Should You Think About Buying 58.com Inc. (NYSE:WUBA) Now?

58.com Inc. (NYSE:WUBA), which is in the interactive media and services business, and is based in China, saw significant share price movement during recent months on the NYSE, rising to highs of $75.98 and falling to the lows of $53.75. Some share price movements can give investors a better opportunity to enter into the stock, and potentially buy at a lower price. A question to answer is whether 58.com’s current trading price of $54.94 reflective of the actual value of the mid-cap? Or is it currently undervalued, providing us with the opportunity to buy? Let’s take a look at 58.com’s outlook and value based on the most recent financial data to see if there are any catalysts for a price change.

View our latest analysis for 58.com

What is 58.com worth?

Good news, investors! 58.com is still a bargain right now. According to my valuation, the intrinsic value for the stock is $98.54, but it is currently trading at US$54.94 on the share market, meaning that there is still an opportunity to buy now. What’s more interesting is that, 58.com’s share price is quite volatile, which gives us more chances to buy since the share price could sink lower (or rise higher) in the future. This is based on its high beta, which is a good indicator for how much the stock moves relative to the rest of the market.

Can we expect growth from 58.com?

NYSE:WUBA Future Profit December 21st 18
NYSE:WUBA Future Profit December 21st 18
Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares. Buying a great company with a robust outlook at a cheap price is always a good investment, so let’s also take a look at the company’s future expectations. 58.com’s earnings over the next few years are expected to double, indicating a very optimistic future ahead. This should lead to stronger cash flows, feeding into a higher share value.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? Since WUBA is currently undervalued, it may be a great time to accumulate more of your holdings in the stock. With a positive outlook on the horizon, it seems like this growth has not yet been fully factored into the share price. However, there are also other factors such as financial health to consider, which could explain the current undervaluation.

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on WUBA for a while, now might be the time to enter the stock. Its buoyant future outlook isn’t fully reflected in the current share price yet, which means it’s not too late to buy WUBA. But before you make any investment decisions, consider other factors such as the track record of its management team, in order to make a well-informed investment decision.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on 58.com. You can find everything you need to know about 58.com in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in 58.com, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

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