JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.: Leads amongst peers with strong fundamentals

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. relative valuation is OVERVALUED and it has a fundamental analysis score of 75.

Our analysis is based on comparing JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. with the following peers – JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR, Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR, Canadian Solar Inc., Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR, China Sunergy Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR, Daqo New Energy Corp. Sponsored ADR and ReneSola Ltd. Sponsored ADR (JASO-US, HQCL-US, CSIQ-US, YGE-US, CSUNY-US, DQ-US and SOL-US).

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. has shown underwhelming performance over the last one year while growing strongly over the last month. JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.’s price momentum over the last month, at 26.01% has been better than that over the last year, which was -9.64%. Also from a peer group perspective, JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. has performed better, since the peer group performance was 4.90% over the last month.

Company Snapshot

  • Considering peers, relative outperformance over the last year and the last month suggest a leading position.
  • It’s current Price/Book of 0.73 is about median in its peer group.
  • JKS-US‘s operating performance is relatively good compared to its peers. The market currently does not expect high earnings growth relative to its peers but seems to expect the company to maintain its relatively high rates of return.
  • JKS-US has relatively high profit margins while operating with median asset turns.
  • Change in the company’s annual revenues seems to be coming at the expense of earnings.
  • JKS-US‘s return on assets currently and over the past five years suggest that its relatively high operating returns are sustainable.
  • The company’s relatively high pre-tax margin suggests tight control on operating costs versus peers.
  • While JKS-US‘s revenues in recent years have grown faster than the peer median, the market gives the stock a P/E ratio that is around peer median suggesting that the market has some questions about the company’s long-term strategy.
  • The company’s level of capital investment seems appropriate to support the company’s growth.
  • JKS-US seems to be constrained by the current level of debt.
  • Our analysis rates JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. as OVERVALUED relative to its peers.

Share Price Performance

Considering peers, relative outperformance over the last year and the last month suggest a leading position.

JKS-US‘s share price performance of -9.64% over the last 12 months is above peer median of -34.85%. The 30-day trend in its share price performance of 26.01% is also above the peer median of 4.90% suggesting that this company is a leading performer relative to its peers.

Share Price Performance

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Fundamental Score

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.’s price of USD 21.46 is greater than CapitalCube’s implied price of USD 18.47. At this level, CapitalCube believes that JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. is overvalued. Over the last 52 week period, the stock has fluctuated between USD 12.72 and USD 24.04.

Valuation & Peer Metrics

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Company Profile

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. engages in the solar power industry. It operates through Manufacturing and Solar Power Projects segments. The Manufacturing segment focuses on the manufacture of silicon ingots, wafers, cells, and solar modules. The Solar Power Projects segment deals with the development, construction, and operation of solar power projects, which include power generation; engineering, procurement, and construction; and connecting solar power projects to the grid, and operation and maintenance of the solar power projects. The company was founded by Xiande Li, Kangping Chen, and Xianhua Li on August 3, 2007 and is headquartered in Shangrao, China.

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