China Education Group Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, operates private higher and vocational education institutions in the People's Republic of China, Australia, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||HK$16.66|
|52 Week High||HK$11.30|
|52 Week Low||HK$20.80|
|1 Month Change||26.02%|
|3 Month Change||8.04%|
|1 Year Change||24.33%|
|3 Year Change||77.05%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||163.19%|
Recent News & Updates
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|839||HK Consumer Services||HK Market|
Return vs Industry: 839 exceeded the Hong Kong Consumer Services industry which returned -26% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 839 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned 5.7% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: 839 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 839's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
China Education Group Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, operates private higher and vocational education institutions in the People's Republic of China, Australia, and internationally. As of August 31, 2020, the company offers 12 master’s degree programs, 238 bachelor’s degree programs, 71 junior college diploma programs, 151 vocational education programs, and 115 continuing education programs. It also provides educational consultancy services; and vocational education services for technical workers and technicians.
China Education Group Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|839 fundamental statistics|
Is 839 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|839 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CN¥1.27b|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.42|
|Net Profit Margin||30.35%|
How did 839 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is China Education Group Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 839 (HK$16.66) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$33.85)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 839 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 839 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.9x) compared to the Hong Kong Consumer Services industry average (16.7x).
PE vs Market: 839 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.9x) compared to the Hong Kong market (9.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 839 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 839 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the HK Consumer Services industry average (1.7x).
How is China Education Group Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 839's forecast earnings growth (15.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: 839's earnings (15.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Hong Kong market (17.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 839's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 839's revenue (14.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Hong Kong market (12.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 839's revenue (14.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 839's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.8%).
How has China Education Group Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 839 has a large one-off loss of CN¥482.3M impacting its February 28 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: 839's current net profit margins (30.3%) are lower than last year (33.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 839's earnings have grown by 19.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 839's earnings growth over the past year (22.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (19.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 839 earnings growth over the past year (22.3%) exceeded the Consumer Services industry 1.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 839's Return on Equity (8.8%) is considered low.
How is China Education Group Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 839's short term assets (CN¥5.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥5.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: 839's short term assets (CN¥5.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CN¥7.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 839's debt to equity ratio (61.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 839's debt to equity ratio has increased from 22.6% to 61.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 839's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.1%).
Interest Coverage: 839's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.4x coverage).
What is China Education Group Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 839's dividend (2.35%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.28%).
High Dividend: 839's dividend (2.35%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (6.77%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, 839 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 839's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (61.9%), 839's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: 839's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (48.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Kai Yu (36 yo)
Dr. Kai Yu is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at China Education Group Holdings Ltd. since August 2017. Dr. Yu served as an educational consultant to the World Bank.He also provided res...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kai's total compensation ($USD393.49K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD692.76K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kai's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: 839's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 839's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7.5%.
China Education Group Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: China Education Group Holdings Limited
- Ticker: 839
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: HK$38.506b
- Shares outstanding: 2.31b
- Website: https://www.chinaeducation.hk
Number of Employees
- China Education Group Holdings Limited
- Central Plaza
- 67th Floor
- Wan Chai
- Hong Kong
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/19 15:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/19 00:00|
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.