OTCPK:GSIH

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Executive Summary

General Steel Holdings, Inc. engages in the business of cell research, development, storage, and cell culture service in the People’s Republic of China.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has General Steel Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

GSIH

-0.3%

US Trade Distributors

1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-81.4%

GSIH

11.0%

US Trade Distributors

14.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: GSIH underperformed the US Trade Distributors industry which returned 10% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GSIH underperformed the US Market which returned 12.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GSIHIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-0.3%1.3%
30 Day-10.5%6.6%4.7%
90 Day-21.9%26.9%17.1%
1 Year-81.4%-81.4%13.2%11.0%17.3%14.9%
3 Year-66.4%-66.4%28.0%21.9%38.9%29.9%
5 Year-99.2%-99.2%44.5%33.7%71.3%52.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is General Steel Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is General Steel Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.28x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GSIH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GSIH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GSIH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Trade Distributors industry average.

PE vs Market: GSIH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GSIH is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (1.4x).


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Future Growth

How is General Steel Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

14.6%

Forecasted Capital Goods 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 General Steel Holdings 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 General Steel Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-168.0%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GSIH is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GSIH is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if GSIH's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GSIH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Trade Distributors industry (-10.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GSIH has a negative Return on Equity (-39.93%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is General Steel Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GSIH's short term assets ($14.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($10.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: GSIH's short term assets ($14.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($20.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GSIH is debt free.

Reducing Debt: GSIH currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if GSIH has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if GSIH has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is General Steel Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GSIH's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

11.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Baoning Shi (48yo)

1.08yrs

Tenure

Mr. Baoning Shi serves as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of General Steel Holdings, Inc. since July 8, 2019. Mr. Shi served as Chairman of Beijing Han River Investment Co., Ltd. sinc ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Baoning Shi
Chairman of the Board & CEO1.08yrsno data50.45% $561.8k
Yanqi Liu
Vice President of Strategy and Operations7.33yrsno datano data
Jenny Wang
Investor Relations Managerno datano datano data
Yu Wen Liu
Manager of Sales Department15.83yrsUS$12.06kno data
Xiao Gang Su
Manager of the Human Resources Department15.42yrsUS$12.06kno data

11.4yrs

Average Tenure

48yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: GSIH's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Baoning Shi
Chairman of the Board & CEO1.08yrsno data50.45% $561.8k
George Chilingar
Member of Executive Advisory Committee5yrsno datano data
Theodore Tsotsis
Member of Executive Advisory Committee5yrsno datano data
Dean Stanphill
Member of Executive Advisory Committee5yrsno datano data
Zhiguang Liu
Director1.08yrsno data2.83% $31.5k
Wei Liu
Independent Director1.08yrsno datano data

3.0yrs

Average Tenure

47yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GSIH's board of directors are considered experienced (3 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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

General Steel Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: General Steel Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: GSIH
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2002
  • Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$1.114m
  • Shares outstanding: 46.01m
  • Website: https://www.gshi-steel.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • General Steel Holdings, Inc.
  • Tower 1, Room 803
  • Building B
  • Beijing
  • 100102
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GSIHOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDOct 2004

Biography

General Steel Holdings, Inc. engages in the business of cell research, development, storage, and cell culture service in the People’s Republic of China. General Steel Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/02 23:58
End of Day Share Price2020/07/31 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.