NYSE:CTK

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

CooTek (Cayman) Inc. operates as an artificial intelligence (AI) and big data-driven mobile Internet company in the United States and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet with limited growth.


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Share Price & News

How has CooTek (Cayman)'s share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.9%

CTK

-4.4%

US Software

0.07%

US Market


1 Year Return

-24.4%

CTK

19.3%

US Software

8.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CTK underperformed the US Software industry which returned 19.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CTK underperformed the US Market which returned 8.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CTKIndustryMarket
7 Day1.9%-4.4%0.07%
30 Day9.1%-4.4%-0.3%
90 Day-30.5%-9.3%-1.6%
1 Year-24.4%-24.4%21.1%19.3%11.3%8.9%
3 Yearn/a108.2%99.8%46.3%36.8%
5 Yearn/a157.9%139.3%62.1%44.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is CooTek (Cayman)'s share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is CooTek (Cayman) undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

5.22x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CTK ($5.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($5.12)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CTK is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: CTK 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 CTK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CTK is good value based on its PB Ratio (5.2x) compared to the US Software industry average (5.3x).


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Future Growth

How is CooTek (Cayman) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

164.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CTK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: CTK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: CTK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CTK's revenue (46.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CTK's revenue (46.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

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


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Past Performance

How has CooTek (Cayman) performed over the past 5 years?

-48.1%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CTK is unprofitable, and there is insufficient past data to establish if their past 5-year earnings growth rate was positive.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CTK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (19.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CTK has a negative Return on Equity (-11.18%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: CTK is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: CTK is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is CooTek (Cayman)'s financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CTK's short term assets ($93.4M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($34.6M)

Long Term Liabilities: CTK's short term assets (93.4M) exceeds its long term liabilities (548.0K)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CTK's debt to equity ratio (2.1%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CTK's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: CTK has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: CTK's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 67x debt).


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: Whilst unprofitable CTK has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: CTK is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 129.5% per year.


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Dividend

What is CooTek (Cayman)'s current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.5%forecastin3Years0%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CTK's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CTK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


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Management

What is the CEO of CooTek (Cayman)'s salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?


CEO

Michael Wang (40yo)

0yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Jialiang Wang serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at CooTek (Cayman) Inc. 


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Susan Li (41yo)

    President & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jim Wang (39yo)

    CTO & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Karl Zhang (39yo)

    Chairman of the Board of Directors & Chief Architect

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Michael Wang (40yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jean Zhang (40yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs

Board Members

  • Glen Sun (46yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Duane Kuang (56yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Eric Wu (47yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jue Yao (46yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Susan Li (41yo)

    President & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jim Wang (39yo)

    CTO & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Karl Zhang (39yo)

    Chairman of the Board of Directors & Chief Architect

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Michael Wang (40yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Company Information

CooTek (Cayman) Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: CooTek (Cayman) Inc.
  • Ticker: CTK
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2008
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$343.334m
  • Shares outstanding: 63.58m
  • Website: https://www.cootek.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • CooTek (Cayman) Inc.
  • Building 7
  • No. 2007 Hongmei Road
  • Shanghai
  • 201103
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CTKNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesSPONSORED ADSUSUSDSep 2018
CT7ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesSPONSORED ADSDEEURSep 2018

Biography

CooTek (Cayman) Inc. operates as an artificial intelligence (AI) and big data-driven mobile Internet company in the United States and internationally. Its primary product is TouchPal Smart Input, an input  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/23 00:47
End of Day Share Price2019/10/22 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.