FinVolution Group (NYSE: FINV) is one of China's most crucial fintech platforms, connecting banks with underserved individual borrowers. FINV is a pioneer in China's online consumer financing market, with innovative technology and extensive experience in credit risk assessment, fraud detection, big data, and artificial intelligence.
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Valuation Methodology: Price/Earnings Per Share Multiple Based Relative Valuation
(Analysis by Kalkine Group)
* % Premium/(Discount) is based on our assessment of the company's FY1 trading multiple after considering its key growth drivers, economic moat, stock's historical trading multiples versus peer average/median, and investment risks.
FINV's share price has increased 23.24% in the past week and is currently leaning towards the lower-band of the 52-week range of USD 2.68 to USD 10.41. We have valued the stock using the Price/Earnings-based relative valuation methodology and arrived at a target price of USD 4.03.
Considering the significant surge in the stock price, lower margins and ROE, declining cash cycle and other associated risks, we recommend a "Sell" rating on the stock at the closing price of USD 4.56, up 42.50% as of March 16, 2022.
Three-Year Technical Price Chart (March 16, 2022). Source: REFINITIV, Analysis by Kalkine Group
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* All forecasted figures and industry information have been taken from REFINITIV.