SEHK:8042

Stock Analysis Report

KOS International Holdings

Executive Summary

KOS International Holdings Limited provides human resources (HR) services to clients from various industries in Hong Kong.

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Fundamentals

Fair value with moderate growth potential.

Risks

  • KOS International Holdings has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • KOS International Holdings is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.5%

SEHK:8042

-1.7%

HK Professional Services

0.6%

HK Market


1 Year Return

n/a

SEHK:8042

-54.5%

HK Professional Services

-4.5%

HK Market

No trading data on 8042.

No trading data on 8042.


Share holder returns

8042IndustryMarket
7 Day4.5%-1.7%0.6%
30 Day-20.5%-40.5%0.4%
90 Day-82.8%-48.7%-7.0%
1 Yearn/a-54.4%-54.5%-1.1%-4.5%
3 Yearn/a-38.1%-38.7%30.8%17.8%
5 Yearn/a-47.4%-49.4%21.5%1.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

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

45%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

KOS International Holdings's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

KOS International Holdings's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

KOS International Holdings is loss making, we can't compare its value to the Asia Professional Services industry average.

KOS International 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 KOS International Holdings, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

KOS International Holdings is good value based on assets compared to the HK Professional Services industry average.


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Future Growth

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

25.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if KOS International Holdings is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

KOS International Holdings's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

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

KOS International Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Hong Kong market average.

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


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Past Performance

How has KOS International Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-135.4%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

KOS International Holdings does not make a profit and there is insufficient past data to establish if their 5 year on year earnings growth rate was positive.

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

Unable to compare KOS International Holdings's 1-year growth to the Asia Professional Services industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if KOS International 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 KOS International Holdings has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the Asia Professional Services industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if KOS International 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 KOS International Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

KOS International Holdings has no long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

KOS International Holdings's level of debt (19%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

Unable to establish if KOS International Holdings's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.

Operating cash flow is negative therefore debt is not well covered.

KOS International Holdings is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 6.4x debt.


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Dividend

What is KOS International Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

Unable to evaluate KOS International 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 KOS International Holdings has not reported any payouts.

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

1.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Louisa Yeung (53yo)

2.3yrs

Tenure

Ms. Yeung Shek Shek, also known as Louisa has been Chief Executive Officer of KOS International Holdings Limited since joining in April 2017. Ms. Yeung is responsible for overseeing the daily operation, tr ...


Management Age and Tenure

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

42yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the KOS International Holdings management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

0.8yrs

Average Tenure

44yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the KOS International Holdings board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Ho Yan Choi (42yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
  • Kam Lai Chang (43yo)

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
  • Kevin Chan (42yo)

    Chairman

  • Eddie Chan (36yo)

    Executive Director

  • Jackson Chan (36yo)

    Compliance Officer & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
  • Louisa Yeung (53yo)

    Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • Williams Au Chui (47yo)

    Managing Director of KOS International

    • Tenure: 4.5yrs
  • Xavier Tam

    Associate Manager of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs

Board Members

  • Kevin Chan (42yo)

    Chairman

  • Eddie Chan (36yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
  • Jackson Chan (36yo)

    Compliance Officer & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
  • Kam Piu Tong (67yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Kai Kin Poon (56yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Ho Pang Wang (46yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs

Company Information

KOS International Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: KOS International Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 8042
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2009
  • Industry: human resource and employment services
  • Sector: commercial services
  • Market Cap: HK$74.400m
  • Shares outstanding: 800.00m
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • KOS International Holdings Limited
  • Ocean Centre
  • Suite 610
  • Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Kowloon
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
8042SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDOct 2018

Biography

KOS International Holdings Limited provides human resources (HR) services to clients from various industries in Hong Kong. It offers recruitment services, and secondment and payroll services. Its recruitme ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/07/22 01:29
End of Day Share Price2019/07/19 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.