KE Holdings Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2022 Unaudited Financial Results

BEIJING, November 30, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KE Holdings Inc. ("Beike" or the "Company") (NYSE: BEKE and HKEX: 2423), a leading integrated online and offline platform for housing transactions and services, today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022.

Business and Financial Highlights for the Third Quarter of 2022

  • Gross transaction value (GTV)1 was RMB737.1 billion (US$103.6 billion), a decrease of 11.3% year-over-year. GTV of existing home transactions was RMB449.0 billion (US$63.1 billion), an increase of 18.7% year-over-year. GTV of new home transactions was RMB261.5 billion (US$36.8 billion), a decrease of 36.2% year-over-year. GTV of home renovation and furnishing was RMB2.0 billion (US$0.3 billion), compared to RMB66 million in the same period of 2021. GTV of emerging and other services was RMB24.7 billion (US$3.5 billion), a decrease of 41.7% year-over-year.

  • Net revenues were RMB17.6 billion (US$2.5 billion), a decrease of 2.8% year-over-year.

  • Net income was RMB716 million (US$101 million), compared to net loss of RMB1,766 million in the same period of 2021. Adjusted net income2 was RMB1.9 billion (US$0.3 billion), compared to adjusted net loss of RMB888 million in the same period of 2021.

  • Number of stores was 41,398 as of September 30, 2022, a 23.3% decrease from one year ago. Number of active stores3 was 39,713 as of September 30, 2022, a 19.7% decrease from one year ago.

  • Number of agents was 402,630 as of September 30, 2022, a 21.9% decrease from one year ago. Number of active agents4 was 372,718 as of September 30, 2022, a 20.4% decrease from one year ago.

  • Mobile monthly active users (MAU)5 averaged 42.4 million for the three months ended September 30, 2022, compared to 46.1 million in the same period of 2021.

Mr. Stanley Yongdong Peng, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Beike, commented, "In the third quarter of 2022, we stayed focused on driving operational excellence at each of our business lines, solidifying our competitive moats and building out our fledgling wings for the long term. Facing a challenging macroeconomic environment, we derived strong resilience from every homelinker—those who stay with us, share the same value, and always strive to enterprise. Our total GTV recovered by 15.3% quarter-over-quarter and our operating metrics recorded in all-fronts recovery driven by efficiency and productivity bolster across our businesses."

"In the third quarter, our existing home sales outperformed the market, fueled by our strength in ACN as well as benefitting from our efforts to accelerate the development of this business through optimized empowerment of service provider and platform operations. Our new home sales maintained a healthy momentum as we further promoted our commission-in-advance model and collaborated with selected developers. At the same time, we assisted customers to identify and minimize risks associated with construction delays and contributed to healthy industry governance. Our home renovation and furnishing services are progressing on track and continuing to outpace the rest of the industry, with rapidly growing orders and improving average selling price supported by the traffic referrals from our core businesses and our full-service business model which includes home furnishing."

"We are steering our Company prudently through the current market cycle while remaining fortified to playing a better role in building up a healthy housing market," concluded Mr. Peng.

Mr. Tao Xu, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Beike, added, "During the third quarter, we achieved net revenues of RMB17.6 billion, representing a narrowed year-over-year decline of 2.8%, and a 27.7% increase compared with the second quarter of 2022. Despite the macro headwinds, our operating efficiency and profitability improved significantly in the third quarter, and we maintained a strong cash position and operating cash flow. All of these have enabled our fundamentals to remain intact and strengthened our sustainable operations amidst external challenges. These results did not come about overnight. They are the results of our rapid and resolute implementation of a series of risk-control, cost-management and efficiency-enhancing measures launched a year ago in the face of market adjustment. We’re confident that all these strengths, along with an all-out effort from everyone in the Company, will make us well positioned for the long-term sustainable growth."

Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Net Revenues

Net revenues decreased by 2.8% to RMB17.6 billion (US$2.5 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to RMB18.1 billion in the same period of 2021. The decrease was primarily attributable to the decline in total GTV. Total GTV was RMB737.1 billion (US$103.6 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, representing a 11.3% decrease compared to RMB830.7 billion in the same period of 2021 due to the disruption on the recovery of the market caused by the resurgence of COVID-19 in certain regions and that the market for new home transactions remained weak as many real estate developers were facing liquidity and delivery challenges, which was partially offset by the recovery of the market for existing home transactions especially in top-tier cities. The smaller contraction of net revenues compared to that of GTV was primarily attributable to the higher contribution of GTV from businesses with higher monetization rate such as home renovation and furnishing.

  • Net revenues from existing home transaction services increased by 16.6% to RMB7.2 billion (US$1.0 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to RMB6.1 billion in the same period of 2021, primarily due to a 18.7% increase in GTV of existing home transactions to RMB449.0 billion (US$63.1 billion) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB378.2 billion in the same period of 2021.

    Among that, (i) commission revenue increased by 15.6% to RMB6.1 billion (US$0.9 billion) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB5.3 billion in the same period of 2021, primarily due to an increase in GTV of existing home transactions served by Lianjia stores of 18.6% to RMB219.7 billion (US$30.9 billion) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB185.3 billion in the same period of 2021; and

    (ii) the revenues derived from platform service, franchise service and other value-added services, which are mostly charged to connected stores and agents on the Company’s platform, increased by 23.3% to RMB1.0 billion (US$0.1 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, from RMB0.8 billion in the same period of 2021, mainly due to a 18.9% increase of GTV of existing home transactions served by connected agents on the Company’s platform to RMB229.3 billion (US$32.2 billion) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB192.9 billion in the same period of 2021. The higher growth rate of revenues derived from platform service, franchise service and other value-added services compared to that of the GTV of existing home transactions served by connected agents was primarily attributable to the increased penetration level of value-added services.

  • Net revenues from new home transaction services decreased by 31.3% to RMB7.8 billion (US$1.1 billion) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB11.3 billion in the same period of 2021, primarily due to the decrease of GTV of new home transactions of 36.2% to RMB261.5 billion (US$36.8 billion) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB410.1 billion in the same period of 2021. Among that, the GTV of new home transaction services completed on Beike platform through connected agents, dedicated sales team with the expertise on new home transaction services and other sales channels was RMB215.7 billion (US$30.3 billion), compared to RMB337.6 billion in the same period of 2021, while the GTV of new home transactions served by Lianjia brand was RMB45.8 billion (US$6.4 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to RMB72.6 billion in the same period of 2021.

  • Net revenues from home renovation and furnishing were RMB1.8 billion (US$0.3 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to RMB60 million in the same period of 2021, primarily because the Company completed the acquisition of Shengdu Home Renovation Co., Ltd. ("Shengdu"), a full-service home renovation service provider in China, and began to consolidate its financial results during the second quarter of 2022 and the organic growth of the GTV for home renovation and furnishing business.

  • Net revenues from emerging and other services increased by 45.8% to RMB801 million (US$113 million) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB550 million in the same period of 2021, primarily attributable to the increase of net revenues from rental property management services which was partially offset by the decrease of net revenues from financial services.

Cost of Revenues

Total cost of revenues decreased by 16.3% to RMB12.8 billion (US$1.8 billion) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB15.3 billion in the same period of 2021.

  • Commission - split. The Company’s cost of revenues for commissions to connected agents and other sales channels was RMB5.7 billion (US$0.8 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to RMB7.6 billion in the same period of 2021, primarily due to the decrease in the GTV of new home transactions completed through connected agents and other sales channels in the third quarter of 2022 compared with the same period of 2021.

