How have the shares performed?
Youdao Inc. (DAO) saw an uptrend of 9.10% in the recent trading with $23.37 being its most recent. The current price level -51.01% lower than the highest price of $47.70 marked by the stock while trading over the past 52-weeks, whereas it is 22.87% higher than the lowest price of $19.02 the company dropped to over past 52-weeks. The latest news story on DAO appeared in Motley Fool under the title “NetEase (NTES) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript” on May-18-21.
Squeezing the time span to 30 day period shows us the stock is currently trading -15.36% below one month high and is +19.36% above of the lowest during that time. Looking into the simple moving average, Youdao Inc. (DAO)’s stock stands at a SMA-50 of $26.20 while that of 5-day is reading $21.57.
Daily rise and fall of price influence many of the traders, and in order to overcome the fluctuating effect of that and to watch the stock closely, traders focus more on stock’s 200-day moving average. At various points in trading activity, investors are more likely to be making use of that measure as a strong indicator in figuring out their support and resistance levels, and DAO’s SMA-200 as of now is $29.34.
Do analysts rate it as a buy, sell or hold?
Irrespective of recent performance, what’s important is what the future holds. In uncertain economic times, a clear picture is difficult to get. Analysts generally have a good understanding of the market works, which gives them a leg up in making predictions. Currently, the stock has been recommended as Strong Buy by 11 of the brokerage firms. Analyst ratings are often compiled into a single score from 1 to 5. The score of 1 signifies buy or strong buy, the score of 2 signifies outperform, the score of 3 means hold, and the score of 4 indicates underperform. The simple numeric range of brokerage firm referenced at the scale of 1 to 5 reads a current average recommendation of 1.80 for the stock.
Youdao Inc. Earnings – What Happened With DAO
Coming around sales and income figures, publically trading companies under normal circumstances post earnings and revenues near to average estimates by the Wall Street analysts, but those could came either above or below estimates and known as surprise factor. Youdao Inc. (DAO) last released financial results for the quarter that ended 3/31/2021, posting a surprise factor of 12.20% for net revenue. During the reported three-month period, company’s sales were $167.02 billion while analysts on average were estimating the same to be $207.18 million.
DAO – Youdao Inc. Stock Earnings Estimates
The perspective of Youdao Inc. (NYSE:DAO)’s current quarter earnings identifies that analysts are in consensus over the estimate of -0.49 for stock’s EPS in the current quarter. 1 analysts covering the stock at Wall Street were agreed upon that EPS consensus. Company’s EPS for the last quarter was -0.43.
Investors get the exact data about the key information of institutional ownership in a listed company through its 13F filings at the Stock Exchange Commission (SEC). The total number of common shares currently owned by the public is 113.91 million. DAO does have institutional investors; and they hold 52.60% of the stock.
Youdao Inc. – Insider Activity and Holdings
As on Dec 31, 2020, Orbis Allan Gray Ltd was the top most holder in Youdao Inc. (NYSE:DAO) with an ownership of 10.27 million shares of the company or 27.87% of the stake worth $272.42 million. The filing also reveals Coronation Fund Managers Ltd. as the second largest holder in the company with a control over 6.76% of the outstanding shares. Its stake is worth $59.3 million for having 2.49 million shares in hand.
Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc also came holding a key position in the company during the recent quarter and it now holds 4.23% of the outstanding shares. With this there are now 70 institutions which have possession in DAO’s shares.
Currently, the stock has been recommended as Strong Buy by 11 of the brokerage firms. Analyst ratings are often compiled into a single score from 1 to 5. The score of 1 signifies buy or strong buy, the score of 2 signifies outperform, the score of 3 means hold, and the score of 4 indicates underperform. The simple numeric range of brokerage firm referenced at the scale of 1 to 5 reads a current average recommendation of 1.80 for the stock.
Technical Analysis of Youdao Inc. (NYSE:DAO) stock
To comprehend better with the trade moves and investors’ behavior, exploring the short, medium and long term technical indicators along with average volume of a stock is an effective way to make use of. When looking into those indicators for Youdao Inc. (DAO), we notice that the stock’s 20-day average volume is at 279,805 shares and 100% of short term indicators are suggesting the stock as Sell. Medium term indicators at an average of 100% are spotting the stock at Sell with its 50-day average volume of 411,334 shares. And to end, DAO’s 100-day average volume is 558,602 shares with 100% of the long-term indicators pointing towards Sell for the stock.