The stock price of ContextLogic Inc (NASDAQ:WISH) increased by 9.39% today. There are no company-specific report or regulative filings that seem increasing the price so it feels like outside elements go to play.
Particularly, the $Wish Stock increases appear to be driven by a broader rally in the so-called “meme stocks.” As well as data from Quiver Measurable recommends that there has been a surge in conversations about meme stocks on numerous social media platforms. Plus, there has actually been an uptick in out-of-the-money call purchasing for the meme stocks, triggering a gamma press as well as driving up the rate.
Other “meme stocks” that have seen an enter cost today include:
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME)– Up 30.86% today
Bed Bathroom & 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 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 Firm (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 capitalists in ContextLogic (NASDAQ: WISH) as well as WISH stock at the very least, the price activity of late has told that story.
Wish, a ContextLogic firm an around the world on-line buying app.
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After hitting a top of more than $32 per share earlier last year, WISH stock has given that declined to $1.65 per share at the time of this writing. Today’s downward relocation of around 6% is merely the latest in an outright beatdown of this retail financier fave.
Investors had formerly jumped on ContextLogic as a distinct ecommerce company with the capacity to possibly compete with some large leviathans in the space. Certainly, with a valuation of only $1.1 billion currently, WISH stock had felt like a decent wager. Considering exactly how fast other e-commerce gamers have run, it makes good sense.
Nevertheless, ContextLogic’s company design is a bit different from various other carriers. This firm connects users with sellers straight, providing for a more seamless acquisition process for inexpensive products. That claimed, as rising cost of living has actually raved on and low-cost things have been repriced higher (along with rising delivery prices), ContextLogic’s service version isn’t as appealing as it when was.
On top of that, there takes place to be yet an additional bearish company-specific catalyst dragging WISH stock down today. So, allow’s study what capitalists are seeing with WISH now.
Bearish Analyst Sentiment Driving WISH Stock Lower
Today, expert Kunal Madhukar at UBS provided a reduced cost target for WISH stock. While UBS did preserve its neutral ranking, it decreased its rate target to $2 per share. Formerly, the target had actually stood at $4.
On the whole, downgrades are never ever helpful for a provided stock. Capitalists of all red stripes tend to focus on analyst ratings for a factor. These seasoned analysts design out expectations for a provided firm, providing their take on its leads over the following year. What’s more, while several do think about expert records to be lagging indicators of market sentiment and also cost activity, there is integral value in what analysts have to claim.
Significantly, this is the second such downgrade from UBS over the past 3 months. There are some buy ratings and also excellent rate targets for ContextLogic. Nonetheless, overall, experts seem taking a bearish view of WISH right now. Accordingly, up until this belief changes, the marketplace appears to house siding with them.