Lam Soon (Hong Kong) Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the manufacture, trading, and processing of edible oil, flour products, and home care products in Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of China, and Macau. More Details
Flawless balance sheet and good value.
Share Price & News
How has Lam Soon (Hong Kong)'s share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 411 is less volatile than 75% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 411's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 411 exceeded the Hong Kong Food industry which returned 24.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 411 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 28.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Lam Soon (Hong Kong)'s share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Lam Soon (Hong Kong) 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: 411 (HK$15.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$20.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 411 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 411 is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.1x) compared to the HK Food industry average (11.2x).
PE vs Market: 411 is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.1x) compared to the Hong Kong market (11.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 411's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 411 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the HK Food industry average (0.9x).
How is Lam Soon (Hong Kong) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 Lam Soon (Hong Kong) 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.
How has Lam Soon (Hong Kong) performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 411 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 411's current net profit margins (6.9%) are higher than last year (6.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 411's earnings have grown by 11.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 411's earnings growth over the past year (12.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (11.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 411 earnings growth over the past year (12.8%) underperformed the Food industry 12.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 411's Return on Equity (13.2%) is considered low.
How is Lam Soon (Hong Kong)'s financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 411's short term assets (HK$2.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$773.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: 411's short term assets (HK$2.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$28.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 411 is debt free.
Reducing Debt: 411 has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 8.1%.
Debt Coverage: 411 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: 411 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Lam Soon (Hong Kong) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 411's dividend (2.87%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (1.96%).
High Dividend: 411's dividend (2.87%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (5.97%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 411's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 411's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (29.6%), 411's dividend payments are well 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Cho Fai Wong (54 yo)
Mr. Cho Fai Wong serves as Group Managing Director and Director at Lam Soon (Hong Kong) Limited since July 1, 2020. Prior to joining Lam Soon , Mr. Wong served as the President of Campbell Soup Greater Chi...
Experienced Board: 411's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lam Soon (Hong Kong) Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lam Soon (Hong Kong) Limited
- Ticker: 411
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: 1961
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: HK$3.717b
- Shares outstanding: 236.73m
- Website: https://www.lamsoon.com
Number of Employees
- Lam Soon (Hong Kong) Limited
- Lam Soon Building
- 21 Dai Fu Street
- Tai Po
- New Territories
- Hong Kong
Lam Soon (Hong Kong) Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the manufacture, trading, and processing of edible oil, flour products, and home care products in Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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