The stock rate of ContextLogic Inc (NASDAQ:WISH) raised by 9.39% today. There are no company-specific news reports or regulatory filings that seem driving up the price so it feels like outside variables are at play.
Particularly, the Wish Stock Price Target boosts seem driven by a more comprehensive rally in the supposed “meme stocks.” And information from Quiver Quantitative recommends that there has been a surge in conversations regarding meme stocks on different social media platforms. And also, there has been an uptick in out-of-the-money phone call buying for the meme stocks, causing a gamma capture and also driving up the price.
Various other “meme stocks” that have seen a jump in cost today include:
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME)– Up 30.86% today
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY)– Up 2.26% today
AMC Amusement Holdings Inc (NYSE: AMC)– Up 15.02% today
Express, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR)– Up 9.73% today
Clover Health And Wellness Investments Corp (NASDAQ: CLOV)– Up 3.5% today
BlackBerry Ltd (NYSE: BB)– Up 4.91% today
Ocugen Inc (NASDAQ: OCGN)– Up 3.23% today
Koss Corporation (NASDAQ: KOSS)– Up 29.48% today
Sundial Growers Inc (NASDAQ: SNDL)– Up 10.01% today
Why Is ContextLogic (DREAM) Stock Down Today?
If it had not currently, it now appears clear that the meme-stock mania capitalists saw over a year back is completely over. For financiers in ContextLogic (NASDAQ: WISH) as well as WISH stock at the very least, the cost activity of late has told that tale.
Wish, a ContextLogic company a globally online shopping app.
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After striking a height of more than $32 per share earlier in 2015, WISH stock has because decreased to $1.65 per share at the time of this writing. Today’s downward step of around 6% is just the latest in an outright beatdown of this retail financier favorite.
Financiers had actually previously jumped on ContextLogic as an unique shopping firm with the capability to possibly take on some substantial leviathans in the room. Without a doubt, with an appraisal of just $1.1 billion now, WISH stock had appeared like a suitable wager. Considering just how quick various other e-commerce players have actually run, it makes sense.
However, ContextLogic’s service version is a bit different from various other suppliers. This firm links customers with sellers directly, providing for a more seamless acquisition procedure for low-priced products. That claimed, as inflation has raged on and also discounted items have been repriced higher (alongside surging delivery costs), ContextLogic’s service design isn’t as appealing as it when was.
On top of that, there occurs to be yet one more bearish company-specific driver dragging WISH stock down today. So, allow’s dive into what investors are watching with WISH now.
Bearish Analyst Belief Driving WISH Stock Lower
Today, analyst Kunal Madhukar at UBS gave a lower rate target for desire stock. While UBS did maintain its neutral rating, it decreased its cost target to $2 per share. Previously, the target had actually stood at $4.
On the whole, downgrades are never ever helpful for an offered stock. Financiers of all red stripes have a tendency to pay attention to expert ratings for a reason. These seasoned analysts model out expectations for a provided firm, offering their take on its prospects over the next year. What’s even more, while many do take into consideration analyst records to be delayed indications of market sentiment and cost activity, there is fundamental value in what analysts need to state.
Especially, this is the 2nd such downgrade from UBS over the past 3 months. There are some purchase rankings as well as remarkable rate targets for ContextLogic. However, overall, analysts appear to be taking a bearish sight of WISH right now. As necessary, till this sentiment changes, the marketplace shows up to house siding with them.