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Nanjing Sample Technology

Executive Summary

Nanjing Sample Technology Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides visual identification and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions to intelligent transportation, customs logistics, and other application areas in the People’s Republic of China.


Snowflake Analysis

Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has Nanjing Sample Technology's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 1708's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.9%

1708

10.4%

HK Electronic

7.2%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-66.6%

1708

11.5%

HK Electronic

-0.5%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 1708 underperformed the Hong Kong Electronic industry which returned 11.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 1708 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 0.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

1708IndustryMarket
7 Day6.9%10.4%7.2%
30 Day7.9%15.8%6.6%
90 Day-26.8%17.1%13.2%
1 Year-66.6%-66.6%15.6%11.5%3.6%-0.5%
3 Year-54.0%-55.0%-12.1%-20.0%9.5%-2.2%
5 Year-47.1%-50.0%46.4%26.9%9.6%-8.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Nanjing Sample Technology's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Nanjing Sample Technology 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: 1708 (HK$2.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$8.87)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 1708 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 1708 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the Electronic industry average (11.1x).

PE vs Market: 1708 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the Hong Kong market (10.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 1708's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 1708 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the HK Electronic industry average (0.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Nanjing Sample Technology forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

19.4%

Forecasted Tech 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 Nanjing Sample Technology 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 Nanjing Sample Technology performed over the past 5 years?

3.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 1708 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 1708's current net profit margins (7.2%) are lower than last year (10.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 1708's earnings have grown by 3.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 1708's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 1708 had negative earnings growth (-45.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (-7.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 1708's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Nanjing Sample Technology's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 1708's short term assets (CN¥3.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥2.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: 1708's short term assets (CN¥3.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥176.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 1708's debt to equity ratio (55.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 1708's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 56.3% to 55.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 1708's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.9%).

Interest Coverage: 1708's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Nanjing Sample Technology current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1708's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1708'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 1708's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 1708's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 1708 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 1708'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?

1.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Xiang Zhu (43yo)

no data

Tenure

CN¥540,677

Compensation

Mr. Xiang Zhu serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Nanjing Sample Technology Company Ltd (“Company”). He obtained a MBA degree from Nanjing University in June 2006. He joined Hainan Airli ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Xiang's total compensation ($USD77.06K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD273.34K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Min Sha
Executive Chairmanno dataCN¥511.19k0.43% CN¥7.8m
Xiang Zhu
CEO, President & Executive Directorno dataCN¥540.68kno data
Chengyang Li
CFO & Financial Director1.17yrsCN¥399.03kno data
Hui Yu
VP & Executive Director1.17yrsCN¥586.32kno data
Jinliang Xie
Secretary to the Board of Directors6.17yrsCN¥411.58kno data
Liyu Huang
Company Secretaryno datano datano data

1.2yrs

Average Tenure

43yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 1708's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Min Sha
Executive Chairmanno dataCN¥511.19k0.43% CN¥7.8m
Xiang Zhu
CEO, President & Executive Directorno dataCN¥540.68kno data
Hui Yu
VP & Executive Director1.17yrsCN¥586.32kno data
Yong Chang
Non Executive Vice Chairmanno dataCN¥523.34kno data
Jian Jun Dai
Supervisor16.92yrsCN¥10.00kno data
Xiang Yang Qiu
Chairman of the Supervisorsno dataCN¥10.00kno data
Zhongjie Niu
Independent Non-Executive Director1.17yrsCN¥16.67kno data
Hanhui Hu
Independent Non-Executive Director4.17yrsCN¥30.00kno data
Tao Zou
Employee Supervisor4.17yrsno datano data
Lihui Gao
Independent Non-Executive Director3.17yrsCN¥30.00kno data

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 1708's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Nanjing Sample Technology Company Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Nanjing Sample Technology Company Limited
  • Ticker: 1708
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: HK$1.822b
  • Shares outstanding: 792.06m
  • Website: https://www.sampletech.com.cn

Number of Employees


Location

  • Nanjing Sample Technology Company Limited
  • Sample Technology Park
  • No. 10 Maqun Avenue
  • Nanjing
  • Jiangsu Province
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
1708SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesForeign Shares-Foreign ListedHKHKDJun 2004

Biography

Nanjing Sample Technology Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides visual identification and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions to intelligent transportation, customs logistics, and other application areas in the People’s Republic of China. The company offers network management system of city intelligent traffic, traffic police smart transportation scheme, scheme of motor vehicle exhaust supervision system, and expressway smart transportation solutions; cross border integrated service solutions; intelligent prevention and control plan for smart park, smart prevention and control plan for smart communities, and smart prevention and control solutions in public security field; and smart city investment services, as well as provides IOT financial data supervision service. The company is headquartered in Nanjing, the People’s Republic of China. Nanjing Sample Technology Company Limited is a subsidiary of Nanjing Sample Technology Group Company Limited. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/07 12:40
End of Day Share Price2020/07/07 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.