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Tian Lun Gas Holdings DB:TLJ Stock Report

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17 Sep, 2022


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TLJ fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6

TLJ Stock Overview

Tian Lun Gas Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, distribution, and sale of natural gas and compressed natural gas through its gas pipeline connections in the People’ Republic of China.

Tian Lun Gas Holdings Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Tian Lun Gas Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceHK$0.46
52 Week HighHK$1.08
52 Week LowHK$0.40
1 Month Change-4.55%
3 Month Change-11.15%
1 Year Change-40.00%
3 Year Change-47.05%
5 Year Change-23.76%
Change since IPO126.47%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

TLJDE Gas UtilitiesDE Market

Return vs Industry: TLJ underperformed the German Gas Utilities industry which returned 2.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: TLJ underperformed the German Market which returned -25.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is TLJ's price volatile compared to industry and market?
TLJ volatility
TLJ Average Weekly Movement5.5%
Gas Utilities Industry Average Movement3.8%
Market Average Movement5.6%
10% most volatile stocks in DE Market10.0%
10% least volatile stocks in DE Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: TLJ is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: TLJ's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2002n/aZhenyuan Xian

Tian Lun Gas Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation, distribution, and sale of natural gas and compressed natural gas through its gas pipeline connections in the People’ Republic of China. The company provides construction, designing, laying, installation, and maintenance services for gas pipeline connections. It also constructs and operates gas filling stations; produces and sells liquefied natural gas in bulk and in cylinders; trades in natural gas equipment; provides engineering design and consulting, new energy technology development, and gas vehicle refueling services; generates, supplies, and sells electricity; invests in equity and assets; and sells urban gas and gas appliances.

Tian Lun Gas Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do Tian Lun Gas Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
TLJ fundamental statistics
Market Cap€462.90m
Earnings (TTM)€93.69m
Revenue (TTM)€1.11b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
TLJ income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueCN¥6.28b
Gross ProfitCN¥1.52b
Other ExpensesCN¥859.68m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.67
Gross Margin19.45%
Net Profit Margin8.42%
Debt/Equity Ratio126.2%

How did TLJ perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does TLJ pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy TLJ by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Tian Lun Gas Holdings dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateOct 20 2022
Dividend Pay DateNov 30 2022
Days until Ex dividend32 days
Days until Dividend pay date73 days

Does TLJ pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is TLJ undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for TLJ?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

TLJ key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA6.4x
PEG Ratio0.4x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does TLJ's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

TLJ PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for TLJ vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average22.5x
AB9 ABO Wind
HRPK 7C Solarparken
ACS Acsm-Agam
9536 Saibu Gas HoldingsLtd
TLJ Tian Lun Gas Holdings

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: TLJ is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.9x) compared to the peer average (22.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does TLJ's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Gas Utilities Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: TLJ is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.9x) compared to the Global Gas Utilities industry average (13.7x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is TLJ'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.

TLJ PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio4.9x
Fair PE Ratio24.8x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: TLJ is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.8x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of TLJ when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: TLJ (€0.46) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€4.79)

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

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.

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Future Growth

How is Tian Lun Gas Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: TLJ's forecast earnings growth (12.8% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.01%).

Earnings vs Market: TLJ's earnings (12.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (9.8% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: TLJ's revenue (9.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (3.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: TLJ's revenue (9.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: TLJ's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.5%).

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Past Performance

How has Tian Lun Gas Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TLJ has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: TLJ's current net profit margins (8.4%) are lower than last year (16.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TLJ's earnings have grown by 19% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: TLJ had negative earnings growth (-44.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Gas Utilities industry average (-6.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: TLJ's Return on Equity (12%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Tian Lun Gas Holdings's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: TLJ's short term assets (CN¥5.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥4.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: TLJ's short term assets (CN¥5.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CN¥6.1B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: TLJ's net debt to equity ratio (105.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: TLJ's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 129.9% to 126.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: TLJ's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5.6%).

Interest Coverage: TLJ's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Tian Lun Gas Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodaySep 18 2022Ex Dividend DateOct 20 2022Dividend Pay DateNov 30 202241 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 32 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: TLJ's dividend (8.5%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.59%).

High Dividend: TLJ's dividend (8.5%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.94%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, TLJ has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: TLJ's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33%), TLJ's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: TLJ 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?


Average management tenure


Zhenyuan Xian (47 yo)





Mr. Zhenyuan Xian has been Chief Executive of China Tian Lun Gas Holdings Limited since January 8, 2015. Mr. Xian served as the General Manager of China Tian Lun Gas Holdings Limited since 2010 and served...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Zhenyuan's total compensation ($USD93.55K) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.16M).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: TLJ's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: TLJ's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).


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

Top 25 shareholders own 89.24% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Gold Shine Development Limited
471,171,300CN¥217.7m0%no data
Zhuhai Port Co.,Ltd.
120,000,000CN¥55.4m0%no data
Yingcen Zhang
84,728,000CN¥39.1m0%no data
Yuen Kim Koo
69,280,759CN¥32.0m0%no data
Daoyuan Zhang
36,878,608CN¥17.0m0%no data
International Finance Corporation
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
16,224,900CN¥7.5m0%no data
Pleasant New Limited
12,829,500CN¥5.9m0%no data
Zhenyuan Xian
9,000,000CN¥4.2m0%no data
Yanxi Sun
5,722,500CN¥2.6m0%no data
BNY Mellon Asset Management
5,230,932CN¥2.4m12.58%no data
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
3,287,477CN¥1.5m-5.29%no data
Tao Li
3,000,000CN¥1.4m0%no data
Norges Bank Investment Management
1,743,466CN¥805.5k0%no data
First Trust Advisors LP
1,538,880CN¥711.0k2.74%no data
Nomura Holdings Inc, Securities & Investment Arm
597,000CN¥275.8k0%no data
State Street Global Advisors, Inc.
516,265CN¥238.5k0.88%no data
United Vision Asset Management Co., Ltd.
BlackRock, Inc.
387,000CN¥178.8k19.44%no data
Spinoza Capital Management Limited
Capital Impact Advisors, LLC
Mercer Global Investments Europe Limited
304,500CN¥140.7k0%no data
Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P.
271,000CN¥125.2k0%no data
Legal & General Investment Management Limited
242,500CN¥112.0k0%no data
American Century Investment Management Inc
219,500CN¥101.4k0%no data

Company Information

Tian Lun Gas Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Tian Lun Gas Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: TLJ
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 2002
  • Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Implied Market Cap: HK$3.642b
  • Listing Market Cap: HK$462.901m
  • Shares outstanding: 984.22m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Tian Lun Gas Holdings Limited
  • Tian Lun Group Building
  • 4th Floor
  • Zhengzhou
  • Henan Province
  • 450003
  • China


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
1600SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDNov 2010
TLJDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURNov 2010
1600SZSC (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDNov 2010

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/17 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/16 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.