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1957 (Hospitality) SEHK:8495 Stock Report

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24 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
8495 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

8495 Stock Overview

1957 & Co. (Hospitality) Limited, an investment holding company, operates full service restaurants in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for 1957 (Hospitality)
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceHK$0.50
52 Week HighHK$0.54
52 Week LowHK$0.17
1 Month Change19.05%
3 Month Change61.29%
1 Year Change160.42%
3 Year Change51.52%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-9.09%

Recent News & Updates

May 31
We Think 1957 (Hospitality) (HKG:8495) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

We Think 1957 (Hospitality) (HKG:8495) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

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Shareholder Returns

8495HK HospitalityHK Market

Return vs Industry: 8495 exceeded the Hong Kong Hospitality industry which returned -41.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 8495 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned -23.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 8495's price volatile compared to industry and market?
8495 volatility
8495 Average Weekly Movement8.4%
Hospitality Industry Average Movement7.7%
Market Average Movement7.0%
10% most volatile stocks in HK Market13.7%
10% least volatile stocks in HK Market3.3%

Stable Share Price: 8495 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 8495's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2016368Paul Kwok

1957 & Co. (Hospitality) Limited, an investment holding company, operates full service restaurants in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China. The company also provides restaurant and catering management, as well as consultancy services. As of December 31, 2021, it operated twelve restaurants under five self-owned brands, including Ta-ke, An Nam, Modern Shanghai, 10 Shanghai, and Hokkaidon; and three franchised or sublicensed brands, such as Mango Tree, Gonpachi, and Paper Moon.

1957 (Hospitality) Fundamentals Summary

How do 1957 (Hospitality)'s earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
8495 fundamental statistics
Market CapHK$195.84m
Earnings (TTM)-HK$1.51m
Revenue (TTM)HK$357.38m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
8495 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueHK$252.37m
Gross ProfitHK$105.01m
Other ExpensesHK$106.52m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0039
Gross Margin29.38%
Net Profit Margin-0.42%
Debt/Equity Ratio110.8%

How did 8495 perform over the long term?

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


Is 8495 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 8495?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

8495 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/Revenue0.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA8.6x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does 8495's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

8495 PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for 8495 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.1x

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: 8495 is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the peer average (1.1x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 8495's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Hong Kong Hospitality Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: 8495 is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the Hong Kong Hospitality industry average (1.7x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 8495's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

8495 PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.5x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8495's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 8495 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 8495 (HK$0.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$6.71)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 8495 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8495's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is 1957 (Hospitality) 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 1957 (Hospitality) 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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  • Examine whether 1957 (Hospitality) 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.
  • 1957 (Hospitality) competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has 1957 (Hospitality) performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 8495 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 8495 is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 8495 is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 33.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 8495's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 8495 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (18.5%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 8495 has a negative Return on Equity (2.59%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is 1957 (Hospitality)'s financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 8495's short term assets (HK$118.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$114.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: 8495's short term assets (HK$118.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$18.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 8495 has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: 8495's debt to equity ratio has increased from 73.7% to 110.8% 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: Whilst unprofitable 8495 has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: 8495 is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 33.1% per year.

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What is 1957 (Hospitality) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8495's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8495'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 8495's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8495'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 8495 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


Paul Kwok (58 yo)





Mr. Kwok Chi Po, also known as Paul serves as the Chief Executive Officer of 1957 & Co. (Hospitality) Limited and has been its Compliance Officer since February 16, 2017. Mr. Kwok has been Executive Direct...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD387.55K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD232.99K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 8495's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 8495's board of directors are considered experienced (5 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

1957 & Co. (Hospitality) Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: 1957 & Co. (Hospitality) Limited
  • Ticker: 8495
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2016
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Implied Market Cap: HK$195.840m
  • Shares outstanding: 384.00m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • 1957 & Co. (Hospitality) Limited
  • Times Tower
  • 33rd Floor
  • Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.