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ChinaNet Online Holdings

Executive Summary

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides omni-channel advertising, precision marketing, and data analysis services in the People’s Republic of China.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CNET's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.9%

CNET

2.9%

US Media

2.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

-29.1%

CNET

0.8%

US Media

9.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CNET underperformed the US Media industry which returned 0.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CNET underperformed the US Market which returned 9.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CNETIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.9%2.9%2.4%
30 Day13.7%11.8%10.2%
90 Day-17.6%0.5%3.4%
1 Year-29.1%-29.1%2.3%0.8%11.6%9.2%
3 Year-23.2%-23.2%2.5%-1.7%33.7%24.9%
5 Year-76.1%-76.1%29.4%20.0%59.7%41.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is ChinaNet Online Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.57x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CNET is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Media industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

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

20.3%

Forecasted Media 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 ChinaNet Online 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 ChinaNet Online Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

5.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CNET is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CNET is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CNET is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CNET is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (6.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CNET has a negative Return on Equity (-11.13%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is ChinaNet Online Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CNET's short term assets ($11.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: CNET's short term assets ($11.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($125.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CNET's debt to equity ratio (4.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: CNET's debt to equity ratio has increased from 4.5% to 4.9% over the past 5 years.


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: CNET has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: CNET has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 45.7% each year


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Dividend

What is ChinaNet Online Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Handong Cheng (48yo)

12.75yrs

Tenure

US$7,347

Compensation

Mr. Handong Cheng is Founder of ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. and serves as its Chairman and President and has been its Chief Executive Officer since September 2007. From October 2003 to September 2007, M ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Handong's total compensation ($USD7.35K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD589.00K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Handong's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Handong Cheng
Founder12.75yrsUS$7.35k7.35% $1.5m
Mark Li
CFO & Treasurer0.92yrUS$74.18k1.02% $202.7k
George Kai Chu
COO, Secretary & Director5yrsUS$6.05k4.08% $809.5k
Yingguo Guo
Chief Technology Officer0.50yrno datano data
Ken Wu
Chief Information Officer5.33yrsno datano data
Mingyu Chang
Chief Branding Officer5.17yrsno datano data
Zhongyi Liu
Chief Strategy Officer2.42yrsno datano data
Kelly Cheung Yu
Chief Business Officer0.33yrno datano data

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: CNET's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Handong Cheng
Founder12.75yrsUS$7.35k7.35% $1.5m
George Kai Chu
COO, Secretary & Director5yrsUS$6.05k4.08% $809.5k
Changhua Qiu
Independent Non-Executive Director5.5yrsUS$59.10k0.41% $82.3k
Zhiqing Chen
Independent Non-Executive Director10.58yrsUS$6.00k0.32% $64.0k
Chung Ho Pau
Independent Director0.83yrUS$14.13kno data

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

48yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CNET's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 32.2%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: CNET
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 2003
  • Industry: Advertising
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$19.848m
  • Shares outstanding: 21.69m
  • Website: https://www.chinanet-online.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.
  • No. 9 South Min Zhuang Road
  • Haidian District
  • Beijing
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CNETNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesNew Common StockUSUSDJun 2009
C5N1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesNew Common StockDEEURJun 2009
0HXOLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesNew Common StockGBUSDJun 2009

Biography

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides omni-channel advertising, precision marketing, and data analysis services in the People’s Republic of China. The company offers Internet advertising, precision marketing, and related data and value added services through its Internet portals, including 28.com and liansuo.com that provide advertisers with tools to build sales channels in the form of franchisees, sales agents, distributors, and/or resellers; and distributes television shows comprising advertisements. The company is also involved in the technical services; and research and development, and other technical support services for the block chain business. ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Beijing, 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 Analysis2020/06/04 12:18
End of Day Share Price2020/06/03 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.