|Day's Range||0.355 - 0.365|
|52 Week Range||0.355 - 0.650|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||-0.19|
|Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Chinese construction machinery makers are opening banks, designing tractors and abandoning core business deals in an effort to diversify and stay profitable as China's sputtering economy brings a sustained downturn to a once-booming market. Encouraged to expand after Beijing fired up a $640 billion stimulus package seven years ago to help them beat the global financial crisis, manufacturers from Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co to Sany Heavy Industry Co are stuck with a glut of unsold equipment, factories they don't need and tumbling earnings. The head of the central bank's research bureau believes growth could slow again this year, and all but one of China's 30 provinces have cut their 2015 economic targets. "It will be another tough year for construction machinery makers as the growth of the country's fixed asset investment continues to slow," said Shi Yang, a China-based senior consultant with industry intelligence firm Off-Highway Research Ltd.
China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Ltd. (1101) secured a cash injection that may be worth as much as HK$3.23 billion ($417 million) and will change the company’s name as it shifts focus to energy. A company owned by private equity investor Wang Ping will pay HK$510 million for warrants with an exercise price of HK$1.60 a share, cut to HK$1.20 if used within six months, Rongsheng said in a Hong Kong stock exchange filing yesterday. The shipbuilder applied for its shares to resume trading in Hong Kong today, according to a separate statement. The company plans to use money from the share sale on capital expenditure, working capital and existing or new energy projects, Rongsheng said.
These are some of the leading stories in Hong Kong newspapers on Monday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST * Zhang Yaqin, the man who ...