1884 Stock Overview
eprint Group Limited, an investment holding company, provides printing services and solutions on advertisements, bound books, and stationeries in Hong Kong.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||HK$0.28|
|52 Week High||HK$0.39|
|52 Week Low||HK$0.24|
|1 Month Change||0%|
|3 Month Change||12.00%|
|1 Year Change||-1.75%|
|3 Year Change||-23.29%|
|5 Year Change||-88.19%|
|Change since IPO||-61.11%|
Recent News & Updates
|1884||HK Commercial Services||HK Market|
Return vs Industry: 1884 exceeded the Hong Kong Commercial Services industry which returned -33.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 1884 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned -24.5% over the past year.
|1884 Average Weekly Movement||12.8%|
|Commercial Services Industry Average Movement||7.4%|
|Market Average Movement||6.3%|
|10% most volatile stocks in HK Market||12.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in HK Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: 1884 is more volatile than 90% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 1884's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Hong Kong stocks.
About the Company
eprint Group Limited, an investment holding company, provides printing services and solutions on advertisements, bound books, and stationeries in Hong Kong. The company operates through three segments: Paper Printing, Banner Printing, and Property Agency. It also provides digital printing services; information technology; and management services, as well property investment services.
eprint Group Fundamentals Summary
|1884 fundamental statistics|
Is 1884 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|1884 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||HK$194.20m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.0038|
|Net Profit Margin||0.69%|
How did 1884 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
6.4%Current Dividend Yield
Does 1884 pay a reliable dividends?See 1884 dividend history and benchmarks
|eprint Group dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Oct 05 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Oct 24 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||11 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||30 days|
Does 1884 pay a reliable dividends?See 1884 dividend history and benchmarks
Is 1884 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 1884?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is 1884's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does 1884's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|1884 PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
1631 REF Holdings
1841 A.Plus Group Holdings
55 Neway Group Holdings
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1884 eprint Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 1884 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (73.5x) compared to the peer average (12.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does 1884's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the HK Commercial Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 1884 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (73.5x) compared to the Hong Kong Commercial Services industry average (7.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is 1884's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||73.5x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 1884's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of 1884 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: 1884 (HK$0.28) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$0.98)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 1884 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is eprint Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Commercial Services 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 eprint 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.
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- Examine eprint Group's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- eprint Group competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
How has eprint Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 1884 has a large one-off loss of HK$4.2M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: 1884's current net profit margins (0.7%) are lower than last year (7.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 1884's earnings have declined by 17.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 1884's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 1884 had negative earnings growth (-89%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (-26.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 1884's Return on Equity (1.5%) is considered low.
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How is eprint Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 1884's short term assets (HK$164.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$76.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: 1884's short term assets (HK$164.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$9.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 1884 has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: 1884's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 18.4% to 10.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 1884's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (140.3%).
Interest Coverage: 1884 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is eprint Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 1884's dividend (6.43%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.93%).
High Dividend: 1884's dividend (6.43%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (8.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 1884 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: 1884 has only been paying a dividend for 9 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (446%), 1884's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (40.3%), 1884's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
William She (59 yo)
Mr. Siu Kee She, also known as William, serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at eprint Group Limited and has been its Director since February 18, 2013. Mr. She obtained from International Ame...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: William's total compensation ($USD560.93K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD241.60K).
Compensation vs Earnings: William's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: 1884's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
eprint Group Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: eprint Group Limited
- Ticker: 1884
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Commercial Printing
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: HK$156.750m
- Shares outstanding: 550.00m
- Website: https://www.eprintgroup.com.hk
Number of Employees
- eprint Group Limited
- Flat A3, Kwun Tong Industrial Centre
- 1st Floor
- Kwun Tong
- Hong Kong
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|1884||SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||HK||HKD||Dec 2013|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/23 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/23 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.