Gulf Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and trades in bromine, crude salt, chemical products, and natural gas in the People’s Republic of China.
Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GURE underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned -7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GURE underperformed the US Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.
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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Is Gulf Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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 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 (0.1x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.1x).
How is Gulf Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
- Examine Gulf Resources's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Gulf Resources performed over the past 5 years?
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 -57% 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 (-15.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GURE has a negative Return on Equity (-21.55%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Gulf Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GURE's short term assets ($117.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($12.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: GURE's short term assets ($117.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($9.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GURE is debt free.
Reducing Debt: GURE had no debt 5 years ago.
Inventory Level: GURE has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: GURE's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are -6.5935369742231E+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.
Stable Cash Runway: GURE has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: GURE has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
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 payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GURE'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 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Xiaobin Liu (51yo)
Mr. Xiaobin Liu has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director at Gulf Resources, Inc. since March 10, 2009. Mr. Liu serves as a Vice President of Holley Group Co., Ltd. He has been closely i ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Xiaobin's total compensation ($USD227.26K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD522.48K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Xiaobin's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO, President & Director||10.9yrs||US$227.26k||0.19% $71.1k|
|Chief Financial Officer||13.2yrs||US$227.26k||0.19% $71.1k|
|IR Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Development||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Technical Adviser and General Engineer||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GURE's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.9 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||10.9yrs||US$227.26k||0.19% $71.1k|
|Chairman of the Board||14.1yrs||US$35.25k||20.87% $7.8m|
|Independent Director||11.8yrs||US$3.20k||no data|
|Independent Director||8.9yrs||US$3.20k||0.011% $4.1k|
|Independent Director||8.7yrs||US$3.20k||0.011% $4.1k|
|Independent Director||0.2yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: GURE's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.9 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Gulf Resources, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Gulf Resources, Inc.
- Ticker: GURE
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$37.333m
- Shares outstanding: 9.52m
- Website: https://www.gulfresourcesinc.com
Number of Employees
- Gulf Resources, Inc.
- Vegetable Building
- Level 11
- Shandong Province
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GURE||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 2006|
|R29B||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 2006|
Gulf Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and trades in bromine, crude salt, chemical products, and natural gas in the People’s Republic of China. It provides bromine for use in brominated flame retardants, fumigants, water purification compounds, dyes, medicines, and disinfectants. The company also offers crude salt for use as a material in alkali and chlorine alkali production; and for use in the chemical, food and beverage, and other industries. In addition, it manufactures and sells chemical products for use in oil and gas field exploration, oil and gas distribution, oil field drilling, papermaking chemical agents, inorganic chemicals, and materials that are used for human and animal antibiotics. Gulf Resources, Inc. is founded in 2006 and is based in Shouguang, the People’s Republic of China.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 00:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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