The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited Share Price and Company Fundamentals



Price
$8.54
Change
-0.080 (-0.928%)
52 week
8.32 - 13.4

Last traded: Today at 8:08 AM

The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and markets gas in Hong Kong and Mainland China. It is involved in the provision of liquefied natural gas, methanol, and coal and other chemicals; conversion and utilization of biomass; agricultural waste; and operation of natural gas refilling stations, piped city-gas projects, upstream and midstream developments, photovoltaic projects, water and wastewater treatment projects, energy exploration and utilization ventures, and aviation fuel facilities. The company supplies town gas to approximately 1.9 million customers. It also provides network connectivity, and data center and cloud computing services; and engages in the software development, solution implementation, and systems integration activities. In addition, the company offers consultancy and engineering contractor services, including utilities installation, infrastructure construction, and civil and building services engineering for public and private projects; and designs and manufactures gas meters and metering systems. Further, it is involved in water supply, and domestic sewage and industrial wastewater treatment serving 2.4 million customers. Additionally, the company manufactures polyethylene piping and fittings; and engages in the customers center, café, restaurant, retail sale, laundry, automatic meter reading system development, laboratory testing, payment gateway and related, project management, landfill gas project, financing, logistics, oil, research and development, property development, and securities investment activities. The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in North Point, Hong Kong.

Key Metrics

PE ratio

31.19

PB ratio

2.24

Dividend yield

4.06%

Beta

0.53

Market cap

-

Enterprise value

-

Company profile

Industry / SectorUtilities—Regulated Gas / Utilities
Full time employees55302
Websitehttps://www.towngas.com
Mailing address363 Java Road 23rd Floor North Point Hong Kong
Phone / Fax852 2963 2739 / 852 2911 9005

Dividends

Dividend yield

4.06%

Dividend amount

$0.35

Payout ratio

130.11%

5Y Avg. yield

2.43%

The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited paid $0.35 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 08 June 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 130.11%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.0003 dividend payout ratio is more than 90% making it difficult for the company to maintain the dividends and increase it year by year.

0003's forward dividend amount is $0.35 and the forward dividend yield is 4.06%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of May 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Wing Kin Chan B.Sc., M.Sc., B.B.S., Hon.F.E.I., Hon.FIIUS, C.EngMD & Exec. Director7035.4M
Mr. Hon-Ming Ho B.A., B.A.(Hons.), F.C.A., F.CPA, F.H.K.I.o.D., FCCFO, Company Sec. & Exec. Director6514M
Mr. Wai Yee Wong A.C.I.S., A.C.S., C.M.A., C.P.A., F.I.G.E.Deputy MD & Exec. Director7028.2M
Ms. Kit Yee FanHead of Corp. HR
Mr. Ngo Siu HingHead of Engineering - Hong Kong Utilities
Mr. Wai-ngai KeeExec. Director & COO of Gas Bus.
Mr. Man-kit FungHead of Strategy & Innovation and Commercial – Hong Kong Utilities
Dr. Jian-hang QiuExec. Director & COO of Renewable Bus.57

Profitability and management effectiveness

Profit margin

9.57%

Operating margin

16.47%

Return on assets

3.46%

Return on equity

7.73%

Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited is and its enterprise value is .

The 0003's stocks Beta value is 0.53 making it 47% less volatile compared to HKEX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (HKEX:0003) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited's Stock Symbol?

The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited trades on HKEX under the ticker symbol "0003".

2. What is The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited's stock price today?

One share of 0003 stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.54.

3. How can I contact The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited?

The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited's mailing address is 363 Java Road 23rd Floor North Point Hong Kong. The company can be reached via phone at 852 2963 2739.

4. What is The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited's official website?

The official website of The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited is https://www.towngas.com.