Hong Kong/Hang Seng P/E & CAPE Ratio 2017

The table belows lists the historical P/E and CAPE ratios of Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index. The current Shiller PE ratio of the index is 14.89 (3/31/2017). Hang Seng index is considered to be the benchmark stock index of Hong Kong’s equity market.

Hang Seng Index - P/E & Shiller PE



To examine the global CAPE ratios for the past 20 years, purchase the Global Valuations Database by Siblis Research that provides Shiller PE ratios of 18 nations, including Total Market Cap to GNI ratios of 28 countries. Check a sample dataset from here.



Hong Kong Hang Seng CAPE Ratio P/E

The current Shiller PE of Hang Seng in considerably lower than its historical average ratio. This might indicate that Hong Kong’s stock market is currently undervalued.

Hang Seng Index (HSI)

Hang Seng is the most followed indicator for Hong Kong’s stock market. It consists of 50 major companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. Some of the largest index components are China Mobile, PetroChina, HSBC Holdings and Sinopec. The constituents are grouped into four sub-categories, Finance, Utilities, Properties and Commerce & Industry. The index was first published in November 1969 and is maintained by a subsidiary of Hang Seng Bank.

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