NYSE:HUYA

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Executive Summary

HUYA Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates game live streaming platforms in the People’s Republic of China.

Rewards

Trading at 34.6% below our estimate of its fair value

Earnings are forecast to grow 35.89% per year

Became profitable this year

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for HUYA from our risk checks.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has HUYA's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: HUYA has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.6%

HUYA

4.5%

US Entertainment

4.0%

US Market


1 Year Return

-25.0%

HUYA

15.4%

US Entertainment

5.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: HUYA underperformed the US Entertainment industry which returned 14.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HUYA underperformed the US Market which returned 4.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HUYAIndustryMarket
7 Day4.6%4.5%4.0%
30 Day15.8%8.1%0.9%
90 Day22.0%37.8%29.5%
1 Year-25.0%-25.0%16.2%15.4%7.2%5.0%
3 Yearn/a53.3%49.3%36.2%27.3%
5 Yearn/a88.9%80.0%65.4%47.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is HUYA's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is HUYA undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

34.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: HUYA ($19.48) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($29.78)

Significantly Below Fair Value: HUYA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HUYA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (52.3x) compared to the Entertainment industry average (27.9x).

PE vs Market: HUYA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (52.3x) compared to the US market (16.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: HUYA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HUYA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.3x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

How is HUYA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?

35.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: HUYA's forecast earnings growth (35.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: HUYA's earnings (35.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: HUYA's revenue (17.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: HUYA's revenue (17.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: HUYA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.8%).


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Past Performance

How has HUYA performed over the past 5 years?

32.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HUYA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: HUYA became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HUYA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 32% per year.

Accelerating Growth: HUYA has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: HUYA has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (21.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HUYA's Return on Equity (6.4%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is HUYA's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HUYA's short term assets (CN¥10.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥2.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: HUYA's short term assets (CN¥10.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥244.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HUYA is debt free.

Reducing Debt: HUYA has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: HUYA has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: HUYA has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is HUYA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HUYA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HUYA'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 HUYA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HUYA'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 HUYA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rongjie Dong (45yo)

3.92yrs

Tenure

Mr. Rongjie Dong has been Chief Executive Officer of HUYA Inc., since August 2016 and has been its Director since March 2017. Mr. Dong serves as Chief Executive Officer of Huya Broadcasting at JOYY Inc. (f ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Rongjie Dong
CEO & Director3.92yrsno data2.26% CN¥96.5m
Xiaozheng Liu
Chief Financial Officer0.58yrno datano data
Ligao Lai
Chief Technology Officer3.5yrsno datano data
Dana Cheng
Investor Relations Officerno datano datano data

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

43yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: HUYA's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Rongjie Dong
CEO & Director3.92yrsno data2.26% CN¥96.5m
Lingdong Huang
Chairman of the Board0.25yrno datano data
Wah Kwong Tsang
Independent Director0.17yrno datano data
Xueling Li
Director3yrsno data1.8% CN¥77.0m
Hongqiang Zhao
Independent Director2.17yrsno datano data
Zheng Lei
Director0.33yrno datano data
Zhi Cheng
Director0.25yrno datano data
Hai Tao Pu
Director0.25yrno datano data
Guang Xu
Director0.25yrno datano data

0.3yrs

Average Tenure

43yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: HUYA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

HUYA Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: HUYA Inc.
  • Ticker: HUYA
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2014
  • Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$4.276b
  • Shares outstanding: 219.49m
  • Website: https://www.huya.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • HUYA Inc.
  • Building A3, E-Park
  • 280 Hanxi Road
  • Guangzhou
  • Guangdong Province
  • 511446
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HUYANYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesADS REP SHS AUSUSDMay 2018

Biography

HUYA Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates game live streaming platforms in the People’s Republic of China. Its platforms enable broadcasters and viewers to interact during live streaming. Its live streaming content covers a library of games, including mobile, PC, and console games; and other entertainment genres, such as talent shows, anime, outdoor activities, live chats, online theatre, and other genres. The company operates Nimo TV, a game live streaming platform primarily in Southeast Asia and Latin America. It also provides online advertising and marketing services. In addition, the company provides software development and Internet value added services. As of December 31, 2019, its live streaming content covered approximately 3,800 games. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Guangzhou, the People’s Republic of China. HUYA Inc. is a subsidiary of Tencent Holdings Limited. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/03 23:58
End of Day Share Price2020/07/02 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.