601678 Stock Overview
Befar Group Co.,Ltd primarily produces and sells caustic soda and propylene oxide in China.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CN¥5.95|
|52 Week High||CN¥14.20|
|52 Week Low||CN¥4.89|
|1 Month Change||3.66%|
|3 Month Change||-8.74%|
|1 Year Change||-21.50%|
|3 Year Change||-11.19%|
|5 Year Change||5.96%|
|Change since IPO||-5.67%|
Recent News & Updates
|601678||CN Chemicals||CN Market|
Return vs Industry: 601678 underperformed the CN Chemicals industry which returned 9.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 601678 underperformed the CN Market which returned -6.8% over the past year.
|601678 Average Weekly Movement||5.8%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||7.4%|
|Market Average Movement||7.2%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CN Market||10.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CN Market||5.1%|
Stable Share Price: 601678 is less volatile than 75% of CN stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 601678's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Befar Group Co.,Ltd primarily produces and sells caustic soda and propylene oxide in China. The company offers propylene oxide; hydrochloric acid; hydrogen peroxide; trichloroethylene; epichlorohydrin; di-chloropropane solvents; propylene chloride; fluorochemicals; auxiliary products, such as water-soluble and oil-soluble demulsifiers, desalting demulsifiers for refinery, polyoxyethylene non-ionic surfactants, surfactants, drainage acids, acidizing corrosion inhibitors, heavy oil viscosity reducers, and inverse demulsifiers; polyether products; sodium hypochlorite solution, and sodium sulfate decahydrate. Befar Group Co.,Ltd also exports its products to 100 countries and regions worldwide.
Befar GroupLtd Fundamentals Summary
|601678 fundamental statistics|
Is 601678 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|601678 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CN¥6.07b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.73|
|Net Profit Margin||15.99%|
How did 601678 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is 601678 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
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Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is 601678's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does 601678's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|601678 PE Ratio vs Peers|
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601678 Befar GroupLtd
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 601678 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.1x) compared to the peer average (33.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does 601678's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CN Chemicals Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 601678 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.1x) compared to the CN Chemicals industry average (28.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is 601678's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||8.1x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 601678's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of 601678 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: 601678 (CN¥5.95) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CN¥2.36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 601678 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 601678's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is Befar GroupLtd forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Befar GroupLtd has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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- Check out Befar GroupLtd's track record over time to understand how much the company has returned to shareholders and its earnings growth rate in the past.
How has Befar GroupLtd performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 601678 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 601678's current net profit margins (16%) are higher than last year (13.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 601678's earnings have grown by 15.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 601678's earnings growth over the past year (55.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (15.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 601678 earnings growth over the past year (55.7%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 22.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 601678's Return on Equity (13.9%) is considered low.
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How is Befar GroupLtd's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 601678's short term assets (CN¥6.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥4.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: 601678's short term assets (CN¥6.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥2.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 601678's net debt to equity ratio (7.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 601678's debt to equity ratio has increased from 30.1% to 41.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 601678's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.2%).
Interest Coverage: 601678's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (24.2x coverage).
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What is Befar GroupLtd current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 601678's dividend (2.52%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the CN market (0.48%).
High Dividend: 601678's dividend (2.52%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the CN market (1.92%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 601678's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 601678's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (16.8%), 601678's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: 601678 is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Shu Wang (58 yo)
Mr. Shu hua Wang serves as Vice Chairman at Befar Group Co., Ltd., and has been its General Manager since March 12, 2015.
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.7%.
Befar Group Co.,Ltd's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Befar Group Co.,Ltd
- Ticker: 601678
- Exchange: SHSE
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: CN¥12.217b
- Shares outstanding: 2.05b
- Website: https://www.befar.com
Number of Employees
- Befar Group Co.,Ltd
- No. 869, Huanghe 5th Road
- Shandong Province
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/02 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/01 00:00|
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.