PetroChina Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in a range of petroleum related products, services, and activities in Mainland China and internationally. More Details
Good value with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has PetroChina's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 857 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 857's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
HK Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
HK Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: 857 underperformed the Hong Kong Oil and Gas industry which returned 2.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 857 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 29.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is PetroChina's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIs PetroChina Company Limited (HKG:857) Trading At A 47% Discount?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StPetroChina's (HKG:857) Stock Price Has Reduced 45% In The Past Three Years
1 month ago | Simply Wall StThe Returns On Capital At PetroChina (HKG:857) Don't Inspire Confidence
Is PetroChina 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: 857 (HK$2.73) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$3.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 857 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 857 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.1x) compared to the HK Oil and Gas industry average (9.9x).
PE vs Market: 857 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.1x) compared to the Hong Kong market (11.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 857 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 857 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the HK Oil and Gas industry average (0.7x).
How is PetroChina forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 857's forecast earnings growth (22.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: 857's earnings (22.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Hong Kong market (18.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: 857's revenue (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Hong Kong market (13.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 857's revenue (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 857's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.5%).
How has PetroChina performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 857 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 857's current net profit margins (1%) are lower than last year (1.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 857's earnings have grown by 6.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 857's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 857 had negative earnings growth (-58.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-17.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 857's Return on Equity (2.4%) is considered low.
How is PetroChina's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 857's short term assets (CN¥486.8B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CN¥605.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: 857's short term assets (CN¥486.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CN¥516.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 857's debt to equity ratio (26.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 857's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 41.1% to 26.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 857's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (86.6%).
Interest Coverage: 857 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is PetroChina current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 857's dividend (7.6%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (1.96%).
High Dividend: 857's dividend (7.6%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (5.97%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 857's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 857's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (168.4%), 857's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: 857's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (49.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Yongzhang Huang (53 yo)
Mr. Huang Yongzhang has been President and Executive Director at PetroChina Company Limited since March 25, 2021. He served as Non-Executive Director at PetroChina Company Limited since September 28, 2020 ...
Experienced Management: 857's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 857's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
PetroChina Company Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PetroChina Company Limited
- Ticker: 857
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Integrated Oil and Gas
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: HK$878.364b
- Shares outstanding: 183.02b
- Website: https://www.petrochina.com.cn
Number of Employees
- PetroChina Company Limited
- No. 9 Dongzhimen North Street
- Dongcheng District
PetroChina Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in a range of petroleum related products, services, and activities in Mainland China and internationally. It operates through Exploration...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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