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How to buy Weibo Corporation stock | $40.99

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Weibo Corporation is an internet content & information business based in the US. Weibo Corporation shares (WB) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Weibo Corporation employs 4,126 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.6 billion.

How to buy shares in Weibo Corporation

  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 Weibo Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: WB. 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 Weibo 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$40.99, 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 Weibo Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Weibo 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.

Weibo Corporation share price

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Weibo Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeUSD$40.99
52-week rangeUSD$28.93 - USD$55.52
50-day moving average USD$36.9366
200-day moving average USD$35.3053
Wall St. target priceUSD$40.45
PE ratio 17.9583
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.16

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Is it a good time to buy Weibo Corporation stock?

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Weibo Corporation price performance over time

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Is Weibo Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Weibo Corporation's P/E ratio

Weibo 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 18x. In other words, Weibo Corporation shares trade at around 18x 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.

Weibo Corporation's PEG ratio

Weibo Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6564. 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 Weibo Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Weibo Corporation's EBITDA

Weibo Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$513.8 million.

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

Weibo Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 29.6%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.02%
Return on equity TTM 21.55%
Profit margin 29.86%
Book value $11.175
Market capitalisation USD$8.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Weibo Corporation shares

There are currently 10.5 million Weibo Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Weibo Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 14.3% down from 12.2 million last month.

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

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

Weibo Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Weibo Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Weibo Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). Weibo Corporation's SIR currently stands at 7.72. In other words for every 100,000 Weibo Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7720 shares are currently held short.

However Weibo Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Weibo Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Weibo Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Weibo Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Weibo Corporation shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Weibo Corporation shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Weibo Corporation.

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

Weibo Corporation share dividends

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

Weibo Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Weibo Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.93 up to $55.52. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WB.US volatility(beta: 1.64)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 Weibo Corporation's is 1.6371. This would suggest that Weibo Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Weibo Corporation overview

Weibo Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a social media platform for people to create, distribute, and discover content in the People's Republic of China. It operates in two segments, Advertising and Marketing Services; and Value-Added Services. The company offers discovery products to help users discover content on its platform; self-expression products that enable its users to express themselves on its platform; and social products to promote social interaction between users on its platform. It also provides advertising and marketing solutions, such as social display advertisements; and promoted feeds, such as Super FST, Fans Headline, and Weibo Express, promoted accounts, and promoted trends and search products that enable its customers to promote their brands and conduct marketing activities. In addition, the company offers copyright content, such as TV channels, online video websites, and operators with copyright content through traffic resource exchange and content traffic sharing; MCNs and other self-media to manage and provide services to content creators on Weibo, such as MCNs, unions, and e-commerce partners; other app developers an application platform, which allows users to log into third-party applications; and Weibo Wallet product consists of red envelops and coupons that enables platform partners to conduct interest generation activities on Weibo. The company was formerly known as T.CN Corporation and changed its name to Weibo Corporation in 2012. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Beijing, China. Weibo Corporation is a subsidiary of Sina Corporation.

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