Meitu, Inc., an investment holding company, designs, develops, and sells hardware in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, and internationally.
Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Meitu's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: M5U's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: M5U underperformed the German Tech industry which returned 55.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: M5U underperformed the German Market which returned -14.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Meitu's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Meitu undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate M5U's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate M5U's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: M5U is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Tech industry average.
PE vs Market: M5U is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate M5U's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: M5U is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the XE Tech industry average (1.3x).
How is Meitu forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: M5U is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: M5U is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: M5U's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: M5U's revenue (17.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (3.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: M5U's revenue (17.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if M5U's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Meitu performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: M5U is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: M5U is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: M5U is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 31.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare M5U's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: M5U is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Tech industry (3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: M5U has a negative Return on Equity (-9.21%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Meitu's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: M5U's short term assets (CN¥3.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥731.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: M5U's short term assets (CN¥3.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥149.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: M5U is debt free.
Reducing Debt: M5U currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: M5U has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: M5U has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -22.9% each year
What is Meitu's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate M5U's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate M5U's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if M5U's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if M5U's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of M5U's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Xinhong Wu (38yo)
Mr. Zeyuan Wu serves as Chief Executive Officer of Meitu, Inc. and has been its Executive Director since July 2013. Mr. Wu is Founder of Meitu, Inc. Mr. Wu is responsible for the overall management of Meit ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Xinhong's total compensation ($USD146.08K) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Xinhong's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman||no data||CN¥629.00k||26.13% CN¥201.8m|
|CEO & Executive Director||no data||CN¥1.03m||13.17% CN¥101.7m|
|Non-Executive Director||6.25yrs||CN¥315.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||3.67yrs||CN¥315.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3.42yrs||CN¥315.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: M5U's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Meitu, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Meitu, Inc.
- Ticker: M5U
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 2008
- Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: HK$6.510b
- Listing Market Cap: HK$772.256m
- Shares outstanding: 4.31b
- Website: https://corp.meitu.com
Number of Employees
- Meitu, Inc.
- Building No.6
- 1–3/F, Block 2
- Fujian Province
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|1357||SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||HK||HKD||Dec 2016|
|M5U||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2016|
|1357||SHSC (Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||HK||HKD||Dec 2016|
|1357||SZSC (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Stock Connect)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||HK||HKD||Dec 2016|
|MEIU.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Dec 2016|
Meitu, Inc., an investment holding company, designs, develops, and sells hardware in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Internet Services and Smart Hardware. The company offers Internet services, including online advertising, Internet value added services, and e-commerce services; and M, V, and T series of smartphones under the Meitu brand. It also develops photo and community applications, including BeautyCam, Meipai, MakeupPlus, MeituBeauty, PartyNow, Airbrush, and BeautyPlus, as well as SelfieCity. In addition, the company engages in the provision of information technology services. It offers its products and services directly to end customers, as well as through distributors and retailers. Meitu, Inc. has a strategic cooperation agreement with Xiaomi Corporation. Meitu, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Xiamen, China.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/09 01:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/08 00:00|
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