NasdaqGS:JRJC

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

China Finance Online Co. Limited; together with its subsidiaries, provides Web-based financial services in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong.

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Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.

Risks

  • China Finance Online has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • China Finance Online is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.7%

NasdaqGS:JRJC

-2.0%

US Capital Markets

-1.0%

US Market


1 Year Return

-62.5%

NasdaqGS:JRJC

-6.3%

US Capital Markets

-0.4%

US Market

JRJC underperformed the Capital Markets industry which returned -6.3% over the past year.

JRJC underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -0.4% over the past year.


Share holder returns

JRJCIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.7%-2.0%-1.0%
30 Day-18.4%-4.6%-3.3%
90 Day-19.9%-0.06%0.8%
1 Year-62.5%-62.5%-4.2%-6.3%1.9%-0.4%
3 Year-84.1%-84.1%51.0%42.3%39.4%30.4%
5 Year-93.1%-93.1%69.9%54.2%54.2%37.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is China Finance Online undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.49x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for China Finance Online to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for China Finance Online to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

China Finance Online is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Capital Markets industry average.

China Finance Online is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for China Finance Online, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

China Finance Online is good value based on assets compared to the US Capital Markets industry average.


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Future Growth

How is China Finance Online expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

6.9%

Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 Finance Online 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 Finance Online performed over the past 5 years?

-35.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

China Finance Online does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare China Finance Online's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare China Finance Online's 1-year growth to the US Capital Markets industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if China Finance Online has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if China Finance Online has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if China Finance Online improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is China Finance Online's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

China Finance Online is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

China Finance Online's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

China Finance Online's level of debt (0%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

Unable to establish if China Finance Online's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are -8.2983326733928E+16x debt.


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.

China Finance Online has sufficient cash runway for 1.3 years based on current free cash flow.

China Finance Online has sufficient cash runway for 1.3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 17% each year.


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Dividend

What is China Finance Online's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate China Finance Online's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate China Finance Online's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as China Finance Online has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if China Finance Online's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as China Finance Online has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of China Finance Online's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Zhiwei Zhao (55yo)

14.2yrs

Tenure

0

Zhiwei Zhao has served as Chief Executive Officer of China Finance Online Co. Limited (the “Company”) since June 2005 and Director since July 2005. He was elected as the Chairman of the Board of directors  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Insufficient data for Zhiwei to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in United States of America.

Insufficient data for Zhiwei to compare compensation growth.


Board Age and Tenure

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

The tenure for the China Finance Online board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Zhiwei Zhao (55yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 14.2yrs
  • Chunbo Li

    Special Assistant to Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Yilin Li

    Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Board Members

  • Zhiwei Zhao (55yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 14.2yrs
  • Jeff Wang (48yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.3yrs
  • James Chen (54yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
  • Jian Wang (56yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
  • Yaowei Zhang (56yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs

Company Information

China Finance Online Co. Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: China Finance Online Co. Limited
  • Ticker: JRJC
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: US$17.216m
  • Shares outstanding: 24.42m
  • Website: https://www.chinafinanceonline.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • China Finance Online Co. Limited
  • Fuzhuo Plaza A
  • 17th Floor
  • Beijing
  • 100052
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
JRJCNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesSPONS ADR EACH REP 5 COM CNY0.001USUSDOct 2004
FNZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesSPONS ADR EACH REP 5 COM CNY0.001DEEUROct 2004

Biography

China Finance Online Co. Limited; together with its subsidiaries, provides Web-based financial services in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong. The company operates through Online Financial Inform ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/18 23:57
End of Day Share Price2019/08/16 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
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.