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JD.com, Inc is an internet retail business based in the US. JD-com shares (JD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. JD-com employs 284,000 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of USD$134.8 billion.

How to buy shares in JD-com

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for JD-com. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: JD. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until JD-com reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$81.31, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of JD-com, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of JD-com. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted JD-com's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, JD-com's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$81.31, which is 50.29% up on its pre-crash value of USD$40.42 and 148.65% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$32.7.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of JD-com shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$984.94 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$2,074.22.

JD-com share price

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JD-com shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-23.
Latest market close USD$81.31
52-week range USD$30.84 - USD$92.77
50-day moving average USD$83.2391
200-day moving average USD$69.2224
Wall St. target price USD$94.6
PE ratio 31.1529
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.147

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Is it a good time to buy JD-com stock?

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JD-com price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $81.31 from 2020-10-22

1 week (2020-11-18) -5.73%
1 month (2020-10-26) -0.12%
3 months (2020-08-26) 1.16%
6 months (2020-05-26) 54.58%
1 year (2019-11-25) 149.11%
2 years (2018-11-23) 321.95%
3 years (2017-11-24) 107.37%
5 years (2015-11-25) 171.12%

Is JD-com under- or over-valued?

Valuing JD-com stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of JD-com's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

JD-com's P/E ratio

JD-com's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 31x. In other words, JD-com shares trade at around 31x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

JD-com's PEG ratio

JD-com's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.166. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into JD-com's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

JD-com financials

Gross profit TTM USD$47.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.2%
Return on equity TTM 21.29%
Profit margin 4.15%
Book value $6.719
Market capitalisation USD$134.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting JD-com shares

There are currently 34.8 million JD-com shares held short by investors – that's known as JD-com's "short interest". This figure is 1.3% down from 35.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting JD-com shares can be evaluated.

JD-com's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

JD-com's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of JD-com shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of JD-com shares traded daily (recently around 9.8 million). JD-com's SIR currently stands at 3.54. In other words for every 100,000 JD-com shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3540 shares are currently held short.

However JD-com's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of JD-com shares, or, against the total number of tradable JD-com shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case JD-com's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 JD-com shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable JD-com shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against JD-com.

Find out more about how you can short JD-com stock.

JD-com's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like JD-com.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

JD-com's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 27.21

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and JD-com's overall score of 27.21 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 37th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like JD-com is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

JD-com's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.26/100

JD-com's environmental score of 7.26 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that JD-com is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

JD-com's social score

Social score: 7.29/100

JD-com's social score of 7.29 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that JD-com is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

JD-com's governance score

Governance score: 8.17/100

JD-com's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that JD-com is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

JD-com's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. JD-com scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that JD-com has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

JD.com, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 27.21
Total ESG percentile 37.34
Environmental score 7.26
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 7.29
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 8.17
Governance score percentile 3
Level of controversy 2

JD-com share dividends

We're not expecting JD-com to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

JD-com share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, JD-com's shares have ranged in value from as little as $30.84 up to $92.77. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

JD.US volatility(beta: 0.98)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while JD-com's is 0.9752. This would suggest that JD-com's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

JD-com overview

JD.com, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an e-commerce company and retail infrastructure service provider in the People's Republic of China. It operates in two segments, JD Retail and New Businesses. The company offers home appliances; mobile handsets and other digital products; desktop, laptop, and other computers, as well as printers and other office equipment; furniture and household goods; apparel; cosmetics, personal care items, and pet products; women's shoes, bags, jewelry, and luxury goods; men's shoes, sports gears, and fitness equipment; automobiles and accessories; maternal and childcare products, toys, and musical instruments; and food, beverage, and fresh produce. It also provides gifts, flowers, and plants; nutritional supplements, healthcare services, and other healthcare equipment; books, e-books, music, movie, and other media products; and virtual goods, such as online travel agency, attraction tickets, and prepaid phone and game cards, as well as industrial products and installation and maintenance services. In addition, the company offers an online marketplace for third-party merchants to sell products to customers; and transaction processing and billing and other services. Further, it provides online marketing services for suppliers, third-party merchants, and other business partners; supply chain and logistics services for various industries; and consumer financing services to individual customers, as well as online-to-offline solutions. JD.com, Inc. offers its products through its website jd.com and mobile apps, as well as directly to customers. As of December 31, 2019, JD.com, Inc. operated fulfillment centers in seven cities; and 700 warehouses in 89 cities covering various counties and districts. The company has strategic cooperation agreement with Tencent Holdings Limited. JD.com, Inc. is headquartered in Beijing, China.

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