SEHK:1707

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Geotech Holdings Ltd., an investment holding company, operates as a slope works and ground investigation field works contractor and subcontractor in Hong Kong.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Risks

  • Geotech Holdings has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Geotech Holdings is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Geotech 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%

SEHK:1707

1.1%

HK Construction

0.8%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-3.4%

SEHK:1707

-11.1%

HK Construction

-4.4%

HK Market

1707 outperformed the Construction industry which returned -11.4% over the past year.

1707 outperformed the Market in Hong Kong which returned -4.5% over the past year.


Share holder returns

1707IndustryMarket
7 Day-7.6%1.1%0.8%
30 Day-10.5%-4.7%1.5%
90 Day-8.6%-13.3%-7.4%
1 Year-3.4%-3.4%-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 Geotech Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Geotech Holdings undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

111.49x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Geotech Holdings to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Geotech Holdings to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Geotech Holdings is overvalued based on earnings compared to the HK Construction industry average.

Geotech Holdings is overvalued based on earnings compared to the Hong Kong market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Geotech Holdings, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Geotech Holdings is overvalued based on assets compared to the HK Construction industry average.


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Future Growth

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

28.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Geotech Holdings is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Geotech Holdings's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Unable to compare Geotech Holdings's revenue growth to the Hong Kong market average as no estimate data is available.

Geotech Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Hong Kong market average.

Geotech Holdings'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 Geotech Holdings will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Geotech Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-60.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

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

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

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


Return on Equity

Geotech Holdings has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Geotech Holdings used its assets less efficiently than the HK Construction industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Geotech Holdings's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Geotech Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

Geotech Holdings's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Geotech Holdings's level of debt (1.3%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

Unable to establish if Geotech Holdings's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.

Operating cash flow is negative therefore debt is not well covered.

Geotech Holdings earns more interest than it pays, coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 98.6x debt.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Geotech Holdings's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Geotech Holdings's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Geotech Holdings has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Geotech Holdings's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Geotech Holdings has not reported any payouts.


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

0.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Sino Yau (62yo)

0.5yrs

Tenure

HK$1,521,000

Compensation

Mr. Yau Kin Wing, also known as Sino, is the Founder of Geotech Holdings Ltd. Mr. Yau is Chief Executive Officer at Geotech Holdings Ltd. since January 15, 2019 and has been its Executive Director since Ju ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Sino's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in Hong Kong.

Sino's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Board Age and Tenure

0.5yrs

Average Tenure

46yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Geotech Holdings board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month individual insider trading information.


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Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Sino Yau (62yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
    • Compensation: HK$1.52m
  • Ying Hang Ip (34yo)

    Financial Controller & Company Secretary

  • Qiu Dong (31yo)

    Executive Director

  • Zhi Chen (31yo)

    Chairman

    • Compensation: HK$1.20m

Board Members

  • Chi Kin Fung (69yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: HK$360.00k
  • Tsang Chan (34yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Sino Yau (62yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.1yrs
    • Compensation: HK$1.52m
  • Qiu Dong (31yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Zejing Shen (61yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Zhi Chen (31yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
    • Compensation: HK$1.20m
  • Wai So (46yo)

    Independent Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
    • Compensation: HK$2.00k

Company Information

Geotech Holdings Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Geotech Holdings Ltd.
  • Ticker: 1707
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: construction and engineering
  • Sector: capital goods
  • Market Cap: HK$747.600m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.68b
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • Geotech Holdings Ltd.
  • Unit 1920, Cheung Kong Center
  • 19th Floor
  • Central
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
1707SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDOct 2017

Biography

Geotech Holdings Ltd., an investment holding company, operates as a slope works and ground investigation field works contractor and subcontractor in Hong Kong. The company undertakes landslip preventive/re ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/07/19 13:12
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.