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Giant Network Group

Executive Summary

Giant Network Group Co., Ltd. researches, develops, and sells online games in China. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with excellent balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 002558 is less volatile than 75% of CN stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 002558's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.7%

2558

-0.2%

CN Entertainment

0.5%

CN Market


1 Year Return

-12.3%

2558

-10.4%

CN Entertainment

23.2%

CN Market

Return vs Industry: 002558 underperformed the CN Entertainment industry which returned -11.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 002558 underperformed the CN Market which returned 22.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

2558IndustryMarket
7 Day-0.7%-0.2%0.5%
30 Day-2.3%-6.2%0.6%
90 Day-4.6%-7.8%3.8%
1 Year-11.6%-12.3%-9.9%-10.4%25.2%23.2%
3 Year-47.7%-49.1%-31.9%-33.2%30.0%23.6%
5 Yearn/a-46.2%-47.1%47.5%37.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Giant Network Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

34.39x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 002558 (CN¥16.93) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CN¥2.71)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 002558 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 002558 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.4x) compared to the CN Entertainment industry average (33.4x).

PE vs Market: 002558 is good value based on its PE Ratio (34.4x) compared to the CN market (34.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 002558 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 002558 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4x) compared to the CN Entertainment industry average (2.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Giant Network Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

7.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 002558's forecast earnings growth (7.9% per year) is above the savings rate (3.3%).

Earnings vs Market: 002558's earnings (7.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the CN market (25% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 002558's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 002558's revenue (7.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the CN market (18.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 002558's revenue (7.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if 002558's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Giant Network Group performed over the past 5 years?

4.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 002558 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 002558's current net profit margins (40%) are higher than last year (28.2%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 002558's earnings have grown by 4.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 002558's earnings growth over the past year (17.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 002558 earnings growth over the past year (17.1%) exceeded the Entertainment industry 11.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 002558's Return on Equity (11.6%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Giant Network Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 002558's short term assets (CN¥3.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥524.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: 002558's short term assets (CN¥3.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥596.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 002558's debt to equity ratio (6.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 002558's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.06% to 6.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 002558's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (193.8%).

Interest Coverage: 002558 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Giant Network Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.77%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 002558's dividend (0.77%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the CN market (0.4%).

High Dividend: 002558's dividend (0.77%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the CN market (1.79%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 002558 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: 002558 has only been paying a dividend for 4 years, and since then payments have fallen.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.4%), 002558's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: 002558's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (32.1% payout ratio).


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Management

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

1.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Wei Liu (52 yo)

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Tenure

Ms. Wei Liu serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer at Giant Network Group Co., Ltd. and has been its Non-Independent Director since May 27, 2016. She served as its General Manager. Ms. Liu holds and EMBA.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Wei Liu
Co-CEO & Non-Independent Directorno datano datano data
Fa Bing Qu
Secretary & Non-Independent Director4.83yrsno datano data
Wu Meng
Co-Chief Executive Officerno datano datano data
Wei Meng
CFO & Non-Independent Director0.083yrno datano data
Zhiming Nie
Chief Technology Officer1.75yrsno datano data
Ingo Koller
Vice President of Hotel & Developmentno datano datano data
Yifeng Liu
Head of Global Distribution1.17yrsno datano data
Hua Ye
Deputy General Managerno datano datano data
Wei Li
Deputy General Managerno datano datano data
Shu Chen
Deputy General Managerno datano datano data

1.2yrs

Average Tenure

46yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 002558's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Wei Liu
Co-CEO & Non-Independent Directorno datano datano data
Fa Bing Qu
Secretary & Non-Independent Director4.83yrsno datano data
Wei Meng
CFO & Non-Independent Director0.083yrno datano data
Yuzhu Shi
Chairman4.83yrsno datano data
Yongming Zhu
Chairman of the Supervisory Board4.83yrsno datano data
Wei Ying
Non-Independent Director4.83yrsno datano data
Jian Ji Hu
Independent Director4.83yrsno datano data
Yan Gong
Independent Director4.83yrsno datano data
Bing Yuan
Member of the Supervisory Board4.83yrsno datano data
Ming Wu
Employee Representative to the Supervisory Board4.83yrsno datano data
Zheng Zeng
Supervisor0.83yrno datano data
Yongye Zhang
Independent Director0.83yrno datano data

4.8yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 002558's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: Giant Network Group Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: 2558
  • Exchange: SZSE
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: CN¥32.316b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.92b
  • Website: https://www.ga-me.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Giant Network Group Co., Ltd.
  • 655 Zhongchen Road
  • Songjiang District
  • Shanghai
  • 201613
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
2558SZSE (Shenzhen Stock Exchange)YesDomestic SharesCNCNYApr 2016
2558XSEC (Shenzhen Stock Exchange - Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesDomestic SharesCNCNYApr 2016

Biography

Giant Network Group Co., Ltd. researches, develops, and sells online games in China. It offers client and mobile games; and mobile Internet products, such as WiFi Sharing Master, MUST collaboration, and Du...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/03 09:16
End of Day Share Price2021/03/03 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.