SEHK:637

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Lee Kee Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the trading of non-ferrous metals in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Thailand, Vietnam, and Singapore.

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Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Risks

  • Lee Kee Holdings is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Lee Kee Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.9%

SEHK:637

-0.1%

HK Trade Distributors

-1.1%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-30.7%

SEHK:637

0.6%

HK Trade Distributors

-6.5%

HK Market

637 underperformed the Trade Distributors industry which returned 0.6% over the past year.

637 underperformed the Market in Hong Kong which returned -6.5% over the past year.


Share holder returns

637IndustryMarket
7 Day3.9%-0.1%-1.1%
30 Day3.9%1.2%3.4%
90 Day-8.1%-9.0%-7.7%
1 Year-28.8%-30.7%5.4%0.6%-3.2%-6.5%
3 Year-17.1%-24.0%-14.1%-24.2%30.4%17.4%
5 Year-37.5%-45.1%-42.6%-52.5%25.2%4.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Lee Kee Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

0.32x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

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

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


Price Based on Earnings

Lee Kee Holdings is loss making, we can't compare its value to the HK Trade Distributors industry average.

Lee Kee Holdings is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Hong Kong market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

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


Price Based on Value of Assets

Lee Kee Holdings is good value based on assets compared to the HK Trade Distributors industry average.


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Future Growth

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

46.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

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

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

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

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

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


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Past Performance

How has Lee Kee Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

7.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Lee Kee Holdings does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Lee Kee Holdings's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Lee Kee Holdings's 1-year growth to the HK Trade Distributors industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Lee Kee Holdings has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Lee Kee Holdings has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the HK Trade Distributors industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Lee Kee Holdings improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Lee Kee Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

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


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Lee Kee Holdings's level of debt (19.4%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (16.7% vs 19.4% today).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 6x 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.

Whilst loss making Lee Kee Holdings has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains the current positive free cash flow level.

Whilst loss making Lee Kee Holdings has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by % per year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

Unable to evaluate Lee Kee 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 Lee Kee Holdings has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Lee Kee 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 Lee Kee 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 Lee Kee Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

7.1yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Clara Chan (47yo)

HK$4,774,000

Compensation

Ms. Yuen Shan Chan, also known as Clara, serves as Chief Executive Officer of Lee Kee Holdings limited. Ms. Chan joined Lee Kee Holdings limited in November 1995 and is responsible for its overall manageme ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Clara's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Hong Kong.

Clara's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Board Age and Tenure

7.1yrs

Average Tenure

51.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Lee Kee Holdings board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Man Keung Poon (56yo)

    Director of Lee Yip Metal Products Company Ltd and GM - Lee Yip Metal Products Company Ltd

  • Clara Chan (47yo)

    Vice Chairman & CEO

    • Compensation: HK$4.77m
  • Wa Pang Cheuk (54yo)

    CFO & Company Secretary

  • King Lee

    Compliance Manager

  • Lillian Okusako Chan (44yo)

    Acting COO

    • Compensation: HK$2.14m
  • Cheuk Yam Yan (71yo)

    Head of China Division

    • Tenure: 12.3yrs
    • Compensation: HK$30.00k
  • William Tasman Wise (75yo)

    • Compensation: HK$362.00k
  • Patrick Chan (47yo)

    Executive Director

    • Compensation: HK$1.99m
  • Siu Tao Ma (69yo)

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
    • Compensation: HK$2.40m
  • Pak Chan (71yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Compensation: HK$4.59m

Board Members

  • Jimmy Chung (69yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 12.8yrs
    • Compensation: HK$240.00k
  • Wai Kwok Hu (46yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 12.2yrs
    • Compensation: HK$240.00k
  • Clara Chan (47yo)

    Vice Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 7.1yrs
    • Compensation: HK$4.77m
  • Pak Chan (71yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 13.7yrs
    • Compensation: HK$4.59m
  • Man Keung Poon (56yo)

    Director of Lee Yip Metal Products Company Ltd and GM - Lee Yip Metal Products Company Ltd

  • Lillian Okusako Chan (44yo)

    Acting COO

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: HK$2.14m
  • Mark Ho (57yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 5.1yrs
    • Compensation: HK$240.00k
  • Patrick Chan (47yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: HK$1.99m

Company Information

Lee Kee Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Lee Kee Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 637
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1947
  • Industry: trading companies and distributors
  • Sector: capital goods
  • Market Cap: HK$331.500m
  • Shares outstanding: 828.75m
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • Lee Kee Holdings Limited
  • 16 Dai Fat Street
  • Tai Po Industrial Estate
  • Tai Po
  • New Territories
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
637SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDOct 2006

Biography

Lee Kee Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the trading of non-ferrous metals in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Thailand, Vietnam, and Singapore. The company ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/07/15 12:47
End of Day Share Price2019/07/15 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
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.