  • Commission and compensation - internal. The Company’s cost of revenues for internal commission and compensation was RMB4.6 billion (US$0.7 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to RMB6.0 billion in the same period of 2021, primarily due to the decrease in the fixed compensation costs of Lianjia agents, dedicated sales team with the expertise on new home transaction services and other front line operation staff along with the drop in the headcount, and the decrease in variable commission as a result of the decreased GTV of new home transactions completed through Lianjia agents and dedicated sales team with the expertise on new home transaction services.

  • Cost of home renovation and furnishing. The Company’s cost of revenues for home renovation and furnishing was RMB1.3 billion (US$0.2 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to RMB60 million in the same period of 2021, which was primarily attributable to the increase of net revenues from home renovation and furnishing.

  • Cost related to stores. The Company’s cost related to stores decreased by 17.6% to RMB822 million (US$116 million) in the third quarter of 2022 compared to RMB997 million in the same period of 2021, mainly due to the decrease in the number of Lianjia stores along with market downtrend in the third quarter of 2022 compared to the same period of 2021.

  • Other costs. The Company’s other costs decreased by 41.7% to RMB407 million (US$57 million) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB699 million in the same period of 2021, mainly due to a decrease of business taxes and surcharges along with the decrease of net revenues, the decreased funding costs and provisions related to financial services and the decreased offline activities costs.

Gross Profit

Gross profit increased by 72.8% to RMB4.8 billion (US$0.7 billion) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB2.8 billion in the same period of 2021. Gross margin was 27.0% in the third quarter of 2022, compared to 15.2% in the same period of 2021. The increase in gross margin was primarily due to: a) a shift of revenue mix towards the existing home transaction services with higher contribution margin than some other revenue streams, b) a higher contribution margin for existing home transaction services led by the increased net revenues from existing home transaction services and the decreased fixed compensation costs for Lianjia agents, c) a higher contribution margin for new home transaction services as a result of an increased number of projects with higher margins, and a relatively lower percentage of fixed compensation costs of net revenues from new home transaction services, and d) a relatively lower percentage of costs related to stores and other costs of net revenues in the third quarter of 2022 compared to the same period of 2021.

Income (Loss) from Operations

Total operating expenses decreased by 29.9% to RMB3.5 billion (US$0.5 billion) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB5.1 billion in the same period of 2021.

  • General and administrative expenses decreased by 26.4% to RMB1,777 million (US$250 million) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB2,412 million in the same period of 2021, mainly due to the decrease of provision for credit loss along with the decreased accounts receivable balance, and the decrease of personnel costs and overheads along with the reduction of the headcount, as well as the decrease of conferences and travel expenses, which was partially offset by the increase of share-based compensation in the third quarter of 2022 compared to the same period of 2021.

  • Sales and marketing expenses were RMB1,258 million (US$177 million) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to RMB1,202 million in the same period of 2021, mainly due to the increase in sales and marketing expenses for home renovation and furnishing services as the financial results of Shengdu were consolidated since the second quarter of 2022, which was partially offset by the decrease of the brand advertising and promotional marketing expenses and personnel costs for housing transaction services.

  • Research and development expenses decreased by 51.2% to RMB509 million (US$72 million) in the third quarter of 2022 from RMB1,043 million in the same period of 2021, mainly due to the decrease of personnel costs and share-based compensation as a result of decreased headcount in research and development personnel in the third quarter of 2022 compared to the same period of 2021.

Income from operations was RMB1.2 billion (US$0.2 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to loss from operations of RMB2.3 billion in the same period of 2021. Operating margin was 6.9% in the third quarter of 2022, compared to negative 12.7% in the same period of 2021, primarily due to a) a relatively higher gross profit margin, and b) the decrease of total operating expenses along with the relatively flat net revenues, primarily due to personnel severance and optimized resource utilization in the third quarter of 2022 compared to the same period of 2021.

