SEHK:1478

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Q Technology (Group) Company Limited engages in the research and development, design, manufacture, and sale of camera and fingerprint recognition modules in the People’s Republic of China and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has Q Technology (Group)'s share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 1478's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.7%

1478

7.9%

HK Consumer Durables

4.0%

HK Market


1 Year Return

31.7%

1478

-18.8%

HK Consumer Durables

-20.1%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 1478 exceeded the Hong Kong Consumer Durables industry which returned -18.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 1478 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned -20.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

1478IndustryMarket
7 Day3.7%7.9%4.0%
30 Day-26.7%-15.1%-11.3%
90 Day-33.2%-18.8%-15.6%
1 Year31.7%31.7%-17.2%-18.8%-17.2%-20.1%
3 Year54.3%51.2%-16.5%-21.7%-2.9%-12.7%
5 Year326.5%311.7%-16.4%-25.6%-6.8%-21.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Q Technology (Group)'s share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Q Technology (Group) undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

16.87x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 1478 (HK$8.77) is trading above our estimate of fair value (HK$8.61)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 1478 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 1478 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.9x) compared to the Consumer Durables industry average (10.5x).

PE vs Market: 1478 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.9x) compared to the Hong Kong market (9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 1478 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 1478 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the HK Consumer Durables industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Q Technology (Group) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?

17.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 1478's forecast earnings growth (17.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: 1478's earnings (17.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Hong Kong market (12.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 1478's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 1478's revenue (17.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Hong Kong market (9.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 1478's revenue (17.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 1478's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.9%).


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Past Performance

How has Q Technology (Group) performed over the past 5 years?

15.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 1478 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 1478's current net profit margins (4.1%) are higher than last year (0.2%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 1478's earnings have grown by 15.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 1478's earnings growth over the past year (3666.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (15.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 1478 earnings growth over the past year (3666.7%) exceeded the Consumer Durables industry 6.2%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 1478's Return on Equity (18.9%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Q Technology (Group)'s financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 1478's short term assets (CN¥7.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CN¥7.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: 1478's short term assets (CN¥7.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥225.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 1478's debt to equity ratio (46.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 1478's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 63% to 46.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 1478's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (79.8%).

Interest Coverage: 1478's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 1478 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 1478's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.5x debt).


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Dividend

What is Q Technology (Group)'s current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.12%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMar 28 2020Ex Dividend DateJun 04 2020Dividend Pay DateJun 22 202018 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 67 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 1478's dividend (1.12%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.67%).

High Dividend: 1478's dividend (1.12%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (7.33%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 1478 is not paying a notable dividend for the Hong Kong market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: 1478 is not paying a notable dividend for the Hong Kong market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 1478 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 1478'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?

3.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jianqiang Wang (47yo)

3.67s

Tenure

CN¥816,000

Compensation

Mr. Jianqiang Wang has been Chief Executive Officer of Q Technology (Group) Company Limited since July 8, 2016. Mr. Wang served as the Chief Financial Officer at Q Technology (Group) Company Limited until  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jianqiang's total compensation ($USD115.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD446.01K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ningning He
Chairman5.33yrsCN¥315.00k65.1% CN¥6.6b
Jianqiang Wang
CEO & Executive Director3.67yrsCN¥816.00k0.96% CN¥97.6m
Sanmu Hu
VP of Sales & Executive Director3.67yrsCN¥785.00k0.21% CN¥20.9m
Fuqiang Fan
CFO & Chief Legal Director3.67yrsno datano data
Tilun Liu
Vice President of Technology Centerno datano datano data
Yanfang Le
Senior Human Resources Managerno datano datano data
Zhihua Cheng
Company Secretary2.33yrsno datano data

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

43yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 1478's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ningning He
Chairman5.33yrsCN¥315.00k65.1% CN¥6.6b
Jianqiang Wang
CEO & Executive Director3.67yrsCN¥816.00k0.96% CN¥97.6m
Sanmu Hu
VP of Sales & Executive Director3.67yrsCN¥785.00k0.21% CN¥20.9m
Ping Keung Ko
Independent Non-Executive Director2.83yrsCN¥88.00k0.017% CN¥1.8m
Sui Yin Ng
Independent Non-Executive Director5.33yrsCN¥88.00kno data
Chia-Hsiang Chu
Independent Non-Executive Director5.33yrsCN¥88.00kno data

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

48.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 1478's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: 1478 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

Q Technology (Group) Company Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Q Technology (Group) Company Limited
  • Ticker: 1478
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Consumer Electronics
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: HK$10.151b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.16b
  • Website: https://www.qtechglobal.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Q Technology (Group) Company Limited
  • No. 3 Taihong Road
  • Hi-tech Industry Park
  • Kunshan
  • Jiangsu Province
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
1478SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDDec 2014
1478SZSC (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDDec 2014
1478SHSC (Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDDec 2014

Biography

Q Technology (Group) Company Limited engages in the research and development, design, manufacture, and sale of camera and fingerprint recognition modules in the People’s Republic of China and internationally. The company offers high- and middle-range, and dual camera modules, as well as front facing and rear fingerprint recognition modules for the branded smart phone and tablet market. It also trades in camera modules. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Kunshan, the People’s Republic of China. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/28 13:39
End of Day Share Price2020/03/27 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
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.