LAIX.Y Stock Overview
LAIX Inc., an artificial intelligence (AI) company, provides online English learning products and services in the People’s Republic of China.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$1.69|
|52 Week High||US$28.00|
|52 Week Low||US$0.55|
|1 Month Change||20.92%|
|3 Month Change||-55.10%|
|1 Year Change||-93.05%|
|3 Year Change||-98.85%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-99.04%|
Recent News & Updates
|LAIX.Y||US Consumer Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: LAIX.Y underperformed the US Consumer Services industry which returned -48.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LAIX.Y underperformed the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.
|LAIX.Y Average Weekly Movement||35.8%|
|Consumer Services Industry Average Movement||9.5%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: LAIX.Y is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 36% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LAIX.Y's weekly volatility has increased from 21% to 36% over the past year.
About the Company
LAIX Inc., an artificial intelligence (AI) company, provides online English learning products and services in the People’s Republic of China. It offers English Liulishuo app, which offers a suite of courses, including free courses for leisure learning, the paid personalized standard courses, DongNi English, and other paid courses, such as Authentic Pronunciation, as well as DongNi English A+ app; LiuLi Reading mobile app, which allows users to read articles from publishers supplemented by detailed learning tips and quizzes; and Kids Liulishuo, a mobile app that enhance the reading, hearing, and speaking abilities of kids. The company also provides IELTS Liulishuo app for IELTS speaking practice tests; LingoChamp mobile app; and enterprise learning services for corporate customers.
LAIX Fundamentals Summary
|LAIX.Y fundamental statistics|
Is LAIX.Y overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LAIX.Y income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CN¥140.44m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||16.74|
|Net Profit Margin||8.75%|
How did LAIX.Y perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is LAIX.Y undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LAIX.Y?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LAIX.Y's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does LAIX.Y's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|LAIX.Y PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
AMBO Ambow Education Holding
GEHI Gravitas Education Holdings
WAFU Wah Fu Education Group
FHS First High-School Education Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LAIX.Y is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (0.7x) compared to the peer average (10.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LAIX.Y's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Consumer Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LAIX.Y is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (19.5x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LAIX.Y's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||0.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LAIX.Y's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LAIX.Y when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LAIX.Y's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LAIX.Y's fair value for valuation analysis.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LAIX.Y's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is LAIX forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Consumer Services industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as LAIX has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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- Take a look at our analysis of LAIX.Y’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access LAIX's filings and announcements here.
How has LAIX performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LAIX.Y has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LAIX.Y became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LAIX.Y has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 9.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: LAIX.Y has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LAIX.Y has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (-10.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LAIX.Y's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
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How is LAIX's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LAIX.Y has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: LAIX.Y has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LAIX.Y is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LAIX.Y's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: LAIX.Y has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: LAIX.Y has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is LAIX current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LAIX.Y's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LAIX.Y's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LAIX.Y's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LAIX.Y's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as LAIX.Y has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Yi Wang (40 yo)
Dr. Yi Wang serves as Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board at LAIX Inc.
Experienced Management: LAIX.Y's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LAIX.Y's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 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.
LAIX Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LAIX Inc.
- Ticker: LAIX.Y
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 2013
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$6.060m
- Shares outstanding: 3.58m
- Website: https://ir.laix.com
Number of Employees
- LAIX Inc.
- Building C2
- No. 1687 Changyang Road
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/27 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/27 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.