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NetEase Inc is an internet content & information business based in the US. NetEase shares (NTES) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. NetEase employs 28,239 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|Latest market close||$82.88|
|52-week range||$77.76 - $133.55|
|50-day moving average||$90.60|
|200-day moving average||$104.34|
|Wall St. target price||$125.14|
|Dividend yield||$4.864 (5.77%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.72|
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|1 week (2021-09-10)||-6.30%|
|1 month (2021-08-19)||5.02%|
|3 months (2021-06-18)||-22.84%|
|6 months (2021-03-19)||-24.01%|
|1 year (2020-09-18)||-82.22%|
|2 years (2019-09-19)||-69.44%|
|3 years (2018-09-19)||204.7|
|5 years (2016-09-19)||248.99|
Valuing NetEase stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of NetEase's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
NetEase's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 30x. In other words, NetEase shares trade at around 30x 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.
NetEase's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9946. 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 NetEase's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
NetEase's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $17.4 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a NetEase's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$79.5 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||17.51%|
|Gross profit TTM||$39 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||5.82%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.96%|
|Market capitalisation||$55.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 7.5 million NetEase shares held short by investors – that's known as NetEase's "short interest". This figure is 29.1% up from 5.8 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting NetEase shares can be evaluated.
NetEase's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of NetEase shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of NetEase shares traded daily (recently around 3.9 million). NetEase's SIR currently stands at 1.91. In other words for every 100,000 NetEase shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1910 shares are currently held short.
However NetEase's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of NetEase shares, or, against the total number of tradable NetEase shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case NetEase's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 NetEase shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0208% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable NetEase shares, roughly 21 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against NetEase.
Find out more about how you can short NetEase stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like NetEase.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 17.05
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and NetEase's overall score of 17.05 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 16th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like NetEase is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 0.86/100
NetEase's environmental score of 0.86 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that NetEase is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 7.49/100
NetEase's social score of 7.49 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that NetEase is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 7.42/100
NetEase's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that NetEase is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. NetEase scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that NetEase has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||17.05|
|Total ESG percentile||15.54|
|Environmental score percentile||1|
|Social score percentile||1|
|Governance score percentile||1|
|Level of controversy||2|
Dividend payout ratio: 24.06% of net profits
Recently NetEase has paid out, on average, around 24.06% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.94% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), NetEase shareholders could enjoy a 0.94% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In NetEase's case, that would currently equate to about $4.864 per share.
While NetEase's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that NetEase is investing more in its future growth.
NetEase's most recent dividend payout was on 29 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
NetEase's shares were split on a 5:1 basis on 1 October 2020. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your NetEase shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 80% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for NetEase shares which in turn could have impacted NetEase's share price.
Over the last 12 months, NetEase's shares have ranged in value from as little as $77.7635 up to $133.5507. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while NetEase's is 0.4148. This would suggest that NetEase's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
NetEase, Inc. provides online services focusing on gaming, communication, and commerce in the Peoples' Republic of China and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Online Games Services, Youdao, and Innovative Businesses and Others. It develops and operates PC and mobile games, as well as offers games licensed from other game developers. The company's products and services include Youdao Dictionary, an online knowledge tool; smart devices, such as Youdao Smart Pen, Youdao Dictionary Pen, Youdao Pocket Translator, and Youdao Cloud Pen; online courses; interactive learning apps; and enterprise services, such as Youdao Smart Cloud, a cloud-based platform that helps third-party app developers, smart device brands, and manufacturers to access its optical character recognition capability and neural machine translation engine. Its products and services also include NetEase Cloud Music, a music streaming platform; Yanxuan, an e-commerce platform, which sells private label products, including consumer electronics, food, apparel, homeware, kitchenware, and other general merchandise; NetEase Media, an internet media platform; NetEase Mail, an email service; NetEase CC Live streaming, a live streaming platform with a focus on game broadcasting; and NetEase Pay, a payment platform. The company was formerly known as NetEase.
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