SEHK:8417

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Dadi Education Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides overseas studies consultancy services in the People’s Republic of China.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 8417's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.4%

8417

0.5%

HK Consumer Services

-0.6%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-73.7%

8417

-1.6%

HK Consumer Services

-7.6%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 8417 underperformed the Hong Kong Consumer Services industry which returned -1.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 8417 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -7.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

8417IndustryMarket
7 Day-2.4%0.5%-0.6%
30 Day24.2%4.7%-1.2%
90 Day64.0%9.3%3.0%
1 Year-73.7%-73.7%0.6%-1.6%-4.2%-7.6%
3 Year-88.8%-88.8%-5.8%-10.7%12.9%1.5%
5 Yearn/a29.3%18.7%13.1%-5.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Dadi Education Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.93x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8417's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8417's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 8417 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Consumer Services industry average.

PE vs Market: 8417 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 8417's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 8417 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the HK Consumer Services industry average (2x).


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Future Growth

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

28.6%

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 Dadi Education 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 Dadi Education Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-111.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 8417 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 8417 is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 8417 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -111.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 8417's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 8417 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (15.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 8417 has a negative Return on Equity (-0.48%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Dadi Education Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 8417's short term assets (HK$78.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$2.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: 8417 has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 8417 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 8417 has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 57.8%.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 8417 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if 8417's debt is covered by short term assets.


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: 8417 has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.

Forecast Cash Runway: 8417 has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.


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Dividend

What is Dadi Education Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%2.3%markettop25%6.3%industryaverage2.1%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8417's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8417's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8417's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8417's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 8417 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 8417'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 board tenure


CEO

Patrick Mok (44yo)

4.1yrs

Tenure

HK$670,000

Compensation

Mr. Patrick Mok has been Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Dadi Education Holdings Limited since January 11, 2016 and serves as its Compliance Officer. Mr. Mok is primarily responsible for  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Patrick's total compensation ($USD86.03K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD226.13K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Patrick Mok
CEO, Compliance Officer & Executive Director4.1yrsHK$670.00kno data
Pik Sau So
Executive Director4.1yrsHK$425.00kno data
Tak Chun Wong
Independent Non-Executive Director3.1yrsHK$120.00kno data
Chenyu Liu
Non-Executive Director1.9yrsHK$312.00kno data
Wang Lung Chung
Founder & Executive Chairman0yrsHK$801.00k51% HK$36.6m
Wai Nar Chung
Independent Non-Executive Director3.1yrsHK$120.00kno data
Chi Fung Tsang
Independent Non-Executive Director3.1yrsHK$120.00kno data

3.1yrs

Average Tenure

44yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 8417's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Dadi Education Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Dadi Education Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 8417
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1990
  • Industry: Education Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: HK$71.766m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.75b
  • Website: https://www.dadi.com.hk

Number of Employees


Location

  • Dadi Education Holdings Limited
  • 700 Nathan Road
  • Units Nos. 702 and 703, 7th Floor
  • Mong Kok
  • Kowloon
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
8417SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDFeb 2017

Biography

Dadi Education Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides overseas studies consultancy services in the People’s Republic of China. The company also provides education information technology services. It serves students seeking secondary and higher education studies in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, and internationally. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Mong Kok, Hong Kong. Dadi Education Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of Grand Courage Investments Limited. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/23 13:08
End of Day Share Price2020/02/21 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.