Nayuki turned losses into profits in the first half of 2021 and its stock price rose 10% following the opening on August 26. As of the noon break, the tea maker was priced at HKD 11.1 per share.
According to the firm's mid-term performance report for 2021:
- The revenue reached CNY 2.13 billion, achieving a year-on-year increase of 80.2%.
- The adjusted net profit reached CNY 48.20 million, compared with a loss of CNY 63.50 million in the same period last year.
- In terms of business, the revenue of Nayuki was CNY 2 billion (up 0.4%), accounting for 94.4% of the total revenue; the revenue of Tai Gai, another business under the company, was CNY 77.53 million (down 1.7%), accounting for 3.6% of the total revenue; and revenue of other businesses was CNY 41.89 million (up 1.3%), accounting for the remaining 2.0%.
- As of June 30, 2021, Nayuki has up to 578 stores. During the first half-year, 93 new stores were opened, with 65.6% of them situated in Tier 1 and new Tier 1 cities.
- In terms of the type of stores, within the first half-year, 49 new PRO stores based in shopping malls were opened, adding up to 20 in total; 29 office-building PRO stores have appeared up to a total of 12; standard stores have reached a total of 492 in number with an increase of 9.
- As of June 30, 2021, the number of members had reached 36.5 million, representing a year-on-year increase of more than 30%. The repurchase rate reached 30.3% in Q2 2021, compared with 25.6% in 2019 and 29.8% in Q4 2020 respectively, all above the industry average.