Adjusted income from operations6 was RMB2.1 billion (US$0.3 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to adjusted loss from operations of RMB1.4 billion in the same period of 2021. Adjusted operating margin7 was 12.0% in the third quarter of 2022, compared to negative 7.9% in the same period of 2021. Adjusted EBITDA8 was RMB2.3 billion (US$0.3 billion) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to negative RMB550 million in the same period of 2021.

Net Income (Loss)

Net income was RMB716 million (US$101 million) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to net loss of RMB1,766 million in the same period of 2021.

Adjusted net income was RMB1,888 million (US$265 million) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to adjusted net loss of RMB888 million in the same period of 2021.

Net Income (Loss) attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders

Net income attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders was RMB723 million (US$102 million) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to net loss attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders of RMB1,765 million in the same period of 2021.

Adjusted net income attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders9 was RMB1,895 million (US$266 million) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to adjusted net loss attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders of RMB887 million in the same period of 2021.

Net Income (Loss) per ADS

Diluted net income per ADS attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders10 was RMB0.60 (US$0.08) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to diluted net loss per ADS attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders of RMB1.50 in the same period of 2021.

Adjusted diluted net income per ADS attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders11 was RMB1.57 (US$0.22) in the third quarter of 2022, compared to adjusted diluted net loss per ADS attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders of RMB0.75 in the same period of 2021.

Cash, Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Short-Term Investments

As of September 30, 2022, the combined balance of the Company’s cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash and short-term investments amounted to RMB57.5 billion (US$8.1 billion).

Business Outlook

For the fourth quarter of 2022, the Company expects total net revenues to be between RMB14.5 billion (US$2.0 billion) and RMB15.0 billion (US$2.1 billion), representing a decrease of approximately 15.7% to 18.5% from the same quarter of 2021. This forecast considers the potential impact of the recent real estate related policies and measures, the increased reported cases of COVID-19 in certain regions and the tentative corresponding restrictive measures, all of which remain uncertain and may continue to adversely affect the Company’s operations. Therefore, the Company’s ongoing and preliminary view are contingent on the business situation and market condition.

Share Repurchase Program

As previously disclosed, the Company established a share repurchase program under which the Company may purchase up to US$1 billion of its Class A ordinary shares and/or ADSs over a 12-month period. From the launch of the share repurchase program on September 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022, the Company in aggregate purchased approximately 3.3 million ADSs in the open market pursuant to the share repurchase program, certain of which were settled in early October 2022.

Conference Call Information

The Company will hold an earnings conference call on 7:00 AM U.S. Eastern Time on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 (8:00 PM Beijing/Hong Kong Time on Wednesday, November 30, 2022) to discuss the financial results.

For participants who wish to join the conference using dial-in numbers, please complete online registration using the link provided below at least 20 minutes prior to the scheduled call start time. Dial-in numbers, passcode and unique access PIN would be provided upon registering.

Participant Online Registration: https://s1.c-conf.com/diamondpass/10027008-ovb98p.html

A replay of the conference call will be accessible through December 7, 2022, by dialing the following numbers:

United States:

+1-855-883-1031

Mainland, China:

400-1209-216

Hong Kong, China:

800-930-639

International:

+61-7-3107-6325

Replay PIN:

10027008

A live and archived webcast of the conference call will also be available at the Company’s investor relations website at https://investors.ke.com.

Exchange Rate

This press release contains translations of certain RMB amounts into U.S. dollars ("US$") at specified rates solely for the convenience of the reader. Unless otherwise stated, all translations from RMB to US$ were made at the rate of RMB7.1135 to US$1.00, the noon buying rate in effect on September 30, 2022, in the H.10 statistical release of the Federal Reserve Board. The Company makes no representation that the RMB or US$ amounts referred could be converted into US$ or RMB, as the case may be, at any particular rate or at all. For analytical presentation, all percentages are calculated using the numbers presented in the financial statements contained in this earnings release.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

