALGN), GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- (GWPH), Lumentum (LITE), New Age Beverages (NBEV), Stamps.com (STMP) and Synaptics (SYNA). 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 initial public offering on Friday, November 10th 2017. The company issued 17,000,000 shares at $16.00-$19.00 per share. Credit Suisse and Citigroup served 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wells Fargo & Company MN (3.26%), FMR LLC (1.18%), Krane Funds Advisors LLC (0.36%), New Silk Road Investment PTE Ltd. (0.22%), Morgan Stanley (0.22%) and AlpInvest Partners B.V. (0.17%). Which major investors are selling PPDAI Group stock? PPDF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and AlpInvest Partners B.V.. Which major investors are buying PPDAI Group stock? PPDF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, New Silk Road Investment PTE Ltd., Acadian Asset Management LLC, BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd, Krane Funds Advisors LLC, First Republic Investment Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Marshall Wace LLP. 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 $5.14. How big of a company is PPDAI Group? PPDAI Group has a market capitalization of $1.55 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: 145 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 176 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 321MarketBeat'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 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS)? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.