Why We Think Huscoke Holdings Limited (HKG:704) Could Be Worth Looking At

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Huscoke Holdings Limited (HKG:704), there’s is a financially-sound company with a an impressive track record of performance, trading at a discount. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Huscoke Holdings here.

Good value with proven track record

704 has a strong track record of performance. In the previous year, 704 delivered an impressive double-digit return of 26% Not surprisingly, 704 outperformed its industry which returned 11%, giving us more conviction of the company’s capacity to drive bottom-line growth going forward. 704’s debt-to-equity ratio stands at 11%, which means its debt level is acceptable. This means that 704’s capital structure strikes a good balance between low-cost debt funding and maintaining financial flexibility without overly restrictive terms of debt. 704 appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 2.5x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

SEHK:704 Income Statement, May 21st 2019
SEHK:704 Income Statement, May 21st 2019

704’s shares are now trading at a price below its true value based on its discounted cash flows, indicating a relatively pessimistic market sentiment. This mispricing gives investors the opportunity to buy into the stock at a cheap price compared to the value they will be receiving, should analysts’ consensus forecast growth be correct. Compared to the rest of the oil and gas industry, 704 is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This further reaffirms that 704 is potentially undervalued.

SEHK:704 Price Estimation Relative to Market, May 21st 2019
SEHK:704 Price Estimation Relative to Market, May 21st 2019

Next Steps:

For Huscoke Holdings, I’ve put together three important aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for 704’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for 704’s outlook.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does 704 return gains to shareholders through reinvesting in itself and growing earnings, or redistribute a decent portion of earnings as dividends? Our historical dividend yield visualization quickly tells you what your can expect from 704 as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of 704? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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