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Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group

Executive Summary

Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Co.,Ltd.


Snowflake Analysis

Very undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.

Share Price & News

How has Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 600373 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.5%

600373

-0.02%

CN Media

1.0%

CN Market


1 Year Return

6.3%

600373

37.9%

CN Media

40.4%

CN Market

Return vs Industry: 600373 underperformed the CN Media industry which returned 37.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 600373 underperformed the CN Market which returned 40.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

600373IndustryMarket
7 Day-2.5%-0.02%1.0%
30 Day-3.4%-6.9%0.2%
90 Day5.0%13.7%22.5%
1 Year10.7%6.3%40.3%37.9%42.9%40.4%
3 Year-45.6%-51.0%-17.7%-21.5%24.3%18.4%
5 Year-48.5%-54.1%-57.6%-60.2%0.02%-6.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 600373 (CN¥12.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CN¥28.93)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 600373 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 600373 is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the CN Media industry average (53.4x).

PE vs Market: 600373 is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the CN market (44.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 600373 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 600373 is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the CN Media industry average (2.2x).


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Future Growth

How is Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

11.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 600373's forecast earnings growth (11.3% per year) is above the savings rate (3.3%).

Earnings vs Market: 600373's earnings (11.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the CN market (23.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 600373's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 600373's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the CN market (17.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 600373's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 600373's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.4%).


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Past Performance

How has Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group performed over the past 5 years?

12.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 600373 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 600373's current net profit margins (14.5%) are higher than last year (14.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 600373's earnings have grown by 12.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 600373's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 600373 had negative earnings growth (-4.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (-6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 600373's Return on Equity (11%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 600373's short term assets (CN¥18.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥9.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: 600373's short term assets (CN¥18.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥2.0B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 600373's debt to equity ratio (15.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 600373's debt to equity ratio has increased from 7.5% to 15.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 600373's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (114.7%).

Interest Coverage: 600373 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.94%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 600373's dividend (3.94%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the CN market (0.34%).

High Dividend: 600373's dividend (3.94%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the CN market (1.62%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 600373 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: 600373's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43.5%), 600373's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: 600373's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.1% payout ratio).


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Management

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

8.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Wei Fu (53 yo)

no data

Tenure

CN¥308,400

Compensation

Mr. Wei Zhong Fu has been an Executive Director of Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group Co., Ltd. (formerly known as Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Co.,Ltd.) since October 23, 2013 and serves ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Wei Fu
General Manager and Executive Directorno dataCN¥308.40kno data
Xin Huang
Independent Director9.67yrsCN¥60.00kno data
Lai Wen Xian
Director15.17yrsCN¥30.00kno data
Yuan Fa
Directorno dataCN¥17.50kno data
Quan Jian
Chairman of the Supervisory Board no datano datano data
Hong Qi
Directorno datano datano data
Liang Dong
Chairman of the Board of Directorsno datano datano data
Shan Xie
Director8.17yrsno datano data
Feng Yang
Independent Director8.17yrsCN¥60.00kno data
Yue Li
Independent Director6.75yrsCN¥60.00kno data
Jianfeng Peng
Independent Director9.67yrsCN¥25.00kno data
Min An Zhu
Vice Chairmanno datano datano data

8.2yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 600373's board of directors are considered experienced (8.2 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

Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: 600373
  • Exchange: SHSE
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: CN¥17.209b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.36b
  • Website: https://www.600373.com.cn

Number of Employees


Location

  • Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Group Co., Ltd.
  • Lianfa Square
  • 40th Floor
  • Nanchang
  • Jiangxi Province
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
600373SHSE (Shanghai Stock Exchange)YesDomestic SharesCNCNYAug 2010
600373XSSC (Shanghai Stock Exchange - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesDomestic SharesCNCNYAug 2010

Biography

Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Co.,Ltd. engages in the publishing, printing, and distribution of materials, newspapers, periodicals, and audiovisual publications in China. It also publishes literatu ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/10 15:45
End of Day Share Price2020/08/10 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
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.