GDS:NSD-GDS Holdings Limited

COMMON STOCK | Software - Infrastructure | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 39.87

Change

-1.34 (-3.25)%

Market Cap

USD 5.91B

Volume

0.52M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

STA Verdict

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About

GDS Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, designs, builds, and operates data centers in the People's Republic of China. The company provides colocation, managed hosting, and managed cloud services, as well as consulting services. Its data centers service customers that primarily operate in the Internet and banking industries in Shanghai and Beijing municipalities; and Jiangsu, Guangdong, Sichuan, and Hebei Provinces. The company serves cloud service providers, Internet companies, financial institutions, telecommunications and IT service providers, and large domestic private sector and multinational corporations. The company has a strategic partnership with GIC Private Limited to develop and operate hyperscale build-to-suit data centers in China. GDS Holdings Limited was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

Market Stats

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-10-22 )

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ETFs Containing GDS

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
CHIK Global X MSCI China Infor.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

+0.20 (+1.15%)

USD 2.46M
SRVR Pacer Benchmark Data & In.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.29 (-0.89%)

USD 0.04B
FPXI First Trust International.. 0.00 % 0.70 %

-0.30 (-0.79%)

USD 0.02B
HAO Invesco China Small Cap E.. 0.00 % 0.63 %

-0.15 (-0.61%)

USD 0.06B
CQQQ Invesco China Technology .. 0.00 % 0.70 %

-0.54 (-1.13%)

USD 0.51B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Software - Infrastructure)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 72.67% 86% B 93% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 72.67% 86% B 93% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 55.86% 86% B 93% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 55.86% 86% B 93% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 84.81% 98% A+ 97% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 84.81% 98% A+ 97% A+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 122.96% 6% F 5% F
Risk Adjusted Return 68.97% 74% C 79% C+
Market Capitalization 5.91B 84% B 91% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Software - Infrastructure)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Book Ratio 5.94 44% F 18% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -3,146.31 100% A+ 99% A+
EV/EBITDA 0.00 59% F 53% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -6.25% 54% F 40% F
Return on Invested Capital 1.61% 52% F 42% F
Return on Assets 0.89% 54% F 49% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 130.54% 20% F 17% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 16.04 8% F 7% F
Short Percent 840.00% 2% F 1% F
Beta 3.00 4% F 5% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector