# Is Ziel Home Furnishing Technology Co., Ltd.'s (SZSE:301376) Latest Stock Performance Being Led By Its Strong Fundamentals?

Simply Wall St ·  Jan 10 17:49

Most readers would already know that Ziel Home Furnishing Technology's (SZSE:301376) stock increased by 9.0% over the past three months. Since the market usually pay for a company's long-term financial health, we decided to study the company's fundamentals to see if they could be influencing the market. In this article, we decided to focus on Ziel Home Furnishing Technology's ROE.

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.

View our latest analysis for Ziel Home Furnishing Technology

## How Is ROE Calculated?

Return on equity can be calculated by using the formula:

Return on Equity = Net Profit (from continuing operations) ÷ Shareholders' Equity

So, based on the above formula, the ROE for Ziel Home Furnishing Technology is:

12% = CN¥365m ÷ CN¥3.0b (Based on the trailing twelve months to September 2023).

The 'return' refers to a company's earnings over the last year. So, this means that for every CN¥1 of its shareholder's investments, the company generates a profit of CN¥0.12.

## What Is The Relationship Between ROE And Earnings Growth?

So far, we've learned that ROE is a measure of a company's profitability. 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. Generally speaking, other things being equal, firms with a high return on equity and profit retention, have a higher growth rate than firms that don't share these attributes.

## Ziel Home Furnishing Technology's Earnings Growth And 12% ROE

To start with, Ziel Home Furnishing Technology's ROE looks acceptable. Further, the company's ROE is similar to the industry average of 10%. Consequently, this likely laid the ground for the impressive net income growth of 21% seen over the past five years by Ziel Home Furnishing Technology. However, there could also be other drivers 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 Ziel Home Furnishing Technology's growth is quite high when compared to the industry average growth of 7.8% in the same period, which is great to see.

Earnings growth is a huge factor in stock valuation. 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. What is 301376 worth today? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether 301376 is currently mispriced by the market.

## Is Ziel Home Furnishing Technology Making Efficient Use Of Its Profits?

Ziel Home Furnishing Technology doesn't pay any dividend to its shareholders, meaning that the company has been reinvesting all of its profits into the business. This is likely what's driving the high earnings growth number discussed above.

## Summary

In total, we are pretty happy with Ziel Home Furnishing Technology'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. On studying current analyst estimates, we found that analysts expect the company to continue its recent growth streak. Are these analysts expectations based on the broad expectations for the industry, or on the company's fundamentals? Click here to be taken to our analyst's forecasts page for the company.

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