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Buffett Indicator: China Stock Market Valuations and Expected Future Returns

Updated at Mon, 20 Sep 2021 20:30:06 -0500
Country: China (updated daily) check out Global Overview for detailed methodology.

According to the original Buffet Indicator, the Stock Market is Modestly Overvalued.

Ratio of total market cap over GDP: Recent 10 Year Maximum - 92.15%; Recent 10 Year Minimum - 38.69%; current - 69.05%
Expected future annual return: 5.1%

Based on the newly introduced total market cap over GDP plus Total Assets of Central Bank ratio, the Stock Market is Modestly Overvalued.

Ratio of total market cap over GDP plus Total Assets of Central Bank: Recent 10 Year Maximum - 60.34%; Recent 10 Year Minimum - 24.88%; current - 50.12%
Modified expected future annual return: 4.3%

ETF Used for dividend yield: MCHI (Yield=1.18%)
Market Index used: Shanghai Composite Index
Current Annual GDP: $15,847 billion US dollars or 102,491 in billions of national currency (GDP in Local Current Prices Annual Growth=5.85%)
Current Total Asset of Central Bank: $5,983 billion US dollars or 38,692 in billions of national currency
Data since year 1990


China Historical GDP Growth

Historical GDP of China in billions of national currency. The GDP in local current prices has grown at the annual rate of 5.85% over the past 8 years. Please note this growth rate includes the effect of price inflation and it is NOT the real GDP growth rate. Current Annual GDP: $15,847 billion US dollars or 102,491 in billions of national currency.

China GDP (Billion, National Currency)

Historical Stock Market Cap

Historical total market of China in billions of national currency. This value is normalized using the data published by WorldBank. Shanghai Composite Index is used for the normalization. It is an index of all stocks (A shares and B shares) that are traded at the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

China Total Market Cap (Billion, National Currency)

Historical Total Assets of Central Bank

Historical Total Assets of Central Bank of China in billions of national currency, which is obtained from each country’s central bank balance sheet. Please be aware that if the total assets is displayed as zero or - , it suggests that there's no data available rather than the original data being zero. In this case, the modified version of both the ratio and projected annualized market return will be treated the same as the original version.

China Total Assets of Central Bank (Billion, National Currency)

Original and Modified Historical Ratio of Total Market Cap over GDP (%)

The current ratio of total market cap over GDP for China is 69.05%. The recent 10 year high was 92.15%; the recent 10 low was 38.69%. If we assume that the ratio will reverse to the recent 10 years mean of 59.09% over the next 8 years, the contribution to expected annual return is -1.93%.

Based on the modified version, the current TMC / (GDP + Total Assets of Central Bank) Ratio for China is 50.12%. The recent 10 year high was 60.34%; the recent 10 low was 24.88%. If we assume that the ratio will reverse to the recent 10 years mean of 40.12% over the next 8 years, the contribution to expected annual return is -2.74%.

This is the detailed historical chart of the original TMC / GDP ratio and modified TMC / (GDP + Total Assets of Central Bank) ratio.

China Original and Modified Ratio of TMC over GDP (%)

Based on these historical valuations, we have divided market valuation into five zones:

Ratio = Total Market Cap / GDP Valuation
Ratio ≤ 41% Significantly Undervalued
41% < Ratio ≤ 53% Modestly Undervalued
53% < Ratio ≤ 65% Fair Valued
65% < Ratio ≤ 77% Modestly Overvalued
Ratio > 77% Significantly Overvalued
Where are we today (2021-09-21)? Ratio = 69.05%, Modestly Overvalued

Based on these modified historical valuations, we have divided market valuation into five zones:

Ratio = Total Market Cap / (GDP + Total Assets of Central Bank) Valuation
Ratio ≤ 28% Significantly Undervalued
28% < Ratio ≤ 36% Modestly Undervalued
36% < Ratio ≤ 44% Fair Valued
44% < Ratio ≤ 52% Modestly Overvalued
Ratio > 52% Significantly Overvalued
Where are we today (2021-09-21)? Ratio = 50.12%, Modestly Overvalued

Predicted and Actual Returns

From the equation presented on the U.S. market valuation page,

Investment Return (%) = Dividend Yield (%) + Business Growth (%) + (Re/Rb)(1/T)-1

We can compute the predicted and actual returns of the China stock market over a given time period, T. In the calculation, we set T to equal eight years, the approximate length of a full economic cycle. The calculated results are presented in the chart below.

The Predicted Return line indicates the expected, or predicted annualized return for the next eight years if the current TMC / GDP ratio reverts to its recent 10 years mean of 59.09%.

The Modified Predicted Return line indicates the expected, or predicted annualized return for the next eight years if the current TMC / (GDP + Total Assets of Central Bank) ratio reverts to its recent 10 years mean of 40.12%.

The Actual Return line indicates the actual, annualized return of the China stock market over eight years. We use “Shanghai Composite Index” to do the actual return calculation. We can see the calculations largely predicted the trend in the stock market as the actual return line is closely parallel to the two predicted return lines.

Predicted and Actual Returns of China

Conclusion

Under the original buffett indicator, the stock market of China is expected to return 5.1% a year for the coming years. This is from the contribution of economic growth in local current prices: 5.85%, Dividend Yield: 1.18% and valuation reverse to the mean -1.93%.

Under the modified model, the contribution of economic growth and dividend yield stays the same while the valuation reverse to mean changes to -2.74%. Consequently, the stock market of China is expected to return 4.3% a year.

This is the projected return and the modified projected return of the stock market in China relative to other countries. Click on the country on the left sidebar to check out the details for each country.





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