United Overseas Australia Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development and resale of land and buildings in Malaysia. More Details
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Share Price & News
How has United Overseas Australia's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UOS is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UOS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
AU Real Estate
1 Year Return
AU Real Estate
Return vs Industry: UOS exceeded the Australian Real Estate industry which returned -12.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UOS underperformed the Australian Market which returned 12.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is United Overseas Australia's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StUnited Overseas Australia's (ASX:UOS) Profits Appear To Have Quality Issues
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StUnited Overseas Australia (ASX:UOS) Has Compensated Shareholders With A Respectable 96% Return On Their Investment
2 months ago | Simply Wall StThese 4 Measures Indicate That United Overseas Australia (ASX:UOS) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well
Is United Overseas Australia undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: UOS (A$0.77) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0.64)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UOS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UOS is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.7x) compared to the AU Real Estate industry average (27.4x).
PE vs Market: UOS is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.7x) compared to the Australian market (19.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate UOS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UOS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the AU Real Estate industry average (1.1x).
How is United Overseas Australia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Real Estate industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as United Overseas Australia has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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How has United Overseas Australia performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UOS has a large one-off gain of A$32.3M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: UOS's current net profit margins (33.3%) are higher than last year (23.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UOS's earnings have declined by 12% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: UOS's earnings growth over the past year (6.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-12% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: UOS earnings growth over the past year (6.2%) exceeded the Real Estate industry -13.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: UOS's Return on Equity (6.3%) is considered low.
How is United Overseas Australia's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UOS's short term assets (A$1.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (A$417.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: UOS's short term assets (A$1.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (A$48.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UOS's debt to equity ratio (10.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: UOS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 12.3% to 10.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UOS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (63.3%).
Interest Coverage: UOS earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is United Overseas Australia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: UOS's dividend (5.23%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.11%).
High Dividend: UOS's dividend (5.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.61%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: UOS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: UOS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (30.5%), UOS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Chong Kong (79 yo)
Mr. Chong Soon Kong @ Chi Suim serves as the Managing Director and Director at United Overseas Australia Ltd since July 1, 1989 and served as its Executive Chairman. Mr. Kong co-founded UOA Development Bhd...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chong's total compensation ($USD1.57M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD925.61K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chong's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman & Company Secretary||no data||AU$64.77k||0.14% |
|MD & Director||31.67yrs||AU$2.06m||0.27% |
|Non-Independent Executive Director||33.75yrs||AU$2.06m||0.038% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||12.75yrs||AU$44.47k||0.012% |
|Alternate Non Independent Director||20.58yrs||AU$56.61k||0.034% |
Experienced Board: UOS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 18.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
United Overseas Australia Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: United Overseas Australia Limited
- Ticker: UOS
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Diversified Real Estate Activities
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: AU$1.114b
- Shares outstanding: 1.49b
- Website: https://www.uoa.com.my
Number of Employees
- United Overseas Australia Limited
- UOA Corporate Tower
- Lobby A, Avenue 10
- Kuala Lumpur
- Wilayah Persekutuan
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|UOS||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Oct 1992|
|EH5||SGX (Singapore Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||SG||SGD||Oct 1992|
|UOS||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Oct 1992|
United Overseas Australia Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development and resale of land and buildings in Malaysia. The company operates through three segments: Investment, Land dev...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/08 07:06|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/08 00:00|
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