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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.23
ZNH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ZNH: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ZNH' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.26 Max: N/A
Current: 0.23
Equity to Asset 0.23
ZNH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. ZNH: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ZNH' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.23
0.08
0.31
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 0.83
WACC vs ROIC
6.15%
13.82%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.87
ZNH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. ZNH: 16.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ZNH' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.21  Med: 3.64 Max: 16.87
Current: 16.87
-10.21
16.87
Net-margin (%) 4.85
ZNH's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. ZNH: 4.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ZNH' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.66  Med: 2.33 Max: 7.57
Current: 4.85
-8.66
7.57
ROE (%) 13.29
ZNH's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 20.51 vs. ZNH: 13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ZNH' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.69  Med: 7.05 Max: 31.17
Current: 13.29
-50.69
31.17
ROA (%) 2.91
ZNH's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. ZNH: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ZNH' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.8  Med: 1.61 Max: 5.62
Current: 2.91
-5.8
5.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.39
ZNH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 16.27 vs. ZNH: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ZNH' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.78  Med: 4.65 Max: 10.91
Current: 4.39
-4.78
10.91
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.90
ZNH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ZNH: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ZNH' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4  Med: 5.1 Max: 38.7
Current: 3.9
-4
38.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.00
ZNH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. ZNH: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ZNH' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.8  Med: 5.3 Max: 50.7
Current: 12
-10.8
50.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
ZNH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. ZNH: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ZNH' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.1  Med: 22.8 Max: 105.6
Current: 12.1
-34.1
105.6
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2017-04-07)


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Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines  
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Traded in other countries:600029.China, ZNHH.Germany, 01055.Hongkong, K3TD.Singapore, CHKIF.USA,
China Southern Airlines Co Ltd together with its subsidiaries, provides commercial airline services throughout China, Hong Kong and Macau regions, Southeast Asia and other parts of the world.

China Southern Airlines Co Ltd was incorporated on March 25, 1995. It is an airlines company. The Company together with its subsidiaries, provides commercial airline services throughout China, Hong Kong and Macau regions, Southeast Asia and other parts of the world. It also provides air cargo and mail services. The Company has a network of flight routes with Guangzhou as the core hub and Beijing as a hub, covering China and the rest of Asia and connecting Europe, America, Australia and Africa. It has established a network connecting 1052 destinations of 177 countries and regions and covering cities around the world.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.51
ZNH's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.99 vs. ZNH: 13.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ZNH' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.81  Med: 19.19 Max: 131.29
Current: 13.51
7.81
131.29
Forward P/E 4.90
ZNH's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.24 vs. ZNH: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.51
ZNH's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
77% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.99 vs. ZNH: 13.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ZNH' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.79  Med: 18.85 Max: 135.67
Current: 13.51
7.79
135.67
P/B 1.66
ZNH's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. ZNH: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ZNH' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.2 Max: 11.01
Current: 1.66
0.67
11.01
P/S 0.64
ZNH's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. ZNH: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ZNH' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.83 Max: 4.78
Current: 0.64
0.22
4.78
PFCF 7.97
ZNH's PFCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. ZNH: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ZNH' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 7.22 Max: 12.67
Current: 7.97
4.8
12.67
POCF 2.99
ZNH's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. ZNH: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ZNH' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 9.87 Max: 24.61
Current: 2.99
2.1
24.61
EV-to-EBIT 13.60
ZNH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.27 vs. ZNH: 13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ZNH' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -402.4  Med: 26.2 Max: 630.5
Current: 13.6
-402.4
630.5
EV-to-EBITDA 13.60
ZNH's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
86% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. ZNH: 13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ZNH' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -402.4  Med: 22.8 Max: 630.5
Current: 13.6
-402.4
630.5
PEG 15.00
ZNH's PEG is ranked lower than
96% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. ZNH: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ZNH' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.83 Max: 40.62
Current: 15
0.26
40.62
Shiller P/E 59.67
ZNH's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 24.14 vs. ZNH: 59.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ZNH' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.85  Med: 149 Max: 370
Current: 59.67
53.85
370
Current Ratio 0.22
ZNH's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. ZNH: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ZNH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.36 Max: 1.17
Current: 0.22
0.17
1.17
Quick Ratio 0.19
ZNH's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. ZNH: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ZNH' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.32 Max: 1.08
Current: 0.19
0.14
1.08
Days Inventory 8.47
ZNH's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.86 vs. ZNH: 8.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ZNH' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.22  Med: 8.3 Max: 13.64
Current: 8.47
7.22
13.64
Days Sales Outstanding 9.74
ZNH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.36 vs. ZNH: 9.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ZNH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 8.9 Max: 13.98
Current: 9.74
6.8
13.98
Days Payable 66.02
ZNH's Days Payable is ranked higher than
66% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 52.81 vs. ZNH: 66.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ZNH' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.68  Med: 11.59 Max: 66.02
Current: 66.02
6.68
66.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.17
ZNH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. ZNH: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ZNH' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.55 Max: 7.72
Current: 2.17
0.29
7.72
Dividend Payout 0.14
ZNH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. ZNH: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ZNH' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.33 Max: 1.6
Current: 0.14
0.14
1.6
Dividend Growth (3y) -41.50
ZNH's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
72% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ZNH: -41.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ZNH' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -41.5
Current: -41.5
Forward Dividend Yield 2.17
ZNH's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. ZNH: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.16
ZNH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
78% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. ZNH: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ZNH' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.55 Max: 7.72
Current: 2.16
0.29
7.72

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.77
ZNH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. ZNH: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ZNH' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.68 Max: 5.02
Current: 1.77
0.69
5.02
Price/Projected FCF 0.72
ZNH's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. ZNH: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ZNH' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.7 Max: 81
Current: 0.72
0.52
81
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.24
ZNH's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
100% of the 8 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. ZNH: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.78
ZNH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ZNH: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ZNH' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.72 Max: 5.79
Current: 0.78
0.27
5.79
Price/Graham Number 1.02
ZNH's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. ZNH: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ZNH' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.08 Max: 4.14
Current: 1.02
0.63
4.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.27
ZNH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. ZNH: 7.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ZNH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 2.7 Max: 17.4
Current: 7.27
0.2
17.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $17,232
EPS (TTM) $ 4.23
Beta1.33
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $25.14 - 39.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)196.35

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 17,713 20,346
EPS ($) 6.25 6.25
EPS w/o NRI ($) 6.25 6.25
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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