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Tencent Music Entertainment Group's (NYSE:TME) Stock Has Seen Strong Momentum: Does That Call For Deeper Study Of Its Financial Prospects?

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Tencent Music Entertainment Group’s ROE in this article.” data-reactid=”28″ type=”text”>Most readers would already be aware that Tencent Music Entertainment Group’s (NYSE:TME) stock increased significantly by 26% over the past three months. We wonder if and what role the company’s financials play in that price change as a company’s long-term fundamentals usually dictate market outcomes. Specifically, we decided to study Tencent Music Entertainment Group’s ROE in this article.

Return on equity or ROE is an important factor to be considered by a shareholder because it tells them how effectively their capital is being reinvested. In short, ROE shows the profit each dollar generates with respect to its shareholder investments.

View our latest analysis for Tencent Music Entertainment Group ” data-reactid=”30″ type=”text”> View our latest analysis for Tencent Music Entertainment Group

How To Calculate Return On Equity?

Return on Equity = Net Profit (from continuing operations) ÷ Shareholders’ Equity

So, based on the above formula, the ROE for Tencent Music Entertainment Group is:

7.9% = CN¥3.9b ÷ CN¥49b (Based on the trailing twelve months to June 2020).

The ‘return’ refers to a company’s earnings over the last year. That means that for every $1 worth of shareholders’ equity, the company generated $0.08 in profit.

What Is The Relationship Between ROE And Earnings Growth?

Thus far, we have learned that ROE measures how efficiently a company is generating its profits. Depending on how much of these profits the company reinvests or “retains”, and how effectively it does so, we are then able to assess a company’s earnings growth potential. Assuming everything else remains unchanged, the higher the ROE and profit retention, the higher the growth rate of a company compared to companies that don’t necessarily bear these characteristics.

Tencent Music Entertainment Group’s Earnings Growth And 7.9% ROE

When you first look at it, Tencent Music Entertainment Group’s ROE doesn’t look that attractive. Next, when compared to the average industry ROE of 20%, the company’s ROE leaves us feeling even less enthusiastic. However, we we’re pleasantly surprised to see that Tencent Music Entertainment Group grew its net income at a significant rate of 49% in the last five years. So, there might be other aspects that are positively influencing the company’s earnings growth. For example, it is possible that the company’s management has made some good strategic decisions, or that the company has a low payout ratio.

Next, on comparing Tencent Music Entertainment Group’s net income growth with the industry, we found that the company’s reported growth is similar to the industry average growth rate of 42% in the same period.

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3 valuation measures might help you decide.” data-reactid=”58″ type=”text”>The basis for attaching value to a company is, to a great extent, tied to its earnings growth. It’s important for an investor to know whether the market has priced in the company’s expected earnings growth (or decline). This then helps them determine if the stock is placed for a bright or bleak future. Is Tencent Music Entertainment Group fairly valued compared to other companies? These 3 valuation measures might help you decide.

Is Tencent Music Entertainment Group Efficiently Re-investing Its Profits?

Tencent Music Entertainment Group doesn’t pay any dividend currently which essentially means that it has been reinvesting all of its profits into the business. This definitely contributes to the high earnings growth number that we discussed above.

Conclusion

Click here to be taken to our analyst’s forecasts page for the company.” data-reactid=”66″ type=”text”>On the whole, we do feel that Tencent Music Entertainment Group has some positive attributes. Despite its low rate of return, the fact that the company reinvests a very high portion of its profits into its business, no doubt contributed to its high earnings growth. Having said that, the company’s earnings growth is expected to slow down, as forecasted in the current analyst estimates. Are these analysts expectations based on the broad expectations for the industry, or on the company’s fundamentals? Click here to be taken to our analyst’s forecasts page for the company.

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