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SINA Corporation is an internet content & information business based in the US. SINA Corporation shares (SINA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SINA Corporation employs 8,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.1 billion.

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  3. Search for SINA Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SINA. 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 SINA Corporation 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$42.53, 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 SINA Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of SINA Corporation. 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.

SINA Corporation share price

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SINA Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-31.
Latest market closeUSD$42.53
52-week rangeUSD$26.04 - USD$45.66
50-day moving average USD$43.2888
200-day moving average USD$41.0617
Wall St. target priceUSD$41.52
PE ratio 20.0352
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.704

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Is it a good time to buy SINA Corporation stock?

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SINA Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $42.53 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-11) N/A
1 month (2020-12-22) 0.09%
3 months (2020-10-18) N/A
6 months (2020-07-18) N/A
1 year (2020-01-18) N/A
2 years (2019-01-18) N/A
3 years (2018-01-18) N/A
5 years (2016-01-18) N/A

Is SINA Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

SINA Corporation's P/E ratio

SINA Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, SINA Corporation shares trade at around 20x 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.

SINA Corporation's EBITDA

SINA Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$439.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a SINA Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

SINA Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 18.72%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.57%
Return on equity TTM 1.66%
Profit margin -4.67%
Book value $39.325
Market capitalisation USD$2.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting SINA Corporation shares

There are currently 6.5 million SINA Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as SINA Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 140.9% up from 2.7 million last month.

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

SINA Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

SINA Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of SINA Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of SINA Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.5 million). SINA Corporation's SIR currently stands at 4.25. In other words for every 100,000 SINA Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4250 shares are currently held short.

However SINA Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of SINA Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable SINA Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case SINA Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.11% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 SINA Corporation shares in existence, roughly 110 shares are currently held short) or 0.1288% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable SINA Corporation shares, roughly 129 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 SINA Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short SINA Corporation stock.

SINA Corporation share dividends

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

SINA Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SINA Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $26.04 up to $45.66. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SINA.US volatility(beta: 1.01)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 SINA Corporation's is 1.0058. This would suggest that SINA Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

SINA Corporation overview

SINA Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online media company in the People's Republic of China and internationally. The company operates, an online media property that provides region-focused format and content, including feeds from news providers; business news coverage and personal finance columns; sporting events information; entertainment news and events; automobile-related news and service information; technology updates; interactive video products, such as news, sports, and entertainment; and education, digital, fashion, luxury, health, collectibles, travel, and other interest-based channels. It also offers SINA mobile, a mobile portal, which provides news information and entertainment content from for mobile users in mobile browser and application format. In addition, it operates that offers discovery products to help users discover content; self-expression products to enable users to express themselves on Weibo platform; social products to promote social interaction between users on Weibo platform; advertising and marketing solutions; and tools and services. Further, the company offers online loan facilitation and payment, VIP membership, live streaming, and game-related services. SINA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

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