NasdaqGS:GURE

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Market Cap

US$54.4m

Last Updated

2021/07/27 00:58 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

Gulf Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and trades bromine and crude salt, chemical products, and natural gas in the People’s Republic of China. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Gulf Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GURE is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GURE's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.7%

GURE

3.9%

US Chemicals

3.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-9.1%

GURE

29.4%

US Chemicals

37.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: GURE underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned 30.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GURE underperformed the US Market which returned 39.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GUREIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.7%3.9%3.3%
30 Day-19.4%0.2%1.1%
90 Day-6.3%-1.7%2.9%
1 Year-9.1%-9.1%32.0%29.4%39.9%37.8%
3 Year-21.8%-21.8%41.6%20.4%65.8%55.4%
5 Year-37.5%-37.5%97.3%58.7%124.3%99.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Gulf Resources's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Gulf Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.19x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GURE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.9x).


Future Growth

How is Gulf Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

12.9%

Forecasted Materials 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 Gulf Resources 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.


Past Performance

How has Gulf Resources performed over the past 5 years?

-48.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GURE is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GURE is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GURE is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 48.1% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GURE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (17.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GURE has a negative Return on Equity (-2.71%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Gulf Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GURE's short term assets ($104.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($10.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: GURE's short term assets ($104.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($9.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GURE is debt free.

Reducing Debt: GURE had no debt 5 years ago.


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: GURE has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: GURE has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 44.5% each year


Dividend

What is Gulf Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GURE'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 GURE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


Next Steps

Management

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

12.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Xiaobin Liu (53 yo)

12.33yrs

Tenure

US$551,205

Compensation

Mr. Xiaobin Liu has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Gulf Resources, Inc. since March 10, 2009 and served as its President since March 10, 2009. Mr. Liu serves as a Vice President of Holley...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Xiaobin's total compensation ($USD551.21K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD545.11K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Xiaobin's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: GURE's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: GURE's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.3 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Gulf Resources, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Gulf Resources, Inc.
  • Ticker: GURE
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: US$54.441m
  • Shares outstanding: 10.47m
  • Website: https://www.gulfresourcesinc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Gulf Resources, Inc.
  • Vegetable Building
  • Level 11
  • Shouguang
  • Shandong Province
  • 262700
  • China

Listings


Biography

Gulf Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and trades bromine and crude salt, chemical products, and natural gas in the People’s Republic of China. It provides bromine for use in brominat...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/07/27 00:58
End of Day Share Price2021/07/26 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.