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Icicle Group Holdings SEHK:8429 Stock Report

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29 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
8429 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

8429 Stock Overview

Icicle Group Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides marketing production services in Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of China, and internationally.

Icicle Group Holdings Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Icicle Group Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceHK$0.10
52 Week HighHK$0.40
52 Week LowHK$0.091
1 Month Change-15.83%
3 Month Change-32.67%
1 Year Change-54.09%
3 Year Change-85.78%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-82.28%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 02
Here's Why We're Not At All Concerned With Icicle Group Holdings' (HKG:8429) Cash Burn Situation

Here's Why We're Not At All Concerned With Icicle Group Holdings' (HKG:8429) Cash Burn Situation

We can readily understand why investors are attracted to unprofitable companies. For example, biotech and mining...

Shareholder Returns

8429HK Commercial ServicesHK Market

Return vs Industry: 8429 underperformed the Hong Kong Commercial Services industry which returned -14.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 8429 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -20.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 8429's price volatile compared to industry and market?
8429 volatility
8429 Average Weekly Movement14.9%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement8.0%
Market Average Movement6.9%
10% most volatile stocks in HK Market13.7%
10% least volatile stocks in HK Market3.3%

Stable Share Price: 8429 is more volatile than 90% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 15% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 8429's weekly volatility (15%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Hong Kong stocks.

About the Company

201740Bonnie Chan Woo

Icicle Group Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides marketing production services in Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of China, and internationally. It offers brand identity and brand asset development; design and art direction for various media formats; print and packaging design and engineering services; gifts and promotional items; confidential data printing and direct mailing services; eDM and e-newsletter solutions; e-commerce solutions; and digital brand asset production services. The company also designs, develops, and implements Web and mobile UX/UI; creates and designs materials and content for visual merchandising, retail merchandising, and venue decoration; and designs and produces window displays, signs, interior displays, and special promotional displays.

Icicle Group Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do Icicle Group Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
8429 fundamental statistics
Market CapHK$48.48m
Earnings (TTM)-HK$11.67m
Revenue (TTM)HK$49.09m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
8429 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueHK$23.83m
Gross ProfitHK$25.26m
Other ExpensesHK$36.93m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.024
Gross Margin51.46%
Net Profit Margin-23.77%
Debt/Equity Ratio11.0%

How did 8429 perform over the long term?

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


Is 8429 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 8429?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

8429 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/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does 8429's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

8429 PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for 8429 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average0.5x
8448 Universe Printshop Holdings
8450 EDICO Holdings
8385 Prosperous Printing
8416 HM International Holdings
8429 Icicle Group Holdings

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: 8429 is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1x) compared to the peer average (0.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 8429's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the HK Commercial Services Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: 8429 is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1x) compared to the Hong Kong Commercial Services industry average (0.8x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 8429's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

8429 PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio1x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8429's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 8429 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8429's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8429's fair value for valuation analysis.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8429's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is Icicle Group 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 Icicle Group 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.

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  • Examine Icicle Group Holdings'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.
  • Icicle Group Holdings competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Icicle Group Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 8429 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 8429 is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 8429 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 74.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 8429's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 8429 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 8429 has a negative Return on Equity (-23.05%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Icicle Group Holdings's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 8429's short term assets (HK$74.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$16.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: 8429's short term assets (HK$74.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$3.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 8429 has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if 8429's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

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: 8429 has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: 8429 has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 15.2% each year

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What is Icicle Group 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

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8429's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8429'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 8429's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8429's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: 8429 is not paying a notable dividend for the Hong Kong market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as 8429 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


Bonnie Chan Woo (45 yo)





Ms. Tak Chi Chan Woo, also known as Bonnie, has been an Executive Director of Icicle Group Holdings Limited since January 20, 2017 and serves as its Compliance Officer since April 3, 2017. Ms. Chan Woo i...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bonnie's total compensation ($USD170.36K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD233.43K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Bonnie's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 8429's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 8429'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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Icicle Group Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 8429
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2017
  • Industry: Commercial Printing
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: HK$48.480m
  • Shares outstanding: 480.00m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Icicle Group Holdings Limited
  • Safety Godown Industrial Building
  • Unit B, 9th Floor
  • Chai Wan
  • Hong Kong


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/29 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.