PPS International (Holdings) Limited, an investment holding company, primarily provides environmental services in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China.
Excellent balance sheet and good value.
Share Price & News
How has PPS International (Holdings)'s share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 8201's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
HK Commercial Services
1 Year Return
HK Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: 8201 underperformed the Hong Kong Commercial Services industry which returned 28.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 8201 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -21.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is PPS International (Holdings)'s share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is PPS International (Holdings) undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 8201 (HK$0.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$0.64)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 8201 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 8201 is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.4x) compared to the Commercial Services industry average (10.7x).
PE vs Market: 8201 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (9.4x) compared to the Hong Kong market (9.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8201's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 8201 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the HK Commercial Services industry average (1x).
How is PPS International (Holdings) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 PPS 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.
- Examine whether PPS International (Holdings) is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- PPS International (Holdings) competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
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How has PPS International (Holdings) performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 8201 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 8201's current net profit margins (1.6%) are lower than last year (3.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 8201 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 38.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: 8201's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 8201 had negative earnings growth (-46.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (13.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 8201's Return on Equity (3.2%) is considered low.
How is PPS International (Holdings)'s financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 8201's short term assets (HK$226.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$81.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: 8201's short term assets (HK$226.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$11.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 8201's debt to equity ratio (15.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 8201's debt to equity ratio has increased from 9.4% to 15.7% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: 8201 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: 8201's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 6.7x 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.
Stable Cash Runway: 8201 is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: 8201 is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is PPS International (Holdings)'s current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8201's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8201's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8201's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8201's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 8201 is not paying a notable dividend for the Hong Kong market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 8201's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Hong Kong market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Shaoheng Yu (34yo)
Mr. Shaoheng Yu has been Chairman of the Board of PPS International (Holdings) Limited since July 2, 2019. Mr. Yu has been Compliance Officer at PPS International (Holdings) Limited. since January 11, 201 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Shaoheng's total compensation ($USD159.83K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD227.09K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Shaoheng's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Director||1.75yrs||HK$972.61k||no data|
|Company Secretary||3.5yrs||no data||no data|
|General Manager||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: 8201's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
|Executive Director||1.75yrs||HK$972.61k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4yrs||HK$120.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.08yrs||HK$120.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.75yrs||HK$110.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: 8201's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 28.1%.
PPS International (Holdings) Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PPS International (Holdings) Limited
- Ticker: 8201
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: 1978
- Industry: Diversified Support Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: HK$51.840m
- Shares outstanding: 540.00m
- Website: https://www.ppsintholdings.com
Number of Employees
- PPS International (Holdings) Limited
- Capital Tower
- Tower A
- Hong Kong
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|8201||SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||HK||HKD||Jun 2013|
PPS International (Holdings) Limited, an investment holding company, primarily provides environmental services in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China. It operates through Environmental and Cleaning, Money Lending, and Investments segments. The company offers public area and office cleaning services, such as cleaning of public areas, carpets, floors, toilets, changing rooms, lifts, and escalators; and emptying of garbage bins at commercial buildings and their tenants, residential complexes, shopping arcades, and hotels, as well as at public transport facilities, such as airports, ferries, ferry terminals, and cargo and logistics centers and depots. It also provides overnight kitchen cleaning services primarily at private clubs and hotels; external wall and window cleaning services; stone floor maintenance and restoration services; pest control and fumigation services; and waste management and disposal solutions, such as collection, transportation, and disposal of household waste, construction waste, and trade waste, as well as sells recyclable waste, such as paper, metal, and plastic waste. In addition, the company provides housekeeping services at local boutique hotels, hostels, and serviced apartments; secure and confidential waste destruction services for commercial clients; sanitation solutions for yacht; and cleaning and waste management solutions for renovated apartments. Further, it engages in provision of airline catering support services; and money lending and financial assets investment businesses. PPS International (Holdings) Limited was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in North Point, Hong Kong.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/03 14:07|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/02 00:00|
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