JFU Stock Overview
9F Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates internet securities service platform in the People’s Republic of China.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$0.22|
|52 Week High||US$1.79|
|52 Week Low||US$0.20|
|1 Month Change||-45.88%|
|3 Month Change||-75.10%|
|1 Year Change||-86.94%|
|3 Year Change||-98.17%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-97.68%|
Recent News & Updates
9F gets Nasdaq notice regarding minimum bid price rule
9F (NASDAQ:JFU) said Thursday it received a notice from Nasdaq as it was not in compliance with the minimum bid price rule for continued listing. JFU has 180 days, or till Feb. 8, 2023, to meet the requirement. The company will take all reasonable measures to meet the bid price rule within the grace period.
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|JFU||US Interactive Media and Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: JFU underperformed the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned -40.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JFU underperformed the US Market which returned -21.5% over the past year.
|JFU Average Weekly Movement||13.7%|
|Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Movement||8.4%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: JFU is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.
Volatility Over Time: JFU's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
About the Company
9F Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates internet securities service platform in the People’s Republic of China. Its products include digital financial accounts that offer online lending, wealth management, and payment facilitation services; revolving and non-revolving loan products to borrowers, as well as traffic referral services to o financial institution partners; and a suite of online wealth management products, such as fixed income products, stocks, insurance, bank wealth management products, and mutual funds to investors in various platforms, including Wukong Licai, 9F Wallet, and 9F Puhui. The company also provides payment facilitation and other products and services that help users to pay credit card bills and household bills comprising utility bills; and other value-added services consisting of credit history search, debt consolidation, and user referral services.
9F Fundamentals Summary
|JFU fundamental statistics|
Is JFU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|JFU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CN¥47.09m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.69|
|Net Profit Margin||-30.85%|
How did JFU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is JFU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales 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 JFU?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is JFU's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does JFU's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|JFU PS Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Sales vs Peers: JFU is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.7x) compared to the peer average (8.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does JFU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Interactive Media and Services Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: JFU is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (1.5x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is JFU's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||0.7x|
|Fair PS Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate JFU's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of JFU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate JFU's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate JFU's fair value for valuation analysis.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is 9F 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 Media 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 9F 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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- Examine 9F's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
How has 9F performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: JFU is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: JFU is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JFU is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 42.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare JFU's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: JFU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Interactive Media and Services industry (18.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: JFU has a negative Return on Equity (-5.58%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is 9F's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JFU's short term assets (CN¥4.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥778.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: JFU's short term assets (CN¥4.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥81.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: JFU is debt free.
Reducing Debt: JFU has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.08%.
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: JFU has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: JFU has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 53.3% each year
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What is 9F current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
|9F Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (US)||1.7%|
|Market Top 25% (US)||4.7%|
|Industry Average (Interactive Media and Services)||4.4%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (9F)||n/a|
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate JFU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate JFU'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 JFU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if JFU'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 JFU has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Lei Liu (41 yo)
Mr. Lei Liu is Co-Founder of 9F Inc. and has been its Chief Executive Officer since August 7, 2020 and also serves as its Chief Risk Officer since June 22, 2020. He serves as President of 9F Inc. from Apri...
Experienced Board: JFU's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 55.6%.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
9F Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: 9F Inc.
- Ticker: JFU
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: US$75.552m
- Shares outstanding: 340.32m
- Website: https://www.9fgroup.com
Number of Employees
- 9F Inc.
- Building No. 5
- Room 1607
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|JFU||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||ADR||US||USD||Aug 2019|
|165||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||ADR||DE||EUR||Aug 2019|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/30 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/30 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.