# Zhuhai Bojay Electronics Co.,Ltd. (SZSE:002975) Is Going Strong But Fundamentals Appear To Be Mixed : Is There A Clear Direction For The Stock?

Simply Wall St ·  Mar 11 03:01

Zhuhai Bojay ElectronicsLtd's (SZSE:002975) stock is up by a considerable 59% over the past month. But the company's key financial indicators appear to be differing across the board and that makes us question whether or not the company's current share price momentum can be maintained. In this article, we decided to focus on Zhuhai Bojay ElectronicsLtd's ROE.

Return on equity or ROE is a key measure used to assess how efficiently a company's management is utilizing the company's capital. Put another way, it reveals the company's success at turning shareholder investments into profits.

## How Do You Calculate Return On Equity?

The formula for ROE is:

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

So, based on the above formula, the ROE for Zhuhai Bojay ElectronicsLtd is:

1.4% = CN¥24m ÷ CN¥1.7b (Based on the trailing twelve months to September 2023).

The 'return' refers to a company's earnings over the last year. That means that for every CN¥1 worth of shareholders' equity, the company generated CN¥0.01 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. 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.

## A Side By Side comparison of Zhuhai Bojay ElectronicsLtd's Earnings Growth And 1.4% ROE

It is quite clear that Zhuhai Bojay ElectronicsLtd's ROE is rather low. Even compared to the average industry ROE of 6.7%, the company's ROE is quite dismal. Hence, the flat earnings seen by Zhuhai Bojay ElectronicsLtd over the past five years could probably be the result of it having a lower ROE.

Next, on comparing with the industry net income growth, we found that the industry grew its earnings by 11% over the last few years.

The basis for attaching value to a company is, to a great extent, tied to its earnings growth. What investors need to determine next is if the expected earnings growth, or the lack of it, is already built into the share price. This then helps them determine if the stock is placed for a bright or bleak future. Is Zhuhai Bojay ElectronicsLtd fairly valued compared to other companies? These 3 valuation measures might help you decide.

## Is Zhuhai Bojay ElectronicsLtd Using Its Retained Earnings Effectively?

While the company did pay out a portion of its dividend in the past, it currently doesn't pay a dividend. We infer that the company has been reinvesting all of its profits to grow its business.

## Conclusion

In total, we're a bit ambivalent about Zhuhai Bojay ElectronicsLtd's performance. While the company does have a high rate of profit retention, its low rate of return is probably hampering its earnings growth. Up till now, we've only made a short study of the company's growth data. You can do your own research on Zhuhai Bojay ElectronicsLtd and see how it has performed in the past by looking at this FREE detailed graph of past earnings, revenue and cash flows.

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