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China Aluminum International Engineering

Executive Summary

China Aluminum International Engineering Corporation Limited operates as a technology, engineering service, and equipment provider in the nonferrous metals industry in the People’s Republic of China and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has China Aluminum International Engineering's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 4AI's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.4%

4AI

7.5%

DE Construction

3.0%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-52.2%

4AI

-27.1%

DE Construction

0.2%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: 4AI underperformed the German Construction industry which returned -24.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 4AI underperformed the German Market which returned 0.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

4AIIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.4%7.5%3.0%
30 Day-16.0%10.1%5.4%
90 Day-47.4%-11.5%-1.2%
1 Year-51.4%-52.2%-21.2%-27.1%1.8%0.2%
3 Year-47.3%-48.1%-44.4%-51.7%-7.2%-14.3%
5 Year-60.7%-66.2%35.7%14.5%4.3%-9.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is China Aluminum International Engineering's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is China Aluminum International Engineering undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.12x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 4AI (€0.12) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 4AI is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 4AI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Construction industry average.

PE vs Market: 4AI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 4AI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 4AI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the XE Construction industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

How is China Aluminum International Engineering forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

14.4%

Forecasted Capital Goods 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 China Aluminum International Engineering 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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has China Aluminum International Engineering performed over the past 5 years?

-30.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 4AI is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 4AI is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 4AI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -30% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 4AI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 4AI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Construction industry (6.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 4AI has a negative Return on Equity (0.49%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is China Aluminum International Engineering's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 4AI's short term assets (CN¥42.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥32.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: 4AI's short term assets (CN¥42.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥5.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 4AI's debt to equity ratio (81.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 4AI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 98.2% to 81.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 4AI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (4.9%).

Interest Coverage: 4AI is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is China Aluminum International Engineering's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.087%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 4AI's dividend (0.087%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.3%).

High Dividend: 4AI's dividend (0.087%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.94%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 4AI is not paying a notable dividend for the German market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: 4AI is not paying a notable dividend for the German market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 4AI is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 4AI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

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

1.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Zong Xiaoping (51yo)

3.58yrs

Tenure

CN¥690,309

Compensation

Mr. Zong Xiaoping has been the President of China Aluminum International Engineering Corporation Limited since October, 2016 and its Executive Director since May 2017. Mr. Xiaoping served as Interim Chairm ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Zong's total compensation ($USD96.73K) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.48M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Zong's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jianqiang Wu
Chairman1.08yrsCN¥723.75kno data
Zong Xiaoping
President & Executive Director3.58yrsCN¥690.31kno data
Jian Zhang
CFO, Joint Company Secretary & Executive Director4.92yrsCN¥567.35kno data
Zhigang Wu
VP & Executive Director3yrsCN¥634.96kno data
Yonghong Wang
Vice President1.58yrsCN¥648.40kno data
Ruiping Liu
Vice President1.58yrsCN¥635.20kno data
Xiaoge Bi
Vice President1.58yrsCN¥589.20kno data
Jiawen Wu
Joint Company Secretary1.08yrsno datano data

1.6yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 4AI's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jianqiang Wu
Chairman1.08yrsCN¥723.75kno data
Zong Xiaoping
President & Executive Director3.58yrsCN¥690.31kno data
Jian Zhang
CFO, Joint Company Secretary & Executive Director4.92yrsCN¥567.35kno data
Zhigang Wu
VP & Executive Director3yrsCN¥634.96kno data
Hung Kwong Cheung
Independent Non-Executive Director8.42yrsCN¥142.90kno data
Yihua Li
Non-Executive Director4yrsno datano data
Jun Fu
Independent Non-Executive Director4.92yrsCN¥142.90kno data
Weihua Gui
Independent Non-Executive director2.17yrsCN¥142.90kno data
Jun Wang
Non-Executive Director8.92yrsno datano data
Guangsheng Fan
Chairman of the Supervisory Board1.17yrsno datano data

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

51.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 4AI's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

China Aluminum International Engineering Corporation Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: China Aluminum International Engineering Corporation Limited
  • Ticker: 4AI
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 2003
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: CN¥10.932b
  • Listing Market Cap: CN¥1.378b
  • Shares outstanding: 2.96b
  • Website: https://www.chalieco.com.cn

Number of Employees


Location

  • China Aluminum International Engineering Corporation Limited
  • Building C
  • No. 99, Xingshikou Road
  • Beijing
  • 100093
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
2068SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)Foreign Shares-Foreign ListedHKHKDJul 2012
4AIDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)Foreign Shares-Foreign ListedDEEURJul 2012
2068SHSC (Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)Foreign Shares-Foreign ListedHKHKDJul 2012
2068SZSC (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Stock Connect)Foreign Shares-Foreign ListedHKHKDJul 2012
601068SHSE (Shanghai Stock Exchange)YesDomestic SharesCNCNYAug 2018
601068XSSC (Shanghai Stock Exchange - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesDomestic SharesCNCNYAug 2018

Biography

China Aluminum International Engineering Corporation Limited operates as a technology, engineering service, and equipment provider in the nonferrous metals industry in the People’s Republic of China and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Engineering Design and Consultancy, Engineering and Construction Contracting, Equipment Manufacturing, and Trading. It offers geological survey services, including mapping, investigation, and geotechnical construction for mine, industrial plant, transportation, infrastructure, and civilian construction sectors; and engineering design and consultation services, such as mining, ore-dressing, smelting, and processing in the nonferrous metal industry. The company also provides engineering construction services for various industries comprising metallurgical, housing construction, highway, construction materials, electric power, irrigation works, chemical, mine, public utilities, steel structure, etc.; and engineering general contracting services. In addition, it manufactures equipment and industrial furnaces for non-ferrous metals industry; and provides engineering design and consultancy, contracting, and equipment supply services to alumina and electrolytic aluminum projects. Further, the company is involved in the provision of software development and technical, research, construction drawing examination, concrete production, pre-school education, consultancy and supervision, installation, contract energy management, commodity trading and trading, investment consultancy, building construction, and real estate development services, as well as technology research and development services. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China. China Aluminum International Engineering Corporation Limited is a subsidiary of China Aluminum Group Limited. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/29 23:40
End of Day Share Price2020/05/29 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.