China HGS Reports First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 Results

Feb 05, 2016, 07:00 ET from China HGS Real Estate Inc.

HANZHONG, Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- China HGS Real Estate Inc. (NASDAQ: HGSH) ("China HGS" or the "Company"), a leading regional real estate developer headquartered in Hanzhong City, Shaanxi Province, China, today reported its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 ended December 31, 2015 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. An electronic copy of the quarterly report on Form 10-Q can be accessed on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.

Highlights for the Quarter

  • Total revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 were approximately $5.9 million, a decrease of 44.6% from approximately $10.6 million in the same quarter of fiscal 2015. Total revenues recognized from percentage of completion method were approximately $2.7 million, which accounted for 45.3% of total revenues in the first quarter of fiscal 2016.
  • Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 totaled approximately $1.4 million, a decrease of approximately 12.2% from the net income of approximately $1.6 million in the same period of last year. The decreased profit margin in this quarter compared to the same quarter of last year was primarily due to a slowdown of contracted sales achieved in the current quarter.
  • Basic and diluted net earnings per share ("EPS") attributable to shareholders for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 were $0.03, compared to $0.04 for the same quarter last year.  

"The macro environment remains challenge given the weakening economy in China, coupled with depreciation of Chinese currency. These inevitably contributed to our weaker sales results," said Mr. Xiaojun Zhu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China HGS. "We have been focusing on factors that we have control to drive the sales and timely complete the constructions under development. In the meantime, the Company is executing strategies to develop more commercial and municipal projects and diversify its revenue streams. We remain confident in our ability to executive the strategies and create long-term shareholder value."

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements, which are subject to change. The forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All "forward-looking statements" relating to the business of China HGS Real Estate Inc., which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects" or similar expressions, involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ. These factors include but are not limited to: the uncertain market for the Company's business, macroeconomic, technological, regulatory, or other factors affecting the profitability of real estate business; and other risks related to the Company's business and risks related to operating in China. Please refer to the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2015, as well as the Company's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q that have been filed since the date of such annual report, for specific details on risk factors. Given these risks and uncertainties, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update its forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.

About China HGS Real Estate, Inc.

China HGS Real Estate, Inc. (NASDAQ: HGSH), founded in 1995 and headquartered in Hanzhong City, Shaanxi Province, is a leading real estate developer in the region and holds the national grade I real estate qualification. The Company focuses on the development of high-rise, sub-high-rise residential buildings and multi-building apartment complexes in China's Tier 3 and Tier 4 cities and counties with rapidly growing populations driven by increased urbanization. The Company provides affordable housing with popular and modern designs to meet the needs of multiple buyer groups. The Company's development activity spans a range of services, including land acquisition, project planning, design management, construction management, sales and marketing, and property management. For further information about China HGS, please go to www.chinahgs.com

Company contact:

Randy Xiong, President of Capital Market China Phone: (86) 091-62622612 Email: randy.xiong@chinahgs.com

CHINA HGS REAL ESTATE, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(Unaudited)

December 31,

September 30,

2015

2015

ASSETS

Current assets:

Cash

$

1,182,817

$

1,333,919

Restricted cash

1,739,793

1,715,268

Advances to vendors

83,260

-

Cost and earnings in excess of billings

11,192,689

11,825,036

Real estate property development completed

71,696,324

75,391,512

Real estate property under development

53,361,785

55,154,153

Other current assets

1,512,819

228,223

Total current assets

140,769,487

145,648,111

Property, plant and equipment, net

743,955

780,038

Real estate property development completed, net of current portion

2,000,626

2,140,271

Security deposits for land use right

3,080,857

3,146,237

Real estate property under development, net of current portion

148,310,045

143,660,781

Due from local government for real estate property development completed

3,001,308

3,065,000

Total Assets

$

297,906,278

$

$ 298,440,438

LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

Current liabilities:

