Barron's: If Trump Bans Hikvision

Author: John Honovich, Published on Feb 05, 2018

What happens if Trump bans Hikvision from US government entities?

This is being considered in a new profile by financial magazine Barron's: China’s Hikvision Rises as Surveillance Gets Hot.

Barron emphasizes Hikvision's Chinese government ownership:

Hikvision, as it’s called, is controversial because it is a subsidiary of China Electronics Technology Group, which is directly controlled by the Chinese government, which raises concerns that Beijing could use its products to gather information. [emphasis added]

Then, citing an analyst, concludes:

If the Trump administration bans Hikvision from selling to government entities, it will be a drag on earnings, but won’t derail Hikvision [emphasis added]

In this note, we examine Barron's analysis, the potential impact financially and operationally both to Hikvision and its competitors.

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