X Financial (NYSE:XYF) has earned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.

Analysts have set a 1 year consensus price target of $6.50 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.20 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned X Financial an industry rank of 166 out of 256 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on XYF shares. Deutsche Bank started coverage on shares of X Financial in a research note on Monday, October 15th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley started coverage on shares of X Financial in a research note on Monday, October 15th. They issued an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of X Financial from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Sunday, January 6th.

XYF stock traded down $0.26 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $5.99. 1,159 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 34,573. X Financial has a twelve month low of $4.15 and a twelve month high of $20.30.

X Financial (NYSE:XYF) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 19th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $120.77 million during the quarter. As a group, research analysts expect that X Financial will post 0.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dean Capital Investments Management LLC bought a new position in X Financial during the third quarter worth $452,000. Greenwoods Asset Management Ltd bought a new position in X Financial during the third quarter worth $8,525,000. Citadel Advisors LLC bought a new position in X Financial during the third quarter worth $332,000. Point72 Hong Kong Ltd bought a new position in X Financial during the third quarter worth $100,000. Finally, Morgan Stanley bought a new position in X Financial during the third quarter worth $4,617,000. 1.59% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About X Financial

X Financial provides personal finance services in the People's Republic of China. The company offers a suite of products connecting borrowers and investors through a proprietary Internet platform. It provides loan products, which include Xiaoying card loan and Xiaoying preferred loan; and investment opportunities through wealth management platform, Xiaoying wealth management with insurance protection.

Read More: How to interpret a stock’s beta number

Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on X Financial (XYF)

For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

Receive News & Ratings for X Financial Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for X Financial and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.