SEHK:3822

Stock Analysis Report

Sam Woo Construction Group

Executive Summary

Sam Woo Construction Group Limited, an investment holding company, primarily provides foundation works and ancillary services in Hong Kong and Macau.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Sam Woo Construction Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 3822's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.4%

3822

6.7%

HK Construction

5.3%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-46.8%

3822

-33.4%

HK Construction

-20.4%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 3822 underperformed the Hong Kong Construction industry which returned -35.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 3822 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -22.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

3822IndustryMarket
7 Day6.4%6.7%5.3%
30 Day-9.9%-8.3%-8.5%
90 Day-23.7%-15.7%-14.7%
1 Year-46.8%-46.8%-30.0%-33.4%-17.6%-20.4%
3 Year-64.1%-65.5%-45.3%-51.0%-2.5%-12.3%
5 Year-59.5%-65.5%-47.4%-55.1%-5.7%-20.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Sam Woo Construction Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Sam Woo Construction Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.27x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 3822's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 3822's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 3822 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Construction industry average.

PE vs Market: 3822 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Hong Kong market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 3822's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 3822 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the HK Construction industry average (0.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Sam Woo Construction Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

10.8%

Forecasted Capital Goods industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Sam Woo Construction Group has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Sam Woo Construction Group performed over the past 5 years?

-59.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 3822 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 3822 is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 3822 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -59.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 3822's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 3822 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Construction industry (-7.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 3822 has a negative Return on Equity (-6.7%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Sam Woo Construction Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 3822's short term assets (HK$377.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$281.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: 3822's short term assets (HK$377.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$68.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 3822's debt to equity ratio (18.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 3822's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 112.9% to 18.3% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 3822 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 3822's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.3x debt).


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: 3822 has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.

Forecast Cash Runway: 3822 has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.


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Dividend

What is Sam Woo Construction Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 3822's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 3822's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 3822's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 3822's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 3822 is not paying a notable dividend for the Hong Kong market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 3822'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

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

6.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Chun Kwok Lau (67yo)

no data

Tenure

HK$1,510,000

Compensation

Mr. Chun Kwok Lau has been the Chief Executive Officer of Sam Woo Construction Group Limited and has been an Executive Director since January 2013. Mr. Lau joined Sam Woo Construction Group in the 1970s. H ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Chun Kwok's total compensation ($USD194.74K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD232.34K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Chun Kwok Lau
CEO & Executive Directorno dataHK$1.51mno data
Chun Ka Lau
Executive Director7.17yrsHK$1.52mno data
Lai So Leung
Executive Director7.17yrsHK$819.00k71.43% HK$120.0m
Sue Cheun Wong
Independent Non-Executive Director5.42yrsHK$240.00kno data
Chun Ming Lau
Chairmanno dataHK$1.51mno data
Tin Chee Ip
Independent Non-Executive Director5.42yrsHK$240.00kno data
Tak Sum Chu
Independent Non-Executive Director5.42yrsHK$240.00kno data

6.3yrs

Average Tenure

71yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 3822's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sam Woo Construction Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sam Woo Construction Group Limited
  • Ticker: 3822
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2012
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: HK$168.000m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.68b
  • Website: https://www.samwoo-group.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sam Woo Construction Group Limited
  • Energy Plaza
  • 10th Floor
  • Tsim Sha Tsui East
  • Kowloon
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
3822SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDOct 2014

Biography

Sam Woo Construction Group Limited, an investment holding company, primarily provides foundation works and ancillary services in Hong Kong and Macau. The company undertakes the construction of bored piles and rock socketed H-piles; and excavation and lateral support works. It is also involved in site investigation and removal of installed piles; and the trading and leasing of machinery and equipment. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong. Sam Woo Construction Group Limited is a subsidiary of Actiease Assets Limited. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/31 13:17
End of Day Share Price2020/03/31 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.