NasdaqGS:HQCL

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Executive Summary

Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., a solar energy company, develops, manufactures, and sells solar cells and photovoltaic (PV) modules in South Korea, the United States, Europe, Japan, Australia, the People’s Republic of China, India, Turkey, and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Moderate growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Hanwha Q CELLS's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.2%

HQCL

0.08%

US Semiconductor

0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

37.8%

HQCL

21.6%

US Semiconductor

6.9%

US Market


Shareholder returns

HQCLIndustryMarket
7 Day0.2%0.08%0.4%
30 Day0.6%-1.1%-1.2%
90 Day1.4%3.6%-0.4%
1 Year37.8%37.8%24.0%21.6%9.3%6.9%
3 Year-43.8%-43.8%80.7%70.0%45.8%36.4%
5 Yearn/a132.7%108.5%62.9%45.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Hanwha Q CELLS's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Hanwha Q CELLS undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.31x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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Price To Earnings Ratio

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Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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Price to Book Ratio

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Future Growth

How is Hanwha Q CELLS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

57.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


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High Growth Earnings: HQCL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

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Future Return on Equity

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Past Performance

How has Hanwha Q CELLS performed over the past 5 years?

2.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

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Return on Equity

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Return on Assets

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Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Hanwha Q CELLS's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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Debt to Equity History and Analysis

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Balance Sheet

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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.

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Dividend

What is Hanwha Q CELLS's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HQCL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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Current Payout to Shareholders

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Future Payout to Shareholders

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Management

What is the CEO of Hanwha Q CELLS's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Hee Kim (54yo)

0.3yrs

Tenure

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Mr. Hee Cheul Kim serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. since October 1, 2018. He serves as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at Hanwha Q CELLS ...


Management Age and Tenure

2.5yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

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Board Age and Tenure

2.0yrs

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54yo

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Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Paul Combs (66yo)

    Vice President of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jay Seo (52yo)

    CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
  • Hee Kim (54yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Daniel Jeong

    Global Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
  • Jörg Müller

    Director of R&D Cells

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Moon Choi (47yo)

    Senior VP of Corporate Planning & Director

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
  • Joo Yoon (47yo)

    Head of Sales Planning

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
  • Tom Yu

    Director of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Jay Seo (52yo)

    CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
  • Hee Kim (54yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Richard Chun (60yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 3yrs
  • Steve Kim (61yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 3yrs
  • Young Kim (69yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2yrs
  • Moon Choi (47yo)

    Senior VP of Corporate Planning & Director

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
  • Joo Yoon (47yo)

    Head of Sales Planning

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs

Company Information

Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: HQCL
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$814.275m
  • Shares outstanding: 83.30m
  • Website: https://www.hanwha-qcells.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd.
  • Hanwha Building
  • 86 Cheonggyecheon-ro
  • Seoul
  • 101-797
  • South Korea

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HQCLNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesSPON ADR EA REPR 5 ORD SHS USD0.0001USUSDSep 2010
M8U2DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesSPON ADR EA REPR 5 ORD SHS USD0.0001DEEURSep 2010
HQCL NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesSPON ADR EA REPR 5 ORD SHS USD0.0001MXMXNSep 2010

Biography

Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., a solar energy company, develops, manufactures, and sells solar cells and photovoltaic (PV) modules in South Korea, the United States, Europe, Japan, Australia, the People’s Repub ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/01/15 00:08
End of Day Share Price2019/01/14 00:00
Earnings2018/09/30
Annual Earnings2017/12/31


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.