GDS Holdings Limited [GDS] shares are up more than 99.37% this year and recently decreased -0.05% or -$4.08 to settle at $82.66. GDS has a short ratio of 11.66. This implies that the market is currently less bearish on the outlook for GDS.
On 22, September 2020, GDS Announces Accepted Offer to Acquire Major New Data Center in Beijing. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, GDS Holdings Limited (“GDS Holdings”, “GDS” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GDS), a leading developer and operator of high-performance data centers in China, today announced that it has extended a legally-binding offer to acquire 100% of the equity interests in target companies which own a major data center in the Shunyi district of Beijing (“BJ14”) (the “Acquisition”). The target companies are owned by a private equity fund controlled by CITIC Private Equity Funds Management Co., Limited (“CPE”), a leading alternative asset manager in China, and its affiliated parties. The offer has been accepted, with exclusivity terms agreed by both parties. The total enterprise value of the Acquisition is approximately RMB3.8 billion, with a further RMB500 million contingent on the acquisition by the target companies of the property interests in the site.
Analyst Birdseye View:
The most recent analyst activity for GDS Holdings Limited [NASDAQ:GDS] stock was on July 27, 2020, when it was Initiated with a Hold rating from HSBC Securities, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $89. Before that, on August 25, 2020, Berenberg Recapitulated a Buy rating and elevated its amount target to $93. On July 20, 2020, Deutsche Bank Downgrade a Sell rating and boosted its price target on this stock to $70. On July 14, 2020, UBS Initiated a Buy rating and increased its price target to $112. On June 17, 2020, Jefferies Initiated a Buy rating. On April 21, 2020, Goldman Initiated a Buy rating and boosted its amount on this stock to $70.30. On February 27, 2020, Deutsche Bank Initiated a Hold rating and boosted its target amount on this stock to $60. On January 14, 2020, Macquarie Initiated an Outperform rating and improved its amount target to $60.
In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $39.36 and a peak of $91.97. At the most recent market close, shares of GDS Holdings Limited [NASDAQ:GDS] were valued at $82.66.
GDS Holdings Limited [NASDAQ:GDS] most recently reported quarterly sales of 189.35 billion, which represented growth of 36.20%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $548,848 per employee, while its income is -$58,858 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 26.50%, its Operating Margin is 13.90%, its Pretax Margin is -10.34, and its Net Margin is -10.72. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at -1.69, -5.26, 2.06 and -2.03 respectively.
If looking now at the Principal structure of this organization, it shows its whole liability to the whole Principal at 59.89 and the whole liability to whole assets at 53.84. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 54.89 and enduring liability to assets at 0.49 while looking for an extended time period.
Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 81.08 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 79.49. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 85.20 and at 87.73 for 2nd resistance point.
GDS Holdings Limited [GDS] reported its earnings at -$0.11 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 6/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at -$0.07/share signifying the difference of -0.04 and -57.10% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 3/30/2020, the stated earnings were -$0.11 calling estimates for -$0.08/share with the difference of -0.03 depicting the surprise of -37.50%.
Important Ratio’s To Watch
Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for GDS Holdings Limited [NASDAQ:GDS] is 1.50. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 1.46. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 11.92 and it’s amount to book ratio is 5.31.