China Oil And Gas Group Limited, an investment holding company, primarily invests in energy related businesses in the People’s Republic of China and Canada.
Good value with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has China Oil And Gas Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GPI1 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Gas Utilities
1 Year Return
DE Gas Utilities
Return vs Industry: GPI1 underperformed the German Gas Utilities industry which returned 7.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GPI1 underperformed the German Market which returned 12.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is China Oil And Gas Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is China Oil And Gas Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GPI1 (€0.03) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€0.03)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GPI1 is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GPI1 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.3x) compared to the Gas Utilities industry average (18.9x).
PE vs Market: GPI1 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.3x) compared to the German market (21x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GPI1's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GPI1 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the XE Gas Utilities industry average (1.3x).
How is China Oil And Gas Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Utilities 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 Oil And Gas Group 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.
- Examine whether China Oil And Gas Group is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
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How has China Oil And Gas Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GPI1 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GPI1's current net profit margins (2.8%) are lower than last year (3.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GPI1's earnings have grown by 6.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GPI1's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GPI1 had negative earnings growth (-9.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Gas Utilities industry average (10.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GPI1's Return on Equity (10.4%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is China Oil And Gas Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GPI1's short term assets (HK$4.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities (HK$6.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: GPI1's short term assets (HK$4.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$3.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GPI1's debt to equity ratio (103.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GPI1's debt to equity ratio has increased from 75.1% to 103.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GPI1's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (20.4%).
Interest Coverage: GPI1's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (15.7x coverage).
Inventory Level: GPI1 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: GPI1's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.7x debt).
What is China Oil And Gas Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: GPI1's dividend (1.4%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.31%).
High Dividend: GPI1's dividend (1.4%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.63%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GPI1 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: GPI1 has only been paying a dividend for 7 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (7.4%), GPI1's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Tie-liang Xu (55yo)
Mr. Tie-liang Xu has been the Chief Executive Officer of China Oil And Gas Group Limited since November 4, 2009 and also has been its Executive Chairman since August 30, 2006. Mr. Xu has 29 years’ experien ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tie-liang's total compensation ($USD943.67K) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD616.99K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tie-liang's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman & CEO||10.3yrs||HK$7.35m||30.34% HK$50.4m|
|VP & Executive Director||9.4yrs||HK$1.31m||no data|
|Executive Director||1.7yrs||HK$1.48m||0.013% HK$22.2k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.8yrs||HK$120.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||10.3yrs||HK$120.00k||no data|
|Independent Non Executive Director||11.8yrs||HK$120.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: GPI1's board of directors are considered experienced (9.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GPI1 insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
China Oil And Gas Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: China Oil And Gas Group Limited
- Ticker: GPI1
- Exchange: DB
- Industry: Gas Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: HK$1.404b
- Listing Market Cap: HK$165.994m
- Shares outstanding: 4.93b
- Website: https://www.hk603.com
Number of Employees
- China Oil And Gas Group Limited
- Sino Plaza
- Suite 2805
- Causeway Bay
- Hong Kong
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GPI1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 1993|
|603||SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||HK||HKD||Aug 1993|
|CLSZ.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Aug 1993|
China Oil And Gas Group Limited, an investment holding company, primarily invests in energy related businesses in the People’s Republic of China and Canada. The company operates in three segments: Sales and Distribution of Natural Gas and Other Related Products; Gas Pipeline Construction and Connection; and Exploitation and Production of Crude Oil and Natural Gas. It is involved in the piped city gas business, as well as design and construction of gas pipelines; and the transportation, distribution, and sale of compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas. The company also develops, produces, and sells crude oil and gas, and other upstream energy resources; and provides construction and connection services of gas pipelines. In addition, it operates natural gas stations for automobiles. The company serves approximately 1,343,844 residential users; and 11,812 industrial and commercial users. China Oil And Gas Group Limited is headquartered in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 21:14|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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