The stock cost of ContextLogic Inc (NASDAQ:WISH) enhanced by 9.39% today. There are no company-specific report or regulatory filings that seem increasing the rate so it feels like exterior variables go to play.
Especially, the Wish Stock Price Target increases appear to be driven by a wider rally in the so-called “meme stocks.” As well as data from Quiver Quantitative suggests that there has actually been a surge in discussions about meme stocks on various social media platforms. And also, there has been an uptick in out-of-the-money telephone call buying for the meme stocks, creating a gamma press and also driving up the price.
Other “meme stocks” that have seen a jump in cost today consist of:
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME)– Up 30.86% today
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY)– Up 2.26% today
AMC Home Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE: AMC)– Up 15.02% today
Express, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR)– Up 9.73% today
Clover Health 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 currently seems clear that the meme-stock mania financiers saw over a year earlier is entirely over. For investors in ContextLogic (NASDAQ: WISH) and also WISH stock at the very least, the cost activity of late has told that story.
Wish, a ContextLogic business a globally on the internet shopping app.
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After hitting a peak of greater than $32 per share previously in 2015, WISH stock has since declined to $1.65 per share at the time of this writing. Today’s downward move of around 6% is simply the current in an absolute beatdown of this retail financier favorite.
Capitalists had actually previously gotten on ContextLogic as an one-of-a-kind e-commerce business with the capacity to possibly compete with some huge leviathans in the space. Without a doubt, with an appraisal of just $1.1 billion currently, WISH stock had actually looked like a decent wager. Taking into consideration how quick other ecommerce players have actually run, it makes sense.
Nonetheless, ContextLogic’s service model is a bit various from various other carriers. This company links users with sellers straight, offering a more smooth purchase process for affordable things. That stated, as inflation has raged on and also discounted things have actually been repriced higher (along with rising shipping costs), ContextLogic’s service design isn’t as appealing as it once was.
In addition to that, there occurs to be yet one more bearish company-specific stimulant dragging WISH stock down today. So, let’s dive into what investors are seeing with WISH currently.
Bearish Expert Sentiment Driving WISH Stock Lower
Today, expert Kunal Madhukar at UBS supplied a lower cost target for dream stock. While UBS did keep its neutral score, it lowered its cost target to $2 per share. Formerly, the target had actually stood at $4.
Overall, downgrades are never ever great for a provided stock. Financiers of all stripes tend to pay attention to analyst rankings for a reason. These seasoned experts model out expectations for an offered firm, giving their take on its potential customers over the next year. What’s even more, while lots of do consider expert records to be lagging indications of market belief as well as price action, there is inherent worth in what experts have to state.
Notably, this is the 2nd such downgrade from UBS over the past 3 months. There are some purchase rankings and also outstanding rate targets for ContextLogic. Nonetheless, overall, experts appear to be taking a bearish sight of WISH today. Accordingly, till this view changes, the market shows up to siding with them.