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Executive Summary

Cheetah Mobile Inc. operates as a mobile Internet company worldwide.

Risk Analysis

Highly volatile share price over past 3 months



Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CMCM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.6%

CMCM

1.3%

US Software

2.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

-24.8%

CMCM

40.8%

US Software

16.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CMCM underperformed the US Software industry which returned 40.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CMCM underperformed the US Market which returned 16.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CMCMIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.6%1.3%2.5%
30 Day-13.4%-1.5%5.3%
90 Day24.5%14.7%16.3%
1 Year41.4%-24.8%41.8%40.8%18.8%16.3%
3 Year-57.7%-77.5%155.3%146.5%45.0%35.7%
5 Year-79.7%-89.2%244.4%224.0%75.8%56.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

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

0.47x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CMCM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CMCM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CMCM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Software industry average.

PE vs Market: CMCM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CMCM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CMCM is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the US Software industry average (7.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Cheetah Mobile forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

2.4%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if CMCM's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if CMCM's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market

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

Revenue vs Market: CMCM's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CMCM's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CMCM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Cheetah Mobile performed over the past 5 years?

26.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CMCM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CMCM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CMCM is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 26.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CMCM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: CMCM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (11.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CMCM has a negative Return on Equity (-9.86%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Cheetah Mobile's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CMCM's short term assets (CN¥3.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥1.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: CMCM's short term assets (CN¥3.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥276.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CMCM is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CMCM has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.01%.

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

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


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Cheetah Mobile current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CMCM'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 CMCM'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?

2.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Sheng Fu (42 yo)

9.75yrs

Tenure

Mr. Sheng Fu serves as Founding Managing Partner at Purple Bull Startups. He has been the Chief Executive Officer at Cheetah Mobile Inc. since November 2010. Mr. Fu serves as the Chief Executive Officer at ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Sheng Fu
Chairman of the Board & CEO9.75yrsno data5.27%
CN¥ 17.4m
Thomas Jintao Ren
Chief Financial Officer0.58yrno datano data
Jing Zhu
IR Directorno datano datano data
Jie Xiao
Senior VP & Director2.42yrsno datano data
Pin Zhou
Senior VP & Director2.42yrsno datano data
Mingyan Sun
Senior Vice President2.58yrsno datano data
Ming Xu
Consultant2.08yrsno datano data
Jun Lei
2.42yrsno datano data
Ka Wai Yeung
External Advisor3.33yrsno datano data

2.5yrs

Average Tenure

42yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CMCM's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Sheng Fu
Chairman of the Board & CEO9.75yrsno data5.27%
CN¥ 17.4m
Jie Xiao
Senior VP & Director2.42yrsno datano data
Pin Zhou
Senior VP & Director2.42yrsno datano data
Jinbo Yao
Independent Director2.67yrsno datano data
Tao Zou
Director3.67yrsno datano data
Ning Zhang
Independent Director2.58yrsno datano data
Yi Ma
Independent Director2.58yrsno datano data
Tianyang Zhao
Independent Director2.58yrsno datano data

2.6yrs

Average Tenure

44.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CMCM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: Cheetah Mobile Inc.
  • Ticker: CMCM
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2009
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$329.343m
  • Shares outstanding: 137.80m
  • Website: https://www.cmcm.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Cheetah Mobile Inc.
  • Building No. 8
  • Hui Tong Times Square
  • Beijing
  • Beijing Province
  • 100123
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CMCMNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesADRUSUSDMay 2014
0C9ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesADRDEEURMay 2014

Biography

Cheetah Mobile Inc. operates as a mobile Internet company worldwide. The company’s utility products include Clean Master, a junk file cleaning, memory boosting, and privacy protection tool for mobile devic ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/09 01:18
End of Day Share Price2020/08/07 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.