SEHK:1752

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Executive Summary

Top Education Group Ltd provides private higher education services in Australia. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.

Share Price & News

How has Top Education Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 1752 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.6%

1752

-6.2%

HK Consumer Services

-0.6%

HK Market


1 Year Return

7.0%

1752

21.1%

HK Consumer Services

0.9%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 1752 underperformed the Hong Kong Consumer Services industry which returned 23.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 1752 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned 0.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

1752IndustryMarket
7 Day-1.6%-6.2%-0.6%
30 Day3.4%-9.7%0.02%
90 Day7.0%-12.6%-1.7%
1 Year8.5%7.0%23.4%21.1%5.1%0.9%
3 Yearn/a-13.6%-18.7%-6.1%-16.3%
5 Yearn/a8.7%-0.3%14.1%-5.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Top Education Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Top Education Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

31.63x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 1752 (HK$0.31) is trading above our estimate of fair value (HK$0.27)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 1752 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 1752 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.6x) compared to the HK Consumer Services industry average (17.7x).

PE vs Market: 1752 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.6x) compared to the Hong Kong market (11.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 1752's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 1752 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the HK Consumer Services industry average (2.1x).


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Future Growth

How is Top Education Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

25.5%

Forecasted Consumer 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 Top Education Group 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 Top Education Group performed over the past 5 years?

-0.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 1752 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 1752's current net profit margins (14.3%) are lower than last year (15.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 1752's earnings have declined by 0.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 1752's earnings growth over the past year (5.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-0.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 1752 earnings growth over the past year (5.2%) underperformed the Consumer Services industry 6.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 1752's Return on Equity (8.7%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Top Education Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 1752's short term assets (A$37.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$7.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: 1752's short term assets (A$37.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$7.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 1752 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 1752 has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 1752 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 1752 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Top Education Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.96%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 1752's dividend (0.96%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.24%).

High Dividend: 1752's dividend (0.96%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (6.82%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 1752 is not paying a notable dividend for the Hong Kong market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: 1752 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: 1752 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 1752'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?

3.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Top Education Group has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Minshen Zhu
Chairman & Principalno dataAU$657.00k9.56%
A$ 72.0m
Sumeng Cao
COO & Executive Director3yrsAU$468.00kno data
Rongning Xu
Vice President of Regulatory & Compliance1.83yrsno datano data
Leanne McCoy
External Relations & Marketing Managerno datano datano data
Min Ying
Joint Company Secretary3.5yrsno datano data
Yuk Yin Chow
Joint Company Secretary3.08yrsno datano data

3.1yrs

Average Tenure

37yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 1752's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Minshen Zhu
Chairman & Principalno dataAU$657.00k9.56%
A$ 72.0m
Sumeng Cao
COO & Executive Director3yrsAU$468.00kno data
Rongning Xu
Vice President of Regulatory & Compliance1.83yrsno datano data
Tianye Wang
Independent Non-Executive Director2.5yrsAU$54.00kno data
Brian Stoddart
Independent Non Executive Director & Chairman of Institute Council2.5yrsAU$201.00k0.064%
A$ 482.0k
Weiping Wang
Independent Non-Executive Director2.5yrsAU$54.00kno data
Thomas Seymour
Non-Executive Director4.42yrsAU$88.00kno data
Kai Zhang
Alternate Director4.42yrsno data0.88%
A$ 6.6m
Kwai Lee
Non-Executive Director19yrsAU$88.00k6.28%
A$ 47.3m
Steven Schwartz
Independent Non-Executive Director2.5yrsAU$201.00k0.035%
A$ 261.4k
Dai Yi
Non-Executive Director1.33yrsno datano data
Chiang Edward
Non-Executive Director0.083yrno datano data

2.5yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 1752's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 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: 1752 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

Top Education Group Ltd's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Top Education Group Ltd
  • Ticker: 1752
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2001
  • Industry: Education Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: HK$752.934m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.39b
  • Website: https://www.top.edu.au

Number of Employees


Location

  • Top Education Group Ltd
  • Biomedical Building
  • Suite 1
  • Eveleigh
  • New South Wales
  • 2015
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
1752SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDMay 2018

Biography

Top Education Group Ltd provides private higher education services in Australia. The company offers accredited undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business, accounting, and law. It operates the Sydne ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/19 12:49
End of Day Share Price2020/10/19 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/06/30


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.