SEHK:1615

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

AB Builders Group Limited operates as a construction contractor in Macau.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.

Risks

  • AB Builders Group is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has AB Builders Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

SEHK:1615

1.1%

HK Construction

0.8%

HK Market


1 Year Return

n/a

SEHK:1615

-11.1%

HK Construction

-4.4%

HK Market

No trading data on 1615.

No trading data on 1615.


Share holder returns

1615IndustryMarket
7 Day0%1.1%0.8%
30 Day-10.3%-4.7%1.5%
90 Day-16.4%-13.3%-7.4%
1 Yearn/a-7.7%-11.1%-1.0%-4.4%
3 Yearn/a-12.9%-21.2%30.8%17.7%
5 Yearn/a11.7%-4.5%22.0%1.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is AB Builders Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is AB Builders Group undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

6.32x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for AB Builders Group to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for AB Builders Group to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

AB Builders Group is good value based on earnings compared to the HK Construction industry average.

AB Builders Group is good value based on earnings compared to the Hong Kong market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for AB Builders Group, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

AB Builders Group is good value based on assets compared to the HK Construction industry average.


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Future Growth

How is AB Builders Group expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

7.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if AB Builders Group is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

AB Builders Group's earnings are expected to grow by 7.3% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unable to compare AB Builders Group's revenue growth to the Hong Kong market average as no estimate data is available.

AB Builders Group's earnings growth is positive but not above the Hong Kong market average.

AB Builders Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if AB Builders Group will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has AB Builders Group performed over the past 5 years?

-18.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

AB Builders Group's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years and the most recent earnings are below average.

AB Builders Group's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

AB Builders Group's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the HK Construction industry average.


Return on Equity

AB Builders Group has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

AB Builders Group used its assets more efficiently than the HK Construction industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

AB Builders Group has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is AB Builders Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

AB Builders Group is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

AB Builders Group has no long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

AB Builders Group has no debt.

AB Builders Group currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.

AB Builders Group has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

AB Builders Group has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

AB Builders Group has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is AB Builders Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.28%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

AB Builders Group's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in Hong Kong (2.07%).

AB Builders Group's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in Hong Kong (5.71%).

It is too early to tell whether AB Builders Group has stable dividend payments.

AB Builders Group only just started paying a dividend, it is too early to tell if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (4.8x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of AB Builders Group's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Athena Lao (31yo)

0.9yrs

Tenure

Ms. Lao Chao U, also known as Athena, is Chief Executive Officer of AB Builders Group Limited and its Executive Director since August 17, 2018. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of AB Builde ...


Management Age and Tenure

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

The tenure for the AB Builders Group management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

1.7yrs

Average Tenure

49.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the AB Builders Group board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellHK$22,199,93016 Apr 19
Chio Seng Lao
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman of the Board
Shares60,000,000
Max PriceHK$0.37
BuyHK$22,199,93016 Apr 19
Kin Wa Ip
EntityIndividual
Role
Executive Director
Member of the Board of Directors
Shares60,000,000
Max PriceHK$0.37

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Eugene Lai (49yo)

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • Manson Pang (49yo)

    Financial Controller

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
  • Chio Seng Lao (59yo)

    Chairman of the Board

  • Athena Lao (31yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
  • Vicki Lao (32yo)

    Executive Director

  • Iek Wai Cheang (31yo)

    Executive Director

  • Kin Wa Ip (52yo)

    Executive Director


Board Members

  • Raymond Choy (70yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
  • Terry Chu (47yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
  • Chio Seng Lao (59yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
  • Athena Lao (31yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
  • Vicki Lao (32yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
  • Iek Wai Cheang (31yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
  • Kin Wa Ip (52yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
  • Wiley O’Yang (56yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.1yrs

Company Information

AB Builders Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: AB Builders Group Limited
  • Ticker: 1615
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: construction and engineering
  • Sector: capital goods
  • Market Cap: HK$183.000m
  • Shares outstanding: 600.00m
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • AB Builders Group Limited
  • Edf. Comercial I Tak
  • 10th Floor
  • Macau
  • Macau

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
1615SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDSep 2018

Biography

AB Builders Group Limited operates as a construction contractor in Macau. It undertakes structural works, including substructures; and superstructure works, such as foundation works, basement works, piling ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/07/20 13:10
End of Day Share Price2019/07/19 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
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.