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How to buy YY Inc Class A stock

Learn how to easily invest in YY Inc Class A stock.

YY Inc Class A is an internet content & information business based in the US. YY Inc Class A shares (YY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. YY Inc Class A employs 7,449 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.5 billion.

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YY Inc Class A stock price (NASDAQ: YY)

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YY Inc Class A shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-02.
Latest market close$26.00
52-week range$22.05 - $55.75
50-day moving average $27.48
200-day moving average $37.04
Wall St. target price$52.18
PE ratio 33.3333
Dividend yield $2.04 (7.85%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.78

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Is it a good time to buy YY Inc Class A stock?

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YY Inc Class A price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $26 from 2022-09-30

1 week (2022-09-27) -0.15%
1 month (2022-09-02) -10.41%
3 months (2022-07-05) -15.72%
6 months (2022-04-05) -34.95%
1 year (2021-10-05) -51.56%
2 years (2020-10-05) -68.29%
3 years (2019-10-04) 57.44
5 years (2017-10-04) 88.77

Is YY Inc Class A stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing YY Inc Class A stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of YY Inc Class A's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

YY Inc Class A's P/E ratio

YY Inc Class A's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, YY Inc Class A shares trade at around 33x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

YY Inc Class A's PEG ratio

YY Inc Class A's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.8238. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into YY Inc Class A's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

YY Inc Class A's EBITDA

YY Inc Class A's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $283 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a YY Inc Class A's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

YY Inc Class A financials

Revenue TTM $2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.44%
Gross profit TTM $837.9 million
Return on assets TTM 0.78%
Return on equity TTM 0.83%
Profit margin 2.49%
Book value $73.26
Market capitalisation $1.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

YY Inc Class A share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 81.6% of net profits

Recently YY Inc Class A has paid out, on average, around 81.6% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.85% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), YY Inc Class A shareholders could enjoy a 7.85% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In YY Inc Class A's case, that would currently equate to about $2.04 per share.

YY Inc Class A's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

YY Inc Class A's most recent dividend payout was on 5 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

YY Inc Class A share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, YY Inc Class A's shares have ranged in value from as little as $22.0535 up to $55.749. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

YY.US volatility(beta: 0.55)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while YY Inc Class A's is 0.5525. This would suggest that YY Inc Class A's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

YY Inc Class A overview

JOYY Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates social media platforms that offer users engaging and experience across various video and audio-based social platforms. The company operates Bigo Live, a live streaming platform that allows users to live stream specific moments, such as showcase talents, socialize, and connect with other users worldwide; Likee, a short-form video social platform that focuses on enabling users to create short-form video; Hago, a casual game-oriented social platform; and imo, a chat and instant messaging application with functions, including video calls and other communication tools, such as group calls, document sharing, etc. . It operates in the People's Republic of China, the United States, the Great Britain, Japan, South Korea, Australia, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia and others. The company was formerly known as YY Inc. and changed its name to JOYY Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of YY Inc Class A is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.618% of YY Inc Class A shares are held by insiders and 69.974% by institutions.
How many people work for YY Inc Class A?
Latest data suggests 7,449 work at YY Inc Class A.
When does the fiscal year end for YY Inc Class A?
YY Inc Class A's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is YY Inc Class A based?
YY Inc Class A's address is: 30 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore, Singapore, 117440
What is YY Inc Class A's ISIN number?
YY Inc Class A's international securities identification number is: US46591M1099
What is YY Inc Class A's CUSIP number?
YY Inc Class A's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 46591M109

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