Bank loan – current portion

$

6,161,714

$

6,292,474

Short-term loans - other

472,912

5,674,239

Accounts payable

32,262,036

41,501,682

Other payables

15,992,102

12,676,362

Construction deposits

1,501,141

1,959,706

Billings in excess of cost and earnings

3,367,321

3,315,302

Customer deposits

20,086,668

17,387,969

Shareholder loan

2,649,534

1,810,000

Accrued expenses

4,737,203

4,855,891

Taxes payable

15,530,542

15,830,886

Total current liabilities

102,761,173

111,304,511

Deferred tax liabilities

4,678,534

4,711,161

Customer deposits, net of current portion

7,903,239

8,246,004

Other long term loan payable, less current portion

26,060,283

15,731,186

Construction deposits, net of current portion

924,898

972,432

Total liabilities

142,328,127

140,965,294

Commitments and Contingencies

Stockholders' equity

Common stock, $0.001 par value, 100,000,000 shares

authorized, 45,050,000 shares issued and outstanding

December 31, 2015 and September 30, 2015

45,050

45,050

Additional paid-in capital

17,779,216

17,764,316

Statutory surplus

16,439,333

16,439,333

Retained earnings

121,095,422

119,668,198

Accumulated other comprehensive income

219,130

3,558,247

Total stockholders' equity

155,578,151

157,475,144

Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity

$

297,906,278

$

298,440,438

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.

 

CHINA HGS REAL ESTATE, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME  AND COMPREHENSIVE INCOME(LOSS) 

(Unaudited)

Three months ended December 31,

2015

2014

Real estate sales

$

5,856,607

$

10,565,687

Less: Sales tax

(411,988)

(670,550)

          Cost of real estate sales

(3,208,889)

(7,025,806)

Gross profit

2,235,730

2,869,331

Operating expenses

Selling and distribution expenses

90,153

375,166

General and administrative expenses

478,511

616,178

Total operating expenses

568,664

991,344

Operating income

1,667,066

1,877,987

Interest income

-

1,164

Interest expense

(104,046)

(18,100)

Income  before income taxes

1,563,020

1,861,051

Provision for income taxes

135,796

235,061

Net income

1,427,224

1,625,990

Other comprehensive income (loss)

Foreign currency translation adjustment

(3,339,117)

186,761

Comprehensive income (loss)

$

(1,911,893)

$

1,812,751

Basic and diluted income per common share

Basic

$

0.03

$

0.04

Diluted

$

0.03

$

0.04

Weighted average common shares outstanding

Basic

45,050,000

45,050,000

Diluted

45,050,000

45,122,819

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.

CHINA HGS REAL ESTATE, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(Unaudited)

Three months ended December 31,

2015

2014

Cash flows from operating activities

Net income

$

1,427,224

$

1,625,990

Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash used in operating activities:

Deferred tax provision

66,304

223,803

Depreciation

20,187

21,015

Stock based compensation

14,900

-

Changes in assets and liabilities:

Due from local government for real estate property development completed (accounts receivable long-term)

-

814,478

Advances to vendors

(84,577)

(269,993)

Cost and earnings in excess of billings

392,728

236,110

Real estate property development completed

2,258,837

435,511

Real estate property under development

(7,098,791)

934,562

Other current assets

(1,309,716)

386,470

Accounts payables

(8,509,618)

(10,093,427)

Other payables

3,635,725

132,328

Billings in excess of cost and earnings

122,823

1,172,034

Customer deposits

2,934,270

(1,884,242)

Construction deposits

(452,203)

-

Accrued expenses

(24,843)

326,052

Taxes payable

29,080

(699,456)

Net cash used in operating activities

(6,577,670)

(6,638,765)

Cash flow from financing activities

Restricted cash

(61,120)

(13,160)

Proceeds from shareholder loan

852,802

2,068,775

Proceeds from bank loans

-

4,886,869

Proceeds from other loans

10,824,408

-

Repayment of other loans

(5,163,753)

-

Net cash provided by financing activities

6,452,337

6,942,484

Effect of changes of foreign exchange rate on cash

(25,769)

1,242

Net increase (decrease) in cash

(151,102)

304,961

Cash, beginning of period

1,333,919

1,125,545

Cash, end of period

$

1,182,817

$

1,430,506

Supplemental disclosures of cash flow information:

Interest paid

$

486,077

$

500,397

Income taxes paid

$

69,492

$

58,190

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.

SOURCE China HGS Real Estate Inc.



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