Wall Street analysts’ outlook for Yatsen Holding Limited (YSG)

Yatsen Holding Limited (NYSE: YSG) stock jumped 0.46% on Friday to $0.99 against a previous-day closing price of $0.98. With 5.77 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 0.96 million shares. The 52-week range on YSG shows that it touched its highest point at $1.82 and its lowest point at $0.82 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $1.10. Beta for the stock currently stands at -2.50.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of YSG was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 8.63%, but this was down by -2.13% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -2.13% while six-month performance fell -33.21%. The stock lost -10.14% in the past year, while it has lost -32.29% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for YSG yields -0.08 with Next year EPS estimates of 0.04.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 557.00 million YSG shares are outstanding with a float of 353.31 million shares on hand for trading. On Aug 30, 2023, short shares totaled 3.45 million, which was 0.63% higher than short shares on Jul 30, 2023. In addition to Mr. Donghao Yang as the firm’s CFO & Director, Mr. Jinfeng Huang serves as its Founder, CEO & Chairman of Directors.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 29.37% of YSG’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company. Other institutions hold 4.61% of YSG, in contrast to 11.82% held by mutual funds. Shares owned by individuals account for –. As the largest shareholder in YSG with 8.90% of the stake, HHLR Advisors Ltd. holds 34,939,200 shares worth 34,939,200. A second-largest stockholder of YSG, The Vanguard Group, Inc., holds 9,866,920 shares, controlling over 2.51% of the firm’s shares. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC is the third largest shareholder in YSG, holding 3,042,270 shares or 0.78% stake. With a 1.19% stake in YSG, the Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock I is the largest stakeholder. A total of 4,678,737 shares are owned by the mutual fund manager. The Vanguard Total International Stoc, which owns about 1.16% of YSG stock, is the second-largest Mutual Fund holder. It holds 4,550,004 shares valued at 4.64 million. Government Pension Fund – Global holds 0.62% of the stake in YSG, owning 2,424,909 shares worth 2.47 million.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on Jun 29, 2023, YSG reported revenue of $951.77M and operating income of -$276.96M. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was -$254.50M and diluted EPS was -$0.44.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for YSG since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With YSG analysts setting a high price target of $8.73 and a low target of $8.29, the average target price over the next 12 months is $8.51. Based on these targets, YSG could surge 781.82% to reach the target high and rise by 737.37% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 759.6% from current levels.

EPS: Estimates vs Actual

It is also common to use earnings estimates to evaluate a firm’s growth potential and to determine trading strategy.

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