Why NetEase Is Ready to Bounce Back

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Chinese Internet gaming leader NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at NetEase and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

NetEase facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Beijing (1997)

Market Cap

$5.5 billion

Industry

Internet software and services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$1.3 billion

Management

Founder/CEO William Lei Ding
CFO Onward Choi

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

26.5%

Cash / Debt

$2.4 billion / $0

Competitors

SINA (NASDAQ: SINA  ) Sohu.com (NASDAQ: SOHU  ) Tom Group Limited

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97% of the 1,153 members who have rated NetEase believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, ValueMan1988, tapped the stock as a particularly solid bargain opportunity:

[NetEase] showed support at $37 and change, with a company buy back in place. Also half of its market cap is in cash with no debt! On top of this the fundamentals are shining for [NetEase] as compared to its peers. It has a major competitive advantage with rights to World of Warcraft. Overall [NetEase] is a great company at an attractive valuation.

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