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Executive Summary

Chinney Investments, Limited, an investment holding company, primarily engages in the property development and investment activities in Hong Kong and Mainland China. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Fair value with imperfect balance sheet.

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Share Price & News

How has Chinney Investments's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 216 is less volatile than 75% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 216's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




HK Real Estate


HK Market

1 Year Return




HK Real Estate


HK Market

Return vs Industry: 216 underperformed the Hong Kong Real Estate industry which returned -18.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 216 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 7.5% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day1.2%0.4%2.2%
30 Day1.8%2.7%9.4%
90 Day6.9%0.3%15.8%
1 Year-25.1%-27.4%-14.1%-18.2%11.8%7.5%
3 Year-49.4%-52.6%-15.2%-26.1%-3.5%-13.6%
5 Year24.6%11.8%65.9%31.2%65.0%37.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Chinney Investments's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Chinney Investments 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: 216 (HK$1.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$11.82)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 216 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 216 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the HK Real Estate industry average.

PE vs Market: 216 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 216's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 216 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.1x) compared to the HK Real Estate industry average (0.4x).

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Future Growth

How is Chinney Investments forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Real Estate 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 Chinney Investments 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 Chinney Investments performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 216 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 216 is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 216 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 18% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 216's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 216 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Real Estate industry (5.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 216 has a negative Return on Equity (-1.48%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Chinney Investments's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 216's short term assets (HK$4.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$4.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: 216's short term assets (HK$4.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (HK$4.9B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 216's debt to equity ratio (54.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 216's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 81.8% to 54.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 216's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (2.2%).

Interest Coverage: 216 is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.

Balance Sheet

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What is Chinney Investments's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 216's dividend (2.94%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.13%).

High Dividend: 216's dividend (2.94%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (6.66%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 216's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 216's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 216 is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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


Average board tenure


Zuric Chan (65 yo)





Mr. Yuen-Keung Chan, also known as Zuric, has been an Managing Director & Executive Director of Chinney Investments Ltd. since April 01, 2018 and has been its Vice Chairman since 13 July 2018. Mr. Chan has...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Zuric's total compensation ($USD1.15M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD230.12K).

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

Board Members

Sai-Wing Wong
Executive Chairman34yrsHK$13.00m0.087%
HK$ 816.0k
Yuen-Keung Chan
Vice Chairman & MD2.75yrsHK$8.90mno data
Sing-Wai Wong
Executive Director2.42yrsHK$169.00kno data
Chi-Ho Lo
Independent Non-Executive Director3.17yrsHK$169.00kno data
Hon-To Tong
Non-Executive Director10.42yrsHK$169.00kno data
James C. Chen
Independent Non-Executive Director13.17yrsHK$169.00kno data
Yen Wong
Non Executive Director3.42yrsHK$169.00kno data
Wai-Lap Fan
Independent Non-Executive Director1.42yrsHK$75.00kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: 216's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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

Company Information

Chinney Investments, Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Chinney Investments, Limited
  • Ticker: 216
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1959
  • Industry: Real Estate Development
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: HK$937.326m
  • Shares outstanding: 551.37m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Chinney Investments, Limited
  • Wing On Centre
  • 23rd Floor
  • Central
  • Hong Kong


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
216SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDJan 1992


Chinney Investments, Limited, an investment holding company, primarily engages in the property development and investment activities in Hong Kong and Mainland China. It operates through three segments: Pro...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/16 10:25
End of Day Share Price2021/01/15 00:00
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.