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Is Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited's (HKG:868) CEO Paid At A Competitive Rate?

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Ching Sai Tung is the CEO of Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited (HKG:868). This analysis aims first to contrast CEO compensation with other companies that have similar market capitalization. Then we'll look at a snap shot of the business growth. And finally - as a second measure of performance - we will look at the returns shareholders have received over the last few years. The aim of all this is to consider the appropriateness of CEO pay levels.

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How Does Ching Sai Tung's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

At the time of writing our data says that Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited has a market cap of HK$33b, and is paying total annual CEO compensation of HK$31m. (This figure is for the year to December 2017). While this analysis focuses on total compensation, it's worth noting the salary is lower, valued at HK$8.6m. When we examined a selection of companies with market caps ranging from HK$16b to HK$50b, we found the median CEO total compensation was HK$3.6m.

It would therefore appear that Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited pays Ching Sai Tung more than the median CEO remuneration at companies of a similar size, in the same market. However, this fact alone doesn't mean the remuneration is too high. A closer look at the performance of the underlying business will give us a better idea about whether the pay is particularly generous.

You can see a visual representation of the CEO compensation at Xinyi Glass Holdings, below.

SEHK:868 CEO Compensation, May 16th 2019

Is Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited Growing?

On average over the last three years, Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited has grown earnings per share (EPS) by 22% each year (using a line of best fit). It achieved revenue growth of 8.7% over the last year.

This demonstrates that the company has been improving recently. A good result. It's also good to see modest revenue growth, suggesting the underlying business is healthy. You might want to check this free visual report on analyst forecasts for future earnings.

Has Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited Been A Good Investment?

I think that the total shareholder return of 92%, over three years, would leave most Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited shareholders smiling. This strong performance might mean some shareholders don't mind if the CEO were to be paid more than is normal for a company of its size.

In Summary...

We examined the amount Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited pays its CEO, and compared it to the amount paid by similar sized companies. We found that it pays well over the median amount paid in the benchmark group.

Importantly, though, the company has impressed with its earnings per share growth, over three years. In addition, shareholders have done well over the same time period. Considering this fine result for shareholders, we daresay the CEO compensation might be apt. If you think CEO compensation levels are interesting you will probably really like this free visualization of insider trading at Xinyi Glass Holdings.

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