The Company uses adjusted income (loss) from operations, adjusted net income (loss), adjusted net income (loss) attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders, adjusted operating margin, adjusted EBITDA and adjusted net income (loss) per ADS attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders, each a non-GAAP financial measure, in evaluating its operating results and for financial and operational decision-making purposes. Beike believes that these non-GAAP financial measures help identify underlying trends in the Company’s business that could otherwise be distorted by the effect of certain expenses that the Company includes in its net income (loss). Beike also believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide useful information about its results of operations, enhance the overall understanding of its past performance and future prospects and allow for greater visibility with respect to key metrics used by its management in its financial and operational decision-making. A limitation of using these non-GAAP financial measures is that these non-GAAP financial measures exclude share-based compensation expenses that have been, and will continue to be for the foreseeable future, a significant recurring expense in the Company’s business.

The presentation of these non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered in isolation or construed as an alternative to gross profit, net income (loss) or any other measure of performance or as an indicator of its operating performance. Investors are encouraged to review these non-GAAP financial measures and the reconciliation to the most directly comparable GAAP measures. The non-GAAP financial measures presented here may not be comparable to similarly titled measures presented by other companies. Other companies may calculate similarly titled measures differently, limiting their usefulness as comparative measures to the Company’s data. Beike encourages investors and others to review its financial information in its entirety and not rely on a single financial measure. Adjusted income (loss) from operations is defined as income (loss) from operations, excluding (i) share-based compensation expenses, (ii) amortization of intangible assets resulting from acquisitions and business cooperation agreement, and (iii) impairment of goodwill, intangible assets and other long-lived assets. Adjusted operating margin is defined as adjusted income (loss) from operations as a percentage of net revenues. Adjusted net income (loss) is defined as net income (loss), excluding (i) share-based compensation expenses, (ii) amortization of intangible assets resulting from acquisitions and business cooperation agreement, (iii) changes in fair value from long term investments, loan receivables measured at fair value and contingent consideration, (iv) impairment of goodwill, intangible assets and other long-lived assets, (v) impairment of investments, and (vi) tax effects of the above non-GAAP adjustments. Adjusted net income (loss) attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders is defined as net income (loss) attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders, excluding (i) share-based compensation expenses, (ii) amortization of intangible assets resulting from acquisitions and business cooperation agreement, (iii) changes in fair value from long term investments, loan receivables measured at fair value and contingent consideration, (iv) impairment of goodwill, intangible assets and other long-lived assets, (v) impairment of investments, (vi) tax effects of the above non-GAAP adjustments, and (vii) effects of non-GAAP adjustments on net income (loss) attributable to non-controlling interests shareholders. Adjusted EBITDA is defined as net income (loss), excluding (i) income tax expense (benefit), (ii) share-based compensation expenses, (iii) amortization of intangible assets, (iv) depreciation of property and equipment, (v) interest income, net, (vi) changes in fair value from long term investments, loan receivables measured at fair value and contingent consideration, (vii) impairment of goodwill, intangible assets and other long-lived assets, and (viii) impairment of investments. Adjusted net income (loss) per ADS attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders is defined as adjusted net income (loss) attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders divided by weighted average number of ADS outstanding during the periods used in calculating adjusted net income (loss) per ADS, basic and diluted.

Please see the "Unaudited reconciliation of GAAP and non-GAAP results" included in this press release for a full reconciliation of each non-GAAP measure to its respective comparable GAAP measure.

About KE Holdings Inc.

