KuangChi Science Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of future technology products in the People’s Republic of China, the Middle East, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||HK$0.23|
|52 Week High||HK$0.20|
|52 Week Low||HK$0.75|
|1 Month Change||-4.15%|
|3 Month Change||-12.83%|
|1 Year Change||-46.90%|
|3 Year Change||-56.42%|
|5 Year Change||-91.75%|
|Change since IPO||-99.96%|
Recent News & Updates
Is KuangChi Science (HKG:439) A Risky Investment?
David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...
|439||HK Aerospace & Defense||HK Market|
Return vs Industry: 439 underperformed the Hong Kong Aerospace & Defense industry which returned 14.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 439 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 5.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: 439 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 439's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
KuangChi Science Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of future technology products in the People’s Republic of China, the Middle East, and internationally. The company provides KC N901 Smart Helmet for traffic police bayonet, hospitals, airport/rail transit/bus, pedestrian zone, scenic spots and parks, and office buildings. It also offers Cloud, a cloud platform that provides communications, internet access, smart surveillance, and big data collection and analysis with applications in the field of monitoring systems; ship and aircraft automatic identification systems; radio and television broadcasting and Internet systems; and private communication and command systems, as well as Cloud Wide Area Internet of Things.
KuangChi Science Fundamentals Summary
|439 fundamental statistics|
Is 439 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|439 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||HK$25.21m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.013|
|Net Profit Margin||-151.72%|
How did 439 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is KuangChi Science undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 439's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 439's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 439 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Asian Aerospace & Defense industry average.
PE vs Market: 439 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 439's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 439 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the XA Aerospace & Defense industry average (3.3x).
How is KuangChi Science forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 KuangChi Science 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.
How has KuangChi Science performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 439 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 439 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 439 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 53% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 439's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 439 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Aerospace & Defense industry (28.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 439 has a negative Return on Equity (-4.25%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is KuangChi Science's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 439's short term assets (HK$405.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$229.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: 439's short term assets (HK$405.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$337.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 439's debt to equity ratio (9.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 439 had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: 439's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if 439's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is KuangChi Science current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 439's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 439's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 439's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 439's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 439's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Hong Kong market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lin Luan (41 yo)
Dr. Lin Luan has been Vice President of Kuang-Chi Institute of Advanced Technology since 2010. Dr. Luan served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of KuangChi Science Limited from May 23, 2016 to May 23, 2019....
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lin's total compensation ($USD326.54K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD288.59K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lin's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: 439's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 439's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
KuangChi Science Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: KuangChi Science Limited
- Ticker: 439
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: 1992
- Industry: Aerospace and Defense
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: HK$1.422b
- Shares outstanding: 6.16b
- Website: https://www.kuangchiscience.com
Number of Employees
- KuangChi Science Limited
- Leighton Centre
- Unit 1104, 11th Floor
- Causeway Bay
- Hong Kong
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/17 10:07|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/15 00:00|
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.