Sina Story

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SINA -- USA Stock  

USD 42.93  0.15  0.35%

While many traders are getting carried away by overanalyzing communication services space, it is reasonable to go over Sina Corporation. Why are we still confident in hope for a quick recovery. This post is to show some fundamental factors affecting Sina's products and services. I will also drop some light on how it may impact the investing outlook for Sina in February.
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Should you hold on to your Sina position?
Over 66.0% of Sina shares are owned by institutional investors. Institutional ownership of Sina refers to the amount of Sina equity owned by mutual funds, pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, foundations, or other large entities that manage money on behalf of others. Check out our latest analysis of Sina, including its current ownership diagnostics.

How important is Sina's Liquidity

Sina financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Sina Corporation ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Sina financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Sina's total debt and its cash.

How Sina utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Sina, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Sina is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Sina cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.

Sale by Yan Wang of 1807 shares of Sina

Legal trades by Sina insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Sina insider trading alert for sale of ordinary shares by Yan Wang, the corporate stakeholder, on 3rd of September 2020. This event was filed by Sina Corp with SEC on 2006-11-17. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. Yan Wang currently serves as founder and independent director of Sina [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Breaking down Sina Indicators

Sina shows a total of fifty-nine million seven hundred thirty thousand outstanding shares. Over half of Sina outstanding shares are owned by institutional holders. These institutional holders are typically referred to corporate investors that take positions in a given instrument to benefit from reduced trade commissions. Consequently, these institutions are subject to different rules and regulation than regular investors in Sina. Please watch out for any change in the institutional holdings of Sina as this could mean something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Please note that no matter how much assets the company owns, if the real value of the company is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.

Ownership Breakdown

Retail Investors
19.14%
Insiders
14.67%
Institutions
66.19%
Retail Investors19.14
Insiders14.67
Institutions66.19

Sina is expecting lower volatility in February

Current Jensen Alpha is up to -0.02. Price may slip again. Sina Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.01 and kurtosis of 5.8. However, we advise investors to further study Sina Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.

Our Final Takeaway

When is the right time to buy or sell Sina Corporation? Buying stocks such as Sina isn't very hard. However, what challenging for most investors is doing it at the right time. Proper market timing is something most people cannot do without sophisticated tools, which help to isolate the right opportunities, deliver winning trades and diversify portfolios on a daily basis. To conclude, as of the 4th of January 2021, we believe Sina is currently undervalued. It barely shadows the market and projects close to average probability of distress in the next two years. Our primary 30 days 'Buy-Sell' recommendation on the company is Hold.

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