NasdaqGS:CIH

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Executive Summary

China Index Holdings Limited operates a real estate information and analytics service platform in China.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with outstanding track record.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-8.2%

CIH

1.4%

US Professional Services

1.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-7.3%

CIH

14.6%

US Professional Services

16.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CIH underperformed the US Professional Services industry which returned 14.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CIH underperformed the US Market which returned 16.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CIHIndustryMarket
7 Day-8.2%1.4%1.2%
30 Day-12.8%8.6%4.9%
90 Day49.6%23.7%20.0%
1 Year-7.3%-7.3%15.5%14.6%19.3%16.8%
3 Yearn/a56.0%51.3%43.7%34.4%
5 Yearn/a90.8%80.6%75.5%56.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is China Index Holdings 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: CIH ($1.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($8.82)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CIH is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.4x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (21.9x).

PE vs Market: CIH is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.4x) compared to the US market (18.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CIH is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.8x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

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

26.0%

Forecasted Commercial Services 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 China Index 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 China Index Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

27.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CIH has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CIH's current net profit margins (43.8%) are higher than last year (39.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CIH's earnings have grown significantly by 27.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CIH's earnings growth over the past year (36.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (27.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CIH earnings growth over the past year (36.9%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 1.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CIH's Return on Equity (176.2%) is considered outstanding.


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Financial Health

How is China Index Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CIH's short term assets (CN¥540.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥355.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: CIH's short term assets (CN¥540.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥82.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CIH is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CIH had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: CIH has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: CIH has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is China Index Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CIH'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 CIH'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?

1.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Yu Huang (53 yo)

no data

Tenure

Ms. Yu Huang has been a Director at China Index Holdings Limited since May 30, 2019 and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining China Index Holdings Limited in 2000, Ms. Huang ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Tianquan Mo
Chairman & Founder13.58yrsno data16.08%
CN¥ 27.4m
Yu Huang
Presidentno datano datano data
Lili Chen
Financial Controllerno datano datano data
Can Xie
Chief Technology Officer1.25yrsno datano data
Jessie Yang
Investor Relations Directorno datano datano data
Haifeng Ge
Vice President1.25yrsno datano data
Yong Wang
Vice President1.25yrsno datano data

1.3yrs

Average Tenure

45yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CIH's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Tianquan Mo
Chairman & Founder13.58yrsno data16.08%
CN¥ 27.4m
Yu Huang
Presidentno datano datano data
Xuesong Leng
Independent Director1.25yrsno datano data
Jie Jiao
Independent Director1.25yrsno datano data
Robert Ciemniak
Independent Director1.25yrsno datano data

1.3yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CIH's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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

China Index Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: China Index Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: CIH
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$170.505m
  • Shares outstanding: 89.74m
  • Website: https://www.chinaindexholdings.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • China Index Holdings Limited
  • Tower A
  • No. 20 Guogongzhuang Middle Street
  • Beijing
  • 100070
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CIHNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesSPNSRD ADS AUSUSDJun 2019

Biography

China Index Holdings Limited operates a real estate information and analytics service platform in China. The company offers promotion services, including number of online and offline themed campaigns, indu ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/11 00:15
End of Day Share Price2020/08/10 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
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.