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How to buy JOYY (YY) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in JOYY stocks.

- $2.12 ( - 4.18%)

JOYY is an internet content & information business based in the US. JOYY stocks (YY.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $58.3 – an increase of 0.46% over the previous week. JOYY employs 7,931 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.7 billion.

How to buy shares in JOYY

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – YY – 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.

JOYY stock price (NASDAQ:YY)

Use our graph to track the performance of YY stocks over time.

JOYY shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$50.71
52-week range$38.40 - $144.39
50-day moving average $49.82
200-day moving average $63.14
Wall St. target price$80.88
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.666 (4.04%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.78

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Is it a good time to buy JOYY stock?

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JOYY price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $50.71 from 2022-01-20

1 week (2022-01-14) -1.55%
1 month (2021-12-21) -2.65%
3 months (2021-10-21) -12.63%
6 months (2021-07-21) -14.67%
1 year (2021-01-21) -44.42%
2 years (2020-01-21) -22.02%
3 years (2019-01-18) 73.97
5 years (2017-01-20) 16.49%

Is JOYY under- or over-valued?

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

JOYY's PEG ratio

JOYY'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 JOYY's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


JOYY's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $431.9 million.

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

JOYY financials

Revenue TTM $2.7 billion
Gross profit TTM $3.7 billion
Return on assets TTM -2.03%
Return on equity TTM -5.32%
Profit margin -1.4%
Book value $71.84
Market capitalisation $4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

JOYY share dividends

We're not expecting JOYY to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

JOYY share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, JOYY's shares have ranged in value from as little as $38.4043 up to $144.393. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

YY.US volatility(beta: 0.81)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 JOYY's is 0.8054. This would suggest that JOYY's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

JOYY overview

JOYY Inc. , through 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 live talk with other users, make video calls, and watch trend videos; 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, text messages, and photo and video sharing. 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. in December 2019.

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