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Wanhua Chemical Group

Executive Summary

Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd. engages in the research and development, production, and sale of PU series products, petrochemical products, and fine chemicals and new materials worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Exceptional growth potential with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend.


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Share Price & News

How has Wanhua Chemical Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 600309 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of CN stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 600309's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-16.1%

600309

-1.7%

CN Chemicals

-0.1%

CN Market


1 Year Return

112.8%

600309

40.8%

CN Chemicals

19.1%

CN Market

Return vs Industry: 600309 exceeded the CN Chemicals industry which returned 40.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 600309 exceeded the CN Market which returned 19.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

600309IndustryMarket
7 Day-16.1%-1.7%-0.1%
30 Day-11.3%-3.0%-1.8%
90 Day31.9%10.2%0.7%
1 Year119.0%112.8%42.9%40.8%21.0%19.1%
3 Yearn/a27.6%22.4%24.1%18.0%
5 Year1,017.1%861.7%59.1%50.1%46.7%36.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Wanhua Chemical Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Wanhua Chemical Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

11.1%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 600309 (CN¥109.79) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CN¥123.52)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 600309 is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 600309 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (45.6x) compared to the CN Chemicals industry average (36.3x).

PE vs Market: 600309 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (45.6x) compared to the CN market (34.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 600309 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 600309 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.8x) compared to the CN Chemicals industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Wanhua Chemical Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?

34.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 600309's forecast earnings growth (34% per year) is above the savings rate (3.3%).

Earnings vs Market: 600309's earnings (34% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the CN market (24.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: 600309's revenue (22.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the CN market (18.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 600309's revenue (22.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 600309's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (26.3%)


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Past Performance

How has Wanhua Chemical Group performed over the past 5 years?

23.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 600309 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 600309's current net profit margins (11%) are lower than last year (15%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 600309's earnings have grown significantly by 23.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 600309's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 600309 had negative earnings growth (-23.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (5.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 600309's Return on Equity (17.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Wanhua Chemical Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 600309's short term assets (CN¥38.9B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CN¥68.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: 600309's short term assets (CN¥38.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥11.7B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 600309's debt to equity ratio (120.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 600309's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 173.1% to 120.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 600309's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.4%).

Interest Coverage: 600309's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (15.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Wanhua Chemical Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.18%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 600309's dividend (1.18%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the CN market (0.4%).

High Dividend: 600309's dividend (1.18%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the CN market (1.76%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 600309's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 600309's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (53.9%), 600309's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: 600309's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (40.4% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Guangwu Kou (54 yo)

1.92yrs

Tenure

CN¥4,246,200

Compensation

Mr. GuangWu Kou ha been President of Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd. since April 20, 2019. Mr. Kou served as the Chief Financial officer and Chief Accountant of Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd. until April ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Zengtai Liao
Chairman3.75yrsCN¥892.50kno data
Guangwu Kou
President & Director1.92yrsCN¥4.25mno data
Limin Li
VP, CFO & Secretary of the Board1.92yrsCN¥2.36mno data
Weiqi Hua
Executive VP & Director2yrsCN¥3.77mno data
Boxue Liu
Senior Vice Presidentno dataCN¥3.13mno data
Pengtao Huo
Vice Presidentno dataCN¥3.19mno data
Yifeng Chen
Vice Presidentno dataCN¥2.96mno data
Shoujun Zhang
Chief Accountantno datano datano data

1.9yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 600309's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Zengtai Liao
Chairman3.75yrsCN¥892.50kno data
Guangwu Kou
President & Director1.92yrsCN¥4.25mno data
Weiqi Hua
Executive VP & Director2yrsCN¥3.77mno data
Xiao Sun
Member of Supervisory Board5.08yrsCN¥28.50kno data
Xingtian Guo
Director22.25yrsCN¥168.00kno data
Baotong Wang
Independent Director6.83yrsCN¥216.00kno data
Wanbin Zhang
Independent Director5.08yrsCN¥204.00kno data
Yongjian Bao
Independent Director5.08yrsCN¥207.00kno data
Xiaorong Zhang
Independent Director5.08yrsCN¥216.00kno data
Dianxin Chen
Director2yrsCN¥131.00kno data
Rong Feng
Director2yrsCN¥140.00kno data
Guishan Qi
Director2yrsCN¥131.00kno data

5.1yrs

Average Tenure

54.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 600309's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: 600309
  • Exchange: SHSE
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: CN¥344.713b
  • Shares outstanding: 3.14b
  • Website: https://www.whchem.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd.
  • No.17, Tianshan Road
  • YEDA
  • Yantai
  • Shandong Province
  • 264006
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
600309SHSE (Shanghai Stock Exchange)YesDomestic SharesCNCNYJan 2001
600309XSSC (Shanghai Stock Exchange - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesDomestic SharesCNCNYJan 2001

Biography

Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd. engages in the research and development, production, and sale of PU series products, petrochemical products, and fine chemicals and new materials worldwide. The company offe...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/07 09:06
End of Day Share Price2021/03/05 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.