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How to buy Tencent stock | $65.37

Learn how to easily invest in Tencent stock.

Tencent Holdings Limited (TCEHY) is a leading internet content & information business based in the US. It opened the day at $65.81 after a previous close of $65.57. During the day the price has varied from a low of $65.05 to a high of $66.00. The latest price was $65.37 (25 minute delay). Tencent is listed on the PINK and employs 94,182 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Tencent

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  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – TCEHY – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Tencent's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Tencent's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last close price was $65.37, which is 21.27% up on its pre-crash value of $51.47 and 60.23% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $40.80.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Tencent shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $939.08 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1.00.

Tencent stock price (PINK: TCEHY)

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Tencent shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-20.
Previous close$65.57
Change $-0.20
Change % -0.302%
Volume 3,012,287
Information last updated 2021-10-16.
52-week range$53.47 - $99.13
50-day moving average $60.76
200-day moving average $69.88
Wall St. target price$98.44
PE ratio 21.2733
Dividend yield $1.347 (2.14%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.01

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What earnings say about Tencent

Tencent has not yet set a date for its next earnings report. Here’s a look at recent results for this closely watched number.

Next earnings reportAnalysts’ Q3 earnings per share estimateLatest earningsQ2 2021Q1 2021Q4 2020Q3 2020
N/AN/A$42.59 billion$42.59 billion$47.77 billion$59.3 billion$38.54 billion

Stock performance after earnings

Stocks frequently make significant price moves in the wake of earnings reports. But those price movements can be volatile, and direction is hard to predict. It’s important to use caution when trading shares immediately before or after an earnings announcement.

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Tencent price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $65.372 from 2021-10-19

1 week (2021-10-09) N/A
1 month (2021-09-16) N/A
3 months (2021-07-20) -6.41%
6 months (2021-04-20) -16.83%
1 year (2020-10-20) -10.14%
2 years (2019-10-18) 56.96%
3 years (2018-10-19) 83.01%
5 years (2016-10-20) 136.34%

Is Tencent under- or over-valued?

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

Tencent's P/E ratio

Tencent's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Tencent shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

Tencent's PEG ratio

Tencent's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.2649. 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 Tencent's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Tencent's EBITDA

Tencent's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $183.4 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Tencent's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Tencent financials

Revenue TTM $532.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 24.66%
Gross profit TTM $221.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.13%
Return on equity TTM 24.82%
Profit margin 35.33%
Book value $88.84
Market capitalisation $614 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Tencent share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 6.77% of net profits

Recently Tencent has paid out, on average, around 6.77% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.33% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Tencent shareholders could enjoy a 0.33% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Tencent's case, that would currently equate to about $1.347 per share.

While Tencent's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Tencent is investing more in its future growth.

Tencent's most recent dividend payout was on 21 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Tencent's shares ever split?

Tencent's shares were split on a 5:1 basis on 19 May 2014. 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 Tencent shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 80% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Tencent shares which in turn could have impacted Tencent's share price.

Tencent share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Tencent's shares have ranged in value from as little as $53.47 up to $99.1348. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TCEHY.US volatility(beta: 0.54)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (PINK average) beta is 1, while Tencent's is 0.5357. This would suggest that Tencent's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Tencent overview

Tencent Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides value-added services (VAS) and Online advertising services in Mainland China and internationally. The company operates through VAS, Online Advertising, FinTech and Business Services, and Others segments. It offers online games and social network services; FinTech and cloud services, and online advertising services, such as media, social, and others advertisement services. The company is also involved in production, investment, and distribution of films and television programs for third parties, as well as copyrights licensing, merchandise sales, and other activities. In addition, it develops software; develops and operates online games; and provides information technology, information system integration, asset management, online literature, and online music entertainment services. The company has strategic collaboration with RareStone Inc. to develop a service ecosystem focused on rare disease patients in China.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Tencent is owned by institutions?
Currently 0.833% of Tencent shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Tencent?
Latest data suggests 94,182 work at Tencent.
When does the fiscal year end for Tencent?
Tencent's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Tencent based?
Tencent's address is: Tencent Binhai Towers, Shenzhen, China, 518054
What is Tencent's ISIN number?
Tencent's international securities identification number is: US88032Q1094
What is Tencent's CUSIP number?
Tencent's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 88032Q109

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