Huya (NASDAQ: HUYA) stock headed for the skies

2:06 pm ET, 08 Jun 2018

Huya (NASDAQ: HUYA) stock is soaring. It's 14% up in today's trading, with huge traders' interest and overwhelmingly positive sentiment (95%) as seen on Stocktwits.

You may be wondering, what's causing this, and what is the HUYA stock price forecast?  

Here are the main reasons that excite investors about Huya: 

  • The results from Q1'18 earnings were excellent, which instigated further interest in the stock because of potential upside. 
  • E-sports and mobile streaming are very popular in China, and Huya is ready to gram this market opportunity. 
  • The valuation has increased twofold since the IPO.

Currently, there are no buy-side analysts covering the stock, despite the fact that this is almost a $6 Billion company (go to Finstead and type "HUYA market cap").   

With quarterly revenues at around $150 Million, we can estimate a P/S of roughly 11.5. This is a relatively low valuation for a growth technology stock. The user growth has been phenomenal--the platform has nearly 100 million users.

What does Huya do?  

It operates game live streaming platforms in China. Its platforms enable broadcasters and viewers to interact during live streaming. The company also provides advertising and online game-related services. 

Huya's live streaming content covers approximately 2,600 mobile, PC, and console games. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Guangzhou, China.

For the latest news, price analysis and stock price for Huya, please visit Finstead, and type "HUYA news", "HUYA price target" and "HUYA stock price". 

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HUYA (HUYA) Stock Guide

Updated at: 3:45 am ET, 13 Jul 2020

Before we start: if you're looking for HUYA stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "HUYA quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on HUYA stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "HUYA". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "HUYA news" to get the latest stock news.

Looking to buy or sell HUYA (HUYA)? Interested in getting the full scoop on HUYA, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this HUYA stock guide, we'll address key questions about HUYA, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are HUYA earnings?
2. When is HUYA earnings date?
3. What is HUYA stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
4. HUYA buy or sell? What is HUYA Finny Score?
5. What are the reasons to buy HUYA? Why should I buy HUYA stock?
6. What are the reasons to sell HUYA? Why should I sell HUYA stock?
7. What are HUYA key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are HUYA earnings?

HUYA trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is -$2.82.

2. When is HUYA earnings date?

HUYA earnings date is May 21, 2020.

Analyst Predictions

3. What is HUYA stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on HUYA analyst price targets, HUYA stock forecast is $22.41 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for HUYA stock is $22.41. The prediction is based on 2 analyst estimates.

The low price target for HUYA is $17.03, while the high price target is $30.05.

HUYA analyst rating is Hold.

Analysis

4. HUYA buy or sell? What is HUYA Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:40}Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell HUYA, resulting in Finny Score of 40.

5. What are the reasons to buy HUYA? Why should I buy HUYA stock?

Here are the reasons to buy HUYA stock:

  • The company delivers solid financial and operational results, including revenue growth of over 100% year-over-year.
  • The company posted strong user growth: 34.5% increase year-over-year. User growth was driven by Huya's major Esports events broadcasted on Huya’s website and mobile apps.
  • Huya’s website and mobile viewing experience have improved over time. Some notable Esports tournaments broadcasted by Huya attract massive gamers' attention.
  • HUYA quarterly revenue growth was 64.00%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.11% and 1.35%, respectively). See HUYA revenue growth chart.
  • HUYA profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 73.89 percentage points. See HUYA profitability chart.

6. What are the reasons to sell HUYA? Why should I sell HUYA stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell HUYA stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • The company valuation is considered to be rich: price-to-earnings ratio (adjusted for growth) is on the high end.
  • HUYA stock price ($24.40) is at the 52-week high. Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See HUYA price chart.
  • HUYA average analyst price target ($22.41) is below its current price ($24.40). See HUYA price target chart.
  • HUYA short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.08. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See HUYA short interest ratio chart.

Key Stats

7. What are HUYA key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for HUYA:

Metrics HUYA
Price $27.48
Average Price Target / Upside $22.41 / -18.45%
Average Analyst Rating Hold
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Media - Diversified
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Number of Employees 818
Market Cap $3.59B
Forward P/E Ratio 15.56
Price/Book Ratio N/A
Revenue (TTM) N/A
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 64.00%
Profit Margin 5.59%

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