HIL Stock Overview
Hills Limited supplies technology solutions to the healthcare, security, surveillance, and IT markets in Australia and New Zealand.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.12|
|52 Week High||AU$0.19|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.12|
|1 Month Change||0%|
|3 Month Change||-14.29%|
|1 Year Change||-35.14%|
|3 Year Change||-33.33%|
|5 Year Change||-66.67%|
|Change since IPO||-87.58%|
Recent News & Updates
We Think Hills (ASX:HIL) Has A Fair Chunk Of Debt
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Hills (ASX:HIL) Is Carrying A Fair Bit Of Debt
The external fund manager backed by Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger, Li Lu, makes no bones about it when he says...
|HIL||AU Electronic||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: HIL underperformed the Australian Electronic industry which returned 30.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HIL underperformed the Australian Market which returned 5.8% over the past year.
|HIL Average Weekly Movement||7.3%|
|Electronic Industry Average Movement||7.3%|
|Market Average Movement||8.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||15.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||3.7%|
Stable Share Price: HIL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HIL's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Hills Limited supplies technology solutions to the healthcare, security, surveillance, and IT markets in Australia and New Zealand. It operates through two segments, Hills Health Solutions and Hills Distribution. The company designs, supplies, and installs health technology solutions, nurse call and patient engagement, and other related solutions, including security, Wi-Fi, and telephony into the health and aged care sectors.
Hills Fundamentals Summary
|HIL fundamental statistics|
Is HIL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|HIL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$159.75m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.044|
|Net Profit Margin||-5.68%|
How did HIL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Hills undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate HIL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate HIL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HIL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Electronic industry average.
PE vs Market: HIL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HIL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HIL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the AU Electronic industry average (4.3x).
How is Hills forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Tech 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 Hills 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.
How has Hills performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HIL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: HIL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HIL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 28.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare HIL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: HIL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (178.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HIL has a negative Return on Equity (-30.77%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Hills's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HIL's short term assets (A$60.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$34.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: HIL's short term assets (A$60.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$28.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HIL's net debt to equity ratio (39.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HIL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 37.2% to 60.2% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: HIL has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: HIL has sufficient cash runway for 1.2 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 52.4% each year.
What is Hills's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HIL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HIL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HIL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HIL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: HIL is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HIL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. David Anthony Clarke, BCom, DipGrad, CA, GAICD, serves as Chief Executive Officer & Director at Hills Limited since May 17, 2021. He served as Director at Corum Group Limited since February 19, 2020 un...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD193.93K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD291.61K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare David's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: HIL's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: HIL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Hills Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hills Limited
- Ticker: HIL
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1945
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Implied Market Cap: AU$27.838m
- Shares outstanding: 231.99m
- Website: https://www.hills.com.au
Number of Employees
- Hills Limited
- Building F
- Unit 1
- New South Wales
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/23 07:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/21 00:00|
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.