Jinhui Mining's (SHSE:603132) stock up by 9.8% over the past three months. Given its impressive performance, we decided to study the company's key financial indicators as a company's long-term fundamentals usually dictate market outcomes. Specifically, we decided to study Jinhui Mining's ROE in this article.
ROE or return on equity is a useful tool to assess how effectively a company can generate returns on the investment it received from its shareholders. In other words, it is a profitability ratio which measures the rate of return on the capital provided by the company's shareholders.
See our latest analysis for Jinhui Mining
How Do You Calculate Return On Equity?
The formula for return on equity is:
Return on Equity = Net Profit (from continuing operations) ÷ Shareholders' Equity
So, based on the above formula, the ROE for Jinhui Mining is:
14% = CN¥452m ÷ CN¥3.3b (Based on the trailing twelve months to March 2022).
The 'return' is the income the business earned over the last year. That means that for every CN¥1 worth of shareholders' equity, the company generated CN¥0.14 in profit.
Why Is ROE Important For Earnings Growth?
Thus far, we have learned that ROE measures how efficiently a company is generating its profits. Based on how much of its profits the company chooses to reinvest or "retain", we are then able to evaluate a company's future ability to generate profits. Assuming all else is equal, companies that have both a higher return on equity and higher profit retention are usually the ones that have a higher growth rate when compared to companies that don't have the same features.
Jinhui Mining's Earnings Growth And 14% ROE
To begin with, Jinhui Mining seems to have a respectable ROE. Further, the company's ROE compares quite favorably to the industry average of 9.5%. This certainly adds some context to Jinhui Mining's exceptional 47% net income growth seen over the past five years. We believe that there might also be other aspects that are positively influencing the company's earnings growth. Such as - high earnings retention or an efficient management in place.
Next, on comparing with the industry net income growth, we found that Jinhui Mining's growth is quite high when compared to the industry average growth of 17% in the same period, which is great to see.SHSE:603132 Past Earnings Growth August 3rd 2022
Earnings growth is an important metric to consider when valuing a stock. It's important for an investor to know whether the market has priced in the company's expected earnings growth (or decline). Doing so will help them establish if the stock's future looks promising or ominous. If you're wondering about Jinhui Mining's's valuation, check out this gauge of its price-to-earnings ratio, as compared to its industry.
Is Jinhui Mining Efficiently Re-investing Its Profits?
Given that Jinhui Mining doesn't pay any dividend to its shareholders, we infer that the company has been reinvesting all of its profits to grow its business.
Overall, we are quite pleased with Jinhui Mining's performance. In particular, it's great to see that the company is investing heavily into its business and along with a high rate of return, that has resulted in a sizeable growth in its earnings.
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