SEHK:8491

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Executive Summary

Cool Link (Holdings) Limited, an investment holding company, imports and supplies various food products to ship supply industry in Singapore, Cambodia, the Philippines, and Indonesia.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has Cool Link (Holdings)'s share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 8491 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.6%

8491

2.9%

HK Consumer Retailing

4.1%

HK Market


1 Year Return

6.2%

8491

45.1%

HK Consumer Retailing

-5.2%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 8491 underperformed the Hong Kong Consumer Retailing industry which returned 50.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 8491 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned -9.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

8491IndustryMarket
7 Day0.6%2.9%4.1%
30 Day-1.7%-8.9%3.5%
90 Day-0.6%3.5%-5.3%
1 Year6.2%6.2%47.8%45.1%-2.0%-5.2%
3 Yearn/a21.5%15.8%-0.4%-10.6%
5 Yearn/a38.9%23.7%-9.0%-23.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Cool Link (Holdings)'s share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Cool Link (Holdings) undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

11.91x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8491's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8491's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 8491 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Consumer Retailing industry average.

PE vs Market: 8491 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Hong Kong market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8491's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 8491 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (11.9x) compared to the HK Consumer Retailing industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Cool Link (Holdings) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.5%

Forecasted Consumer Retailing 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 Cool Link (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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Past Performance

How has Cool Link (Holdings) performed over the past 5 years?

-58.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 8491 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 8491 is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 8491 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -58.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 8491's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 8491 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Retailing industry (5.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 8491 has a negative Return on Equity (-5.84%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Cool Link (Holdings)'s financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 8491's short term assets (SGD15.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD5.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: 8491's short term assets (SGD15.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD14.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 8491's debt to equity ratio (73.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if 8491'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: 8491 has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: 8491 has sufficient cash runway for 1.6 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 40% each year.


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Dividend

What is Cool Link (Holdings)'s current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8491's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8491'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 8491's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8491'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 8491'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?

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

R Gay Gay (58yo)

no data

Tenure

S$335,000

Compensation

Mr. Teo Siong Gay, also known as R Gay, serves as Group Chief Executive Officer at Cool Link (Holdings) Limited and has been its Executive Director since January 27, 2017. Mr. Gay is the Co-Founder of Cool ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: R Gay's total compensation ($USD237.01K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD228.12K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Seow Gee Tan
Chairman of the Board & Compliance Officer3.25yrsS$271.00kno data
Teo Siong Gay
Group CEO & Executive Directorno dataS$335.00kno data
Yunru Wanda Fang
Group Account Manager18.83yrsno datano data
Wai Sing Lui
Company Secretary3.25yrsno datano data

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

44.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 8491's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Seow Gee Tan
Chairman of the Board & Compliance Officer3.25yrsS$271.00kno data
Teo Siong Gay
Group CEO & Executive Directorno dataS$335.00kno data
Oi Chong Chan
Independent Non-Executive Director2.83yrsS$21.00kno data
Huen Ling Luk
Independent Non-Executive Director1.33yrsS$18.00kno data
Ying Ying Chin
Independent Non-Executive Director1.08yrsS$13.00kno data
King Yip Cheng
Non-executive Director1.33yrsS$129.00kno data

2.1yrs

Average Tenure

41.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 8491's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: 8491 insiders have only sold shares 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

Cool Link (Holdings) Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Cool Link (Holdings) Limited
  • Ticker: 8491
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2001
  • Industry: Food Distributors
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Market Cap: HK$1.032b
  • Shares outstanding: 600.00m
  • Website: https://www.coollink.com.sg

Number of Employees


Location

  • Cool Link (Holdings) Limited
  • 33 Chin Bee Crescent
  • Singapore
  • 619901
  • Singapore

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
8491SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDSep 2017

Biography

Cool Link (Holdings) Limited, an investment holding company, imports and supplies various food products to ship supply industry in Singapore, Cambodia, the Philippines, and Indonesia. It supplies various food products, including canned food and packaged beverages; and various dairy products, ice cream and frozen cakes, and pies. It serves ship supply customers, and retail and food service customers. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Singapore. Cool Link (Holdings) Limited is a subsidiary of Packman Global Holdings Limited. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/01 13:47
End of Day Share Price2020/06/01 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
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.