The stock cost of ContextLogic Inc (NASDAQ:WISH) increased by 9.39% today. There are no company-specific news reports or governing filings that seem increasing the price so it appears like external variables are at play.
Particularly, the Wish stock price increases seem driven by a wider rally in the supposed “meme stocks.” And also data from Quiver Measurable recommends that there has been a surge in conversations about meme stocks on numerous social media systems. Plus, there has actually been an uptick in out-of-the-money telephone call acquiring for the meme stocks, creating a gamma press as well as driving up the cost.
Various other “meme stocks” that have actually seen an enter cost today consist of:
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 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 appears clear that the meme-stock mania financiers saw over a year ago is completely over. For capitalists in ContextLogic (NASDAQ: WISH) and also WISH stock at the very least, the price activity of late has actually informed that tale.
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After striking a height of more than $32 per share earlier in 2014, WISH stock has because decreased to $1.65 per share at the time of this writing. Today’s down step of around 6% is merely the most up to date in an absolute beatdown of this retail investor favorite.
Capitalists had actually formerly jumped on ContextLogic as an unique shopping company with the capacity to possibly compete with some large leviathans in the room. Certainly, with a valuation of just $1.1 billion currently, WISH stock had felt like a suitable gamble. Thinking about how fast various other shopping gamers have run, it makes sense.
However, ContextLogic’s business design is a bit different from other service providers. This business attaches individuals with sellers directly, attending to an extra seamless purchase procedure for low-priced things. That claimed, as inflation has actually surged on and also low-priced items have actually been repriced higher (alongside surging delivery prices), ContextLogic’s business model isn’t as appealing as it as soon as was.
On top of that, there occurs to be yet another bearish company-specific stimulant dragging WISH stock down today. So, let’s study what financiers are seeing with WISH currently.
Bearish Analyst View Driving WISH Stock Lower
Today, analyst Kunal Madhukar at UBS gave a reduced price target for WISH stock. While UBS did maintain its neutral ranking, it decreased its cost target to $2 per share. Formerly, the target had stood at $4.
On the whole, downgrades are never good for a given stock. Investors of all red stripes often tend to pay attention to analyst ratings for a reason. These seasoned analysts model out expectations for an offered business, supplying their take on its prospects over the next year. What’s more, while many do consider expert reports to be lagging indicators of market view and also rate action, there is inherent worth in what analysts need to state.
Notably, this is the second such downgrade from UBS over the past 3 months. There are some purchase ratings and remarkable rate targets for ContextLogic. Nevertheless, overall, analysts seem taking a bearish sight of WISH right now. As necessary, up until this view shifts, the marketplace shows up to siding with them.