Huya (HUYA) stock wavered Wednesday after the company reported third-quarter results that topped Wall Street estimates. The Huya earnings report came late Tuesday, after the market close.


The China-based social media company reported adjusted earnings of 12 cents per share on revenue of $316.9 million. Wall Street expected adjusted earnings of 11 cents per share on revenue of $305 million.

Huya stock dipped 0.3%, closing at 24.18 on the stock market today. The stock was initially up 4.7% in premarket action.

The company was spun out of YY (YY) with an initial public offering in May 2018 that priced Huya stock at $12 per share. Third-quarter revenue jumped 77% from the year-ago period.

Huya said average mobile monthly active users in the third quarter reached 63.8 million, up 29% from the year-ago period. Total average monthly active users topped 146 million, up 48%. The total number of paying users climbed 29% to 5.3 million.

Huya boasts the largest livestreaming gaming community in China, covering video games and e-sports. YY offers video streaming and chat features for concerts, fashion events and sports.

“We are confident that Huya will sustain growth of its core business, setting a firm foundation to explore more diversified opportunities in both domestic and overseas markets over the long term,” Chief Executive Rongjie Dong said in written remarks with the Huya earnings release.

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