1. What are NetDragon's primary businesses?
Currently, NetDragon has two primary businesses, namely gaming and education. In gaming, it has more than ten titles under major IPs including Eudemons Online, Heroes Evolved and Conquer Online. In education, it is leveraging advanced technologies to build a game-changing learning ecosystem.
2. How is NetDragon's track record?
NetDragon is a global leader in building internet communities. Established in 1999, NetDragon is a vertically integrated, cutting-edge R&D powerhouse with a highly successful track record which includes the development of flagship MMORPGs including Eudemons Online, Heroes Evolved (formerly known as Calibur of Spirit) and Conquer Online. The company also established China’s number one online gaming portal, 17173.com, and China’s most influential smartphone app store platform, 91 Wireless, which was sold to Baidu in 2013 in what was at the time the largest Internet M&A transaction in China. Being China’s pioneer in overseas expansion, NetDragon also directly operates a number of game titles in over 10 languages internationally since 2003.
3. When and where was NetDragon incorporated?
Our listed entity NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (“NetDragon”) was incorporated in Cayman Islands in 2004, with our business having started in 1999 when NetDragon (Fujian) was established.
4. How many employees does NetDragon have? (As of December 31, 2019)
As of December 31, 2019, NetDragon has 6,460 employees, of which over 50% belongs to the R&D division.
5. Where is NetDragon's headquarter?
Both NetDragon’s headquarters and operation office are located in Fuzhou, Fujian, China. Company’s address: 58 Wenquan Branch Road, Fuzhou, Fujian, China 350001.
6. What are NetDragon's international markets?
NetDragon is China’s pioneer in overseas expansion, having directly operated its titles in overseas market since 2003 in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and other foreign languages. Besides direct operation, we also licensed our games to leading game operators in a number of countries and regions in Asia, Russia and South America. NetDragon has become the major market player of mobile and Internet education business and is committed to becoming a global Internet education enterprise. In recent years, NetDragon has been accelerating its global layout of education strategies. After the acquisitions of global education giants, including Promethean and Edmodo, NetDragon’s superior educational hardware and software technology are being recognized by many major countries worldwide. NetDragon’s education business coverage has extended to over 190 countries and regions with over 400,000 schools, 2 million classrooms and 100 million registered users around the world.
7. When was NetDragon's initial public offering (IPO) completed and what was the offering price?
NetDragon’s IPO took place on November 2, 2007 with the initial offering price of HK$ 13.18 per share.
8. What exchange does NetDragon's stock trade on? What is NetDragon's ticker symbol?
NetDragon’s shares are traded on HKSE GEM under the ticker symbol 8288 since November 2, 2007; later NetDragon was listed on HKSE Main Board by introduction on June 24, 2008 under the ticker symbol 777. NetDragon has been selected as one of the constituent stocks of the Hang Seng Composite Indexes(“HSCI”).
9. Is NetDragon being included in the Southbound Trading?
NetDragon was included in the constituents of the Southbound Trading in December 2016.
10. What is the dividend policy of NetDragon?
Cash dividends, if any, will be at the discretion of our board of directors, subject to the approval of our shareholders, and will depend upon our financial positions, cash flows, operation and capital requirements and future development needs of the Company. For the historical dividend payment since IPO, please find it in the sector of “Stock Info-Dividend History” within the website.
11. What should I do if I have questions relating to my shareholdings, such as transfer of shares, change of name or address, lost of share certificates or dividend warrants?
For any matters relating to your shareholding, e.g. transfer of shares, change of name or address, lost share certificates and dividend warrants, please contact our Share Registrar: Hong Kong branch share registrar and transfer office:
Tricor Investor Services Limited
Level 22, Hopewell Centre
183 Queen’s Road East
12. How can I obtain a copy of NetDragon's annual report?
You can download a soft copy via “Financial Info-Financial Report” within the website.
13. When is NetDragon's fiscal year?
NetDragon’s fiscal year starts from January 1 to December 31.
14. Who is NetDragon's auditor?
NetDragon’s auditor is Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
15. Whom should I contact for additional information about NetDragon?
Please contact NetDragon’s Investor Relations Department by:
Tel.: +852 2850 7266 / +86 591 8754 3120
Note： Above figures are updated based on the latest earnings announcement.