KE Holdings Inc. is a leading integrated online and offline platform for housing transactions and services. The Company is a pioneer in building infrastructure and standards to reinvent how service providers and housing customers efficiently navigate and complete housing transactions in China, ranging from existing and new home sales, home rentals, to home renovation and furnishing, and other services. The Company owns and operates Lianjia, China’s leading real estate brokerage brand and an integral part of its Beike platform. With more than 21 years of operating experience through Lianjia since its inception in 2001, the Company believes the success and proven track record of Lianjia pave the way for it to build its infrastructure and standards and drive the rapid and sustainable growth of Beike.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains statements that may constitute "forward-looking" statements pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "aims," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates," "likely to," and similar statements. Among other things, the business outlook and quotations from management in this press release, as well as Beike’s strategic and operational plans, contain forward-looking statements. Beike may also make written or oral forward-looking statements in its periodic reports to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Hong Kong Stock Exchange"), in its annual report to shareholders, in press releases and other written materials and in oral statements made by its officers, directors or employees to third parties. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about KE Holdings Inc.’s beliefs, plans, and expectations, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement, including but not limited to the following: Beike’s goals and strategies; Beike’s future business development, financial condition and results of operations; expected changes in the Company’s revenues, costs or expenditures; Beike’s ability to empower services and facilitate transactions on Beike platform; competition in the industry in which Beike operates; relevant government policies and regulations relating to the industry; Beike’s ability to protect the Company’s systems and infrastructures from cyber-attacks; Beike’s dependence on the integrity of brokerage brands, stores and agents on the Company’s platform; general economic and business conditions in China and globally; and assumptions underlying or related to any of the foregoing. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in KE Holdings Inc.’s filings with the SEC and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. All information provided in this press release is as of the date of this press release, and KE Holdings Inc. does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except as required under applicable law.

KE Holdings Inc.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(All amounts in thousands, except for share, per share data)

As of
December 31,

As of
September 30,

2021

2022

RMB

RMB

US$

ASSETS

Current assets

Cash and cash equivalents

20,446,104

18,953,504

2,664,441

Restricted cash

6,286,105

5,850,435

822,441

Short-term investments

29,402,661

32,713,511

4,598,793

Short-term financing receivables, net of allowance for credit losses of RMB131,558 and RMB134,327 as of December 31, 2021 and September 30, 2022, respectively

702,452

262,578

36,913

Accounts receivable and contract assets, net of allowance for credit losses of RMB2,151,271 and RMB2,104,372 as of December 31, 2021 and September 30, 2022, respectively

9,324,952

4,899,455

688,754

Amounts due from and prepayments to related parties

591,342

415,254

58,375

Loan receivables from related parties

42,788

50,033

7,034

Prepayments, receivables and other assets

3,129,950

3,990,211

560,934

Total current assets

69,926,354

67,134,981

9,437,685

Non-current assets

Property and equipment, net

1,971,707

1,978,561

278,142

Right-of-use assets

7,244,211

10,361,840

1,456,644

Long-term financing receivables, net of allowance for credit losses of RMB204 and nil as of December 31, 2021 and September 30, 2022, respectively

10,039

-

-

Long-term investments, net

17,038,171

20,605,049

2,896,612

Intangible assets, net

1,141,273

1,857,115

261,069

Goodwill

1,805,689

5,001,591

703,113

Long-term loan receivables from related parties

-

26,754

3,761

Other non-current assets

1,181,421

1,023,223

143,843

Total non-current assets

30,392,511

40,854,133

5,743,184

TOTAL ASSETS

100,318,865

107,989,114

15,180,869

KE Holdings Inc.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (Continued)
(All amounts in thousands, except for share, per share data)

As of
December 31,

As of
September 30,

2021

2022

RMB

RMB

US$

LIABILITIES

Current liabilities

Accounts payable

6,008,765

5,517,499

775,638

Amounts due to related parties

584,078

415,759

58,446

Employee compensation and welfare payable

9,834,247

9,345,776

1,313,808

Customer deposits payable

4,181,337

4,145,141

582,715

Income taxes payable

567,589

441,896

62,121

Short-term borrowings

260,000

600,000

84,347

Lease liabilities current portion

2,752,795

4,387,518

616,788

Short-term funding debts

194,200

-

-

Contract liabilities

1,101,929

3,519,590

494,776

Accrued expenses and other current liabilities

3,451,197

3,921,307

551,247

Total current liabilities

28,936,137

32,294,486

4,539,886

Non-current liabilities

Deferred tax liabilities

22,920

293,164

41,212

Lease liabilities non-current portion

4,302,934

6,157,759

865,644

Other non-current liabilities

1,381

525

74

Total non-current liabilities

4,327,235

6,451,448

906,930

TOTAL LIABILITIES

33,263,372

38,745,934

5,446,816

KE Holdings Inc.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (Continued)
(All amounts in thousands, except for share, per share data)

