July NBS Price Data in Leading Chinese Cities With Home Price Restrictions

China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released its monthly report on home sale prices (LINK).  The report provides less coverage and less detail than the private Fang/Soufun 100 city index whose release has been suspended.  Increased government control over price data seems to be an intangible measure to cool speculation. The NBS report still provides some … Continue reading July NBS Price Data in Leading Chinese Cities With Home Price Restrictions

June NBS Price Data in Leading Chinese Cities With Home Price Restrictions

China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released its monthly report on home sale prices (LINK).  The report provides less coverage and less detail than the private Fang/Soufun 100 city index whose release has been suspended.  Increased government control over price data seems to be an intangible measure to cool speculation. The NBS report still provides some … Continue reading June NBS Price Data in Leading Chinese Cities With Home Price Restrictions

Xinyuan 2Q17 Contract Sales Estimate from CRIC

China Real Estate Information Corporation (CRIC – a subsidiary of E-House) released estimated 1H17 sales data for the country’s top 200 property developers (LINK).  Xinyuan China is shown at #79 with estimated sales of 9.24Bn RMB for the half, which means 4.75Bn RMB for 2Q. CRIC does not have access to any official company records … Continue reading Xinyuan 2Q17 Contract Sales Estimate from CRIC

Xinyuan Xi’an Land Purchase

Xinyuan Real Estate disclosed through a wechat post that it acquired a new plot for development in Xi'an.  Key terms: Price: Not disclosed. Buildable Floor Area: 310000 sqm Land Use rights: Commercial The land was acquired through a private transaction rather than a public auction and Xinyuan has not yet disclosed the price.  Apartments in the … Continue reading Xinyuan Xi’an Land Purchase

May NBS Price Data in Leading Chinese Cities With Home Price Restrictions

China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released its monthly report on home sale prices (LINK).  The report provides less coverage and less detail than the private Fang/Soufun 100 city index whose release has been suspended.  Increased government control over price data seems to be an intangible measure to cool speculation. The NBS report still provides … Continue reading May NBS Price Data in Leading Chinese Cities With Home Price Restrictions

Xinyuan Kunshan Land Purchase

Xinyuan Real Estate disclosed through a wechat post that it was the winning bidder in a court auction of a partially completed commercial project in Kunshan.  Key terms: Price: 754,331,700 RMB Buildable Floor area: 163,300 sqm Land Use Rights: Commercial My understanding is that Xinyuan plans to submit a new site plan to the local government … Continue reading Xinyuan Kunshan Land Purchase

Xinyuan 1Q17 Results and Signals of a Strong Year

Key information from Xinyuan results and recent developments Xinyuan 1Q17 sales were above guidance and the company hinted that it expects a 42% increase in contract sales for the full year. Net Value delivered for shareholders in 1Q17 through book value increase + dividend of $0.38/share Strong financial condition and prudent approach to land acquisitions … Continue reading Xinyuan 1Q17 Results and Signals of a Strong Year

April NBS Price Data in Leading Chinese Cities With Home Price Restrictions

China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released its monthly report on home sale prices (LINK).  The report provides less coverage and less detail than the private Fang/Soufun 100 city index whose release has been suspended.  Increased government control over price data seems to be an intangible measure to cool speculation. The NBS report still provides … Continue reading April NBS Price Data in Leading Chinese Cities With Home Price Restrictions

Xinyuan Science & Technology Service (NEEQ:870929) 2016 Results

Xinyuan Science & Technology Service (STS), the property management subsidiary of Xinyuan Real Estate, filed its 2016 Annual Report (LINK).  Highlights: The company's NEEQ listing was approved on 3/15/17 (LINK), but the ownership structure shows that no shares are yet publicly held: Combining Xinyuan STS year-end results with valuation ranges of Hong Kong listed competitors … Continue reading Xinyuan Science & Technology Service (NEEQ:870929) 2016 Results

Xinyuan Real Estate: Improving Profitability Not Reflected in Falling Share Price

A year of excellent progress in operating performance and delivery of value to shareholders has not been fairly reflected in Xinyuan's share price which sits near a 52 week low. Improving profitability removes justification for a lower valuation than Hong Kong listed peers whose share prices have risen sharply. Xinyuan's average gross margin on projects … Continue reading Xinyuan Real Estate: Improving Profitability Not Reflected in Falling Share Price