AMEX:PLAG

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Executive Summary

Planet Green Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, develops and markets sauces and other products in the People’s Republic of China.

Risk Analysis

Earnings have declined by -20.36% per year over past 5 years

Has less than 1 year of cash runway

Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year

Currently unprofitable and not forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years

+ 1 more risk


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: PLAG has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-8.5%

PLAG

0.1%

US Food

0.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

-23.9%

PLAG

10.1%

US Food

20.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: PLAG underperformed the US Food industry which returned 10.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PLAG underperformed the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

PLAGIndustryMarket
7 Day-8.5%0.1%0.9%
30 Day-15.9%-0.7%1.4%
90 Day-23.5%2.9%8.8%
1 Year-23.9%-23.9%13.1%10.1%22.5%20.0%
3 Year-86.0%-86.0%-0.3%-8.3%49.9%40.3%
5 Year-93.5%-93.5%42.8%26.2%73.2%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Planet Green Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.04x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: PLAG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Food industry average.

PE vs Market: PLAG 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 PLAG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PLAG is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Food industry average (2x).


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Future Growth

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

13.3%

Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 Planet Green 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 Planet Green Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-20.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PLAG is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PLAG is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PLAG is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -20.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: PLAG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (-6.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: PLAG has a negative Return on Equity (-348.24%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Planet Green Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PLAG's short term assets ($14.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: PLAG has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PLAG is debt free.

Reducing Debt: PLAG has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 54.2%.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: PLAG has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if PLAG's debt is 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: PLAG has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: PLAG has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -2.2% each year


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Dividend

What is Planet Green Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.7%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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

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

0.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bin Zhou (29yo)

0.3yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Bin Zhou has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Planet Green Holdings Corp. since October 24, 2019 and its Director since May 14, 2019. Mr. Zhou has served as chairman of the board of dir ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Hongxiang Yu
President & Director3.5yrsUS$16.15k14.93% $2.4m
Bin Zhou
Chairman & CEO0.3yrsno data12.34% $2.0m
Lili Hu
Chief Financial Officer1.1yrsno datano data
Daqi Cui
Chief Operating Officer0.7yrsno datano data
Mingze Yin
Director of Investor Relations0yrsno datano data

0.9yrs

Average Tenure

39yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: PLAG's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Hongxiang Yu
President & Director3.5yrsUS$16.15k14.93% $2.4m
Bin Zhou
Chairman & CEO0.3yrsno data12.34% $2.0m
King Fai Leung
Independent Director0.6yrsno datano data
Guangming Fang
Independent Director1.4yrsno datano data
Chao Chen
Independent Director0.8yrsno datano data

0.8yrs

Average Tenure

39yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: PLAG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.8 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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 213.8%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Planet Green Holdings Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Planet Green Holdings Corp.
  • Ticker: PLAG
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: US$16.149m
  • Shares outstanding: 7.88m
  • Website: https://www.planetgreenholdings.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Planet Green Holdings Corp.
  • Oasis Middle Ring Business Center
  • Building 6, Suite 901
  • Shanghai
  • 200333
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PLAGAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDMay 2007
A501DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURMay 2007

Biography

Planet Green Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, develops and markets sauces and other products in the People’s Republic of China. It also offers various food and beverage products, including packaged sauce, tea, and brown rice syrup to consumers and food service businesses. The company sells its products directly to supermarket chains, mass merchandisers, wholesalers, and others, as well as to third-party distributors. The company was formerly known as American Lorain Corporation and changed its name to Planet Green Holdings Corp. in September 2018. Planet Green Holdings Corp. was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Shanghai, 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 Analysis2020/02/18 00:14
End of Day Share Price2020/02/14 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
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.