It is time to review some of the greatest gainers for this year. Here are our top 3.
Heritage International Holdings Limited (412:HK)
The company is a conglomerate engaging mainly in the real estate and money lending business in Hong Kong. The company has exposure to Property Investment, Investments in Securities, Money Lending, Investment Holding, and Chinese Medicine Clinic industry. It is also involved in the ownership and rental of commercial and residential properties; purchase and sale of securities, as well as holding of equity and debt investments; holding of motor vehicles; provision of corporate services; and operation of a Chinese medicine clinic. Moreover, the company engages in the plantation of fruit trees; and management of the forestlands in the People’s Republic of China. The company is one of the best performing stock on the Hong Kong Exchange this year, chalking up about 430% gain in a year. This comes after the company was able to record a full year profit after years of losses.
Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Limited (566:HK)
Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Limited manufactures equipment and turnkey production lines for the manufacture of amorphous silicon based thin-film solar photovoltaic modules worldwide. The company operates through two segments, manufacturing, and build and sell. It provides plasma enhanced chemical vapour depositors for the deposition of photovoltaic layers; magnetron sputtering devices for the deposition of conductive electrode layers; and automated turnkey solutions with an integrated manufacturing system for thin-film photovoltaic modules. The company also construct solar farms or rooftop power stations. Furthermore, it offers customer support and training through sales and service centers in the Mainland China and Hong Kong. The company recorded a 250% gain this year alone as the solar industry slowly works its way out of its oversupply situation.
China Railway Group Limited (390:HK)
China Railway Group Limited operates as an integrated construction company in China and across Asia. The company is involved in the infrastructure construction, surveying & consultancy, engineering products & manufacturing and property development business. Its other businesses segment is engaged in mining, merchandise trading, financial trust, and other ancillary businesses. China Railway Group Limited is a subsidiary of China Railway Engineering Corporation. A truly large cap company, the company is still able to produce about 60% for 2014. The company saw its earnings increase from CNY6.9 billion in 2009 to CNY9.4 billion in 2013. The company is expected to increase its earnings again this year. The company currently trades at a P/E ratio of 19 times and has a dividend yield of 0.7%.
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All views and opinions articulated in the article were expressed in Stanley Lim’s personal capacity and does not in any way represent those of his employer and other related entities. Stanley Lim does not own any companies mentioned above.