SEHK:1420

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Chuan Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides earthworks and related, and construction services to contractors in Singapore.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.


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Share Price & News

How has Chuan Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-7.6%

1420

0.2%

HK Construction

0.3%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-66.1%

1420

-16.8%

HK Construction

-1.5%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 1420 underperformed the Hong Kong Construction industry which returned -16.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 1420 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -1.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

1420IndustryMarket
7 Day-7.6%0.2%0.3%
30 Day2.5%-4.3%0.5%
90 Day-21.3%-9.8%-4.4%
1 Year-66.1%-66.1%-13.1%-16.8%2.1%-1.5%
3 Year-73.5%-73.5%-25.1%-33.4%14.7%3.2%
5 Yearn/a2.0%-13.4%21.5%1.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Chuan Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is Chuan Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 1420 (HK$0.12) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$4.04)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 1420 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 1420 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (10.6x) compared to the Construction industry average (10.1x).

PE vs Market: 1420 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (10.6x) compared to the Hong Kong market (10.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 1420's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 1420 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the HK Construction industry average (1.1x).


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Future Growth

How is Chuan Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

25.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 1420's forecast earnings growth (25.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: 1420's earnings (25.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Hong Kong market (11.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if 1420's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Hong Kong market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if 1420's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if 1420's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Chuan Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-41.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 1420's earnings have declined by -41.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 1420's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 1420 had negative earnings growth (-64.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (-12.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 1420's Return on Equity (2.2%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: 1420's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Construction industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: 1420 is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Chuan Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 1420's short term assets (SGD89.8M) exceeds its short term liabilities (SGD23.3M)

Long Term Liabilities: 1420's short term assets (89.8M) exceeds its long term liabilities (14.9M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 1420 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 1420 has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 4.6%.

Debt Coverage: 1420 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 1420 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 1420 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if 1420's debt is covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Chuan Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%2.3%markettop25%6.3%industryaverage4.6%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1420's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1420's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 1420's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 1420'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 1420's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Hong Kong market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Chuan Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Chuan Holdings has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Age and Tenure

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

50.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 1420's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: 1420 insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyS$41,21509 Oct 19
Kui Teng Lim
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares320,000
Max PriceS$0.13
BuyS$232,81226 Sep 19
Kui Teng Lim
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares1,932,000
Max PriceS$0.12
BuyS$54,51516 Sep 19
Kui Teng Lim
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares472,000
Max PriceS$0.12
BuyS$159,06112 Sep 19
Kui Teng Lim
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares1,388,000
Max PriceS$0.11
BuyS$102,40809 Sep 19
Kui Teng Lim
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares1,100,000
Max PriceS$0.093
BuyS$153,96906 Sep 19
Kui Teng Lim
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares1,576,000
Max PriceS$0.098
BuyS$106,50205 Sep 19
Kui Teng Lim
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares1,000,000
Max PriceS$0.11
BuyS$61622 Aug 19
Kui Teng Lim
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares4,000
Max PriceS$0.15
BuyS$54,23721 Aug 19
Kui Teng Lim
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares364,000
Max PriceS$0.15
BuyS$54,23721 Aug 19
Kui Teng Lim
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares364,000
Max PriceS$0.15

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Albert Quek (63yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: S$326.00k
  • Judy Ngan (51yo)

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 4yrs
  • Kee Chung Wong (62yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: S$62.00k
  • Alan Lim (50yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 4yrs
    • Compensation: S$1.05m
  • Bijay Joseph (50yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: S$220.00k
  • Dicky Lau (53yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: S$242.00k
  • Sok Ong (45yo)

    Financial Controller

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Albert Quek (63yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: S$326.00k
  • Yew Kiat Phang (51yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: S$28.00k
  • Ka Lok Ng (44yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
    • Compensation: S$19.00k
  • Kee Chung Wong (62yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: S$62.00k
  • Alan Lim (50yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 4yrs
    • Compensation: S$1.05m
  • Bijay Joseph (50yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: S$220.00k
  • Dicky Lau (53yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: S$242.00k
  • Horace Lee (38yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs
    • Compensation: S$31.00k

Company Information

Chuan Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Chuan Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 1420
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1992
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: HK$126.448m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.04b
  • Website: https://www.chuanholdings.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Chuan Holdings Limited
  • 20 Senoko Drive
  • Singapore
  • 758207
  • Singapore

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
1420SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDJun 2016
1420SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDJun 2016

Biography

Chuan Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides earthworks and related, and construction services to contractors in Singapore. The company’s earthworks include land clearing, demolition, ro ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/22 13:00
End of Day Share Price2019/10/21 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.