SEHK:939

Stock Analysis Report

China Construction Bank

Executive Summary

China Construction Bank Corporation provides various banking and related financial services in the People's Republic of China.

Rewards

Trading at 56.1% below its fair value

Earnings are forecast to grow 5.31% per year

Earnings have grown 2.9% per year over the past 5 years

Risk Analysis

Unstable dividend track record



Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet, good value and pays a dividend.


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Share Price & News

How has China Construction Bank's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 939 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.0%

939

2.0%

HK Banks

1.7%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-4.3%

939

-8.8%

HK Banks

-2.9%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 939 exceeded the Hong Kong Banks industry which returned -8.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 939 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -2.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

939IndustryMarket
7 Day3.0%2.0%1.7%
30 Day-3.8%-4.0%-4.2%
90 Day3.2%0.3%4.6%
1 Year1.0%-4.3%-4.0%-8.8%0.7%-2.9%
3 Year19.6%2.5%8.4%-6.6%15.3%3.6%
5 Year32.3%1.1%15.5%-11.4%15.9%-3.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is China Construction Bank's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is China Construction Bank 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: 939 (HK$6.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$14.84)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 939 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 939 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.6x) compared to the Banks industry average (5.7x).

PE vs Market: 939 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.6x) compared to the Hong Kong market (10.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 939 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 939 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the HK Banks industry average (0.5x).


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Future Growth

How is China Construction Bank forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?

5.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 939's forecast earnings growth (5.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: 939's earnings (5.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Hong Kong market (11.7% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 939's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 939's revenue (6.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Hong Kong market (10.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 939's revenue (6.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 939's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.3%).


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Past Performance

How has China Construction Bank performed over the past 5 years?

2.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 939 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 939's current net profit margins (51.1%) are lower than last year (52.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 939's earnings have grown by 2.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 939's earnings growth over the past year (3.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (2.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 939 earnings growth over the past year (3.1%) underperformed the Banks industry 3.7%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 939's Return on Equity (12.5%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is China Construction Bank's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)


Financial Position Analysis


Debt to Equity History and Analysis


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 939 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 939's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.2x debt).


Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: 939's level of assets compared to its equity is moderate.

Allowance for Bad Loans: 939 has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: 939's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: 939 has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: 939's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.

Level of Bad Loans: 939 has an appropriate level of bad loans (1.42%)


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Dividend

What is China Construction Bank's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

5.23%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company5.2%marketbottom25%2.3%markettop25%6.3%industryaverage5.4%forecastin3Years6.0%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: 939's dividend (5.23%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.27%).

High Dividend: 939's dividend (5.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (6.34%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 939's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 939's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (29.3%), 939's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: 939's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (30.2% payout ratio).


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Management

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

5.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Guiping Liu (53yo)

0.8yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Guiping Liu has been President of China Construction Bank Corporation since May 2019 and its Vice Chairman and Director since June 21, 2019. Mr. Liu worked for another leading banking institution, Agri ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Guoli Tian
Chairman of the Board2.3yrsCN¥711.30kno data
Yiming Xu
Chief Financial Officer5.7yrsCN¥992.40k0.000010% CN¥163.6k
Zhiling Huang
Chief Economist6.4yrsCN¥825.60k0.000010% CN¥163.6k
Gengsheng Zhang
Executive VP & Executive Director4.5yrsCN¥652.90k0.000010% CN¥163.6k
Yi Huang
Executive Vice President5.8yrsCN¥652.90kno data
Guiping Liu
Vice Chairman & President0.8yrsno datano data
Guiya Wang
Chief Investment & Wealth Management Officer and GM of Investment Banking Dept of the Head Office8.9yrsCN¥870.00kno data
Qiuyue Fang
GM of Finance & Accounting Department and Shareholder Representative Supervisor1.7yrsno data0.000010% CN¥163.6k
Yanmin Jin
Chief Risk Officer0.9yrsno data0.000010% CN¥163.6k
Ji Zhihong
Executive Vice President0.7yrsno datano data

5.7yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 939's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Guoli Tian
Chairman of the Board2.3yrsCN¥711.30kno data
Gengsheng Zhang
Executive VP & Executive Director4.5yrsCN¥652.90k0.000010% CN¥163.6k
Guiping Liu
Vice Chairman & President0.8yrsno datano data
Qiuyue Fang
GM of Finance & Accounting Department and Shareholder Representative Supervisor1.7yrsno data0.000010% CN¥163.6k
Kegui Lu
GM of Asset Preservation & Operation Center and Employee Representative Supervisor1.8yrsno data0.000010% CN¥163.6k
Yuanguo Cheng
GM of Corporate Business Department & Employee Representative Supervisor1.8yrsno data0.000010% CN¥163.6k
Yi Wang
GM of Housing Finance & Personal Credit Department and Employee Representative Supervisor1.8yrsno data0.000010% CN¥163.6k
Malcolm McCarthy
Independent Non-Executive Director2.5yrsCN¥410.00kno data
Carl E. Walter
Independent Non-Executive Director4.5yrsCN¥440.00kno data
Kenneth Patrick Chung
Independent Non-Executive Director1.3yrsno datano data

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 939's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

China Construction Bank Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: China Construction Bank Corporation
  • Ticker: 939
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1954
  • Industry: Diversified Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: HK$1.636t
  • Shares outstanding: 250.01b
  • Website: https://www.asia.ccb.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • China Construction Bank Corporation
  • No. 25, Finance Street
  • Xicheng District
  • Beijing
  • 100033
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
939SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesForeign Shares-Foreign ListedHKHKDOct 2005
C6TDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesForeign Shares-Foreign ListedDEEUROct 2005
CICH.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesForeign Shares-Foreign ListedUSUSDOct 2005
939SHSC (Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesForeign Shares-Foreign ListedHKHKDOct 2005
939SZSC (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesForeign Shares-Foreign ListedHKHKDOct 2005
601939SHSE (Shanghai Stock Exchange)Domestic SharesCNCNYSep 2007
601939XSSC (Shanghai Stock Exchange - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)Domestic SharesCNCNYSep 2007
CICH.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)ADRUSUSDOct 2008

Biography

China Construction Bank Corporation provides various banking and related financial services in the People's Republic of China. It operates through Corporate Banking, Personal Banking, Treasury Business, and Others segments. The company offers personal banking products and services, such as foreign currency deposits, all in one accounts, and RMB deposits; personal business loans, personal car loans, and personal housing loans; physical gold for personal investment and personal gold accounts; credit cards; foreign exchange services; certificate treasury and savings bonds, securities deposit accounts, and securities services, as well as bank-securities transfer and book-entry treasury bond over the counter services; and wealth management products. It also provides corporate banking products and services, including corporate term, notification, and demand deposits, as well corporate deposits by agreement and statement of deposits; SME, traditional credit, commercial draft, buyer credit, and RMB credit line loans; international settlement and financing services, and FI services for foreign banks; fund settlement services; guarantee-based, consulting and advising, and factoring services; and custody services, as well as e-banking services. In addition, the company offers corporate services comprising institutional services comprising services for government agencies, services for non-banking financial institutions, social security, banks cooperation, bank-securities cooperation, and bank-insurance cooperation. Further, it provides treasury, asset management, trustee, finance leasing, investment banking, and other financial services. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated 14,977 institutions. China Construction Bank Corporation was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/16 12:47
End of Day Share Price2020/02/14 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.