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United Energy Group

Market Cap

HK$37.8b

Last Updated

2021/05/16 10:06 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

United Energy Group Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the investment and operation of upstream oil, natural gas, and other energy related businesses in South Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with questionable track record.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 467 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: 467's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.4%

467

-1.6%

HK Oil and Gas

-1.9%

HK Market


1 Year Return

4.3%

467

20.0%

HK Oil and Gas

24.3%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 467 underperformed the Hong Kong Oil and Gas industry which returned 21.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 467 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 24.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

467IndustryMarket
7 Day-3.4%-1.6%-1.9%
30 Day-8.3%2.9%-3.4%
90 Day-3.4%15.8%-8.0%
1 Year4.3%4.3%29.5%20.0%29.0%24.3%
3 Year94.6%89.5%-32.2%-43.6%0.5%-10.0%
5 Year435.1%251.2%3.0%-19.1%58.6%31.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is United Energy Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

43.7x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 467 (HK$1.44) is trading above our estimate of fair value (HK$0.25)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 467 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 467 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (43.7x) compared to the Hong Kong Oil and Gas industry average (7.6x).

PE vs Market: 467 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (43.7x) compared to the Hong Kong market (11.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 467's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 467 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the HK Oil and Gas industry average (0.7x).


Future Growth

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

5.4%

Forecasted Energy 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 United Energy 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.


Past Performance

How has United Energy Group performed over the past 5 years?

15.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 467 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 467's current net profit margins (13.9%) are lower than last year (26.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 467's earnings have grown by 15.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 467's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 467 had negative earnings growth (-54.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 467's Return on Equity (6.7%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is United Energy Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 467's short term assets (HK$7.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$5.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: 467's short term assets (HK$7.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$6.7B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 467's debt to equity ratio (44.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 467's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 68.1% to 44.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 467's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.1%).

Interest Coverage: 467's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is United Energy Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.64%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 17 2021Ex Dividend DateJun 07 2021Dividend Pay DateJun 25 202118 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 21 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 467's dividend (1.64%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (1.94%).

High Dividend: 467's dividend (1.64%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (6.03%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 467 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: 467 has only been paying a dividend for 4 years, and since then payments have fallen.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (71.6%), 467's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


Next Steps

Management

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

15.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

United Energy Group has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

Experienced Board: 467's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.7 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


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Company Information

United Energy Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: United Energy Group Limited
  • Ticker: 467
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: HK$37.849b
  • Shares outstanding: 26.28b
  • Website: https://www.uegl.com.hk

Number of Employees


Location

  • United Energy Group Limited
  • Two Pacific Place
  • Suite 2505
  • Admiralty
  • Hong Kong

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Biography

United Energy Group Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the investment and operation of upstream oil, natural gas, and other energy related businesses in South Asia, the Middle East, and Nor...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/16 10:06
End of Day Share Price2021/05/14 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.