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Executive Summary

Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in residential real estate development in the People’s Republic of China, the United States, and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with mediocre balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Xinyuan Real Estate's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: XIN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

7.8%

XIN

2.9%

US Real Estate

2.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

-39.9%

XIN

-15.7%

US Real Estate

9.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: XIN underperformed the US Real Estate industry which returned -18.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: XIN underperformed the US Market which returned 8.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

XINIndustryMarket
7 Day7.8%2.9%2.4%
30 Day11.4%14.2%10.2%
90 Day-11.1%-23.0%3.4%
1 Year-34.7%-39.9%-15.2%-15.7%11.6%9.2%
3 Year-31.1%-45.7%-15.8%-17.7%33.7%24.9%
5 Year24.0%-15.1%-23.1%-25.4%59.7%41.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Xinyuan Real Estate's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Xinyuan Real Estate undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: XIN ($2.65) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($71.03)

Significantly Below Fair Value: XIN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: XIN is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.2x) compared to the Real Estate industry average (15.5x).

PE vs Market: XIN is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.2x) compared to the US market (15.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate XIN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: XIN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Real Estate industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

How is Xinyuan Real Estate forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

19.7%

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 Xinyuan 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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Past Performance

How has Xinyuan Real Estate performed over the past 5 years?

8.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: XIN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: XIN's current net profit margins (2.8%) are lower than last year (3.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: XIN's earnings have grown by 8.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: XIN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: XIN had negative earnings growth (-6.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Real Estate industry average (-6.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: XIN's Return on Equity (10.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Xinyuan Real Estate's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: XIN's short term assets ($5.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: XIN's short term assets ($5.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: XIN's debt to equity ratio (410.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: XIN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 156.9% to 410.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: XIN's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (8.4%).

Interest Coverage: XIN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Xinyuan Real Estate's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

15.15%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: XIN's dividend (15.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.67%).

High Dividend: XIN's dividend (15.09%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.48%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: XIN has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: XIN's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33.2%), XIN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Yong Zhang (57yo)

1

Tenure

Mr. Yong Zhang serves as Non-Executive Chairman and Director of Xinyuan Property Management Service (Cayman) Ltd. since April 09, 2019. Mr. Zhang co-founded Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. in 1997 and serves ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Yong Zhang
Co-Founder1yrno data27.46% $38.9m
Yuyan Yang
Co-Founder & Director13.42yrsno data26.45% $37.5m
Yu Chen
Chief Financial Officer1yrno data0.0037% $5.3k
Charles Wang
Investor Relations Directorno datano datano data
Shangrong Li
Executive Director & President of Xinyuan (China)0.58yrno datano data
Xuefeng Li
General Manager of Finance1yrno datano data

1.0yrs

Average Tenure

48yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: XIN's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Yong Zhang
Co-Founder1yrno data27.46% $38.9m
Yuyan Yang
Co-Founder & Director13.42yrsno data26.45% $37.5m
Shangrong Li
Executive Director & President of Xinyuan (China)0.58yrno datano data
Thomas H. Gurnee
Independent Director12.5yrsno datano data
Yong Cui
Director13.83yrsno datano data
Yuan-Ching Shen
Independent Director2.08yrsno datano data
Yifan Li
Independent Director3.33yrsno datano data
Hao Gao
Independent Director2.08yrsno datano data
Wendy Hayes
Independent Director0.42yrno datano data

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: XIN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: XIN
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Real Estate Development
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: US$141.754m
  • Shares outstanding: 53.69m
  • Website: https://www.xyre.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd.
  • China Central Place, Tower II
  • 27th Floor
  • Beijing
  • 100025
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
XINNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesADR EACH REPR 2 ORD SHSUSUSDDec 2007
3XRADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesADR EACH REPR 2 ORD SHSDEEURDec 2007

Biography

Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in residential real estate development in the People’s Republic of China, the United States, and internationally. It develops residential projects, such as multi-layer apartment buildings, sub-high-rise apartment buildings, high-rise apartment buildings; and auxiliary services and amenities, such as retail outlets, leisure and health facilities, kindergartens, and schools, as well as office, mixed-use, and commercial properties. The company also acquires development sites through public auctions of government land and direct negotiations. In addition, it provides property management services for its developments and other real estate-related services. Further, the company offers landscaping engineering and management, real estate consulting and marketing, leasing management, management consulting, and technical services; operates retail stores; and installs intercom systems. Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. was founded in 1997 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 03:25
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.