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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
NCTY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. NCTY: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NCTY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.34   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.19
NCTY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NCTY: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NCTY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.85   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.19

-2.85
0.87
Interest Coverage No Debt
NCTY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. NCTY: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NCTY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -5.85
M-Score: -1.97
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -249.18
NCTY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. NCTY: -249.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NCTY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -600.98   Max: 27.4
Current: -249.18

-600.98
27.4
Net-margin (%) -133.66
NCTY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. NCTY: -133.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NCTY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -803.08   Max: 280.72
Current: -133.66

-803.08
280.72
ROE (%) -35.20
NCTY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. NCTY: -35.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NCTY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -102.57   Max: 27.78
Current: -35.2

-102.57
27.78
ROA (%) -15.09
NCTY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1737 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. NCTY: -15.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NCTY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -118.83   Max: 55
Current: -15.09

-118.83
55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -341.29
NCTY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1712 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 23.21 vs. NCTY: -341.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NCTY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -955.53   Max: 119.55
Current: -341.29

-955.53
119.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.40
NCTY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. NCTY: -12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NCTY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -57.9   Max: 287.1
Current: -12.4

-57.9
287.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -29.80
NCTY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. NCTY: -29.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NCTY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.7   Max: 51.2
Current: -29.8

-30.7
51.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -25.20
NCTY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. NCTY: -25.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NCTY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.2   Max: 124.1
Current: -25.2

-25.2
124.1
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Ratios

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P/B 2.30
NCTY's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 1999 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NCTY: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NCTY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 7.37
Current: 2.3

0.33
7.37
P/S 2.80
NCTY's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 2104 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. NCTY: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NCTY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 82.59
Current: 2.8

0.83
82.59
Current Ratio 0.86
NCTY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. NCTY: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NCTY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 5.79
Current: 0.86

0.25
5.79
Quick Ratio 0.86
NCTY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. NCTY: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NCTY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 5.79
Current: 0.86

0.25
5.79
Days Sales Outstanding 67.23
NCTY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 69.06 vs. NCTY: 67.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NCTY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 527.8
Current: 67.23

0.44
527.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.70
NCTY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NCTY: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NCTY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 18.31
Current: 0.7

0.37
18.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -604.10
NCTY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
100% of the 1850 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. NCTY: -604.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
NCTY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -576.6   Max: 22077.8
Current: -604.1

-576.6
22077.8

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Electronic Gaming & Multimedia
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The9 Ltd was incorporated in the Cayman Islands on December 22, 1999 under the name GameNow.net Limited and were renamed The9 Limited in February 2004. It is an online game operator and developer in China. The Company offers online games including MMORPGs, MMOFPSs, web games, social games and mobile games. Its other products and services include game operating support, training and advertisement and short message services. In a typical MMORPG or MMOFPS, thousands of players play in the same game world at the same time. MMORPG and MMOFPS players can select a specific character to compete with in the game with which they develop experience and enhance game attributes, which can be carried over into the next higher game levels. MMORPGs and MMOFPSs incorporate many cutting-edge technology features, including: sophisticated 3D graphics which create captivating screen scenes; player upgrading system which allows players to attain higher game attributes with their characters as they develop experience and enhanced game capabilities over time; and instant messaging system which allows players to communicate with each other during the game and form groups with other players, thereby coordinating their game skills to achieve collective objectives. Its main competitors include: Tencent Inc. (which operates Dungeon and Fighter, Cross Fire, League of Legends and QQ Dance), Shanda Games Limited (which operates Woool, Mir II, Dragon Nest and Million Arthur), NetEase.com, Inc. (which operates Fantasy Westward Journey, Westward Journey Online II, Ghost, as well as World of Warcraft and StarCraft II), Changyou.com Limited (which operates Tian Long Ba Bu, Wartune and DDTank), Perfect World, Co. Ltd. (which operates Perfect World II, Zhu Xian, Swordsman Online and DOTA2,) and Giant Interactive Group (which operates ZT Online series, Giant Online and World of Xianxia). Its provision of online game-related content on its websites is subject to various PRC laws and regulations relating to the telecommunications industry, Internet and online gaming, and is regulated by various government authorities, including MIIT, the Ministry of Culture, GAPPRFT and the State Administration for Industry and Commerce.

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