As of
December 31,

As of
September 30,

2021

2022

RMB

RMB

US$

SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY

KE Holdings Inc. shareholders’ equity

Ordinary Shares (US$0.00002 par value; 25,000,000,000 ordinary shares authorized, comprising of 24,114,698,720 Class A ordinary shares, 885,301,280 Class B ordinary shares. 2,705,911,235 and 3,635,326,753 Class A ordinary shares issued and outstanding as of December 31, 2021 and September 30, 2022, respectively; and 885,301,280 and 157,894,050 Class B ordinary shares issued and outstanding as of December 31, 2021 and September 30, 2022, respectively)

489

492

69

Treasury shares

-

(387,297)

(54,445)

Additional paid-in capital

78,972,169

80,672,239

11,340,724

Statutory reserves

483,887

483,887

68,024

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

(2,639,723)

(55,486)

(7,800)

Accumulated deficit

(9,842,846)

(11,605,952)

(1,631,539)

Total KE Holdings Inc. shareholders' equity

66,973,976

69,107,883

9,715,033

Non-controlling interests

81,517

135,297

19,020

TOTAL SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY

67,055,493

69,243,180

9,734,053

TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY

100,318,865

107,989,114

15,180,869

KE Holdings Inc.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(All amounts in thousands, except for share, per share data, ADS and per ADS data)

For the Three Months Ended September 30,

For the Nine Months Ended September 30,

2021

2022

2022

2021

2022

2022

RMB

RMB

US$

RMB

RMB

US$

Net revenues

Existing home transaction services

6,138,020

7,156,681

1,006,070

25,962,650

18,842,946

2,648,899

New home transaction services

11,348,472

7,792,812

1,095,496

35,162,630

20,369,105

2,863,443

Home renovation and furnishing

60,076

1,845,900

259,493

139,781

2,952,816

415,100

Emerging and other services

549,572

801,189

112,629

1,701,657

1,756,772

246,963

Total net revenues

18,096,140

17,596,582

2,473,688

62,966,718

43,921,639

6,174,405

Cost of revenues

Commission-split

(7,628,801)

(5,665,913)

(796,501)

(23,892,995)

(14,468,847)

(2,033,998)

Commission and compensation-internal

(5,956,796)

(4,637,956)

(651,994)

(20,911,751)

(13,621,751)

(1,914,915)

Cost of home renovation and furnishing

(59,988)

(1,303,785)

(183,283)

(134,723)

(2,094,831)

(294,487)

Cost related to stores

(996,936)

(821,954)

(115,548)

(2,774,574)

(2,581,786)

(362,942)

Others

(698,988)

(407,377)

(57,269)

(2,348,522)

(1,466,635)

(206,176)

Total cost of revenues(1)

(15,341,509)

(12,836,985)

(1,804,595)

(50,062,565)

(34,233,850)

(4,812,518)

Gross profit

2,754,631

4,759,597

669,093

12,904,153

9,687,789

1,361,887

Operating expenses

Sales and marketing expenses(1)

(1,202,248)

(1,258,104)

(176,861)

(3,500,026)

(3,240,617)

(455,559)

General and administrative expenses(1)

(2,412,235)

(1,776,531)

(249,741)

(6,721,984)

(5,554,339)

(780,817)

Research and development expenses(1)

(1,042,906)

(509,296)

(71,596)

(2,455,870)

(2,036,886)

(286,341)

