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Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia)

Executive Summary

Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Limited, through its 50% interest in Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited, provides mobile telecommunications services under the Vodafone brand in Australia.

Risk Analysis

Does not have meaningful revenue (A$6M)



Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia)'s share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: HTA has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.3%

HTA

0.7%

AU Wireless Telecom

1.9%

AU Market


1 Year Return

47.8%

HTA

6.0%

AU Wireless Telecom

-6.4%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: HTA exceeded the Australian Wireless Telecom industry which returned 6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HTA exceeded the Australian Market which returned -6.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HTAIndustryMarket
7 Day6.3%0.7%1.9%
30 Day0%1.9%4.2%
90 Day13.3%6.3%14.7%
1 Year47.8%47.8%10.0%6.0%-2.6%-6.4%
3 Year157.6%157.6%9.0%-2.8%20.4%4.6%
5 Year112.5%112.5%13.8%-5.3%43.3%12.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia)'s share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: HTA (A$0.17) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HTA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XX Wireless Telecom industry average.

PE vs Market: HTA 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 HTA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HTA has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the XX Wireless Telecom industry average.


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Future Growth

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

16.8%

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.


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Past Performance

How has Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) performed over the past 5 years?

33.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HTA is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: HTA is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HTA is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 33.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare HTA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: HTA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Wireless Telecom industry (-0.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HTA's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

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


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HTA has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: HTA has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HTA has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: HTA's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet


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: Whilst unprofitable HTA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: HTA is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 36.8% per year.


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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.


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Management

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

21.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Barry Roberts-Thomson
Deputy Chairman and Director of National Network Deployment & Paging Operations Businessno datano data0.000030%
A$ 692.2
Louise Sexton
General Counsel21.92yrsAU$545.22kno data
Ting Chan
Deputy Group Managing Director of Hutchison Telecommunications International Limitedno datano datano data
Edith Shih
Company Secretary21.58yrsno datano data
Naomi Dolmatoff
Company Secretary1.33yrsno datano data

21.6yrs

Average Tenure

69yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: HTA's management team is seasoned and experienced (21.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Barry Roberts-Thomson
Deputy Chairman and Director of National Network Deployment & Paging Operations Businessno datano data0.000030%
A$ 692.2
John Scanlon
Independent Non Executive Director15.08yrsAU$54.75kno data
Frank Sixt
Non-Executive Director22.58yrsno data0.0074%
A$ 170.1k
Justin Gardener
Independent Director21.08yrsAU$54.75k0.014%
A$ 332.7k
Kai Ming Lai
Non-Executive Director16.25yrsno datano data
Mo Fong Chow Woo
Director0.67yrno datano data
Kin Ning Fok
Non-Executive Chairmanno datano data0.037%
A$ 851.6k
Melissa Anastasiou
Director0.42yrno datano data
Chiu Man Woo
Director4yrsno datano data

15.1yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: HTA's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.1 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 company bio, 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$2.307b
  • Shares outstanding: 13.57b
  • Website: https://www.hutchison.com.au

Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HTAASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDAug 1999
HTACHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDAug 1999

Biography

Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Limited, through its 50% interest in Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited, provides mobile telecommunications services under the Vodafone brand in Australia. Th ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/12 10:32
End of Day Share Price2020/08/11 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.