Weibo Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a social media platform for people to create, distribute, and discover content in the People’s Republic of China. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Weibo's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WB's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Interactive Media and Services
1 Year Return
US Interactive Media and Services
Return vs Industry: WB underperformed the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 50.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WB underperformed the US Market which returned 29.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Weibo's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Weibo undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WB ($55.35) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($24.22)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WB is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WB is good value based on its PE Ratio (33.1x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (33.5x).
PE vs Market: WB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.1x) compared to the US market (21.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WB's PB Ratio (4.7x) is in line with the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.
How is Weibo forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 23 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WB's forecast earnings growth (15.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: WB's earnings (15.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (19.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WB's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WB's revenue (10.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WB's revenue (10.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.3%).
How has Weibo performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WB's current net profit margins (23.1%) are lower than last year (31.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WB's earnings have grown significantly by 35.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: WB had negative earnings growth (-32.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Interactive Media and Services industry average (34.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WB's Return on Equity (14.1%) is considered low.
How is Weibo's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WB's short term assets ($4.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($831.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: WB's short term assets ($4.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WB's debt to equity ratio (90.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if WB's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (26.1%).
Interest Coverage: WB earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Weibo current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WB'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 WB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WB'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 WB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Gaofei Wang (41 yo)
Mr. Gaofei Wang has been the Chief Executive Officer of Weibo Corporation since February 2014 and has been its Director since August 2020. Mr. Wang has had various product and business development roles at...
|CEO & Director||7.08yrs||no data||no data|
|CFO & VP of Finance||3.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Operation||2.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Investor Relations Manager||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WB's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||7.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Chairman||11.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||6.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||7.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||0.58yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: WB's board of directors are considered experienced (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.
Weibo Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Weibo Corporation
- Ticker: WB
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2009
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$12.535b
- Shares outstanding: 226.46m
- Website: https://ir.weibo.com
Number of Employees
- Weibo Corporation
- QIHAO Plaza
- 8th Floor
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WB||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||SPONSORED ADR||US||USD||Apr 2014|
|2WBA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||SPONSORED ADR||DE||EUR||Apr 2014|
|WB N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||SPONSORED ADR||MX||MXN||Apr 2014|
|WBO||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEARS EACH 6 REPR 1 ADR||AR||ARS||Apr 2019|
Weibo Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a social media platform for people to create, distribute, and discover content in the People’s Republic of China. It operates in two segments, Adver...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/04 00:28|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/03 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.