Yalla Group Limited operates a voice-centric social networking and entertainment platform under the Yalla name primarily in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$7.66|
|52 Week High||US$6.26|
|52 Week Low||US$41.35|
|1 Month Change||-22.55%|
|3 Month Change||-61.70%|
|1 Year Change||n/a|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||9.43%|
Recent News & Updates
|YALA||US Interactive Media and Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how YALA performed against the US Interactive Media and Services industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how YALA performed against the US Market.
Stable Share Price: YALA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: YALA's weekly volatility has decreased from 17% to 10% over the past year.
About the Company
Yalla Group Limited operates a voice-centric social networking and entertainment platform under the Yalla name primarily in the Middle East and North Africa region. The company’s platform sells virtual items, as well as provides upgrade services. It also offers group chatting and games services.
Yalla Group Fundamentals Summary
|YALA fundamental statistics|
Is YALA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|YALA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$91.84m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.11|
|Net Profit Margin||7.25%|
How did YALA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Yalla Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: YALA ($7.66) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($55.28)
Significantly Below Fair Value: YALA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: YALA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (70.3x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (41.3x).
PE vs Market: YALA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (70.3x) compared to the US market (17.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: YALA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: YALA is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.8x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (3.9x).
How is Yalla Group 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: YALA's forecast earnings growth (65% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: YALA's earnings (65% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: YALA's revenue (38.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: YALA's revenue (38.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: YALA's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (47.7%).
How has Yalla Group performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: YALA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: YALA's current net profit margins (7.2%) are lower than last year (26.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if YALA's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: YALA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: YALA had negative earnings growth (-34.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Interactive Media and Services industry average (-5.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: YALA's Return on Equity (5.6%) is considered low.
How is Yalla Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: YALA's short term assets ($322.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($32.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: YALA has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: YALA is debt free.
Reducing Debt: YALA has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: YALA has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: YALA has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Yalla Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate YALA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate YALA'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 YALA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if YALA'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 YALA'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 board tenure
Tao Yang (43 yo)
Mr. Tao Yang has been the Chairman of Yalla Group Limited since February 2018 and Chief Executive Officer since January 2016. Prior to founding Yalla Group, Mr. Yang served as a manager of ZICT Technology...
Experienced Board: YALA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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: YALA only recently listed within the past 12 months.
Yalla Group Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Yalla Group Limited
- Ticker: YALA
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2016
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$1.103b
- Shares outstanding: 143.93m
- Website: https://www.yallatech.ae
Number of Employees
- Yalla Group Limited
- Building 16
- United Arab Emirates
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/26 22:22|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/24 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.