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GDS Holdings Profitability Rank

: 4 (As of Mar. 2022)
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GDS Holdings has the Profitability Rank of 4.

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

GDS Holdings's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was 6.03%. As of today, GDS Holdings's Piotroski F-Score is 3.


Competitive Comparison

For the Information Technology Services subindustry, GDS Holdings's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

GDS Holdings Profitability Rank Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, GDS Holdings's Profitability Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where GDS Holdings's Profitability Rank falls into.



GDS Holdings Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

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.

GDS Holdings has the Profitability Rank of 4.

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

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

GDS Holdings's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Mar. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Mar. 2022 )
=21.338303439145 / 353.62260820225
=6.03 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

2. Piotroski F-Score

Warning Sign:

Piotroski F-Score of 3 is low, which usually implies poor business operation.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

GDS Holdings has an F-score of 3. It is a bad or low score, which usually implies poor business operation.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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GDS Holdings Business Description

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No. 999 Zhouhai Road, F4/F5, Building C, Sunland International, Pudong, Shanghai, CHN, 200137
GDS Holdings started as an IT service provider in 2001 then moved to the data center business with its first self-developed data center opening in 2010. The company now develops and operates data centers in China and also builds, operates and transfers data centers for other clients. It offers colocation and managed services and mainly targets hyperscale cloud service customers who take large areas of its data centers or even whole data centers under long-term contracts. It has aggressively raised capital over the past four years for expansion. Its data centers are located predominantly in and around the Tier 1 cities in China and it has also started an expansion plan into Southeast Asia. GDS listed on the NASDAQ in 2016 and completed a secondary listing in Hong Kong in 2020.

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