HE1 Stock Overview
Hope Education Group Co., Ltd., an investment holding company, provides higher education and secondary vocational education services in China and Malaysia.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||HK$0.064|
|52 Week High||HK$0.20|
|52 Week Low||HK$0.035|
|1 Month Change||58.75%|
|3 Month Change||-7.30%|
|1 Year Change||-66.04%|
|3 Year Change||-45.68%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-61.04%|
Recent News & Updates
|HE1||DE Consumer Services||DE Market|
Return vs Industry: HE1 underperformed the German Consumer Services industry which returned -19.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HE1 underperformed the German Market which returned -23.8% over the past year.
|HE1 Average Weekly Movement||17.0%|
|Consumer Services Industry Average Movement||5.7%|
|Market Average Movement||5.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in DE Market||10.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in DE Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: HE1 is more volatile than 90% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 17% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HE1's weekly volatility (17%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of German stocks.
About the Company
Hope Education Group Co., Ltd., an investment holding company, provides higher education and secondary vocational education services in China and Malaysia. The company provides technician education and training, self-study examination, adult education, technical management and consultancy, and other training services, as well as sells textbooks and dormitory beddings. As of August 31, 2021, it owned and operated 22 schools, including 9 colleges and universities, 11 junior colleges, and 2 technician colleges.
Hope Education Group Fundamentals Summary
|HE1 fundamental statistics|
Is HE1 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|HE1 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CN¥1.36b|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.069|
|Net Profit Margin||20.91%|
How did HE1 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is HE1 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 6/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for HE1?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is HE1's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does HE1's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|HE1 PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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HE1 Hope Education Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: HE1 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8x) compared to the peer average (21.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does HE1's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Consumer Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: HE1 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8x) compared to the European Consumer Services industry average (22x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is HE1's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||8x|
|Fair PE Ratio||27x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: HE1 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of HE1 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: HE1 (€0.06) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€0.94)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HE1 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HE1 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
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How is Hope Education Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HE1's forecast earnings growth (17.2% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.01%).
Earnings vs Market: HE1's earnings (17.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (8.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HE1's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HE1's revenue (15.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HE1's revenue (15.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HE1's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.7%).
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How has Hope Education Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HE1 has a large one-off gain of CN¥810.9M impacting its February 28 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: HE1's current net profit margins (20.9%) are higher than last year (19.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HE1's earnings have grown significantly by 27.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HE1's earnings growth over the past year (72.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (27.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HE1 earnings growth over the past year (72.6%) exceeded the Consumer Services industry 21.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: HE1's Return on Equity (6.8%) is considered low.
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How is Hope Education Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HE1's short term assets (CN¥2.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CN¥6.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: HE1's short term assets (CN¥2.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CN¥5.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HE1's net debt to equity ratio (39%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HE1's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 431.2% to 50.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HE1's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.5%).
Interest Coverage: HE1's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.3x coverage).
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What is Hope Education Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HE1's dividend (5.82%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.5%).
High Dividend: HE1's dividend (5.82%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.49%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HE1 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: HE1's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47.3%), HE1's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: HE1 is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Hope Education Group has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Experienced Management: HE1's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: HE1's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 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.
Hope Education Group Co., Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hope Education Group Co., Ltd.
- Ticker: HE1
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Implied Market Cap: HK$5.218b
- Listing Market Cap: HK$639.310m
- Shares outstanding: 8.03b
- Website: https://www.hopeedu.com
Number of Employees
- Hope Education Group Co., Ltd.
- Administrative Building
- 5th Floor, 2000 Xi Qu Avenue
- Sichuan Province
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/01 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/30 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.