JD.com Stock Analysis: Chinese e-commerce giant under the magnifying glass. Quarterly figures and chart technology
JD.com is one of the largest e-commerce companies in China and one of the world’s leading online retailers. The company was founded in 1998 by Richard Liu Qiangdong and is headquartered in Beijing. The company originally started as an electronics store and has since grown into a comprehensive online marketplace where customers can purchase a variety of products. JD.com’s assortment includes electronics, apparel, home appliances, groceries, beauty products, toys and much more. In addition, partnerships have been established with a large number of brands and manufacturers in order to offer customers a wide selection of high-quality products.
What sets JD.com apart from other e-commerce companies is its impressive logistics infrastructure. The company operates a huge network of its own warehouses and logistics centers, which allows it to process orders quickly and efficiently. JD.com has also used its own delivery vehicles and even drones to get packages to customers even faster. This strong logistics structure has made JD.com one of the most reliable and fastest online retailers in China.
Another important aspect of JD.com is its focus on product quality and authenticity. The company has implemented strict control mechanisms to ensure that the products offered are authentic and offer customers the highest quality. JD.com has won consumers’ trust by focusing on providing genuine products.
Besides the e-commerce business, JD.com has also diversified into other areas. The company has its own finance division, JD Finance, which offers various financial services including payment solutions, investments and insurance. JD.com has also entered the field of artificial intelligence (AI), developing innovative technologies to further improve the shopping experience. As a result, JD.com has become an important player in the global e-commerce market and is constantly expanding. The company strives to use new technologies and innovative solutions to improve the shopping experience for customers. With its strong logistics infrastructure, focus on quality and wide range of products, JD.com has built an excellent reputation as a trusted online retailer – even in Europe!
The current quarterly figures show further growth. Sales rose 7.1 percent to 295.4 billion yuan, up from a moderate 2.1 percent in the previous quarter. In addition, higher income and better cost efficiency were convincing. They brought in a net profit of 3 billion yuan ($431.5 million). The comparable quarter posted a net loss of 5.2 billion yuan in the same period last year. Efficiency was increased with savings of 10.3 percent in marketing expenses and 2.5 percent in general administrative expenses. However, there was more spending on research and development with a premium of 6.4 percent.
As cash and cash equivalents increased to RMB226.2 billion or US$32.8 billion from RMB191.3 billion as of December 31, 2021, the market reaction was also very positive. As a result, as of April 27, a cash dividend of $0.31 per share had already been paid.
What does the chart show after the rather poor performance this year?
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