SEHK:338

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Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical

Executive Summary

Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells petrochemical products in the People’s Republic of China.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet, undervalued and pays a dividend.


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Share Price & News

How has Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 338's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.2%

338

1.8%

HK Chemicals

1.1%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-51.6%

338

-42.9%

HK Chemicals

-21.6%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 338 underperformed the Hong Kong Chemicals industry which returned -42.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 338 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -21.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

338IndustryMarket
7 Day3.2%1.8%1.1%
30 Day-6.4%-10.5%-10.2%
90 Day-21.7%-20.2%-16.1%
1 Year-47.3%-51.6%-38.6%-42.9%-18.8%-21.6%
3 Year-45.9%-56.7%-39.0%-48.8%-3.1%-12.8%
5 Year-39.6%-53.3%-45.0%-54.8%-13.5%-27.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

35.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 338 (HK$1.91) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$2.95)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 338 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 338 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (8.5x) compared to the Chemicals industry average (6.6x).

PE vs Market: 338 is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.5x) compared to the Hong Kong market (9.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 338 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 338 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the HK Chemicals industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?

9.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 338's forecast earnings growth (9.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: 338's earnings (9.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Hong Kong market (11.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 338's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 338's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-8.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 338's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-8.5% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 338's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.2%).


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Past Performance

How has Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical performed over the past 5 years?

15.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 338 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 338's current net profit margins (2.2%) are lower than last year (4.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 338 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 15.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 338's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 338 had negative earnings growth (-58.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (-8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 338's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 338's short term assets (CN¥22.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥15.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: 338's short term assets (CN¥22.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥140.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 338's debt to equity ratio (5.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 338's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 34% to 5.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 338's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (330.9%).

Interest Coverage: 338 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 338 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 338's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 14.4x debt).


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Dividend

What is Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

6.87%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 338's dividend (6.87%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.57%).

High Dividend: 338's dividend (6.87%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (7.33%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 338's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 338's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (58.7%), 338's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: 338's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (57.4% payout ratio).


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Management

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

0.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Zemin Guan (54yo)

0.17

Tenure

Mr. Zemin Guan has been General Manager of Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited since February 2020. Mr. Guan started his career in 1990, and he served as Section Manager of Technology Developmen ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Haijun Wu
Chairman & Secretary to the Board2.33yrsCN¥1.32mno data
Meiyun Zhou
VP, Deputy GM2.83yrsCN¥702.00kno data
Qiang Jin
VP & Executive Director5.83yrsCN¥768.00k0.0028% CN¥1.1m
Wenmin Jin
VP & Executive Director1.83yrsCN¥734.00k0.0016% CN¥650.5k
Zemin Guan
General Manager0.17yrno datano data
Hongjun Chen
Employee Representative Supervisor0.50yrno datano data
Feng Zhang
Employee Representative Supervisor & Auditing Director0.50yrno datano data
Xiangyu Huang
Deputy General Manager0.17yrno datano data
Fei Huang
Deputy General Manager0.17yrno datano data

0.3yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 338's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Haijun Wu
Chairman & Secretary to the Board2.33yrsCN¥1.32mno data
Meiyun Zhou
VP, Deputy GM2.83yrsCN¥702.00kno data
Qiang Jin
VP & Executive Director5.83yrsCN¥768.00k0.0028% CN¥1.1m
Wenmin Jin
VP & Executive Director1.83yrsCN¥734.00k0.0016% CN¥650.5k
Hongjun Chen
Employee Representative Supervisor0.50yrno datano data
Feng Zhang
Employee Representative Supervisor & Auditing Director0.50yrno datano data
Dianwu Lei
Non-Executive Director14.83yrsno datano data
Yimin Zhang
Independent Non-Executive Director6.5yrsCN¥150.00kno data
Yuanqin Li
Independent Non-Executive Director2.67yrsCN¥150.00kno data
Yanhui Ma
Chairman of Supervisory Committee2.5yrsno datano data

2.6yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 338's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited
  • Ticker: 338
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1972
  • Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: HK$40.156b
  • Shares outstanding: 10.82b
  • Website: https://www.spc.com.cn

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited
  • 48 Jinyi Road
  • Jinshan District
  • Shanghai
  • 200540
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SHINYSE (New York Stock Exchange)SPONS ADR-REPR 100 CLASS'H'CNYUUSUSDJul 1993
SHIDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)SPONS ADR-REPR 100 CLASS'H'CNYUDEEURJul 1993
K3DDSGX (Singapore Exchange)SPONS ADR-REPR 100 CLASS'H'CNYUSGUSDJul 1993
SPTJ.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesForeign Shares-Foreign ListedUSUSDAug 1993
338SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesForeign Shares-Foreign ListedHKHKDAug 1993
SGJHDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesForeign Shares-Foreign ListedDEEURAug 1993
338SHSC (Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesForeign Shares-Foreign ListedHKHKDAug 1993
338SZSC (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesForeign Shares-Foreign ListedHKHKDAug 1993
600688SHSE (Shanghai Stock Exchange)Domestic SharesCNCNYJun 1994
600688XSSC (Shanghai Stock Exchange - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)Domestic SharesCNCNYJun 1994

Biography

Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells petrochemical products in the People’s Republic of China. The company operates through five segments: Synthetic Fibres, Resins and Plastics, Intermediate Petrochemical Products, Petroleum Products, and Trading of Petrochemical Products. The Synthetic Fibres segment produces polyesters, acrylic fibers, and carbon fibers that are primarily used in the textile and apparel industries. The Resins and Plastics segment produces polyester chips that are used to produce polyester fibers, coating, and containers; polyethylene resins and plastics, which are used to produce insulated cables and mulching films, as well as molded products, such as housewares and toys; and polypropylene resins that are used for films and sheets, as well as molded products, such as housewares, toys, consumer electronics, and automobile parts; and PVA granules. The Intermediate Petrochemical Products segment produces p-xylene, benzene, and ethylene oxide, which are used as raw materials in the production of other petrochemicals, resins, plastics, and synthetic fibers. The Petroleum Products segment operates crude oil distillation facilities that produce vacuum and atmospheric gas oils used as feedstock; and residual oil and low octane gasoline fuels, as well as produces various fuels, such as diesel oil, jet fuel, heavy oil, and liquefied petroleum gas for transportation, industry, and household heating applications. The Trading of Petrochemical Products segment is involved in the import and export of petrochemical products. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China. Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited is a subsidiary of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/03 13:04
End of Day Share Price2020/04/03 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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