GDS Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops and operates data centers in the People's Republic of China. More Details
High growth potential with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has GDS Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GDS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GDS's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GDS underperformed the US IT industry which returned 39.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GDS underperformed the US Market which returned 49.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GDS Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought GDS Holdings (NASDAQ:GDS) Shares Three Years Ago Are Now Up 183%
1 month ago | Simply Wall StGDS Holdings (NASDAQ:GDS) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWill the Promising Trends At GDS Holdings (NASDAQ:GDS) Continue?
Is GDS 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 GDS's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GDS's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GDS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US IT industry average.
PE vs Market: GDS 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 GDS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GDS is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.3x) compared to the US IT industry average (4.9x).
How is GDS Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 25 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GDS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: GDS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: GDS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GDS's revenue (22% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GDS's revenue (22% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GDS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (2%).
How has GDS Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GDS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GDS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GDS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 15.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GDS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GDS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (19.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GDS has a negative Return on Equity (-2.51%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is GDS Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GDS's short term assets (CN¥18.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥7.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: GDS's short term assets (CN¥18.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CN¥22.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GDS's debt to equity ratio (55.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GDS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 101.9% to 55.2% 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: GDS has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: GDS has sufficient cash runway for 2 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 40.5% each year.
What is GDS Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GDS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GDS'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 GDS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GDS'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 GDS'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
William Huang (53 yo)
Mr. William Wei Huang has been the Chief Executive Officer of GDS Holdings Limited since 2004 and has been its Chairman since 2002. Mr. Huang is the Founder of GDS Holdings Limited. Mr. Huang serves as Chi...
Experienced Management: GDS's management team is seasoned and experienced (9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GDS's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 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 27.3%.
GDS Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GDS Holdings Limited
- Ticker: GDS
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Internet Services and Infrastructure
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$12.959b
- Shares outstanding: 186.90m
- Website: https://www.gds-services.com
Number of Employees
- GDS Holdings Limited
- Building C, Sunland International
- 4th and 5th Floor
GDS Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops and operates data centers in the People's Republic of China. The company provides colocation, managed hosting, and managed cloud services, as ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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