The stock price of ContextLogic Inc (NASDAQ:WISH) enhanced by 9.39% today. There are no company-specific news reports or regulatory filings that appear to be driving up the rate so it looks like outside variables are at play.
Especially, the Wish stock price increases seem driven by a wider rally in the so-called “meme stocks.” As well as information from Quiver Quantitative suggests that there has been a rise in conversations about meme stocks on various social networks systems. Plus, there has been an uptick in out-of-the-money phone call purchasing for the meme stocks, creating a gamma capture and also increasing the rate.
Various other “meme stocks” that have actually seen a jump in price today include:
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME)– Up 30.86% today
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY)– Up 2.26% today
AMC Enjoyment 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 Firm (NASDAQ: KOSS)– Up 29.48% today
Sundial Growers Inc (NASDAQ: SNDL)– Up 10.01% today
Why Is ContextLogic (WISH) Stock Down Today?
If it had not already, it currently seems clear that the meme-stock mania financiers saw over a year back is totally over. For financiers in ContextLogic (NASDAQ: WISH) and WISH stock at least, the price activity of late has actually informed that tale.
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After striking a top of more than $32 per share earlier in 2014, WISH stock has actually given that declined to $1.65 per share at the time of this writing. Today’s down step of around 6% is just the most up to date in an outright beatdown of this retail investor favorite.
Capitalists had actually formerly jumped on ContextLogic as a special ecommerce firm with the capacity to possibly take on some massive behemoths in the area. Without a doubt, with an evaluation of only $1.1 billion currently, WISH stock had seemed like a good wager. Taking into consideration exactly how rapid various other e-commerce gamers have actually run, it makes good sense.
However, ContextLogic’s business design is a bit different from various other suppliers. This business links customers with sellers directly, attending to a more seamless purchase procedure for inexpensive things. That said, as inflation has raged on and also low-priced items have actually been repriced greater (alongside surging shipping expenses), ContextLogic’s business model isn’t as eye-catching 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 dive into what financiers are seeing with WISH currently.
Bearish Expert Belief Driving WISH Stock Lower
Today, expert Kunal Madhukar at UBS provided a lower price target for WISH stock. While UBS did keep its neutral ranking, it decreased its rate target to $2 per share. Formerly, the target had stood at $4.
Generally, downgrades are never ever helpful for an offered stock. Capitalists of all red stripes have a tendency to pay attention to expert rankings for a factor. These experienced analysts design out assumptions for a provided business, providing their take on its leads over the following year. What’s more, while several do take into consideration analyst reports to be lagging signs of market sentiment as well as rate action, there is inherent worth in what experts need to claim.
Notably, this is the second such downgrade from UBS over the past three months. There are some purchase rankings as well as impressive price targets for ContextLogic. Nonetheless, overall, analysts appear to be taking a bearish view of WISH right now. Accordingly, till this sentiment shifts, the marketplace appears to house siding with them.