Analysing Weibo Corp (WB) & JD.Com (JD)

Analysing Weibo Corp (WB) & JD.Com (JD)

Weibo Corp (NASDAQ: WB) and JD.Com (NASDAQ:JD) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitabiliy and valuation.


This table compares Weibo Corp and JD.Com’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Weibo Corp and JD.Com, as reported by MarketBeat.

Weibo Corp presently has a consensus price target of $64.44, indicating a potential downside of 14.41%. JD.Com has a consensus price target of $35.54, indicating a potential downside of 11.84%. Given JD.Com’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe JD.Com is more favorable than Weibo Corp.

Volatility & Risk

Weibo Corp has a beta of 2.66, meaning that its share price is 166% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, JD.Com has a beta of 1.36, meaning that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Weibo Corp and JD.Com’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

JD.Com has higher revenue and earnings than Weibo Corp. JD.Com is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Weibo Corp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

16.6% of Weibo Corp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.7% of JD.Com shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Weibo Corp beats JD.Com on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Weibo Corp Company Profile

Weibo Corporation is a social media platform for people to create, distribute and discover Chinese-language content. The Company provides ways for people and organizations to publicly express themselves in real time, interact with others on a global platform and stay connected with the world. It operates in two segments: advertising and marketing services and other services. It offers self-expression products that enable its users to express themselves on its platform; social products to promote social interaction between users on its platform; discovery products to help users discover content on its platform, and notifications to notify users on Weibo account activities through short message service (SMS) or push notification on their device. It offers advertising and marketing solutions to enable its customers to promote their brands and conduct marketing activities. It offers its platform partners with tools and application programming interfaces (APIs).

JD.Com Company Profile, Inc. is an online direct sales company. The Company engages in the sale of electronics and home appliance products and general merchandise products (including audio, video products and books) sourced from manufacturers, distributors and publishers in China on the Internet through its Website, It also offers an online marketplace that enables third-party sellers to sell their products to customers on the Company’s Website. The Company operates through the provision of a single class of services for accelerating and improving the delivery of its products over the Internet. The Company also offers online and in-person payment options and customer services. The Company operates approximately 210 warehouses with an aggregate gross floor area of approximately four million square meters in over 50 cities. It operates over 5,370 delivery stations and pickup stations in approximately 2,350 counties and districts across China.

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