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KOS International Holdings

Executive Summary

KOS International Holdings Limited provides human resources (HR) services to clients from various industries in Hong Kong, Macau, and the People’s Republic of China.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.

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

Stable Share Price: 8042 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.9%

8042

-5.2%

HK Professional Services

-1.2%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-50.0%

8042

-27.5%

HK Professional Services

7.1%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 8042 underperformed the Hong Kong Professional Services industry which returned -31.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 8042 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 5.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

8042IndustryMarket
7 Day2.9%-5.2%-1.2%
30 Day16.7%-6.1%-2.8%
90 Day6.1%-16.5%7.1%
1 Year-50.0%-50.0%-27.1%-27.5%11.5%7.1%
3 Yearn/a-58.0%-58.3%1.8%-9.1%
5 Yearn/a99.9%86.5%13.8%-5.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is KOS International Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 8042 (HK$0.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$0.13)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 8042 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 8042 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XA Professional Services industry average.

PE vs Market: 8042 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Hong Kong market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8042's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 8042 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the HK Professional Services industry average (2.2x).


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Future Growth

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

19.2%

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

-75.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 8042 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 8042 is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 8042 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 75.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 8042's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 8042 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (5.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 8042 has a negative Return on Equity (-0.31%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is KOS International Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 8042's short term assets (HK$43.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$8.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: 8042's short term assets (HK$43.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$1.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 8042 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 8042 had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: 8042 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 8042 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8042's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8042's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8042's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8042's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 8042's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Hong Kong market.


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Management

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

2.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Louisa Yeung (54 yo)

3.33yrs

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 ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ka Kin Chan
Chairmanno datano datano data
Shek Shek Yeung
Chief Executive Officer3.33yrsno datano data
Ho Yan Choi
Chief Financial Officer2.58yrsno datano data
Ka Shing Chan
Compliance Officer & Executive Director2.67yrsno datano data
Xavier Tam
Associate Manager of Human Resources & Business Support1.58yrsno datano data
Ka On Chan
Executive Director2.67yrsno datano data
Man Connie Chui
Managing Director of Commercial5.58yrsno datano data
Rebecca Chan
Managing Director - Corporate Services & Financial Servicesno datano datano data
Kam Lai Chang
Company Secretary2.58yrsno datano data

2.6yrs

Average Tenure

43yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 8042's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ka Kin Chan
Chairmanno datano datano data
Ka Shing Chan
Compliance Officer & Executive Director2.67yrsno datano data
Ka On Chan
Executive Director2.67yrsno datano data
Kam Piu Tong
Independent Non-Executive Director1.92yrsno datano data
Kai Kin Poon
Independent Non-Executive Director1.92yrsno datano data
Ho Pang Wang
Independent Non-Executive Director1.92yrsno datano data

1.9yrs

Average Tenure

45yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 8042's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

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$28.000m
  • Shares outstanding: 800.00m
  • Website: https://www.kos-intl.com

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, Macau, and the People’s Republic of China. It offers recruitment services, and sec ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/12 13:04
End of Day Share Price2020/08/12 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.