Most readers would already be aware that Jinhui Mining's (SHSE:603132) stock increased significantly by 6.4% over the past month. Since the market usually pay for a company's long-term fundamentals, we decided to study the company's key performance indicators to see if they could be influencing the market. Particularly, we will be paying attention to Jinhui Mining's ROE today.
Return on equity or ROE is an important factor to be considered by a shareholder because it tells them how effectively their capital is being reinvested. In simpler terms, it measures the profitability of a company in relation to shareholder's equity.
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How Is ROE Calculated?
The formula for ROE 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¥445m ÷ CN¥3.2b (Based on the trailing twelve months to September 2022).
The 'return' refers to a company's earnings over the last year. Another way to think of that is that for every CN¥1 worth of equity, the company was able to earn CN¥0.14 in profit.
What Is The Relationship Between ROE And Earnings Growth?
Thus far, we have learned that ROE measures how efficiently a company is generating its profits. We now need to evaluate how much profit the company reinvests or "retains" for future growth which then gives us an idea about the growth potential of the company. 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 start with, Jinhui Mining's ROE looks acceptable. Especially when compared to the industry average of 8.3% the company's ROE looks pretty impressive. This certainly adds some context to Jinhui Mining's exceptional 35% net income growth seen over the past five years. However, there could also be other causes behind this growth. For instance, the company has a low payout ratio or is being managed efficiently.
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 18% in the same period, which is great to see.SHSE:603132 Past Earnings Growth November 6th 2022
The basis for attaching value to a company is, to a great extent, tied to its earnings growth. 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. Is Jinhui Mining fairly valued compared to other companies? These 3 valuation measures might help you decide.
Is Jinhui Mining Using Its Retained Earnings Effectively?
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.
On the whole, we feel that Jinhui Mining's performance has been quite good. 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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