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Renren Inc is an auto & truck dealerships business based in the US. Renren shares (RENN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Renren employs 820 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Renren share price

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Renren shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-10.
52-week range$0.45 - $11.84
50-day moving average $7.64
200-day moving average $5.24
Wall St. target price$1.70
PE ratio 0.7519
Dividend yield $9.19 (909.65%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.20

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Is it a good time to buy Renren stock?

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Is Renren under- or over-valued?

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

Renren's P/E ratio

Renren's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, Renren shares trade at around 1x recent earnings.

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

Renren financials

Revenue TTM $175.8 million
Gross profit TTM $2.9 million
Return on assets TTM -21.5%
Return on equity TTM -97.6%
Profit margin -77.01%
Book value $4.20
Market capitalisation $190.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Renren shares

There are currently 42,086 Renren shares held short by investors – that's known as Renren's "short interest". This figure is 29.5% down from 59,711 last month.

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

Renren's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Renren's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Renren shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Renren shares traded daily (recently around 110752.63157895). Renren's SIR currently stands at 0.38. In other words for every 100,000 Renren shares traded daily on the market, roughly 380 shares are currently held short.

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

Find out more about how you can short Renren stock.

Renren share dividends

We're not expecting Renren to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Renren's shares ever split?

Renren's shares were split on a 1:3 basis on 8 January 2020. So if you had owned 3 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Renren shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 200% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Renren shares which in turn could have impacted Renren's share price.

Renren share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Renren's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.45 up to $11.84. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RENN.US volatility(beta: 1.83)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Renren's is 1.8321. This would suggest that Renren's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Renren overview

Renren Inc. sells used automobiles and related products in the People's Republic of China. The company also arranges financing options for customers through its financial services partners; provides credit financing to used automobile dealers; and sells new cars, as well as provides value-added services, such as warranties, insurance, and after-sale products and services. It offers vehicles of Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Land Rover, and Porsche brands at its in-store showrooms; and through Kaixin Auto app, as well as through other online vertical channels, such as Autohome and 58. com. In addition, the company develops Chime, a Software as a Solution platform that offers lead generation and customer relationship management solutions for real estate professionals; and provides customizable lead capture landing pages that offer multiple home value estimates in the United States. Further, it provides online and mobile services for the trucking industry in the United States.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Renren is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 48.995% of Renren shares are held by insiders and 12.795% by institutions.
How many people work for Renren?
Latest data suggests 820 work at Renren.
When does the fiscal year end for Renren?
Renren's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Renren based?
Renren's address is: 18 Jiuxianqiao Middle Road, Beijing, China, 100016
What is Renren's ISIN number?
Renren's international securities identification number is: US7598923008
What is Renren's CUSIP number?
Renren's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 759892102

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