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Chinlink International Holdings

Executive Summary

Chinlink International Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the trading of consumer goods and electronic products in the People’s Republic of China.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Chinlink International Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 997's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

997

0.3%

HK Trade Distributors

2.3%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-35.9%

997

-25.3%

HK Trade Distributors

6.9%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 997 underperformed the Hong Kong Trade Distributors industry which returned -25.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 997 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 6.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

997IndustryMarket
7 Day0%0.3%2.3%
30 Day-6.3%-2.8%-2.2%
90 Day-25.3%-1.2%10.6%
1 Year-35.9%-35.9%-22.9%-25.3%11.3%6.9%
3 Year-48.7%-48.7%-46.7%-50.5%1.8%-9.1%
5 Year-92.3%-96.6%-62.7%-67.5%14.3%-4.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Chinlink International Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Chinlink International Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

48.1%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 997 (HK$0.59) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$1.14)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 997 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 997 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the HK Trade Distributors industry average.

PE vs Market: 997 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Hong Kong market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 997's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 997's PB Ratio (0.5x) is in line with the HK Trade Distributors industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Chinlink International Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

10.5%

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 Chinlink International Holdings 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 Chinlink International Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-41.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 997 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 997 is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 997 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 41.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 997's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 997 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Trade Distributors industry (0.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 997 has a negative Return on Equity (-6.76%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Chinlink International Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 997's short term assets (HK$518.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities (HK$1.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: 997's short term assets (HK$518.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (HK$1.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 997's debt to equity ratio (117%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 997's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 206.5% to 117% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable 997 has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: 997 is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 15.7% per year.


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Dividend

What is Chinlink International Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 997's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 997's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 997's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 997's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 997 is not paying a notable dividend for the Hong Kong market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 997's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Hong Kong market.


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Management

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

8.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Weibin Li (50 yo)

8.5yrs

Tenure

HK$2,345,000

Compensation

Mr. Weibin Li has been Chairman and Managing Director at Chinlink International Holdings Limited since February 18, 2012. Mr. Li has been an Executive Director at Chinlink International Holdings since Janu ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Weibin's total compensation ($USD302.57K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD232.25K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Weibin's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Weibin Li
Chairman & MD8.5yrsHK$2.35m60.99%
HK$ 526.0m
Wai Yip Siu
Executive Director8.58yrsHK$1.83mno data
Chi Kit Lau
Executive Director8.5yrsHK$423.00k0.014%
HK$ 118.0k
Suk Ling Lam
Chief Financial Officer8.58yrsHK$1.52mno data
Wai Har Lau
Company Secretary & Legal Counsel2.5yrsno datano data
Wing Yan Lee
Corporate Development & Communications Directorno datano datano data
Chiu Fai Mag
Financial Controller8.42yrsno datano data

8.4yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 997's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Weibin Li
Chairman & MD8.5yrsHK$2.35m60.99%
HK$ 526.0m
Wai Yip Siu
Executive Director8.58yrsHK$1.83mno data
Chi Kit Lau
Executive Director8.5yrsHK$423.00k0.014%
HK$ 118.0k
Sau Mui Fung
Non-Executive Director8.5yrsHK$192.00kno data
Sim Ling Chan
Independent Non-Executive Director8.5yrsHK$203.00kno data
Chung Tai Ho
Independent Non-Executive Director6.67yrsHK$720.00kno data
Ka Fung Lai
Independent Non-Executive Director8.5yrsHK$203.00kno data

8.5yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 997's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Chinlink International Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Chinlink International Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 997
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1973
  • Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: HK$862.350m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.46b
  • Website: https://www.chinlinkint.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Chinlink International Holdings Limited
  • One Exchange Square
  • 40th Floor
  • Central
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
997SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)HKD0.3125HKHKDNo data
997SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDMar 2000

Biography

Chinlink International Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the trading of consumer goods and electronic products in the People’s Republic of China. It also trades in furniture and f ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/06 12:42
End of Day Share Price2020/08/06 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.