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Sun Hung Kai BST:SHK Stock Report

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10 Aug, 2022


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SHK fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health3/6

SHK Stock Overview

Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited, an investment holding company, provides financial services in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China.

Sun Hung Kai Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Sun Hung Kai
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceHK$0.43
52 Week HighHK$0.54
52 Week LowHK$0.41
1 Month Change-1.36%
3 Month Change2.84%
1 Year Change4.33%
3 Year Change24.14%
5 Year Change-21.09%
Change since IPO17.30%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

SHKDE Consumer FinanceDE Market

Return vs Industry: SHK exceeded the German Consumer Finance industry which returned -31.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SHK exceeded the German Market which returned -20.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SHK's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SHK volatility
SHK Average Weekly Movement8.9%
Consumer Finance Industry Average Movement5.7%
Market Average Movement5.6%
10% most volatile stocks in DE Market10.4%
10% least volatile stocks in DE Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: SHK is more volatile than 75% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SHK's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of German stocks.

About the Company

19691,738Seng Huang Lee

Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited, an investment holding company, provides financial services in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China. The company operates through Consumer Finance, Private Credit, Mortgage Loans, Investment Management, and Group Management and Support segments. It offers unsecured loan to individuals and businesses through branches and online platforms; funding solutions to corporates, investment funds, and high net worth individuals; and first mortgage and second mortgage loans to property owners, as well as customized financing solutions to property investors.

Sun Hung Kai Fundamentals Summary

How do Sun Hung Kai's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SHK fundamental statistics
Market CapHK$7.14b
Earnings (TTM)HK$2.81b
Revenue (TTM)HK$3.00b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SHK income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueHK$243.90m
Gross ProfitHK$2.76b
Other Expenses-HK$54.90m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Aug 17, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)1.43
Gross Margin91.88%
Net Profit Margin93.71%
Debt/Equity Ratio65.0%

How did SHK perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is SHK undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for SHK?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

SHK key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ratio0.2x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does SHK's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

SHK PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for SHK vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average14.1x
FRU Multitude
GLJ Grenke
AR4 AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE KGaA
SHK Sun Hung Kai

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SHK is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.5x) compared to the peer average (14.1x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does SHK's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Consumer Finance Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SHK is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.5x) compared to the European Consumer Finance industry average (9.2x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is SHK'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.

SHK PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio2.5x
Fair PE Ratio20x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: SHK is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of SHK when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: SHK (€0.43) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€1.4)

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

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.

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Future Growth

How is Sun Hung Kai forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SHK's forecast earnings growth (14.9% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.01%).

Earnings vs Market: SHK's earnings (14.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (8.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SHK's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: SHK's revenue (8.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (4.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SHK's revenue (8.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SHK's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12%).

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Past Performance

How has Sun Hung Kai performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SHK has a large one-off gain of HK$2.6B impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: SHK's current net profit margins (93.7%) are lower than last year .

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SHK's earnings have grown significantly by 20.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SHK's earnings growth over the past year (10.4%) is below its 5-year average (20.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SHK earnings growth over the past year (10.4%) underperformed the Consumer Finance industry 27.6%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: SHK's Return on Equity (11.6%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Sun Hung Kai's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SHK's short term assets (HK$29.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$12.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: SHK's short term assets (HK$29.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$8.1B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SHK's net debt to equity ratio (20.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: SHK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 46.9% to 65% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SHK's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

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

Balance Sheet

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What is Sun Hung Kai current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SHK's dividend (7.18%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.46%).

High Dividend: SHK's dividend (7.18%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.47%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SHK's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SHK's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (18.2%), SHK's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: SHK 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


Seng Huang Lee (48 yo)





Mr. Seng Huang Lee has been the Non-Independent Executive Chairman at Mulpha Australia Limited since December 2003. He serves as Strategic Advisor at ClearVue Partners. Mr. Lee has been the Group Executive...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Seng Huang's total compensation ($USD9.63M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.33M).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SHK's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: SHK's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SHK insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited
  • Ticker: SHK
  • Exchange: BST
  • Founded: 1969
  • Industry: Consumer Finance
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: HK$7.140b
  • Listing Market Cap: HK$879.034m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.97b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited
  • Lee Garden One
  • 42nd Floor
  • Causeway Bay
  • Hong Kong


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/10 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/10 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.