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1884

eprint Group SEHK:1884 Stock Report

Last Price

HK$0.28

Market Cap

HK$156.8m

7D

9.8%

1Y

-1.8%

Updated

23 Sep, 2022

Data

Company Financials
1884 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends2/6

1884 Stock Overview

eprint Group Limited, an investment holding company, provides printing services and solutions on advertisements, bound books, and stationeries in Hong Kong.

eprint Group Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for eprint Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceHK$0.28
52 Week HighHK$0.39
52 Week LowHK$0.24
Beta0.082
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change12.00%
1 Year Change-1.75%
3 Year Change-23.29%
5 Year Change-88.19%
Change since IPO-61.11%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

1884HK Commercial ServicesHK Market
7D9.8%-7.2%-3.4%
1Y-1.8%-35.3%-25.0%

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.

Price Volatility

Is 1884's price volatile compared to industry and market?
1884 volatility
1884 Average Weekly Movement12.8%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement7.4%
Market Average Movement6.3%
10% most volatile stocks in HK Market12.7%
10% least volatile stocks in HK Market3.1%

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2001277William Shehttps://www.eprintgroup.com.hk

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

How do eprint Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
1884 fundamental statistics
Market CapHK$156.75m
Earnings (TTM)HK$2.10m
Revenue (TTM)HK$306.02m

73.5x

P/E Ratio

0.5x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
1884 income statement (TTM)
RevenueHK$306.02m
Cost of RevenueHK$194.20m
Gross ProfitHK$111.82m
Other ExpensesHK$109.73m
EarningsHK$2.10m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.0038
Gross Margin36.54%
Net Profit Margin0.69%
Debt/Equity Ratio10.5%

How did 1884 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

6.4%

Current Dividend Yield

446%

Payout Ratio

Does 1884 pay a reliable dividends?

See 1884 dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy 1884 by to receive an upcoming dividend?
eprint Group dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateOct 05 2022
Dividend Pay DateOct 24 2022
Days until Ex dividend11 days
Days until Dividend pay date30 days

Does 1884 pay a reliable dividends?

See 1884 dividend history and benchmarks
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is 1884 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

2/6

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

  • Analyst Forecast

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.

1884 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA2.5x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 1884's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

1884 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 1884 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average12.5x
1631 REF Holdings
11.9xn/aHK$126.7m
1841 A.Plus Group Holdings
18.7xn/aHK$220.0m
55 Neway Group Holdings
5xn/aHK$96.4m
1540 Left Field Printing Group
14.4xn/aHK$224.4m
1884 eprint Group
73.5xn/aHK$156.8m

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.

1884 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio73.5x
Fair PE Ration/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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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


15.6%

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.

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


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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.

Past Performance

How has eprint Group performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-17.3%

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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Financial Health

How is eprint Group's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

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.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is eprint Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

2/6

Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


6.43%

Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodaySep 24 2022Ex Dividend DateOct 05 2022Dividend Pay DateOct 24 202219 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 11 days to receive the upcoming dividend

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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Management

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

7.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

William She (59 yo)

no data

Tenure

HK$4,403,000

Compensation

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.


Board Members

Experienced Board: 1884's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 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

Top 4 shareholders own 61% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
56.93%
eprint Limited
313,125,000HK$87.7m0%no data
3.65%
Hong Kong Tung Fung Investment Group Company Limited
20,091,000HK$5.6m0%no data
0.29%
Siu Kee She
1,584,000HK$443.5k0%no data
0.13%
Cheuk Ki Chong
712,000HK$199.4k0%no data

Company Information

eprint Group Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • eprint Group Limited
  • Flat A3, Kwun Tong Industrial Centre
  • 1st Floor
  • Kwun Tong
  • Kowloon
  • Hong Kong


Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
1884SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDDec 2013

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/23 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/23 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2022/03/31


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.