GURE produces Bromine and Crude salt. The supply for Bromine can not meet the demand and bromine prices continue to skyrocket to 4500 dollars a ton. Bromine is a red-brown liquid that is used in fire retardant chemicals, oil drilling, disinfectants, water purifiers, photographic film, medicine, and dyes. Also, the agricultural industry uses it to form various compounds that destroy pests.
Current Price: $3.80 PE ratio: 2.5 Cash on Hand: 87 million dollars Debt: 2 million dollars Yearly Revenue: 200 million dollars Net Income: 60 million dollars Outstanding Shares: 35 million Insiders: Own 13 million shares Institutional Ownership: 7 million shares Current Short Float: 4 million shares 52 Week High: $14.00 52 Week Low: $2.50 Next Earnings Date: August 15th Quarterly Earnings Projection: 40 to 60 cents a share
Insiders have agreed not to sell any shares until July of 2014.
GURE promised to buyback up to 10 million dollars of stock.
GURE has little competition with extremely high barriers to entry for potential competitors.
GURE is the largest producer of Bromine in China; GURE produces 5 to 10 percent of the total world production of Bromine.
China is the fastest growing country in the world (9.5 percent GDP) with the largest population in the world.
The cost of labor is extremely cheap in China.
The company produces bromine on demand, which means that they have no inventory buildup.
The biggest customers pickup the end product, which eliminates shipping costs.
The company has massive government support. China needs bromine and wants to be self-sufficient, without buying from other countries.
They have lots of cash and little debt.
They consistently beat earnings.
The best part is that GURE is completely immune to any recession that the US might experience.
The bottom line: GURE has unfairly gone down, due to other Chinese stocks in the sector that were accused of fraud. GURE is a once in a lifetime buying opportunity.