JD.com stock: buy or sell?

JD stock price: $40.15 -4.43% At close on March 27th, 2020

Updated on:
March 27th, 2020


After climbing for 4 sessions, Friday JD.com plunged a hair-raising -4.43%, closing at $40.15. On Tuesday JD boosted an outstanding 5.85%.

JD.com, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an e-commerce company in the People's Republic of China. The company operates in two segments, JD Mall and New Businesses.

Should I buy JD.com stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

Currently, JD.com stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is JD.com stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for JD stock for the last 30 days.

JD.com stock analysis

Daily outlook

After climbing for 4 sessions, Friday JD.com plunged a hair-raising -4.43%, closing at $40.15.

After climbing for 4 days, Friday JD.com plunged a hair-raising -4.43%, closing at $40.15. On March/17 JD price bounced up over the SMA of 100 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.

JD stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a chilling -5.44% in a week last week, JD.com closed this week at $40.15 and climbed an astounding 6.61%.

JD shows a long term strength with several rising tops and rising bottoms. It left a new bottom at $32.70 last week. Previous top ($45.34) will play as a resistance in possible new gains. Late September 2019 JD price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up late April 2019, JD price climbed $11.02 per share (37.83%).

JD stock chart (weekly)

JD.com stock price history

JD.com IPO was on May 22nd, 2014 at $21.75 per share1. Since then, JD stock surged a 84.60%, with an average of 16.90% per year. If you had invested right after JD's IPO a $1,000 in JD.com stock in 2014, it would worth $846.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

JD.com stock historical price chart

JD stock reached 52-week highs on Mar 5th at $45.34, and all-time highs 2018-01-29 with a price of 50.68.

JD.com stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' JD stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not found any price prediction for JD.com stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

JD.com failed analysts when it published an Earnings per Share (EPS) of $-0.03 when the market consensus was $-0.11.
JD earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, JD.com annual turnover boosted a super good 27.51% to $462,020.00 million dollars from $362,332.00 marked in 2017. By contrast, its profit margin (compared to sales) remained constant to -0.54%, that is $-2,491.63 million.

JD annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$11,290 M-$-8.13 M-0.1%-
2014$115,002 M918.62%$-4,996.36 M-4.3%61,355.84%
2015$181,042 M57.43%$-9,107.94 M-5.0%82.29%
2016$260,122 M43.68%$-3,806.79 M-1.5%-58.20%
2017$362,332 M39.29%$-152.26 M-0.0%-96.00%
2018$462,020 M27.51%$-2,491.63 M-0.5%1,536.46%

Quarterly financial results

JD.com reported $134,833.00 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 28.70% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-4,804.73 M with a profit margin of -3.56%. Profit margin slipped a -6.43% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 2.86%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, JD.com sales marked an amazing gain and rocketed a 22.39%.
JD quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$11,070 M-$34.71 M0.3%-
2017-Q2$13,580 M22.67%$-41.83 M-0.3%-220.51%
2017-Q3$12,587 M-7.32%$152.44 M1.2%-464.43%
2017-Q4$110,165 M775.26%$-909.23 M-0.8%-696.44%
2018-Q1$100,128 M-9.11%$1,524.94 M1.5%-267.72%
2018-Q2$122,291 M22.13%$-2,212.47 M-1.8%-245.09%
2018-Q3$104,768 M-14.33%$3,000.62 M2.9%-235.62%
2018-Q4$134,833 M28.70%$-4,804.73 M-3.6%-260.12%

JD.com ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a company, it's worth to check its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For JD.com, 7.63% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of JD.com stock, 51.13% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for JD stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

Market cap$58.6 B
Total shares1,460.0 M
Float shares821.2 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)51.1%
  - Insider holdings (%)7.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%

JD.com summary

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Day range$39.92 - $41.32
Previous close$42.01
Session gain-4.43%
Average true range$3.37
50d mov avg$40.15
100d mov avg$37.40
200d mov avg$33.70
Daily patternlt02a
Weekly pattern lb03a

JD.com performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for JD.com stock.

JD.com competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as JD.com competitor. This doesn't mean JD.com does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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