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United Overseas AustraliaASX:UOS Stock Report

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20 Jan, 2022


Company Financials
UOS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6

UOS Stock Overview

United Overseas Australia Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development and resale of land and buildings in Malaysia.

United Overseas Australia Competitors




GPT Group



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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for United Overseas Australia
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.69
52 Week HighAU$0.81
52 Week LowAU$0.64
1 Month Change3.79%
3 Month Change-7.43%
1 Year Change-6.80%
3 Year Change9.60%
5 Year Change6.20%
Change since IPO3,705.56%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 19
These 4 Measures Indicate That United Overseas Australia (ASX:UOS) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

These 4 Measures Indicate That United Overseas Australia (ASX:UOS) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

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Shareholder Returns

UOSAU Real EstateAU Market

Return vs Industry: UOS matched the Australian Real Estate industry which returned -6.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UOS underperformed the Australian Market which returned 7.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is UOS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
UOS volatility
UOS Average Weekly Movement2.9%
Real Estate Industry Average Movement4.8%
Market Average Movement8.5%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market15.3%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market3.6%

Stable Share Price: UOS is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: UOS's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19871,511Chong Kong

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 development and Resale, and Others. The Investment segment is involved in the holding of various investment properties.

United Overseas Australia Fundamentals Summary

How do United Overseas Australia's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
UOS fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$1.04b
Earnings (TTM)AU$89.73m
Revenue (TTM)AU$222.92m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
UOS income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$157.46m
Gross ProfitAU$65.46m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.059
Gross Margin29.36%
Net Profit Margin40.25%
Debt/Equity Ratio10.8%

How did UOS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is United Overseas Australia undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UOS (A$0.69) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$1.04)

Significantly Below Fair Value: UOS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UOS is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the Australian Real Estate industry average (16.3x).

PE vs Market: UOS is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the Australian market (19.3x).

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 (1x).

Future Growth

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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

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$41.6M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: UOS's current net profit margins (40.3%) are higher than last year (18.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UOS's earnings have declined by 13.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: UOS's earnings growth over the past year (33.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-13.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: UOS earnings growth over the past year (33.8%) underperformed the Real Estate industry 84%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: UOS's Return on Equity (5.7%) is considered low.

Financial Health

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$439.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: UOS's short term assets (A$1.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (A$48.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UOS has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: UOS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 10.9% to 10.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: UOS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (65.9%).

Interest Coverage: UOS earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is United Overseas Australia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: UOS's dividend (2.92%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.21%).

High Dividend: UOS's dividend (2.92%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.47%).

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 not increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33.2%), 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.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Chong Kong (80 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 ($USD1.46M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD931.63K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Chong's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Board Members

Experienced Board: UOS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.7 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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.6%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

United Overseas Australia Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: United Overseas Australia Limited
  • Ticker: UOS
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1987
  • Industry: Diversified Real Estate Activities
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$1.043b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.52b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • United Overseas Australia Limited
  • UOA Corporate Tower
  • Lobby A, Avenue 10
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Wilayah Persekutuan
  • 59200
  • Malaysia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/20 15:55
End of Day Share Price2022/01/20 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.