Head to Head Survey: DouYu International (NASDAQ:DOYU) versus Yalla Group (NYSE:YALA)

DouYu International (NASDAQ:DOYUGet Rating) and Yalla Group (NYSE:YALAGet Rating) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for DouYu International and Yalla Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DouYu International 3 1 0 0 1.25
Yalla Group 0 0 1 0 3.00

DouYu International presently has a consensus price target of $2.48, indicating a potential upside of 54.21%. Yalla Group has a consensus price target of $25.00, indicating a potential upside of 526.57%. Given Yalla Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Yalla Group is more favorable than DouYu International.


This table compares DouYu International and Yalla Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DouYu International -5.52% -7.65% -5.88%
Yalla Group 30.24% 27.41% 24.54%

Volatility & Risk

DouYu International has a beta of 0.94, suggesting that its share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yalla Group has a beta of 1.56, suggesting that its share price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

19.6% of DouYu International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 22.0% of Yalla Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares DouYu International and Yalla Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
DouYu International $1.44 billion 0.36 -$79.23 million ($0.24) -6.69
Yalla Group $273.14 million 2.10 $82.59 million $0.46 8.67

Yalla Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than DouYu International. DouYu International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Yalla Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Yalla Group beats DouYu International on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About DouYu International (Get Rating)

DouYu International Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates a platform on PC and mobile apps that provides interactive games and entertainment live streaming services in China. Its platform connects game developers and publishers, professional eSports teams or players and eSports tournament organizers, advertisers, and viewers. The company also sponsors eSports teams and organizes eSports tournaments. In addition, it streams other content to include a spectrum of live streaming entertainment options, such as talent shows, music, outdoor, and travel. Further, the company records and offers video clips to allow users to watch replays of selective live streaming content; and allows viewers and streamers to edit and upload short video clips by themselves. DouYu International Holdings Limited was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Wuhan, China.

About Yalla Group (Get Rating)

Yalla Group Limited operates a voice-centric social networking and entertainment platform under the Yalla name primarily in the Middle East and North Africa region. The company's platform sells virtual items, as well as provides upgrade services. It also offers group chatting and games services. The company was formerly known as FYXTech Corporatio. Yalla Group Limited was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

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