Guangshen Railway Company Limited engages in the railway passenger and freight transportation business in the People’s Republic of China. More Details
No risks detected for 525 from our risk checks.
Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Guangshen Railway's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 525 is less volatile than 75% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 525's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 525 underperformed the Hong Kong Transportation industry which returned 5.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 525 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 24% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Guangshen Railway's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Guangshen Railway undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 525 (HK$1.6) is trading above our estimate of fair value (HK$1.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 525 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 525 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Asian Transportation industry average.
PE vs Market: 525 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 525's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 525 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the HK Transportation industry average (1.4x).
How is Guangshen Railway forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 525 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: 525 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: 525's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: 525's revenue (9.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Hong Kong market (12.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 525's revenue (9.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 525's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (2%).
How has Guangshen Railway performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 525 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 525 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 525 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 42.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 525's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 525 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Transportation industry (-1.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 525 has a negative Return on Equity (-0.68%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Guangshen Railway's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 525's short term assets (CN¥6.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CN¥7.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: 525's short term assets (CN¥6.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 525 is debt free.
Reducing Debt: 525 had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: 525 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: 525 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Guangshen Railway current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 525's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 525'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 525's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 525's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 525 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 525's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Hong Kong market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lingling Hu (57 yo)
Mr. Lingling Hu has been General Manager at Guangshen Railway Company Limited since December 9, 2015 and has served as an Executive Director since May 26, 2016. He has been deputy general manager of GRGC. ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lingling's total compensation ($USD79.30K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD622.73K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lingling's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: 525's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 525's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.4 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.
Guangshen Railway Company Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Guangshen Railway Company Limited
- Ticker: 525
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Railroads
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: HK$17.428b
- Shares outstanding: 7.08b
- Website: https://www.gsrc.com
Number of Employees
- Guangshen Railway Company Limited
- No. 1052, Heping Road
- Guangdong Province
Guangshen Railway Company Limited engages in the railway passenger and freight transportation business in the People’s Republic of China. Its passenger transportation services include the operation of Guan...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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