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Linocraft Holdings SEHK:8383 Stock Report

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03 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
8383 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6

8383 Stock Overview

Linocraft Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides integrated offset printing and packaging solutions to direct customers and contract manufacturers in Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines.

Linocraft Holdings Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Linocraft Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceHK$0.10
52 Week HighHK$0.27
52 Week LowHK$0.086
1 Month Change-2.91%
3 Month Change5.26%
1 Year Change-29.58%
3 Year Change-51.22%
5 Year Change-73.68%
Change since IPO-76.19%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 12
Returns On Capital Signal Tricky Times Ahead For Linocraft Holdings (HKG:8383)

Returns On Capital Signal Tricky Times Ahead For Linocraft Holdings (HKG:8383)

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Shareholder Returns

8383HK Commercial ServicesHK Market

Return vs Industry: 8383 exceeded the Hong Kong Commercial Services industry which returned -36.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 8383 matched the Hong Kong Market which returned -28.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 8383's price volatile compared to industry and market?
8383 volatility
8383 Average Weekly Movement13.3%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement7.6%
Market Average Movement6.5%
10% most volatile stocks in HK Market12.7%
10% least volatile stocks in HK Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: 8383 is more volatile than 90% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 8383's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Hong Kong stocks.

About the Company

1972963Andrew Tan

Linocraft Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides integrated offset printing and packaging solutions to direct customers and contract manufacturers in Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. It engages in the printing and manufacture of instruction manuals, inserts, packaging products, and printed paper labels. The company offers labels, blister packs, retail boxes, folding cartons, manuals and books, box fillers, and rigid boxes and case covers.

Linocraft Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do Linocraft Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
8383 fundamental statistics
Market CapHK$80.00m
Earnings (TTM)HK$17.37m
Revenue (TTM)HK$433.67m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
8383 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueRM209.34m
Gross ProfitRM47.41m
Other ExpensesRM37.12m

Last Reported Earnings

May 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.013
Gross Margin18.46%
Net Profit Margin4.01%
Debt/Equity Ratio167.8%

How did 8383 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 8383 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


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 8383?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

8383 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/Revenue0.8x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA6.1x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 8383's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

8383 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 8383 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average7.2x
8481 Shenglong Splendecor International
55 Neway Group Holdings
8416 HM International Holdings
1631 REF Holdings
8383 Linocraft Holdings

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 8383 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.6x) compared to the peer average (7.2x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 8383's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the HK Commercial Services Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 8383 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.6x) compared to the Hong Kong Commercial Services industry average (8.1x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 8383'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.

8383 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio4.6x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8383's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 8383 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8383's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8383's fair value for valuation analysis.

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 Linocraft Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Linocraft 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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  • Take a look at our analysis of 8383’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Linocraft Holdings competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Linocraft Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 8383 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 8383's current net profit margins (4%) are lower than last year (4.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 8383's earnings have grown significantly by 38% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 8383's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 8383 had negative earnings growth (-15.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (-27.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 8383's Return on Equity (10.1%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Linocraft Holdings's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 8383's short term assets (MYR178.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (MYR174.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: 8383's short term assets (MYR178.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (MYR38.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 8383's net debt to equity ratio (138.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 8383's debt to equity ratio has increased from 163.8% to 167.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 8383's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (0.8%).

Interest Coverage: 8383's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Linocraft Holdings Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Linocraft Holdings dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Linocraft Holdings)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (HK)3.0%
Market Top 25% (HK)9.0%
Industry Average (Commercial Services)7.0%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Linocraft Holdings)n/a

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8383's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8383'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 8383's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8383's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

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

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as 8383 has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Andrew Tan (58 yo)





Mr. Woon Chay Tan, also known as Andrew, is the Co-Owner of Linocraft Investment Pte Limited. Mr. Tan has been Compliance Officer and Executive Director of Linocraft Holdings Limited since April 21, 2017 a...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Andrew Tan's Compensation vs Linocraft Holdings Earnings
How has Andrew Tan's remuneration changed compared to Linocraft Holdings's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
May 31 2022n/an/a


Feb 28 2022n/an/a


Nov 30 2021n/an/a


Aug 31 2021RM5mRM4m


May 31 2021n/an/a


Feb 28 2021n/an/a


Nov 30 2020n/an/a


Aug 31 2020RM5mRM5m


May 31 2020n/an/a


Feb 29 2020n/an/a


Nov 30 2019n/an/a


Aug 31 2019RM1mRM899k


May 31 2019n/an/a


Feb 28 2019n/an/a


Nov 30 2018n/an/a


Aug 31 2018RM4mRM4m


May 31 2018n/an/a


Feb 28 2018n/an/a


Nov 30 2017n/an/a


Aug 31 2017RM1mRM1m


May 31 2017n/an/a


Aug 31 2016RM484kRM432k


Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD1.02M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD242.47K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 8383's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 8383's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of 8383?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Individual Insiders1,500,0000.2%
General Public270,500,00033.8%
Private Companies528,000,00066.0%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 3 shareholders own 66.19% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Linocraft Investment Pte Limited
408,000,000MYR40.8m0%no data
Stan Cam Holdings Limited
120,000,000MYR12.0m0%no data
Woon Tan
1,500,000MYR150.0k0%no data

Company Information

Linocraft Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Linocraft Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 8383
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1972
  • Industry: Commercial Printing
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: HK$80.000m
  • Shares outstanding: 800.00m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Linocraft Holdings Limited
  • Lot 1769, Jalan Belati
  • Off Jalan Kempas Lama
  • Johor Bahru
  • Johor
  • 81300
  • Malaysia


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
8383SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDSep 2017

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/03 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/03 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/08/31

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.