On Thursday, shares of 500.com Limited (NYSE:WBAI) marked $3.16 per share versus a previous $3.61 closing price. With having a -12.47% loss, an insight into the fundamental values of 500.com Limited, investors would also find a great ally in the technical patterns of the stock movements showed in stock charts. WBAI showed a fall of -63.26% within its YTD performance, with highs and lows between $3.13 – $11.88 during the period of 52 weeks, compared to the simple moving average of -58.61% in the period of the last 200 days.
Oppenheimer equity researchers changed the status of 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI) shares to a “Perform” rating in the report published on February 4th, 2014.
The present dividend yield for WBAI owners is set at 0, marking the return investors will get regardless of the company’s performance in the upcoming period. In addition, the growth of sales from quarter to quarter is recording -68.40%, hinting the company’s progress in the upcoming progress.
In order to gain a clear insight on the performance of 500.com Limited (WBAI) as it may occur in the future, there are more than several well-rounded types of analysis and research techniques, while equity is most certainly one of the more important indicators into the company’s growth and performance. In this case, you want to make sure that the return on the present equity of -62.80% is enough for you to make a profit out of your investment. You may also count in the quick ratio of the company, currently set at 5.70 so you would make sure that the company is able to cover the debts it may have, which can be easily seen in annual reports of the company.
Set to affect the volatility of a given stock, the average volume can also be a valuable indicator, while WBAI is currently recording an average of 25.82K in volumes. The volatility of the stock on monthly basis is set at 6.96%, while the weekly volatility levels are marked at 11.43%with -9.71% of loss in the last seven days.
500.com Limited (WBAI) is based in the China and it represents one of the well-known company operating with Consumer Cyclical sector. If you wish to compare WBAI shares with other companies under Electronic Equipment and Consumer Goods, a factor to note is the P/E value of for 500.com Limited, while the value can represent an indicator in the future growth of the company in terms of investor’s expectations. The later value should have a steady growth rate, increasing and growing gradually, which serves the purpose of reliably showcasing the progress of the company. The value -2.09 is supported by the yearly EPS growth of -34.10%.
Besides from looking into the fundamentals, you should also note the number of people inside the company owning the shares, as the values should be in line with the expectations of investors. In that spirit, the present ownership of stocks inside the company is set at 22.08%, which can provide you with an insight of how involved executives are in owning shares of the company. In oppose to the executives’ share, the institutional ownership counts 10.90% of shares, carrying an equal significance as an indicator of value, as the presence of large investors may signal a strong company.Are Institutional Investors Increasing Stakes in WBAI Shares?
It appears that more than several institutional investors and hedge funds decided to increase stakes in WBAI in the recent period. That is how BlackRock Fund Advisors now has an increase position in WBAI by 1.36% in the first quarter, owning 308497 shares of WBAI stocks, with the value of $1.34 million after the purchase of an additional 4,131 shares during the last quarter. In the meanwhile, SSgA Funds Management, Inc. also increased their stake in WBAI shares changed 9.10% in the first quarter, which means that the company now owns 97728 shares of company, all valued at $424140 after the acquisition of additional 8,148 shares during the last quarter.
Vanguard Asset Management Ltd. acquired a new position in 500.com Limited during the first quarter, with the value of $37697. At the present, 10.90% of WBAI shares are in the ownership of institutional investors.