SEHK:8521

Stock Analysis Report

ST International Holdings

Executive Summary

ST International Holdings Company Limited, an investment holding company, provides functional knitted fabrics in the People's Republic of China.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has ST International Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

78.0%

8521

-0.5%

HK Luxury

0.3%

HK Market


1 Year Return

145.9%

8521

22.7%

HK Luxury

-1.5%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 8521 exceeded the Hong Kong Luxury industry which returned 22.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 8521 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned -1.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

8521IndustryMarket
7 Day78.0%-0.5%0.3%
30 Day129.4%4.8%0.5%
90 Day93.5%3.7%-4.4%
1 Year145.9%145.9%26.9%22.7%2.1%-1.5%
3 Yearn/a43.1%26.0%14.7%3.2%
5 Yearn/a43.1%15.2%21.5%1.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is ST International Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is ST International Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

7.57x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8521's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8521's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 8521 is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.6x) compared to the Luxury industry average (9.6x).

PE vs Market: 8521 is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.6x) compared to the Hong Kong market (10.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8521's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 8521 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the HK Luxury industry average (0.9x).


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Future Growth

How is ST International Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

-2.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 8521's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).

Earnings vs Market: 8521's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 8521's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if 8521's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Hong Kong market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if 8521'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 8521's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has ST International Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

18.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 8521's earnings have grown by 18.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 8521's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 8521 had negative earnings growth (-0.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Luxury industry average (-4.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 8521's Return on Equity (19.1%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: 8521 has a higher Return on Assets than the Luxury industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: 8521's Return on Capital Employed has declined over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is ST International Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 8521's short term assets (HK$195.9M) exceeds its short term liabilities (HK$58.8M)

Long Term Liabilities: 8521's short term assets (195.9M) exceeds its long term liabilities (1.6M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 8521's debt to equity ratio (5.2%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if 8521's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 8521's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: 8521's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (107x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 8521 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 8521's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 25.162190x debt).


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%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 8521's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8521'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 8521's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8521's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 8521'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 ST International Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bin Xi (43yo)

2.5yrs

Tenure

HK$900,000

Compensation

Mr. Xi Bin, has been Executive Director of ST International Holdings Company Ltd since April 1, 2017 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Xi joined ST International Group in October 2011. He was  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Bin's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market.

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


Management Age and Tenure

2.5yrs

Average Tenure

43yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 8521's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

43yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 8521's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

  • Bin Xi (43yo)

    Executive Director & CEO

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: HK$900.00k
  • Yanmin Li (53yo)

    Deputy GM & Human Resources Controller

    • Tenure: 4.4yrs
  • Chi Chan (35yo)

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs

Board Members

  • Irons Sze (57yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: HK$83.00k
  • Kevin Wong (43yo)

    Chairman & Compliance Officer

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: HK$922.00k
  • Bin Xi (43yo)

    Executive Director & CEO

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: HK$900.00k
  • Henry Ng (36yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: HK$83.00k
  • Kin Tat Fong (44yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: HK$83.00k
  • Yuk Miu Hung (38yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: HK$1.57m

Company Information

ST International Holdings Company Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: ST International Holdings Company Limited
  • Ticker: 8521
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2011
  • Industry: Textiles
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: HK$213.600m
  • Shares outstanding: 480.00m
  • Website: https://www.smart-team.cn

Number of Employees


Location

  • ST International Holdings Company Limited
  • Centre Point
  • 10th Floor
  • Wan Chai
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
8521SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesShare CapitalHKHKDMay 2018

Biography

ST International Holdings Company Limited, an investment holding company, provides functional knitted fabrics in the People's Republic of China. It also sells functional fibers and yarns, as well as design ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/22 13:00
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.