Vipshop stock: buy or sell?

VIPS stock price: $15.58 4.01% At close on March 31st, 2020

Updated on:
March 31st, 2020


After boosting an exceptional 5.67% yesterday, Vipshop closed today at $15.58 and skyrocketed a dazzling 4.01%. On Wednesday VIPS plummed a bloodcurdling -7.70%.

Vipshop Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as an online discount retailer for various brands in the People's Republic of China.

Should I buy Vipshop stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Having a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Vipshop stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.

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 Vipshop stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for VIPS stock for the last month.

Vipshop stock analysis

Daily outlook

After boosting an exceptional 5.67% yesterday, Vipshop closed today at $15.58 and skyrocketed a dazzling 4.01%.

After boosting an exceptional 5.67% yesterday, Vipshop closed today at $15.58 and skyrocketed a dazzling 4.01%. In the last 12 days when VIPS stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $2.33 (17.58%).

VIPS stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Vipshop ended this week at $15.58 and climbed a dazzling 10.26%. Early March VIPS plunged a bloodcurdling -15.86% in just one week.

Vipshop stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, VIPS might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . By mid August 2019 VIPS price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Since SMA10d and SMA20w crossed up by mid September 2019, VIPS price climbed $5.90 per share (60.95%).

VIPS stock chart (weekly)

Vipshop stock price history

Vipshop stock went public on March 23rd, 2012 with a price of $0.601. Since then, VIPS stock surged a 2,496.70%, with an average of 312.10% per year. If you had invested right after VIPS's IPO a $1,000 in Vipshop stock in 2012, it would worth $24,967.00 today.

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

Vipshop stock historical price chart

VIPS stock reached 52-week highs on Mar/9 at $17.85, and all-time highs 2015-04-27 with a price of 30.72.

Vipshop stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. You should not follow the analysts' VIPS stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price forecast for Vipshop stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, Vipshop reported its latest financial data, posting a fine climb for the Earnings per Share (EPS) ratio. Experts were expecting $0.16 per share, but Vipshop posted $0.17.
VIPS earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw an outstanding gain of 15.93% to $84,523.90 M dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) remained constant a -0.16% to 2.52%.

VIPS annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$1,700 M-$52 M3.1%-
2014$3,772 M121.89%$137 M3.6%162.04%
2015$40,203 M965.79%$1,590 M4.0%1,058.61%
2016$56,591 M40.76%$2,037 M3.6%28.13%
2017$72,912 M28.84%$1,950 M2.7%-4.28%
2018$84,524 M15.93%$2,129 M2.5%9.19%

Quarterly financial results

Vipshop posted $26,083.40 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 46.28% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $688.67 million with a profit margin of 2.64%. Profit margin stepped up a 1.36% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 1.28%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Vipshop sales marked an exceptional growth and climbed a 603.07%.
VIPS quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$2,320 M-$80 M3.5%-
2017-Q2$2,550 M9.91%$56 M2.2%-29.79%
2017-Q3$2,301 M-9.75%$51 M2.2%-9.80%
2017-Q4$3,710 M61.20%$104 M2.8%103.72%
2018-Q1$19,871 M435.61%$530 M2.7%411.79%
2018-Q2$20,738 M4.37%$682 M3.3%28.68%
2018-Q3$17,832 M-14.02%$229 M1.3%-66.44%
2018-Q4$26,083 M46.28%$689 M2.6%201.06%

Vipshop ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's always 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 Vipshop, 8.45% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Vipshop stock, 58.89% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for VIPS stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Vipshop:

Market cap$10.4 B
Total shares670.5 M
Float shares427.8 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)58.9%
  - Insider holdings (%)8.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Vipshop summary

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Day range$15.07 - $15.62
Previous close$14.98
Session gain4.01%
Average true range$1.20
50d mov avg$14.06
100d mov avg$13.80
200d mov avg$11.22
Daily patternlb11a
Weekly pattern lt06a

Vipshop performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Vipshop, the comparison is made against .

Vipshop competitors

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

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