China HGS Real Estate Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops real estate properties in the People’s Republic of China.
Undervalued with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has China HGS Real Estate's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HGSH's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Real Estate
1 Year Return
US Real Estate
Return vs Industry: HGSH underperformed the US Real Estate industry which returned 8.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HGSH underperformed the US Market which returned 19.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is China HGS Real Estate's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDo Insiders Own Shares In China HGS Real Estate Inc. (NASDAQ:HGSH)?
5 months ago | Simply Wall StThe China HGS Real Estate (NASDAQ:HGSH) Share Price Is Down 89% So Some Shareholders Are Rather Upset
7 months ago | Simply Wall StDo Institutions Own China HGS Real Estate Inc. (NASDAQ:HGSH) Shares?
Is China HGS Real Estate undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HGSH ($0.52) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($3.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HGSH is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HGSH is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.9x) compared to the Real Estate industry average (23.5x).
PE vs Market: HGSH is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.9x) compared to the US market (18.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HGSH's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HGSH is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.1x) compared to the US Real Estate industry average (1.4x).
How is China HGS Real Estate forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Real Estate 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 China HGS Real Estate 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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How has China HGS Real Estate performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HGSH has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HGSH's current net profit margins (8.6%) are higher than last year (7.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HGSH's earnings have declined by -51.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HGSH's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HGSH had negative earnings growth (-34.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Real Estate industry average (-31.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HGSH's Return on Equity (1.8%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is China HGS Real Estate's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HGSH's short term assets ($91.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($164.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: HGSH's short term assets ($91.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($28.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HGSH's debt to equity ratio (67.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HGSH's debt to equity ratio has increased from 35.4% to 67.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HGSH's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (7.6%).
Interest Coverage: HGSH's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (113.3x coverage).
Inventory Level: HGSH has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: HGSH's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.8x debt).
What is China HGS Real Estate's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HGSH's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HGSH'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 HGSH's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HGSH'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 HGSH'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 board tenure
Xiaojun Zhu (52yo)
Mr. Xiaojun Zhu, the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of China HGS, began his entrepreneurial career in 1995 by creating a privately-run real estate company in Han ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Xiaojun's total compensation ($USD29.09K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD521.37K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Xiaojun's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Manager of Finance & Director||10.1yrs||no data||3.73% $873.6k|
|Independent Director||7.5yrs||US$36.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||7.5yrs||US$24.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||10.1yrs||US$14.55k||no data|
Experienced Board: HGSH's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
China HGS Real Estate Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: China HGS Real Estate Inc.
- Ticker: HGSH
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Real Estate Development
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: US$23.426m
- Shares outstanding: 45.05m
- Website: https://www.chinahgs.com
Number of Employees
- China HGS Real Estate Inc.
- 6 Xinghan Road
- 19th Floor
- Shaanxi Province
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HGSH||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Sep 2009|
|29R||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Sep 2009|
China HGS Real Estate Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops real estate properties in the People’s Republic of China. It engages in the construction and sale of residential apartments, parking lots, and commercial properties. The company also develops multi-layer, sub-high-rise, and high-rise apartment buildings, as well as office buildings. Its development activity includes land acquisition, project planning, design and construction management, sales and marketing, and property management. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Hanzhong, the People’s Republic of China.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/22 01:25|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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