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HTA

Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia)ASX:HTA Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$1.6b

7D

4.5%

1Y

-11.5%

Updated

21 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
HTA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

HTA Overview

Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Limited, through its 25.05% interest in TPG Telecom Limited, provides telecommunications services in Australia.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia)
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.12
52 Week HighAU$0.10
52 Week LowAU$0.15
Beta0.26
1 Month Change9.52%
3 Month Change4.55%
1 Year Change-11.54%
3 Year Change9.52%
5 Year Change51.32%
Change since IPO-95.69%

Recent News & Updates

Feb 18
We're Not Counting On Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) (ASX:HTA) To Sustain Its Statutory Profitability

We're Not Counting On Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) (ASX:HTA) To Sustain Its Statutory Profitability

As a general rule, we think profitable companies are less risky than companies that lose money. However, sometimes...

Shareholder Returns

HTAAU Wireless TelecomAU Market
7D4.5%-0.3%0.7%
1Y-11.5%11.2%21.4%

Return vs Industry: HTA underperformed the Australian Wireless Telecom industry which returned 12.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HTA underperformed the Australian Market which returned 21.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is HTA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
HTA volatility
HTA Beta0.26
Industry Beta0.60
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: HTA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: HTA's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19891n/ahttps://www.hutchison.com.au

Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Limited, through its 25.05% interest in TPG Telecom Limited, provides telecommunications services in Australia. It offers portfolio of fixed and mobile products under the Vodafone, TPG, iiNet, Internode, Lebara, and AAPT brands. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in North Sydney, Australia.

Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Fundamentals Summary

How do Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia)'s earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
HTA fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$1.56b
Earnings (TTM)AU$85.77m
Revenue (TTM)AU$110.00k

18.2x

P/E Ratio

0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
HTA income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$110.00k
Cost of RevenueAU$1.77m
Gross Profit-AU$1.66m
Expenses-AU$87.43m
EarningsAU$85.77m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.0063
Gross Margin-1,511.82%
Net Profit Margin77,971.82%
Debt/Equity Ratio11.6%

How did HTA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

18.23x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: HTA (A$0.12) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0.06)

Significantly Below Fair Value: HTA is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HTA is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.2x) compared to the Global Wireless Telecom industry average (19x).

PE vs Market: HTA is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.2x) compared to the Australian market (19.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HTA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HTA's PB Ratio (2.1x) is in line with the XX Wireless Telecom industry average.


Future Growth

How is Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.0%

Forecasted Telecom 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 Hutchison Telecommunications (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 Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) performed over the past 5 years?

65.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HTA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: HTA's current net profit margins are higher than last year .


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HTA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 65.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: HTA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: HTA had negative earnings growth (-88.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Wireless Telecom industry average (4.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HTA's Return on Equity (11.4%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia)'s financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HTA's short term assets (A$37.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$88.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: HTA has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HTA's debt to equity ratio (11.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: HTA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 171% to 11.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: HTA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.6%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if HTA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HTA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HTA'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 HTA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HTA's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HTA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.


Next Steps

Management

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

22.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: HTA's management team is seasoned and experienced (22.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: HTA's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Limited
  • Ticker: HTA
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1989
  • Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: AU$1.561b
  • Shares outstanding: 13.57b
  • Website: https://www.hutchison.com.au

Number of Employees


Location

  • Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Limited
  • 177 Pacific Highway
  • Level 1
  • North Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2060
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/21 07:04
End of Day Share Price2021/10/20 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
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.