Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd.


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Jan 19, 2018
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Jan 19, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 8,616.12M

Currency in HKD

Company profile

Market(Ticker): HKG(489)
Consumer Durables
Motor Vehicles
Full time employees: 149,092

Business summary

Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. engages in the import and export of vehicles and its equipment, financial services, insurance agency, and used car trading. It also engaged in the businesses of commercial vehicles and passenger vehicles. It operates through the following business segments: Commercial Vehicles, Passenger Vehicles, Financing Service, and Corporate and Others. The Commercial Vehicles segment manufactures and sells commercial vehicles, engines, and its related engines and other automotive parts. The Passenger Vehicles segment includes passenger vehicles, and its related engines, and other automotive parts. The Financing Service segment provides financing services to external customers and companies within the group. The Corporate and Others segment involves the manufacture and sale of other automobile related product. The company was founded on May 18, 2001 and is headquartered in Wuhan, China

Company background

Dongfeng Motor Group is one of China's three biggest automakers, along with First Automobile Works Group (FAW) and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC). Its predecessor was Second Automobile Works Group, the second state-owned automaker established after FAW.

Dongfeng Motor is based in Wuhan, Hubei Province. It has established production and sales ventures with such foreign automakers as Nissan Motor and Honda Motor of Japan, PSA Peugeot Citroen and Renault of France and Kia Motors of South Korea. It sold about 2.73 million vehicles in 2014, giving it a market share of about 11.6%. Its joint venture with Nissan is the largest in China. The main plant for that alliance is in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province.

In May 2015, Xu Ping, who served as chairman for five years, handed over control of Dongfeng Motor to Zhu Yanfeng, former chairman of FAW. Zhu joined FAW in 1983 and headed the company as president and chairman between 2000 and 2007.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 143,040.13M
Gross profit 20,467.18M
Operating income 1,315.63M
Income before tax 2,543.64M
Net income 15,604.22M
EBITDA 3,643.12M
Diluted EPS 1.81
Dividends per share 0.26
Total assets 206,347.92M
Total liabilities 89,854.87M
Total equity 107,826.74M
Operating cash flow 16,126.51M

Currency in HKD

Revenue 18,427.17M
Gross profit 2,636.68M
Operating income 169.48M
Income before tax 327.68M
Net income 2,010.21M
EBITDA 469.32M
Diluted EPS 0.23
Dividends per share 0.03
Total assets 26,614.72M
Total liabilities 11,589.46M
Total equity 13,907.47M
Operating cash flow 2,077.50M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 4.18
ROA 7.83%
ROE 14.94%
Operating margin 0.91%
Profit margin 10.90%

Key executive

  • President & Executive Director: Shao Zhu Li
  • Head-Technical Development Department: Jian Gang Li
  • Vice President: Wei Cai
  • Head-Strategy & Planning Department: Zhenbo Liao
  • Head-Audit Department: Li Kang

Share holders

  • Standard Chartered Private Equity Ltd.(8.4%)
  • Westwood Global Investments LLC(8.1%)
  • Orbis Investment Management Ltd.(6.0%)
  • Edinburgh Partners Ltd.(5.3%)
  • Schroder Investment Management Ltd.(3.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(3.4%)
  • Hang Seng Investment Management Ltd.(2.6%)
  • Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Ltd.(2.4%)
  • FIL Investment Management (Hong Kong) Ltd.(2.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(1.6%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Special No. 1 Dongfeng Road, Wuhan Economic and Technology, Wuhan, 430056, China
  • Phone: +86.27.8428.5555

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