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P/S 0.04
CHOP's P/S is ranked lower than
128% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. CHOP: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHOP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.04
Current: 0.04

Valuation & Return


Analyst Estimate

EPS($) 0.21
EPS without NRI($) 0.21

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
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Traded in other countries:G60A.Germany,
China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Ltd was incorporated in the BVI on March 11, 2008. The Company is a holding company and all of its active business operations are conducted by its indirect, operating subsidiary, Henan Green. The Company is a China-based, non-state-owned contract manufacturer of high precision cold-rolled narrow strip steel products. It converts steel manufactured by third parties into thin steel sheets and strips according to its customers' specifications. It produces precision ultra-thin, high-strength cold-rolled steel products, with thicknesses starting from 0.05 mm width up to 600 mm and tolerance +/- 0.003mm. The Company sells its products to domestic Chinese customers who mainly operate in the food and industrial packaging, construction and household decorations materials, electrical appliances, and telecommunications wires and cables industries. The cold-rolled precision steel industry is relatively new in China. Manufacturers of products that use specialty precision steel products, including its customers, traditionally imported raw materials from Japan, South Korea, the European Union and the United States. Its PRC manufacturing facility is located in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. The Company currently operates eleven sets of cold-rolled steel production lines with a current annual steel processing capacity of approximately 500,000 metric tons and two chromium-plating production lines with total annual processing capacity of approximately 250,000 metric tons. It products are not standardized commodity products. Instead, they are tailored to customers' requirements and subsequently incorporated into products manufactured for various applications. The Company sells its products to domestic Chinese customers in various industries, including the food and industrial packaging, construction and household decorations materials, electrical appliances, and telecommunications wires and cables. The Company has five series and over 20 types of high precision strip steel products. Its products are manufactured from steel substrate of cold-rolled or hot-rolled pickled coils. The main raw material used in producing its products is hot rolled steel coil. The Company targets its sales efforts mainly in the coastal provinces of Guangdong, Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Shanghai areas. The Company competes with large state-owned enterprises and smaller private steel companies as well as international steel manufacturers. The Company is subject to numerous central, provincial and local laws and regulations.

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