Great West Life Assurance Co. Can lifted its holdings in shares of Baozun Inc (NASDAQ:BZUN) by 21.8% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 26,300 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 4,700 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can’s holdings in Baozun were worth $720,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. boosted its holdings in shares of Baozun by 13.5% in the fourth quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 5,057 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $143,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its stake in Baozun by 9.4% during the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 13,199 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $385,000 after purchasing an additional 1,138 shares during the last quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd lifted its stake in Baozun by 19.4% during the fourth quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 9,703 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $283,000 after purchasing an additional 1,576 shares during the last quarter. Quantamental Technologies LLC acquired a new stake in Baozun during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $47,000. Finally, Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. acquired a new stake in Baozun during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $117,000. 55.63% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Several research firms recently commented on BZUN. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Baozun from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, March 11th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Baozun from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Monday, April 1st. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Baozun from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 2nd.
Baozun (NASDAQ:BZUN) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, March 6th. The technology company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.54 by ($0.08). Baozun had a return on equity of 13.32% and a net margin of 4.93%. The company had revenue of $2.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.21 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $2.72 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 40.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, research analysts anticipate that Baozun Inc will post 1.22 EPS for the current year.
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Baozun Company Profile
Baozun Inc provides e-commerce solutions for brand partners in the People's Republic of China. It offers end-to-end e-commerce solutions, including IT infrastructure setup and integration, online store design and setup, store operations, visual merchandizing and marketing campaigns, customer services, warehousing, and order fulfillment.
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