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Non-Energy Minerals

Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd.

Company Background

Baoshan Iron & Steel is China's leading steelmaker, based in Shanghai. It is a subsidiary of state-owned holding company Baosteel Group, and is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Established in 1977, Baosteel Group launched a steel plant with technical assistance from Japan's Nippon Steel, now Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, and other steelmakers. It founded Baoshan Iron & Steel and listed its stocks in 2000. Baosteel Group owns some 80% of the company.


Its main plant is located in the Baoshan district of Shanghai. In September, the company's new steel plant will start operations in Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province, with an annual production capacity of 10 million tons. It will be the first large steel plant in the province, which is home to many factories of electronics and auto makers, and will also be positioned as a supply center for Southeast Asia. It has about 38,000 employees.


Chen Derong, president of Baosteel Group, joined the company in 2014 after he served as party secretary of Wenzhou and vice governor of Zhejiang province.

Business Summary

Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of steel products. It operates through the following business segments: Steel manufacturing, Processing and distribution, Information technology, E-commerce, Chemical industry, and Finance. Its products include cold-rolled carbon steel coils, hot-rolled carbon steel coils, and steel pipe products. The company was founded on February 3, 2000 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2021 CNYUSD
Gross Profit45,530.60M7,059.71M
Operating income29,392.92M4,557.49M
Income before tax28,325.15M4,391.93M
Net income23,631.99M3,664.23M
Diluted EPS1.070.16
Dividends Per Share0.600.09
Total Assets380,846.77M59,756.13M
Total liabilities168,598.73M26,453.70M
Total equity190,933.62M29,958.12M
Operating cash flow62,241.40M9,650.79M
Currency in CNYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 287,617.88M 303,881.11M 291,164.59M 280,996.52M 363,909.92M
Gross Profit 38,261.41M 42,341.92M 28,858.48M 26,325.78M 45,530.60M
Operating income 25,617.39M 27,716.08M 13,993.87M 14,852.61M 29,392.92M
Income before tax 23,362.50M 26,229.04M 14,475.87M 14,818.86M 28,325.15M
Net income 19,170.33M 21,448.76M 12,563.01M 12,695.35M 23,631.99M
EBITDA 43,950.69M 46,900.86M 33,036.02M 33,311.88M 48,699.85M
Diluted EPS 0.86 0.97 0.56 0.57 1.07
Dividends Per Share 0.45 0.50 0.28 0.30 0.60
Total Assets 350,234.63M 335,262.77M 347,527.24M 363,288.67M 380,846.77M
Total liabilities 174,461.20M 144,923.46M 154,853.44M 160,972.00M 168,598.73M
Total equity 164,354.78M 176,375.56M 177,977.61M 184,666.09M 190,933.62M
Operating cash flow 35,067.02M 48,748.79M 36,090.85M 30,704.32M 62,241.40M
 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 42,558.22M 45,924.22M 42,137.58M 40,710.95M 56,425.75M
Gross Profit 5,661.46M 6,398.94M 4,176.42M 3,814.09M 7,059.71M
Operating income 3,790.55M 4,188.61M 2,025.20M 2,151.85M 4,557.49M
Income before tax 3,456.90M 3,963.88M 2,094.96M 2,146.96M 4,391.93M
Net income 2,836.59M 3,241.45M 1,818.13M 1,839.31M 3,664.23M
EBITDA 6,503.29M 7,087.92M 4,781.00M 4,826.24M 7,551.11M
Diluted EPS 0.12 0.14 0.08 0.08 0.16
Dividends Per Share 0.06 0.07 0.04 0.04 0.09
Total Assets 53,782.95M 48,831.55M 49,891.21M 55,550.42M 59,756.13M
Total liabilities 26,790.72M 21,108.33M 22,230.85M 24,614.20M 26,453.70M
Total equity 25,238.75M 25,689.37M 25,550.57M 28,237.26M 29,958.12M
Operating cash flow 5,188.79M 7,367.19M 5,223.09M 4,448.46M 9,650.79M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2021
Operating margin8.07%
Profit margin6.49%

Key executives

  • Securities Representative: Zhi Long Xia


  • China State-Owned Assets Supervision & Admn Commission (65.4%)
  • China Securities Finance Corp. Ltd. (3.0%)
  • Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (2.1%)
  • Beijing Shouxi Investment Management Co. Ltd. (1.8%)
  • Orient Securities Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.0%)
  • China Investment Corp. (Investment Management) (0.8%)
  • GIC Pte Ltd. (Investment Management) (0.4%)
  • WANG YING YING /CN/ (0.3%)
  • Huatai-PineBridge Fund Management Co., Ltd. (0.3%)
  • Guotai Asset Management Co., Ltd. (0.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Baosteel Administrative Center, 885 Fujin Road, Shanghai, 201900, China
  • Phone: +86.21.2664.7000

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Last Updated on 24 May, 2022

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