SEHK:599

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

E. Bon Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the import, wholesale, retail, and installation of architectural builders’ hardware, bathroom and kitchen collections, and furniture in the People’s Republic of China.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 599's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.1%

599

19.4%

HK Trade Distributors

5.3%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-38.0%

599

-33.9%

HK Trade Distributors

-20.4%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 599 underperformed the Hong Kong Trade Distributors industry which returned -33.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 599 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -20.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

599IndustryMarket
7 Day-3.1%19.4%5.3%
30 Day-20.5%-19.3%-8.5%
90 Day-24.4%-25.7%-14.7%
1 Year-34.1%-38.0%-31.3%-33.9%-17.6%-20.4%
3 Year-61.4%-67.7%-30.1%-36.3%-2.5%-12.3%
5 Year14.6%-19.5%-59.5%-66.3%-5.7%-20.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is E. Bon Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

16.23x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 599 (HK$0.31) is trading above our estimate of fair value (HK$0.31)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 599 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 599 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the Trade Distributors industry average (9.2x).

PE vs Market: 599 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the Hong Kong market (9.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 599's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 599 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the HK Trade Distributors industry average (0.5x).


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Future Growth

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

7.7%

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 E. Bon Holdings 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 E. Bon Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-19.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 599 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 599's current net profit margins (2.1%) are lower than last year (6.2%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 599's earnings have declined by -19.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 599's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 599 had negative earnings growth (-68.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Trade Distributors industry average (-0.08%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 599's Return on Equity (2.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is E. Bon Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 599's short term assets (HK$400.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$190.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: 599's short term assets (HK$400.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$86.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 599's debt to equity ratio (6.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 599's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 17.2% to 6.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 599's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (75.1%).

Interest Coverage: 599's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 599 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 599's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 13.1x debt).


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Dividend

What is E. Bon Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

8.06%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 599's dividend (8.06%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.56%).

High Dividend: 599's dividend (8.06%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (7.14%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 599's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 599's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (130.9%), 599's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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

7.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tony Tse (60yo)

no data

Tenure

HK$4,291,000

Compensation

Mr. Sun Po Tse, also known as Tony, serves as Managing Director of E. Bon Holdings Ltd. and has been its Executive Director since January 07, 2000. Mr. Tse has over 25 years of experience in the trading of ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Tony's total compensation ($USD553.58K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD228.41K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Sun Tse
Executive Chairmanno dataHK$3.40mno data
Sun Tse
MD & Executive Directorno dataHK$4.29mno data
Sun Tse
Vice Chairman7.83yrsHK$5.02mno data
Shiu Lau
Executive Director18.33yrsHK$1.89mno data
Hon Tse
Deputy MD & Executive Director11.58yrsHK$3.23mno data
Chi Yu
CFO & Company Secretary6.58yrsno datano data
Wai Lo
Technical Director41.25yrsno datano data

7.8yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 599's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Sun Tse
Executive Chairmanno dataHK$3.40mno data
Sun Tse
MD & Executive Directorno dataHK$4.29mno data
Sun Tse
Vice Chairman7.83yrsHK$5.02mno data
Shiu Lau
Executive Director18.33yrsHK$1.89mno data
Hon Tse
Deputy MD & Executive Director11.58yrsHK$3.23mno data
Wah Wong
Independent Non-Executive Director18.83yrsHK$108.00kno data
Sze Chung Wan
Independent Non-Executive Director15.58yrsHK$108.00kno data
Wang Kwong Luk
Independent Non-Executive Director0.42yrno datano data

15.6yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 599's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.6 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

E. Bon Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: E. Bon Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 599
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1976
  • Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: HK$192.192m
  • Shares outstanding: 600.60m
  • Website: https://www.ebon.com.hk

Number of Employees


Location

  • E. Bon Holdings Limited
  • First Commercial Building
  • 16th–18th Floors
  • Causeway Bay
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
EBNDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURApr 2000
599SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDApr 2000

Biography

E. Bon Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the import, wholesale, retail, and installation of architectural builders’ hardware, bathroom and kitchen collections, and furniture in the People’s Republic of China. The company also provides interior decoration and project management services for property development. In addition, it is involved in property holding activities. The company serves contractors, property developers, and dealers. E. Bon Holdings Limited was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/01 12:40
End of Day Share Price2020/04/01 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.