ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides omni-channel advertising, precision marketing, and data analysis services in the People’s Republic of China.
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
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.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ChinaNet Online Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDo Insiders Own Lots Of Shares In ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNET)?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StEasy Come, Easy Go: How ChinaNet Online Holdings (NASDAQ:CNET) Shareholders Got Unlucky And Saw 71% Of Their Cash Evaporate
4 months ago | Simply Wall StDo Institutions Own ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNET) Shares?
Is ChinaNet Online Holdings 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 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).
How is ChinaNet Online Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
How has ChinaNet Online Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
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
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Handong Cheng (48yo)
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.
|CFO & Treasurer||0.92yr||US$74.18k||1.02% $202.7k|
|COO, Secretary & Director||5yrs||US$6.05k||4.08% $809.5k|
|Chief Technology Officer||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||5.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Branding Officer||5.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Strategy Officer||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Business Officer||0.33yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CNET's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
|COO, Secretary & Director||5yrs||US$6.05k||4.08% $809.5k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.5yrs||US$59.10k||0.41% $82.3k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||10.58yrs||US$6.00k||0.32% $64.0k|
|Independent Director||0.83yr||US$14.13k||no data|
Experienced Board: CNET's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 32.2%.
ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.
- No. 9 South Min Zhuang Road
- Haidian District
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CNET||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||New Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 2009|
|C5N1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2009|
|0HXO||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||New Common Stock||GB||USD||Jun 2009|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/04 12:18|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/03 00:00|
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