SEHK:531

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Executive Summary

Samson Holding Ltd., an investment holding company, manufactures and trades in residential and commercial furniture in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Limited growth with imperfect balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Samson Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.3%

531

-0.2%

HK Consumer Durables

0.3%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-38.5%

531

8.4%

HK Consumer Durables

-1.5%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 531 underperformed the Hong Kong Consumer Durables industry which returned 8.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 531 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -1.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

531IndustryMarket
7 Day-1.3%-0.2%0.3%
30 Day11.9%1.8%0.5%
90 Day4.2%5.6%-4.4%
1 Year-38.5%-38.5%10.4%8.4%2.1%-1.5%
3 Year-29.1%-44.9%12.8%5.3%14.7%3.2%
5 Year-39.7%-62.5%8.8%-3.8%21.5%1.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Samson Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Samson Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

12.42x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 531 (HK$0.38) is trading above our estimate of fair value (HK$0.06)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 531 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 531 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.4x) compared to the Consumer Durables industry average (12.4x).

PE vs Market: 531 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.4x) compared to the Hong Kong market (10.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 531's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 531 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the HK Consumer Durables industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Samson Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

19.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 531's forecast earnings growth (19.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: 531's earnings (19.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Hong Kong market (11.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 531's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if 531's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Hong Kong market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if 531's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if 531's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Samson Holding performed over the past 5 years?

29.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 531's earnings have grown significantly by 29% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 531's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 531 had negative earnings growth (-85.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Durables industry average (-8.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 531's Return on Equity (3.2%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: 531's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Consumer Durables industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: 531's Return on Capital Employed has declined over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is Samson Holding's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 531's short term assets ($466.0M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($278.2M)

Long Term Liabilities: 531's short term assets (466.0M) exceeds its long term liabilities (15.0M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 531's debt to equity ratio (53.6%) is considered high

Reducing Debt: 531's debt to equity ratio has increased from 25.6% to 53.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 531's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.1%).

Interest Coverage: 531's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 531 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 531's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.342970x debt).


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Dividend

What is Samson Holding's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%2.3%markettop25%6.3%industryaverage2.7%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 531's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 531's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 531's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 531's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 531 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 531'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

What is the CEO of Samson Holding's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

9.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Samuel Kuo (63yo)

0yrs

Tenure

US$793,000

Compensation

Mr. Shan Huei Kuo, also known as Samuel, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Owner of Samson Holding Ltd., Lacquer Craft Mfg. Co., Ltd. Mr. Kuo is a Co-Founder of Samson Holding Ltd. Mr. Kuo serves as Ch ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Samuel's total compensation ($USD793.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD216.38K).

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


Management Age and Tenure

9.5yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 531's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.5 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

14.0yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 531's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Jeff Scheffer (64yo)

    CEO & President of Universal Furniture

    • Tenure: 10.8yrs
  • Kevin O'Connor (73yo)

    Chief Executive Officer of Samson Marketing and President of Samson Marketing

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$7.00k
  • Grace Liu (61yo)

    Co-Founder & Deputy Chairman

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$584.00k
  • Samuel Kuo (63yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$793.00k
  • Roy Calcagne (61yo)

    CEO & President of Craftmaster Furniture

    • Tenure: 16.2yrs
  • Amini Aminozzakeri (58yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 14yrs
    • Compensation: US$366.00k
  • Don Essenberg (64yo)

    CEO & President of Legacy Classic

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
  • Noel Chitwood (60yo)

    President & CEO of LacquerCraft Hospitality

    • Tenure: 9.5yrs
  • Michael Moore (65yo)

    President & CEO of Grand Manor Furniture

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Michael Jolly

    President & COO of Baker Interiors Group

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs

Board Members

  • Kevin Lau (61yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 14yrs
    • Compensation: US$31.00k
  • Andrew Kuo (57yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 14yrs
    • Compensation: US$31.00k
  • William Pan (64yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 14yrs
    • Compensation: US$15.00k
  • Grace Liu (61yo)

    Co-Founder & Deputy Chairman

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$584.00k
  • Samuel Kuo (63yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$793.00k
  • Amini Aminozzakeri (58yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 14yrs
    • Compensation: US$366.00k
  • SY Wu (61yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 10.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$31.00k

Company Information

Samson Holding Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Samson Holding Ltd.
  • Ticker: 531
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1995
  • Industry: Home Furnishings
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: HK$1.166b
  • Shares outstanding: 3.11b
  • Website: https://www.samsonholding.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Samson Holding Ltd.
  • China Timber Industry City Development Area
  • No. 2 Taicheng Road
  • Jiashan
  • Zhejiang Province
  • 314100
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
531SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDNov 2005
S9KDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURNov 2005
SNHL.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDNov 2005

Biography

Samson Holding Ltd., an investment holding company, manufactures and trades in residential and commercial furniture in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, the United States, and  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/22 12:39
End of Day Share Price2019/10/22 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.