Chineseinvestors.com, Inc. provides Web-based real-time financial information in Chinese language for the Chinese population in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, and China.
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Slightly overvalued with worrying balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Chineseinvestors.com's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CIIX's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Capital Markets
1 Year Return
US Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: CIIX underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 8.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CIIX underperformed the US Market which returned 10.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Chineseinvestors.com's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Chineseinvestors.com undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CIIX ($0.13) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($1.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CIIX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CIIX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Capital Markets industry average.
PE vs Market: CIIX 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 CIIX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CIIX has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Capital Markets industry average.
How is Chineseinvestors.com forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Chineseinvestors.com 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of CIIX’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Chineseinvestors.com's filings and announcements here.
- Explore growth companies in the Diversified Financials industry.
How has Chineseinvestors.com performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CIIX is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CIIX is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CIIX is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -36.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CIIX's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CIIX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (8.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CIIX's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Chineseinvestors.com's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: CIIX has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: CIIX has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
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: CIIX has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: CIIX has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -40.2% each year
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: CIIX's level of assets compared to its equity is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if CIIX has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: CIIX reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.
Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if CIIX has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: CIIX has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.
Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if CIIX has an appropriate level of bad loans.
What is Chineseinvestors.com's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CIIX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CIIX's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CIIX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CIIX'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 CIIX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Wei Wang (51yo)
Mr. Warren Wang, also known as Wei, founded ChineseInvestors.COM, Inc. (the "Company") in late 1999. He studied finance at St. John’s University in New York. Mr. Wang has served as Chief Executive Officer, ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Wei's total compensation ($USD1.25M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD529.87K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Wei's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CFO & Director||2.3yrs||US$72.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.3yrs||US$53.75k||no data|
|Independent Director||0.5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: CIIX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 50.1%.
Chineseinvestors.com, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Chineseinvestors.com, Inc.
- Ticker: CIIX
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Financial Exchanges and Data
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$6.266m
- Shares outstanding: 54.49m
- Website: https://www.chinesefn.com
Number of Employees
- Chineseinvestors.com, Inc.
- 227 West Valley Boulevard
- suite 208A
- San Gabriel
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CIIX||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 2011|
Chineseinvestors.com, Inc. provides Web-based real-time financial information in Chinese language for the Chinese population in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, and China. It offers various subscription services, including real-time market commentary and analysis in the Chinese language to various Chinese speaking investors and traders in the United States and Canada. The company also provides advisory services on the US capital markets and the US Securities markets; Website-based advertising services; price chart and news updates on stocks and research tools; and additional education services, such as courses offering basic knowledge and practical trading skills. In addition, it offers Website content comprising stock quotes, trading volumes, and pricing indicators for listed companies in the United States. Further, the company sells various hemp-infused skincare products, including hemp oil, soft gels, and gummies through its Website, ChineseHempOil.com and Chinese Wellness Center, as well as through Shopee, a Singaporean e-commerce platform; and distributes liquor products. Additionally, it provides in person and online courses on crypto currency investment and trading. The company offers its services through its Websites, as well as through customer support personnel at its telemarketing and customer service center. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in San Gabriel, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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