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Fosun International Ltd.

  • 12.14 HKD
  • +0.10
  • +0.83%
  • China
    Mar 25, 2019
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Company Background

Fosun International is a publicly traded arm of Fosun Group, a private investment firm in Shanghai that was founded by four students of Fudan University in 1992, then listed in Hong Kong in 2007. Chairman Guo Guangchang majored in philosophy at Fudan University before becoming an investor. His hobby is tai chi.

Fosun International grew by taking over a good number of companies and presides over real estate and steel companies, Greek jewelry brand Folli Follie, French resort operator Club Med and an insurance company that used to be a group firm of Portuguese saving bank Caixa Geral de Depositos. It also owns a stake in Cirque du Soleil, the popular neocircus troupes out of Canada.

The company intends to position its insurance arm as a core unit and use its ample funds to invest in businesses that will serve Chinese with rising incomes.

It is also actively investing in real estate and other businesses in Japan. In 2014, Fosun Property bought Japanese firm Idera Capital Management. Fosun has since purchased several office buildings in central Tokyo via Idera.

Business Summary

Fosun International Ltd. engages in creating customer-to-maker ecosystems in health, happiness and wealth, and providing products and services for families. It operates through the following segments: Health Ecosystem, Happiness Ecosystem, Insurance and Finance, Investment, and Hive Property. The Health Ecosystem segment includes research and development, manufacture, sale, and trading of pharmaceutical and health products and providing medical services and health management. The Happiness Ecosystem segment comprises operation and investments in tourism and leisure, fashion consumer, and lifestyle industries. The Insurance and Finance segment involves in the operation of and investment in the insurance businesses, banking, and other financial businesses. The Investment segment consists of primary investments, secondary market investments, and investments in asset management companies and other companies of the group. The Hive Property segment focuses on the development and operation of the hive city properties. The company was founded on December 24, 2004 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2017 HKDUSD
Gross Profit37,072.05M4,757.20M
Operating income6,446.83M827.27M
Income before tax21,282.93M2,731.09M
Net income15,176.09M1,947.44M
Diluted EPS1.760.22
Dividends Per Share0.350.04
Total Assets640,783.37M81,969.90M
Total liabilities475,975.82M60,887.49M
Total equity121,176.19M15,501.02M
Operating cash flow31,406.10M4,030.13M
Currency in HKDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 64,368.92M 77,699.65M 97,194.43M 86,423.90M 101,500.66M
Gross Profit 13,069.37M 18,394.37M 21,785.26M 30,229.86M 37,072.05M
Operating income 5,092.96M 4,114.08M 7,411.26M 2,924.16M 6,446.83M
Income before tax 10,689.70M 12,468.25M 16,086.46M 15,836.47M 21,282.93M
Net income 6,963.33M 8,625.89M 9,915.06M 11,997.53M 15,176.09M
EBITDA 7,289.45M 7,020.58M 11,839.56M 6,578.72M 9,483.56M
Diluted EPS 1.08 1.24 1.29 1.39 1.76
Dividends Per Share 0.15 0.17 0.17 0.21 0.35
Total Assets 234,542.54M 406,033.12M 486,255.72M 543,071.34M 640,783.37M
Total liabilities 156,279.45M 311,941.18M 366,304.12M 404,375.27M 475,975.82M
Total equity 49,831.61M 60,857.88M 90,319.31M 102,971.83M 121,176.19M
Operating cash flow -1,614.12M 3,567.87M -5,082.58M 18,358.47M 31,406.10M
 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 8,298.55M 10,019.70M 12,537.05M 11,133.57M 13,024.90M
Gross Profit 1,684.92M 2,372.03M 2,810.06M 3,894.36M 4,757.20M
Operating income 656.59M 530.52M 955.97M 376.70M 827.27M
Income before tax 1,378.13M 1,607.83M 2,074.98M 2,040.13M 2,731.09M
Net income 897.72M 1,112.34M 1,278.93M 1,545.58M 1,947.44M
EBITDA 939.76M 905.33M 1,527.17M 847.50M 1,216.96M
Diluted EPS 0.13 0.16 0.16 0.17 0.22
Dividends Per Share 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.04
Total Assets 30,248.91M 52,358.60M 62,741.45M 70,045.25M 81,969.90M
Total liabilities 20,155.33M 40,225.30M 47,264.12M 52,156.25M 60,887.49M
Total equity 6,426.77M 7,847.71M 11,653.87M 13,281.28M 15,501.02M
Operating cash flow -208.09M 460.09M -655.59M 2,365.03M 4,030.13M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
Operating margin6.35%
Profit margin14.95%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director: Qun Bin Wang
  • Co-President & Executive Director: Qi Yu Chen
  • Co-President & Executive Director: Xiao Liang Xu
  • Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director & SVP: Can Wang
  • Executive Director & Senior Vice President: Xue Tang Qin


  • Fosun International Holdings Ltd. (70.7%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (0.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (0.9%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors) (0.6%)
  • T. Rowe Price International Ltd. (0.3%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. (0.3%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.2%)
  • BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd. (0.2%)
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management International (0.1%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (0.1%)

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