Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE:CMCM) (“Cheetah Mobile” or the “Company”), a leading mobile internet company that aims to provide leading apps for mobile users worldwide and connect users with personalized content on the mobile platform, today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017.
Given that Cheetah Mobile Inc. ADR (NYSE: CMCM) posted EPS of $-0.08 in the last fiscal year and its stock now trading at $11.79.
The P/E for the current year is 18.64. Investors should keep in mind that Cheetah Mobile Inc.’s EPS for this year is expected to grow -147.00% over the previous year’s EPS and price target for the next 12 months is estimates at $10.64.
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The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 88% Buy with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction. Longer term, the trend strength is Strong. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.
The company has a dividend yield of -. Its dividend payout ratio is -. To decipher this, investors should keep in mind that a lower payout ratio implies that a company is only using a small fraction of its free cash to distribute to shareholders in form of dividends while retaining a large chunk of free cash for reinvestment in growth and other operating needs. Such prudent capital allocation ensures that a company is able to avoid cash crunch situations that can cripple its operations.
How much profit is Cheetah Mobile Inc. squeezing from its operations? The company’s gross margin in the last fiscal year was 66.20%, operating margin was -5.30%, while net profit margin was -1.80%.
In the most recent quarter, the company squeezed gross profit of $118.01M from sales of 185.59M%, implying that costs of goods sold were $67.59M.
In terms of returns, Cheetah Mobile Inc. posted return on equity of -2.80% and return on investment of -6.50%. Return on assets on the other hand was reported as -1.60%.
The company concluded the latest quarter with total assets of $797.37M and total liabilities of $336.72M.
Cheetah Mobile Inc. has a mixed stockholder ownership in the sense that insiders and institutional investors are involved in the stock. Insider ownership in the company stands at 14.56%. That compares with institutional ownership of 30.60%.