Impairment of goodwill, intangible assets and other long-lived assets(2)

(397,066)

-

-

(397,066)

(76,244)

(10,718)

Total operating expenses

(5,054,455)

(3,543,931)

(498,198)

(13,074,946)

(10,908,086)

(1,533,435)

Income (loss) from operations

(2,299,824)

1,215,666

170,895

(170,793)

(1,220,297)

(171,548)

Interest income, net

90,717

214,716

30,184

241,481

488,170

68,626

Share of results of equity investees

10,785

13,187

1,854

44,892

44,657

6,278

Fair value changes in investments, net

97,557

(38,545)

(5,419)

443,720

(378,497)

(53,208)

Impairment loss for equity investments accounted for using Measurement Alternative

-

(240,870)

(33,861)

-

(491,872)

(69,146)

Foreign currency exchange gain (loss)

12,068

(151,951)

(21,361)

19,656

(192,693)

(27,088)

Other income, net

526,336

143,485

20,171

1,225,565

1,040,133

146,220

Income (loss) before income tax expense

(1,562,361)

1,155,688

162,463

1,804,521

(710,399)

(99,866)

Income tax expense

(203,514)

(439,540)

(61,790)

(1,396,023)

(1,058,795)

(148,843)

Net income (loss)

(1,765,875)

716,148

100,673

408,498

(1,769,194)

(248,709)

KE Holdings Inc.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (Continued)
(All amounts in thousands, except for share, per share data, ADS and per ADS data)

For the Three Months Ended September 30,

For the Nine Months Ended September 30,

2021

2022

2022

2021

2022

2022

RMB

RMB

US$

RMB

RMB

US$

Net loss (income) attributable to non-controlling interests shareholders

955

7,040

990

(2,945)

6,088

856

Net income (loss) attributable to KE Holdings Inc.

(1,764,920)

723,188

101,663

405,553

(1,763,106)

(247,853)

Net income (loss) attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders

(1,764,920)

723,188

101,663

405,553

(1,763,106)

(247,853)

Net income (loss)

(1,765,875)

716,148

100,673

408,498

(1,769,194)

(248,709)

Currency translation adjustments

117,994

1,682,372

236,505

(279,668)

3,081,267

433,158

Unrealized losses on available-for-sale investments, net of reclassification

(4,577)

(187,637)

(26,378)

(7,286)

(497,030)

(69,871)

Total comprehensive income (loss)

(1,652,458)

2,210,883

310,800

121,544

815,043

114,578

Comprehensive loss (income) attributable to non-controlling interests shareholders

955

7,040

990

(2,945)

6,088

856

Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to KE Holdings Inc.

(1,651,503)

2,217,923

311,790

118,599

821,131

115,434

Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to KE Holdings Inc.’s ordinary shareholders

(1,651,503)

2,217,923

311,790

118,599

821,131

115,434

KE Holdings Inc.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (Continued)
(All amounts in thousands, except for share, per share data, ADS and per ADS data)

For the Three Months Ended September 30,

For the Nine Months Ended September 30,

2021

2022

2022

2021

2022

2022

RMB

RMB

US$

RMB

RMB

US$

Weighted average number of ordinary shares used in computing net income (loss) per share, basic and diluted

—Basic

3,533,752,811

3,577,393,051

3,577,393,051

3,526,805,332

3,571,697,160

3,571,697,160

—Diluted

3,533,752,811

3,624,210,190

3,624,210,190

3,579,020,205

3,571,697,160

3,571,697,160

Weighted average number of ADS used in computing net income (loss) per ADS, basic and diluted

—Basic

1,177,917,604

1,192,464,350

1,192,464,350

1,175,601,777

1,190,565,720

1,190,565,720

—Diluted

1,177,917,604

1,208,070,063

1,208,070,063

1,193,006,735

1,190,565,720

1,190,565,720

Net income (loss) per share attributable to KE Holdings Inc.'s ordinary shareholders