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Snack Empire Holdings SEHK:1843 Stock Report

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15 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
1843 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health5/6

1843 Stock Overview

Snack Empire Holdings Limited, a food and beverage company, engages in the wholesale and retail of food and beverages.

Snack Empire Holdings Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Snack Empire Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceHK$0.35
52 Week HighHK$0.50
52 Week LowHK$0.22
1 Month Change18.33%
3 Month Change10.94%
1 Year Change-7.79%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-41.80%

Recent News & Updates

Jul 29
What Snack Empire Holdings Limited's (HKG:1843) 38% Share Price Gain Is Not Telling You

What Snack Empire Holdings Limited's (HKG:1843) 38% Share Price Gain Is Not Telling You

Snack Empire Holdings Limited ( HKG:1843 ) shares have had a really impressive month, gaining 38% after a shaky period...

Shareholder Returns

1843HK HospitalityHK Market

Return vs Industry: 1843 exceeded the Hong Kong Hospitality industry which returned -18.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 1843 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned -21.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 1843's price volatile compared to industry and market?
1843 volatility
1843 Average Weekly Movement12.1%
Hospitality Industry Average Movement7.1%
Market Average Movement6.5%
10% most volatile stocks in HK Market12.6%
10% least volatile stocks in HK Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: 1843 is more volatile than 75% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 1843's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Hong Kong stocks.

About the Company

2003163Melvyn Wong

Snack Empire Holdings Limited, a food and beverage company, engages in the wholesale and retail of food and beverages. The company provides Taiwanese snacks and beverages under the Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks brand. It operates approximately 233 outlets and restaurants in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the United States, Egypt, and Cambodia.

Snack Empire Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do Snack Empire Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
1843 fundamental statistics
Market CapS$49.71m
Earnings (TTM)S$2.82m
Revenue (TTM)S$24.05m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
1843 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueS$8.99m
Gross ProfitS$15.06m
Other ExpensesS$12.25m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.0035
Gross Margin62.62%
Net Profit Margin11.70%
Debt/Equity Ratio7.6%

How did 1843 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 1843 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 1843?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

1843 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA10.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 1843's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

1843 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 1843 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average9.7x
8371 Taste Gourmet Group
2108 K2 F&B Holdings
1181 Tang Palace (China) Holdings
1978 LH Group
1843 Snack Empire Holdings

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 1843 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.7x) compared to the peer average (9.7x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 1843's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the HK Hospitality Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 1843 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.7x) compared to the Hong Kong Hospitality industry average (25.4x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 1843's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

1843 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio17.7x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 1843's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 1843 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 1843 (HK$0.36) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$0.56)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 1843 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Snack Empire 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.

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  • Examine whether Snack Empire Holdings is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  • Snack Empire Holdings competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Snack Empire Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 1843 has a large one-off gain of SGD1.1M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 1843's current net profit margins (11.7%) are higher than last year (4.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 1843's earnings have declined by 12.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 1843's earnings growth over the past year (171.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-12.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 1843 earnings growth over the past year (171.2%) exceeded the Hospitality industry 18.5%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 1843's Return on Equity (9.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Snack Empire Holdings's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 1843's short term assets (SGD31.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD4.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: 1843's short term assets (SGD31.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD3.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 1843 has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if 1843's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 1843's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (234.7%).

Interest Coverage: 1843's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (19x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Snack Empire Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1843's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1843'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 1843's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 1843's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

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

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as 1843 has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Melvyn Wong (43 yo)





Mr. Chee Tat Wong, also known as Melvyn, is an Executive Director of Snack Empire Holdings Limited since September 11, 2018 and serves as Chief Executive Officer since September 11, 2018 and served as its...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Melvyn's total compensation ($USD846.11K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD246.34K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 1843's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 1843's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Insider Trading Volume

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Snack Empire Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Snack Empire Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 1843
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2003
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Implied Market Cap: HK$284.000m
  • Shares outstanding: 800.00m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Snack Empire Holdings Limited
  • 10 Anson Road
  • No. 21-02, International Plaza
  • Singapore
  • 79903
  • Singapore


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/15 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/15 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.